Join us June 9–11, 2022 in Anaheim, CA

Our Year-End Celebrations provide special opportunities for students to have fun while forming meaningful connections with fellow Laurel Springs School schoolmates from around the world. We recognize and celebrate the hard work and dedication of our Upper School graduates during our formal Graduation Ceremony. For students in Grades 8–12, Prom is scheduled for the evening of Friday, June 10. Finally, on Saturday, June 11, we will host a Laurel Springs Alumni Reunion for all alumni, including the Class of 2022—to connect and reminisce.

Virtual Graduation Attendance

We look forward to providing an opportunity to virtually celebrate graduates unable to participate on-site. Information about how graduates, families, and friends may attend virtually is available on the Registration page for the Graduation Ceremony.

Commencement Speaker

Our commencement speaker, Amelia Rose Earhart is a private pilot and local NBC reporter. Ms. Earhart is the youngest woman to fly around the world in a single-engine plane. She is the President of Fly with Amelia Foundation and her contagious enthusiasm for action has inspired the likes of Fortune 500 companies and the United States Air Force Academy.
Amelia Rose Earhart is a private pilot and local NBC reporter.  Laurel Springs School 2022 commencement speaker.

Schedule of Events

Laurel Springs Graduates must register by April 15 for Commencement Ceremony and the Alumni Reunion. Registration is required to be honored by name as a part of the Commencement Ceremony.

Please take a moment to explore the unforgettable opportunities that await, and we will see you in Anaheim.

  • MANDATORY Graduation Rehearsal

    Thursday, June 9, 2022   9 am PT | Full-time Graduating Seniors
  • Graduation Ceremony

    Thursday, June 9   2 pm PT | Full-time Graduating Seniors
    Register Here
  • “A Night In Paris” Prom

    Friday, June 10   7:30–10 pm PT | Full-Time Students in Grades 8–12 and Guests
    Register Here
  • Laurel Springs Alumni Reunion

    Saturday, June 11   7–10 pm PT | Laurel Springs Alumni and Full-Time Graduating Seniors
    Register Here

Stay at Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort

Laurel Springs is excited to host our Year-End Celebrations at the luxurious Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort – Marriott Resort. Sheraton Park is a thoughtfully designed and exceptionally located resort. It's conveniently located just steps away from the iconic Disneyland® Resort parks; Anaheim GardenWalk, Angel Stadium, and the Anaheim Convention Center.

We encourage families to make the most of their visit by booking their stay online.

Laurel Springs is excited to host our 2022 Year-End Celebrations at the luxurious Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort – Marriott Resort

Getting Around Anaheim

  • From the Airport

    Sheraton Park Hotel is located about an hour from Los Angeles International Airport. Complimentary shuttle services are not provided but shuttle services can be booked through Super Shuttle or you can ride with a taxi, Uber, or Lyft.
  • Transportation to Disneyland® Resort Parks

    Complimentary shuttles are not available from Sheraton Park Hotel to Disneyland but the city of Anaheim offers ART (Anaheim Resort Transit) to and from the park. Tickets can be purchased, along with a ticket to the Park at the Disney Desk in the main lobby or at the kiosk outside of the hotel.

Ordering Your Graduation Cap and Gown

Students participating in the on-site ceremony will be required to order a cap and gown and bring it with them to wear at the ceremony. Those participating virtually may choose to order a cap and gown.

To order a cap and gown, click here. Search for “Laurel Springs HS” under “Graduation.”

All orders must be placed by April 18 to ensure delivery for the Commencement Ceremony.
Laurel Springs School’s graduation ceremony will be held in person and online

Celebratory Fanfare

Celebratory Slides for Graduates

We invite families of students graduating in the Class of 2022 to create a celebratory slide for their graduate. Celebratory slides will be displayed at the start and end of the graduation ceremony.

To submit this optional slide (one per graduate), type your congratulatory (school-appropriate) personalized message and upload photos of your graduate using this form. All submissions must be received by Monday, May 16 in order to be included as a part of this year’s commencement presentation.

► Be sure to double-check the spelling. All messages will be displayed exactly as they are entered.

► When uploading photos, be sure that your image files are clearly labeled with the graduate’s first and last name.

If you have trouble submitting photos via the form above, or if you have any questions, please email events@laurelsprings.com.

Downloadable Fanfare

To enhance your Laurel Springs graduation experience, please click on the following links to access official Laurel Springs Class of 2022 items:

►  Celebratory Class of 2022 logo for use in creating your personalized graduation announcement from the printing company of your choice. Files include jpg and png (with transparent background).

► Printable graduation sign (12×18 and 16×20) to decorate the indoors and outdoors of your home.

► Printable graduation yard sign (18×20 and 20×16) to decorate the indoors and outdoors of your home.

Join us in celebrating the Class of 2022 by sharing memories, photos, congratulations, and words of wisdom. Follow us on social media to see your messages.

“A Night In Paris”

Register now for Laurel Springs School’s annual prom! Our Parisian-themed prom will be filled with festivities, dancing, and light refreshments as our live DJ keeps spirits high. We’ll also have a photo booth for you to capture the night.

