Class of 2017 | GRADUATED

Class of 2017

Advisor | Mr. Box (located in Guidance)

 Twitter : @bucks_2017
Graduation Webcast LIVE

The Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony will be broadcast LIVE and archived. To watch the Class of 2017 graduate LIVE at Nova Southeastern University Click HERE. Please feel free to share this information with friends and family who will not be able to attend graduation in person. There will be zero cost for this service.  

Graduation for the Class of 2017 will take place on Sunday, June 4th 9am at Nova Southeastern University in Davie.  Students who are graduating will receive 4 tickets for the ceremony. Graduates are to go immediately to their seats upon arrival pending instructions.


• Cap and gown concerns please contact Herff Jones Broward  954.693.0006

• Senior guidance concerns please contact Ms. Williamson 754.322.0667
• Graduation ceremony concerns please contact Mr. May 754.322.0662


• Black Shoes – You will be standing for long periods of time, pick your shoes wisely.

• Skirt or Dress not longer than the graduation gown.


• Black Shoes

• Black Pants

• White Collard Shirt

• Dark Tie

Address : 3301 College Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

Graduation will be held at the Arena at Don Taft University Center on the campus of Nova Southeastern University, Davie FL.

Please note that there is a parking fee of $7.00 per vehicle

• Graduate Arrival – 6:30 – 7:00am
• Doors Open to Public – 8:00am
• Graduation Ceremony – 9:00am

From I-95 or Florida’s Turnpike

Option 1 | Take I-95 exit, westbound: proceed on I-595 to University Drive exit. Take University Drive south, approximately 1 mile past the 595 intersection to the SW 36th Street traffic light. Turn left on SW 36th Street and follow the road all the way to the 3 way stop where you will be directed and assisted to park.

Option 2 | From I-595 exit on Davie Road and drive south to Nova Drive . Turn Right on Nova Drive and proceed to College Avenue. Turn Left on College Avenue and continue driving pass the intersection of SW 30th Street proceed straight forward all the way to McCahill Drive. Turn Right at McCahill Drive and follow the traffic officers directions to park.

Parents are to be reminded that:

There are no balloons, no seat saving and disabled seating is limited. Disabled guests will be allowed only one (1) companion to be seated with them.

* For safety reasons, no strollers are allowed in the arena and must be parked in the designated area in the lobby.

* Everyone regardless of age (babies included) must have a ticket to get into the University Center Arena to view the program. Students should be informed “No Ticket, No Entrance. Period!!”

* Cameras are allowed but no one may stand or leave their seats to take pictures. This disrupts the flow of the ceremony and blocks the view of others.

* Doors will open one (1) hour prior to the ceremony.

* Doors will shut and lock at the start of the processional and will not reopen until after the National Anthem. *

* Graduates will have the opportunity to purchase diploma plaques. Plaques are available for purchase prior to each ceremony, by contacting Herff Jones Co. at 954-693-0006 for instructions. They will also be available on site immediately before and immediately following the conclusion of the ceremony. They cannot be purchased at a later time or date. NSU will arrange for a location for the purchase of diploma plaques.

• MANDATORY Graduation rehearsal is Friday, May 26, 2017. Arrive to the gym no later than 9:00am.

• The last day to order your cap & gown is Friday, May 12, 2017.

