Senior Information

Class of 2021 - Senior Information

Welcome seniors and parents!

Graduation Ceremony

You can view the 2021 graduation ceremony here.

Graduation Ceremony Photos:
Click the links below to purchase graduation photos

https://vando.imagequix.com/g1000859485 or use keyword: VISTARIDGEGRAD21 at: http://grad.phototexasphotography.com/


Class of 2021 Panoramic Photo

Order your Class of 2021 panoramic photo today!
The photo (approx. 10" by 30") can be ordered through Goldbeck Company and will be directly shipped to you for $25.00.


Vista Ridge High School CEEB Code: 441176

Google Processes: Graduating Seniors

Google Account and Gmail

  • After graduation, your Google account will be switched from the “k12.leanderisd.org” sub-domain to the “alum.leanderisd.org” sub-domain. The new username will be firstname.lastnameXX@alum.leanderisd.org (XX = last two digits of your student ID).

  • Password will be the same password you use when you graduate.

  • Your Google account for alumni will remain active for five years upon graduation.

Google Drive

  • All of your documents in Drive will be transferred to the alum.leanderisd.org sub-domain. This account will be active for five years. To retain copies of your district files follow these steps:

Google Sites

Google Sites does not allow ownership to be transferred outside of the leanderisd.org domain. However, you can retain a copy.

  • Students will no longer have access to sites they created or were shared with them

  • To retain a Google Site that was created with your district account, follow these steps:

    • Add your personal Gmail account as an editor of the site

    • From your personal account, open the site.

    • Click the 3 dots and select Duplicate site

    • Choose the name of the site and location (Drive folder)

    • Click on Duplicate

    • You will receive an email when the site has been duplicated.

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to Request Transcripts, Test Scores and immunization records

Vista Ridge High School CEEB Code: 441176

Requesting Test Scores

ACT - Available through ACT Website
SAT - Available through College Board Website
AP Scores - Available through College Board Website
TSI - Request your TSI scores from Accuplacer

Requesting Transcripts

High School - Available through Parchment
ACC - Available through ACC

Requesting Immunization Records

If you need a copy of your immunization records send an email to student.records@leanderisd.org

Please include the following in your email:
Student's Name
DOB
Student ID Number
Last School Attended
Photo ID of person requesting (parent if student is 17 yrs or less)

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for Senior insiders and Webinar recordings

2021 Graduation Packet - sent May 20, 2021

May 26, 2021 - Virtual Graduation Practice Presentation
May 26, 2021 - Virtual Graduation Practice Recording

Check back weekly for the most recent update.
May 27, 2021

2021 Graduation Packet - sent May 20, 2021

May 13th: Senior Information Webinar
Senior Webinar Recording (May 13, 2021)
Senior Prsentation (May 13, 20201)

Class of 2021 Graduation Packet (May 12, 2021)
Class of 2021 Senior Events & Updates - updated May 11, 2021

Mandatory Senior Awards Practice (May 11, 2021)
Presentataion
Webinar

Class of 2021 Insider - (January 29, 2021)

March 10th: Senior Information Webinar
Senior Webinar Recording (March 10, 2021)
Senior Presentation (March 10, 2021)

January 28th: Senior Student and Parent Webinar:
Senior Webinar Recording (January 28, 2021)
Senior Presentation (January 28, 2021)

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for graduation details

2021 Graduation ceremonies will be held in a full traditional format at Gupton Stadium.
Each graduate will receive 10 graduation entrance wristbands. Children above the age of 3 will be required to have a wristband.

2021 Graduation Packet - sent May 12, 2021

Vista Ridge's Graduation Ceremony is Friday, May 28th at 8:00pm.
The event will be livestreamed and available on the LISD Graduation page.

Stadium Entry on Designated Side
Guests of graduates with the last name alpha A-K will sit on the Home Side of the stadium.
Guests of graduates with the last name alpha L-Z will sit on the Visitor Side of the stadium.
All graduates will proceed to the South end zone for processional staging.

Graduates should arrive at 6:45pm
Doors open at 7:00pm

Please visit the district graduation website for details.

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for information about Senior Walks at Elementary Schools

Remember to wear your cap and gown!

