Class of 2024

Senior Sunset

  • Senior Sunset will occur on May 23 from 5:30-8:30pm at the CTHS Ranger Stadium. 


  • Graduation Ceremony Details

    • Saturday, May 25, 2024
    • Dickie’s Arena (3464 Trail Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76071)
    • Ceremony begins at 2:00 PM
    • Guests may enter the venue one hour before.
    • No ticket required for entry.
    • Graduates must arrive by 12:30 PM.

    Graduation Rehearsal

    • Friday, May 24
    • CTHS Main Gym
    • 8:30 am
    • Attendance and participation is required by all graduates in order to walk in the ceremony on May 25.
    • Students should wear full graduation regalia to rehearsal as our official class photo will be taken at this time.

    Parking Details

    • Parking is available in the Yellow Lot off of Trail Drive on the east side of the arena
    • There is a charge for parking – carpooling is encouraged
    • If ridesharing, please plan to be dropped off at the west entrance of the arena in the drop off lane at Dickie’s Way. Guests can be picked up for ridesharing on Harley Avenue, located on the north end of the building.

    Dickie’s Standards

    • Noise makers, horns, confetti, large signs, balloons, or anything that will block the view of others will not be permitted in the facility.
    • Bags and purses must be 12x12x16 5. Dress Code for Graduates
    • Graduation will remain a formal event.
    • For graduates wanting to wear a dress, the dress is not permitted to be strapless or backless. Dark dress pants and neutral-colored shoes under CTHS purple robe are also permitted. Blue jeans are not acceptable for this formal ceremony. Block heels, wedges and flats, dark shoes/dark dress boots are all recommended.
    • No flipflops, slippers, or sneakers will be allowed.
    • Please note, there is a check-in process at graduation for dress code to assure that these guidelines are followed.
    • Students are to arrive at graduation with their gown draped over their arm and cap in hand.
    • Cell phones and keys will be checked and bagged in the staging area. Each student will receive a quart-sized bag for their personal items that will be returned after the ceremony. Purses and bags should be left with the parent or guardian as there is no holding area for those items. We will not hold shoes for students in the holding area.

    Cap Decorations

    In keeping with Administrative Regulation FNA (Legal), graduating seniors may decorate their caps provided that the following criteria are met-

    • Decorations added to the graduation cap must be limited to the top of the cap, lay flat, and must be one inch away from the edge
    • All messages should be positive, of gratitude only, and follow FNAA (LOCAL)
    • Images of colleges, trades, or military branches are allowable within limitations stated above
    • Dedication to family, teachers, or friends is allowable within limitation stated above
    • Only caps meeting the guidelines will be allowed at graduation commencement
    • Decorated caps may only be worn at commencement. Activities where regalia is worn prior to commencement must be worn with a nondecorated cap (class picture, elementary walks, individual/group senior pictures, etc.)
    • Caps that do not meet the requirements above will be replaced by a cap provided by campus administration

    Photography and Video

    • Cady Photography Studios will be at the ceremony to take pictures of graduates, and they will be made available for purchase.
    • The ceremony will be video recorded, and parents and graduates will be able to purchase their own copy if they choose.

    SYMBOLIC REGALIA WORN BY GRADUATES (Board Approved Stoles and Cords)

    • Medal — Valedictorian and Salutatorian
    • Honor Graduate Medal — Top Ten Percent
    • Double Golden Cord — Top Ten
    • Purple and Gold Cord — Top Ten Percent
    • White Stole — National Honor Society
    • Blue Stole — National Honor Society Officer
    • White Cord — Student Council
    • Black and Gold Cord — Advancement Via Individual Determination
    • Blue and Silver Cord — Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps
    • Rainbow Cord — National Art Honor Society
    • Medal — Recipients of State and National Competition
    • Red and Gold Cord-National Spanish Honor Society
    • Pink Cord- Tri-M Music Honor Society