The First Step Towards Graduation: Cap and Gown Time!


Throwing caps into the air. Photo courtesy of

You’re sliding the silky purple robes over your formal clothing as you feel the gentle summer breeze rifle the gown. Looking into the mirror and gently placing your cap without ruining the hair that you spent hours grooming, you stop for a second and realize that it’s time. All your years of high school are now behind you as you get ready to enter the next stage of your life. The cap and gown represents a celebration and growth and the time to get them is quickly approaching, seniors! The deadline for purchasing your cap and gown is October 5th. Now, for some additional information to guide you on your purchase, Knights!

Do you want an extraordinary class ring to rock with your cap and gown as you strut across the stage to

ACP Cap and Gown. Photo courtesy of Jostens.

receive your diploma? Well, Jostens has a deal for you! With the purchase of a class ring, you can get your cap and gown for free. The specific steps for this process are as follows. First, you should design your ring online on the Jostens’ website (link provided below). Secondly, place the ring and other graduation related items, such as tassels or apparel, in your cart. Lastly, in the coupon section of your cart, enter in GRAD40 to get your cap and gown for free. Remember Knights, there are some exclusions to this deal.

The cap and gowns should be purchased directly from Jostens. The link to the website is If you have any questions while purchasing your cap and gown on the Jostens’ website, be sure to contact Jostens through the phone number: 1-800-Jostens.

As a senior, I can’t wait to see all of us rock our shiny purple caps and gowns at graduation, no matter how it happens. Until then, don’t forget to strive for the impossible and be extraordinary Knights!