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sr recognition night

SENIORS: Want to be recognized for your accomplishments? Read more below on how you can be! 

Listen up, Seniors!

If you would like to be included in Senior Recognition Night (formally Senior Honors Night) please complete the form, linked on the Class of 2021 Schoology page. The program is virtual again this year and is an opportunity to highlight scholarships, honors, and/or community accomplishments of our exceptional senior student body. Due date for submissions is MAY 14 - get on it!

senior events apr 2021

Information concerning Senior events is here! Please check out the information below: 

END OF THE YEAR SENIOR INFORMATION is finally here!  Please use the below websites as a way to stay up-to-date on the following Class of 2021 activities:

  • Senior Prom Experience is set for Saturday, May 8, 2021
  • Senior Celebration is set for Friday, May 21, 2021
  • Parade of Graduates is set for Friday, May 21, 2021
  • Senior Fireworks/Farewell is set for Friday, May 21, 2021
  • 152nd Commencement Ceremony is set for Sunday, May 23, 2021

Senior Events Website - English

Senior Events Website - Spanish

summer school opportunities post apr 2021

Information concerning Summer School can be found below. 

West Aurora School District is offering multiple summer school options for 9th - 12th grade students attending West Aurora High School or Blackhawk Academy. There is no charge for students enrolling and attending Content Recovery or Credit Recovery. A student may have a $50 fee assigned to their account for enrollment and non-attendance. Students signing up for Waubonsee Community College - Initial Credit will be charged $140 for the dual-credit college course. Please refer to the Academics tab on the high school’s website for more details:

commencment post mar 2021

More information concerning this year's Commencement Practice is below.

West Aurora High School Class of 2021 Commencement Ceremony will be Sunday, May 23 at Northern Illinois University's Football Stadium starting at 11am

Inclement Weather Date will be Wednesday, May 26, starting at 3pm

Each student will receive 4 tickets, and a Live Stream will be available for those who cannot attend the ceremony. 

More information concerning Senior Events is attached below. Stay tuned for updates via Schoology, social media and email. 

2021 Senior Events - English

2021 Senior Events - Spanish

yard sign post mar 2021

SENIORS: Purchase a yard sign to show off your accomplishments as you graduate!

Hey there, Class of 2021!

West High's PTSO is selling graduate yard signs for $10! Cash or check is accepted, and yard signs can be picked up in the Student Activities Office. You can also arrange pick-up from Door #1 by emailing Student Activities at Check out the graphic below for a picture of the yard and more information.

yard sign post mar 2021