Prom tickets are $25 per person. This event will take place on-site only.

Registration ends on Monday, May 16.

Students may bring a guest of their choice. Guests must be in grades 8-12 or graduated and no older than the age of 20.

A young couple poses at prom.  Laurel Springs School’s annual prom features a Parisian-theme and will be filled with festivities, dancing, and light refreshments as our live DJ keeps spirits high.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    COVID-19 FAQs

  • What will be the expectations of graduates and guests in light of COVID-19 and California regulations?

    We want to celebrate our students and their accomplishments in a way that promotes and supports the safety of everyone involved. Given the nature of the pandemic, policies and guidelines evolve frequently. We monitor updates set forth by local and state regulations, and as we get closer to the event, we will communicate any requirements or recommendations that may be in place at that time to the graduates and their families who have registered to attend on-site. You may refer to the COVID-19 information found on the website for the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort for the most current information.

    Graduation FAQs

  • Do I need to have all of my senior year coursework and graduation requirements finished in order to participate in the graduation (on-site or virtually)?

    Students may participate in person or virtually in the graduation ceremony if they are planning to finish their remaining Laurel Springs courses needed to fulfill graduation requirements on or before Dec. 31, 2022.

    Commencement Ceremony FAQs

  • How long will the Commencement Ceremony last?

    We anticipate the Commencement Ceremony to last around two hours, depending on the number of students who participate.
  • Will the ceremony and/or commencement speech by Amelia Rose Earhart be recorded and made available after the event?

    A recording of the Laurel Springs Commencement Ceremony and commencement speech will be provided to those who register to participate (on-site or virtually).
  • How many guests may attend the Commencement Ceremony?

    When you submit your RSVP to participate in the graduation celebration on-site, you will specify the number of guests you would like to attend, up to 10 people. A virtual attendance link will also be made available the week of the ceremony to all participating graduates, both on-site and virtually. You are welcome to invite your family and friends to join the celebration virtually.
  • When and how will I receive my diploma and diploma case?

    If you sign up to attend on-site, you will receive your diploma case and certificate of participation at the graduation ceremony. If you sign up to participate virtually, your diploma case and certificate of participation will be mailed to you. All students will receive their diploma along with their final transcript when they complete all graduation requirements and submit their diploma request via the Family Support Center by logging in with their LMS username and password.
  • Will there be a professional photographer on-site for senior portraits?

    A professional photographer will be on-site to capture all the key moments of our graduation and prom. We will also have photography services available for graduating seniors interested in posing for cap and gown photos with the option to buy photography packages. These sessions will be held on Thursday morning, June 9. Please keep an eye out for communication on how to sign up for senior portraits.

    Cap and Gown FAQs

  • Will I receive a Laurel Springs Class of 2022 tassel?

    Yes, all graduates will receive a Class of 2022 tassel which is gray and white in color.
  • What color are the cap and gown?

    The Laurel Springs cap and gown are charcoal gray.
  • If I am attending graduation in person, do I need to order a cap and gown or will I receive it on-site?

    All students participating in the on-site graduation ceremony will be required to purchase their own cap and gown to be delivered to their preferred address and will be responsible for bringing it with them to Anaheim in order to walk in the ceremony.
  • Will National Honor Society (NHS) members receive an honors stole?

    All graduates who participated in NHS during their last year of school with Laurel Springs and who registered to participate in the graduation ceremony will have their stoles shipped to them by the beginning of May. Students not participating in the graduation ceremony will receive their stole when they receive their diploma case. Early graduates not participating in graduation will receive their stoles in the weeks following the graduation ceremony.
  • Does Laurel Springs provide honor cords?

    Laurel Springs does not provide honor cords for students.
  • Can I order a class ring?

    You are welcome to design your own class ring through a vendor such as Herff Jones by clicking here.

    Celebratory Fanfare FAQs

  • What are the Laurel Springs School colors?

    Ivy Green, Indigo Navy, Gray/Silver, and Gold

    Alumni FAQs

  • How can I order Laurel Springs apparel, including alumni apparel?

    We invite you to visit our school store where you can browse an assortment of Laurel Springs apparel and spirit-wear, as well as our alumni school store where you can find alumni apparel.
  • How do I join the Laurel Springs Alumni Association?

    As part of your Seminar course, you will be prompted to join LSS Alumni Connect, our official digital networking platform exclusively for Laurel Springs’ graduates. All graduates from the Class of 2022 are invited to RSVP for the Annual Alumni Reunion, which will be taking place on Saturday, June 11, from 7–10 pm PT at The FIFTH. We hope to see many of our new graduates­­­­ in attendance.

    ­­­Prom FAQs

  • Will there be an on-site or virtual Prom? Are guests allowed?

    Laurel Springs will be hosting Prom on-site only at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort. Please be on the lookout for email communication with information about this event. Students may bring a guest of their choice (grades 8-12 or graduated; no older than age 20).

Contact

Please email events@laurelsprings.com with any questions you may have regarding Year-End Celebrations.

For questions regarding hotel reservations, please contact the Sheraton Park Hotel.