• KHS Graduation 2024

     

     

    Kingston City School District would like to congratulate the Class of 2024 on their upcoming graduation! Please find a detailed list of upcoming special events to celebrate these students before they embark on their next adventure.

     

    Graduates

    • June 10 - Senior Awards in the High School Auditorium at 6:00 PM
    • June 13 - Athletic Awards in the High School Auditorium at 6:45 PM
    • Class of 2024 Elementary and Middle School Senior Walkthroughs:
      • June 11 - Kingston Catholic (2:30 PM)
      • June 20 - Graves (9:30 AM), George Washington (10:00 AM), Chambers (10:45 AM), Edson (11:15 AM), Bailey (11:30 AM)
      • June 21 - Meagher Pre-K (8:45 AM), John F. Kennedy (9:30 AM), Myer (10:00 AM), Miller (10:40 AM), Crosby (11:00 AM)
    • June 25 - Baccalaureate at the Mount Academy (1001 Broadway, Esopus) at 6:30 PM
    • June 28 - Graduation Rehearsal at E.R. Crosby Elementary School (767 Neighborhood Road, Lake Katrine) at 9:00 AM



    Graduation Day

    • June 28 - Graduation will take place at Crosby Elementary School Athletic Fields at 5:00 PM
    • Graduates should be at Crosby Elementary by 4:15 PM. Students who drive themselves can park in the Crosby parking lot.
    • Each graduate will receive six (6) complimentary tickets for their guests for seating.
    • Student parking will be limited at Crosby - the district is encouraging students to carpool.
    • Guests will be allowed into the seating area at 3:00 PM
    • Saving seats will not be permitted.
    • Water will be available for the graduates.
    • Portable bathrooms will be available at Crosby Elementary School and the iPark parking lot.  
    • A map of the grounds will be provided with the Class of 2024 graduation program.



    PArking

    • Handicapped Parking will be in the lot in the front of Miller Middle School (65 Fording Place Rd., Lake Katrine)
    • Fording Place Road will be closed to traffic between Neighborhood Road and Costanzi Drive from 3:00-8:00 PM.
    • Parking at Miller Middle School will be extremely limited. Attendees are encouraged to utilize the northern parking lot at iPark at 300 Enterprise Drive, Kingston.
    • Four air-conditioned coach buses/shuttles will be running from the iPark parking lot (300 Enterprise Drive, Kingston) to Crosby. We will have continuous shuttles running before, during, and after the ceremony.
    • Parking attendants will help guide and direct traffic at the school campuses and iPark parking lot.



    ticketing

    • Each graduate will receive six (6) complimentary tickets for their guests for seating.
    • In case of inclement weather, please refer to the rain day plan outlined below.
    • Tickets are required for re-admittance.
    • Additional space will be available for guests bringing their own chairs.

     

     

     

    Safety

    • The event will be monitored by the Town of Ulster Police and KCSD School Resource Officers (SROs) to ensure the safety of all attendees.
    • Please remember that alcohol, tobacco, and vaping are strictly prohibited on all Kingston City School District campuses. Guests are encouraged to bring water.
    • For security purposes, backpacks and large bags are not permitted. However, purses, small bags, and diaper bags are allowed.
    • Ulster Hose will be providing a cooling tent.

     

     

     

    Rain plan

    • In the event of rain, the district will make the decision by 6:30 AM on Friday, June 28. The notice will be sent out via social media, the Kingston City School District website, The Class of 2024 Senior Team page, and through a text blast.
    • Graduates will report to the KHS auditorium for rehearsal on Friday by 9:00 AM. Graduation rehearsal is still mandatory.
    • Graduates will receive two (2) tickets at rehearsal, with the student’s name on them in an envelope.
    • The graduate will sign for receipt of the tickets.
    • Graduates will report to the auditorium for graduation no later than 4:00 PM on Friday, June 28.
    • There will be a handicapped drop-off lane by the Kate Walton Field House ramp starting at 3:30 PM.
    • The entrance for graduation will be the Field House doors.
    • All guests should be seated by 4:45 PM.
    • The ceremony will be live streamed for guests who are unable to attend.



    Post Graduation

    Please check out our website, Facebook page, and Youtube account for photos and a live stream video of the big day.