Senior meeting powerpoint

Calendar of Class of 2017 Events

Event Date Location Cost
Car WashAugust 18|8:00amDBHS Bus Loop$10
Car WashAugust 19|8:00amDBHS Bus Loop$10
Super Hero Shirt DaySeptember 7DBHSFree
Class of 2017 MeetingSeptember 8|2:45pmMedia CenterFree
Class of 2017 MeetingSeptember 19|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Senior PhotosSeptember 23280 CorridorVariable
Parent NightSeptember 28|6:30pmDBHS AuditoriumFree
Class of 2017 MeetingOctober 10|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Senior AssemblyOctober 11|2nd PeriodDBHS AuditoriumFree
Bow Tie Monday Homecoming Week October 17DBHSFree
Twin Out Tuesday Homecoming WeekOctober 18DBHSFree
Senior PhotosOctober 19DBHS AuditoriumVariable
Prep Up Wednesday Homecoming WeekOctober 19DBHSFree
Cap & Gown Parent NightOctober 19|5:30pmDBHS Cafeteria$50
Last Dynasty Thursday Homecoming WeekOctober 20DBHSFree
Cap & Gown PurchaseOctober 20DBHS Rotunda A & B Lunch$50
Color War Friday Homecoming WeekOctober 21DBHSFree
Cap & Gown PurchaseOctober 21DBHS Rotunda A & B Lunch$50
Homecoming Game vs. MonarchOctober 21DBHS Stadium$5
Homecoming DanceOctober 22Cafeteria$55
Class of 2017 MeetingOctober 24|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Cap & Gown PurchaseOctober 26DBHS Rotunda A & B Lunch$50
Senior QuotesOctober 27267|Mr Radecki$3
Senior Picture DeadlineOctober 27280 CorridorVariable
Blood DriveNovember 3DBHS GymFree
Class of 2017 MeetingNovember 7|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Class of 2017 MeetingNovember 21|2:45pmRoom 165free
Senior Panoramic PhotoDecember 1|2nd PeriodDBHS GymFree
Class of 2017 MeetingDecember 5|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Class of 2017 MeetingDecember 19|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Class of 2017 MeetingJanuary 9|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Parent NightJanuary 11|6:00pmMedia CenterFree
Cap & Gown PurchaseJanuary 23DBHS Rotunda A & B Lunch$50
Class of 2017 MeetingJanuary 23|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Cap & Gown PurchaseJanuary 24DBHS Rotunda A & B Lunch$50
First Prom PaymentJanuary 27Online/Cash $35
First Grad Bash PaymentJanuary 27Online/Cash $45
Class of 2017 MeetingFebruary 6|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Clubs|Sports PicturesFebruary 10DBHS GymFree
Second Prom PaymentFebruary 24Online/Cash $35
Second Grad Bash PaymentFebruary 24Online/Cash $45
Cap & Gown PurchaseTBADBHS Rotunda A & B Lunch$60
Class of 2017 MeetingMarch 6|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Blood DriveMarch 15DBHS GymFree
Class of 2017 MeetingMarch 20|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Senior BreakfastMarch 24|9:00amDouble Tree Hilton$15
Universal Grad Bash Ticket DeadlineMarch 29Cash/Online$130
Final Grad Bash PaymentMarch 29Online/Cash $45
Third Prom PaymentMarch 31Online/Cash $30
Class of 2017 MeetingApril 3|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Class of 2017 MeetingApril 17|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Universal Grad Bash AssemblyApril 18|10:18amDBHS AuditoriumFree
Butler Scholarship DeadlineApril 19|2:30pmDBHS Main HallwayFree
Class of 2017 meetingApril 27 | Boys 2nd Period Girls 3rd PeriodDBHS AuditoriumFree
Final Prom PaymentApril 28Online/Cash$30
Dui PresentationApril 28|9:30am-11:00amParking lotFree
Universal Grad BashApril 29Universal Studios|Orlando FL$130
Class of 2017 MeetingMay 1|2:45pmRoom 165Free
Prom Ticket DeadlineMay 1 Online/Cash$125
Senior Decorum Letters DueMay 5|A&B LunchesStudent AffairsFree
Senior Award NightMay 10|6:00pmDBHS AuditoriumFree
Cap & Gown Orders DueMay$100
PromMay 13|7:00pmHilton Ft Lauderdale Marina$125
Senior ExamsMay 227th PeriodFree
Senior ExamsMay 235th & 6th PeriodFree
Senior ExamsMay 243rd & 4th PeriodFree
Senior ExamsMay 251st & 2nd PeriodFree
Graduation Rehearsal|MANDATORYMay 26|9:00amDBHS Gym Free
Cap & Gown Distribution*June 1|8am - 10amDBHS StadiumFree
Class of 2017 GraduationJune 4|9:00amNova Southeastern University | DavieFree
Dates, Times, Prices are subject to change without notice. Participation for any of the events above are a privilege and can be denied at any time.

Cap & gowns will be distributed on June 1st at the Football Stadium with the following schedule. Note that ALL obligations must be cleared before you can receive your cap & gown. If you have not ordered yours yet contact Herff Jones at or 954.693.0006. The last day to order your cap & gown is Friday, May 12, 2017.

*June 1, 2017 Distribution Schedule

8:00-8:20 am                      Last Names A-C

8:20-8:40 am                      Last Names D-G

8:40-9:00 am                      Last Names H-L

9:00-9:20 am                      Last Names M-Q

9:20-9:40 am                      Last Names R-Z

9:40–10:00 am                  Any Names A-Z