Cox Elementary | May 24th at 5pm

Faubion Elementary | May 26th at 5:45pm

Knowles Elementary | May 25th at 8:15am | RSVP by May 18th

Naumann Elementary | May 25th at 1:30pm

Pleasant Hill Elementary School | Information due May 21st

Reagan Elementary | May 24th at 8:30am

Reed Elementary ~ TBD

Rutledge Elementary | May 21st at 1:50pm| RSVP by May 17th

Westside Elementary | May 25th at 8:15am | RSVP by May 18th

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for PAST DATES / INFORMATION

September: You are required to meet with your counselor in September to discuss this school year and post-graduation plans. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the steps required for college, career, & military planning and how counselors can support you through the process. You can also view these slides for more information and then fill out this google form. When the form is submitted, you will receive a confirmation and steps to schedule the meeting.

Cool Week
Cool Week is structured, week-long, work-based learning experience for qualified 12th grade students in Leander ISD. Students are placed in a business or agency for a few days or a full week in a career field that they may otherwise not necessarily have access to observe. For more information on COOL Week, please visit the COOL Week Website (2019-2020)
*Students may only participate in up to 1 week of COOL Week. All COOL Week days must fall within the same week and can't be split between the 2 weeks.

September 22nd-24th: Photo Texas on campus for Senior Yearbook Pics. Click here (2020-2021) for more information
November 20th: Deadline to take senior pics for the yearbook. Click here (2020-2021) for more information

I Applied Day Celebration - Students who have submitted a college application by TBD and have submitted proof will be invited to join us for the "I Applied Day" celebration on TBD in the lecture hall at 8:00 AM. Documentation must be uploaded to the "I Applied" Celebration form by TBD.

TBD: Senior Panoramic Photo during Ranger Time on the Band Pad
Pictures may be purchased the following day during ALL lunches in the Cafeteria (Cash, Check or Money Order is accepted. Checks made out to Goldbeck Company and must include a phone number on checks)
$25.00 1 large Panoramic, $35 for 1 large and 1 medium size panoramic, $45 for 1 large, 1 medium & 1 medium '21 formation

May 25th: Project Graduation Raffle Prize pickup.
All Project Graduation Raffle Prizes MUST be picked up between 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Vista Ridge High School.

TBD: Baccalaureate Service led by FCA & CARE (open to all Seniors and their families)

April 22nd: Deadline to report Senior Scholarships for Senior Awards Ceremony.
Scholarship Reporting Form (2020-2021) and College Acceptance & Military Enlistment Reporting Form (2020-2021)

Week of April 26th: Complementary Class of 2021 Ranger yard signs will be delivered to the homes of all of the 2021 graduates.

May 1st: Senior Movie Night - no entrance fee
VRHS Parking lot opens at 7:00 pm, movie starts around 8:15 pm

Each Senior can bring 1 guest. Complete the
Guest Approval Form by April 28th.
Bring a lawn chair to sit in parking lot.
Food trucks on site with food available for purchase.
Senior event ONLY.

May 1st: Deadline to register for Project Graduation Raffle.
You MUST sign the
Project Graduation commitment form by May 1st to participate.

May 5th: Cap, Gown and Wristband Distribution Day
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Vista Ridge High School Parking Lot.
Traffic flow map & additional details
4:30-5:00 pm- Last names A-D
5:00-5:30 pm- Last names E-K
5:30-6:00 pm- Last names L-P
6:00-6:30 pm- Last names Q-Z
*Students who are unable to pick up their items during their scheduled time above may still come during another time slot between 4:30-6:30 PM.
*All remaining items can be picked up from the VRHS main office beginning May 6th at 8:15am

May 11th: Senior Awards Practice Webinar 11:45 AM- 12:15 PM
Required for students invited to Senior Awards Ceremony
Please review this presentataion and webinar before you arrive Wednesday, May 12th at 6:15pm

