• Senior Class of 2025 Information

    We look forward to having a great senior year for the Class of 2025!  Information below is compiled to support seniors being informed about key events and opportunities during the senior year.  If you have questions, please feel free to contact your counselor, administrator, or submit your question using this link.

  • Senior Timeline of Events

    Below are key events during the senior year.  

    • May 2024, Rising Senior Class Information Shared
      Details related to the senior year and senior activities were discussed with students (Slides | Video).  Questions? Contact Mr. Pittman (bpittman@wcpss.net).
    • June 17-21, Senior Portraits
      Seniors should sign up for their senior portraits.  Photographers will be on campus at AFHS from June 17-21.
    • July 8 - August 1, Senior Parking Lottery
      Seniors can enter the senior parking lottery during these dates.  After the lottery closes, remaining spaces will be made available to juniors.  More Information
    • Monday, August 26 - Senior Social, 11am - 1pm
      The senior social will be on August 26 from 11am - 1pm in the AFHS cafeteria.  This will be the kickoff to the senior year.  The event will include food, games, and information on key dates for the school year.
    • Monday, August 26 - Senior Parking Space Decoration, 5-7pm
      Senior parents will have an opportunity to decorate their senior's parking space for the first day of school.  Chalk only drawings can be created in the parking space.
    • August 28 - First Day of School & Senior Parade
    • September - Cap & Gown Orders
      Jostens will be on campus to take senior cap & gown orders for graduation.
    • September - Senior Parent Meeting (Date / Time TBD)
      Parents will meet to receive information related to upcoming deadlines, opportunities, and supports related to post-graduation opportunities. 

    • October 17 - Senior Portrait Make Ups
      Lifetouch will be on campus to take make up senior portraits. 
    • November 2024 (date TBD) - Midyear Graduates Meeting
      Midyear graduates will meet to get information about their graduation ceremony options, exams, etc.  Contact Mr. Pittman (bpittman@wcpss.net) for more information.

    • January 16, 2025 - Midyear Graduation Ceremony, 6pm (tentative date)
      Midyear graduates will engage in their graduation ceremony in the AFHS Auditorium starting at 6pm.

    • February 2025 - Senior Class Meetings
      Seniors will have senior class meetings in the first few weeks of the spring semester in order to receive information about graduation and spring senior activities.

    • February 18, 2025 - Senior Cap & Gown Photos
      Seniors will have the opportunity to take cap & gown photos while at school.  These are optional photographs.  More information will be shared through homerooms in February.
    • March 2025 (date TBD) - Senior Parent Information Session
      This session will provide parents with an overview of upcoming senior activities, graduation, etc.  The event will be virtual and a recording of the session will be placed on this page after the event.

    • March 2025 (date TBD) - Cap & Gown Distribution
      Seniors will be able to pick up caps & gowns during their lunch period.  Distribution will happen in the auditorium lobby.  Questions?  Contact Ms. Colhoun (lcolhoun@wcpss.net).

    • April 1, 2025 - Prom
    • April 2025 (date TBD) - Senior Class Meetings
      Seniors will meet in groups to receive information about senior activities and graduation. 

    • TBD - Graduation Rehearsal & Senior Awards Day
      Graduation rehearsal & senior awards day will be combined for seniors.  This event is required for all seniors in order to participate in the graduation ceremony. Students must participate in rehearsal in order to get their tickets and participate in the graduation ceremony.  We will operate on this schedule for the event:

      4:30 - Seniors Arrive for rehearsal
      5:30 - Guests will be admitted to the gym for Senior Awards Program
      6:00 - Senior Awards Program
    • TBD - Graduation Ceremony
      Raleigh Convention Center