High school graduations kick into high gear this week

2014-05-18T00:00:00Z 2014-07-17T14:27:55Z High school graduations kick into high gear this weekBy Alexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Most high school graduation ceremonies are kicking off in Tucson this week. Salpointe Catholic High School students donned their caps and gowns on Saturday. Here’s the schedule for the other area school districts:

Tucson Unified School District

Catalina Magnet High School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 3645 E. Pima St.

Number of graduates: 220

Valedictorian/Salutatorian: not available

Cholla High Magnet School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 2001 W. Starr Pass Blvd.

Number of graduates: not available

Valedictorian/Salutatorian: not available

Palo Verde High Magnet School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 1302 S. Avenida Vega

Number of graduates: 175

Valedictorian: Karah Jorgensen

Salutatorian: Brittany Paluszek

Pueblo Magnet High School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Location: Lou Farber Field, 3500 S. 12th Ave.

Number of graduates: 230

Valedictorian/Salutatorian: not available

Rincon High School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Location: Ranger Stadium, 421 N. Arcadia Ave.

Number of graduates: 240

Valedictorian: Joshua Smutzer

Salutatorian: Alex Granillo or Marrissa Carrillo

Sabino High School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 5000 N. Bowes Road

Number of graduates: 277

Valedictorian/Salutatorian: not available

Sahuaro High School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 545 N. Camino Seco

Number of graduates: 430

Valedictorian/Salutatorian: announced at graduation

Santa Rita High School

Gaduation Day: Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Location: TCC Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.

Number of graduates: 178

Valedictorian: Vy Nguyen

Salutatorians: Duy Van

Tucson High Magnet School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 400 N. Second Ave.

Number of graduates: not available

Valedictorian/Salutatorian: not available

University High School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

Location: University of Arizona Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.

Number of graduates: 225

Commencement speakers: Jesus A. Jacquez-Hernandez and Anahi Herrera

Sunnyside Unified School District

Sunnyside High School

Graduation Day: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Location: Football field, 1725 E. Bilby Road

Number of graduates: 427

Valedictorian: Naomi Lee and Octavio Villa

Salutatorian: none

Desert View High School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Location: Football field, 4101 E. Valencia Road

Number of graduates: 384

Valedictorian: Jaime Arenas

Salutatorian: Aimee Hall

Catalina Foothills Unified School District

Catalina Foothills High School

Graduation Day: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.

Location: Football stadium, 4300 E. Sunrise Drive

Number of graduates: 417

Commencement speakers: Lindsey Molk and Julian Zy Mazza

Flowing Wells Unified School District

Flowing Wells High School

Graduation Day: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Location: Football stadium, 3725 N. Flowing Wells Road

Number of graduates: 308

Valedictorian: Elizabeth Camarillo

Salutatorian: Jessica Burch

Tanque Verde Unified School District

Tanque Verde High School

Graduation Day: Wednesday, 6 p.m.

Location: Football field, 4201 N. Melpomene Way

Number of graduates: 92

Valedictorian/Salutatorian: not available

Sahuarita Unified School District

Sahuarita High School

Graduation Day: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 350 W. Sahuarita Road

Number of graduates: 172

Valedictorian/Salutatorian: not available

Walden Grove High School

Graduation day: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 15510 S. Sahuarita Park Road

Number of graduates: 187

Valedictorian: Brittany Barfield

Salutatorian: Devon Beck

Vail Unified School District

Andrada Polytechnic High School

Graduation Day: Monday, 7:30 p.m.

Location: Field, 12960 S. Houghton Road

Number of graduates: 105

Valedictorian: Elizabeth Stokes

Salutatorian: Amanda Payne

Cienega High School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 12775 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way

Number of graduates: 385

Valedictorian: David John Mattos

Salutatorian: Ana Dimitrova Trifonova

Empire High School

Graduation Day: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 10701 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way

Number of graduates: 182

Valedictorian: Madison Arnone and Genevieve Patterson

Salutatorian: none

Vail Academy and High School

Graduation Day: Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.

Location: Vail Theatre of the Arts, 10701 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way

Number of graduates: 22

Valedictorian: Michael Barger

Salutatorian: Andrew Mullen

Marana Unified School District

Mountain View High School

Graduation Day: Wednesday, 8 p.m.

Location: Football field, 3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd.

Number of graduates: 365

Valedictorian: John Reynolds

Salutatorian: Samantha Werts

Marana High School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 8 p.m.

Location: Football field, 12000 W. Emigh Road

Number of graduates: 409

Valedictorian: Richard Rigby

Salutatorian: McKay Boyack

Amphitheater School District

Amphitheater High School

Graduation Day: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Location: Football field, 125 W. Yavapai Road

Number of graduates: 210

Valedictorian: Kevin Nguyen

Salutatorian: Trang Do

Canyon Del Oro High School

Graduation Day: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 25 W. Calle Concordia

Number of graduates: 391

Valedictorian: Tynan Ochse

Salutatorian: Rebecca Gosla

Ironwood Ridge High School

Graduation Day: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Location: Stadium, 2475 W. Naranja Drive

Number of graduates: 436

Valedictorian: Neha Godbole

Salutatorian: Scott Mahan

Contact reporter Alexis Huicochea at ahuicochea@azstarnet.com or 573-4175. On Twitter @AlexisHuicochea

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