May 12th: Senior Awards Ceremony 7:00 pm at Gupton Stadium - students should arrive by 6:15pm
*Parents/Guardians of students being recognized will receive an invitation to Senior Awards.*
The Class of 2021's achievements will be recognized during Senior Awards.
Several awards will be presented, including awards for
scholarship offers & military enlistments.
Senior Awards will be Live Streamed on the VRHS Rangers Facebook Page
Students will receive their cords and stoles when they check in for Senior Awards
If students don’t pick up their cords and stoles, they can be picked up from the VRHS front office starting on May 13th

May 13th: Senior Webinar 11:45 AM-12:15 PM
Discuss upcoming events and final senior related items
Link to Join: https://leanderisd.zoom.us/j/85067101444
Passcode: VRHS

May 13th: Yearbook Distribution
During all lunches (12:10-2:25 PM) in the mall (area between competition gym and cafeteria)
4:00- 7:00 PM- north side of the building by the pick up loop near the student parking lot
Additional pick up information

May 24th & May 25th: Senior Laptop & Textbook Return Option 1 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM
Bring device/textbooks to the front office for drop off during school hours
Additional instruction for returning laptop

May 25th: Last day for SENIORS to attend class.

May 25th: Project Graduation Raffle Prize pickup.
All Project Graduation Raffle Prizes MUST be picked up between 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Vista Ridge High School.

May 25th: Senior Parade at will start in the VRHS parking lot at 7:00 pm and end at Gupton Stadium.
Students can start lining up for the senior parade at 6:30pm in the VRHS student parking lot.
Map of Parade Route.

May 26th: Senior Laptop & Textbook Return- Option 2 12:00- 3:00 PM
Bring device/textbooks to the front lobby at entrance of school
Additional instruction for returning laptop

May 26th: Mandatory Virtual Graduation Practice at 9:00 am
Required for all students planning to walk at graduation.
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://leanderisd.zoom.us/j/81048026550
Passcode: Ranger#1

May 27th: Laptop & Textbook Return
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM or 4:00- 6:00 PM
Bring device/textbooks to the front lobby at entrance of school
Additional instruction for returning laptop

May 28th: Senior Laptop & Textbook Return
7:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Bring device/textbooks to the front lobby at entrance of school
Additional instruction for returning laptop

May 28th: 2021 Graduation will be held at Gupton Stadium at 8:00 pm.
Read through the Graduation Packet for Details.

Each graduate will receive 10 wristbands. Children above the age of 3 will be required to have a wristband.
2021 Graduation ceremonies will be held in a full traditional format at Gupton Stadium.

Graduates should arrive at 6:45pm
Doors open at 7:00pm

Please visit the district graduation website for details.

Reporting Future Plan

The Class of 2021's achievements will be recognized during Senior Awards.
Several awards will be presented, including awards for
scholarship offers & military enlistments. In order for a Military Enlistment or Scholarship to be recognized, students must provide verification by completing one of the forms listed below.
You will be asked to upload copies of the scholarship offers (i.e. letters, emails, screen shots, etc) or signed enlistment in the Google Form.
Class of 2021 Military Enlistment Reporting Form (2020-2021) & Class of 2021 Scholarship Reporting Form (2020-2021)
Please complete a new form for
each scholarship offer that you receive.

Get on the "College Wall"

Wondering how you can be recognized and added to the VRHS College Wall?
Please complete the College Acceptance Reporting Form (2020-2021)
After completing this form, please stop by the counseling office to sign a pennant and post it on the College Wall.
As you receive multiple acceptance offers, please complete additional forms.

Purchase Your Cap & Gown (required)

This is required to participate in the VRHS graduation ceremony; order online from Balfour.
If you have not ordered your cap and gown, please email Ross at info@centexbalfour.com for a faster response.
You may pick up your cap, gown and wristbands from the front office Monday - Friday between 8:30am - 4:15pm.

Graduation Plans

Please fill out this form to let us know your plans for the 2021 Graduation Ceremony.

Project Graduation

Visit the Project Graduation website for up to date information.

Class of 2021 Senior Spotlight

We want to shine a spotlight on each and every senior as we get closer to graduation
We would like all seniors to submit a photo and some information for us to share on our campus social media
This submission link will also be included in our VRHS Insiders and on the VRHS homepage.

Communication Tools

Class of 2021 Google Classroom: lhoj6i6 (make sure you have classroom notifications turned on)

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for Upcoming Senior Events