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8th Grade Promotion

Important Information for 8th Grade Students and Families:
  • Promotion Information: 6 p.m. on May 30, 2024 at Brea Olinda High School Football Stadium. Gates open at 5:15 p.m. It is strongly recommended to arrive before that time to locate adequate parking and access the stadium.
  • Student Check-in: 5:30 p.m. sharp at the Brea Olinda High School Varsity Baseball Field near the staging area. Students may not bring purses, jackets or water bottles to the student check-in area.
  • Student Attire: Students need to be appropriately dressed for this special occasion and shoes need to be practical for walking downhill on uneven ground and grass. It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes. Extremely high heels are not recommended as the student may not be able to walk comfortably on the uneven ground. 
  • Guest Parking: General Parking will be available in Lot 1 of Brea Olinda High School as identified in YELLOW on this map. Parking in this lot is on a first come, first serve basis. Overflow Parking: Once Lot 1 is filled, guests will be directed to Lot 2 as identified in GREEN on this map. Parking is also available along the west side of Wildcat Way. Parking in adjacent business complexes and at Brea Canyon High School is strictly prohibited.
  • Disabled Parking: A limited number of parking spots for disabled guests will be available in Lot 3 as identified in BLUE on this map. Guests will be required to show a DMV issued disabled parking placard to access Lot 3. A shuttle service will be provided to disabled guests in Lot 3.
  • Admission and Seating: Tickets will not be required for this event. Stadium seating is on a first come, first served basis. The stadium is located on a steep hill and will require a short walk from the parking lot to the entrance of the stadium. The stadium has concrete seating. Disabled seating is available on the stadium floor level.
  • Security and Safety: For the security and comfort of everyone present, there will be a security screening with bag check at the entrance of the event. Please be aware of the following prohibited items:
    • Weapons of any kind
    • Sharp objects
    • Flammable materials
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Illegal substances
    • Beverage containers, i.e. Hydroflasks
    • Coolers/ice chests
    • Noisemakers and balloons
  • Balloons and Noisemakers: Please note balloons, air horns and other noisemakers will not be allowed into the stadium. We want all families to have the opportunity to see and hear their child's name being announced.
  • Conclusion of Event: Parents will need to pick up students after the promotion on the baseball field which is located East of the Stadium. Families are welcome to take pictures on the grass portion of the baseball field after the event. There will be step and repeats (photo backdrops) and photo opportunities available.
 
Note: Transportation to and from Brea Olinda High School is not provided by the District for this event. Parents/Guardians are responsible for transportation to the high school before and after the promotion ceremony. Please allow sufficient travel time so your student will arrive on time.
 
BJHS 8th Grade Promotion Rehearsal
Students will participate in rehearsals for the ceremony on May 28 and May 30 at Brea Junior High School's field. Note: Thursday, May 30 is a minimum school day and students will be released at 12:40 p.m.