Class of 2024 Seniors

It’s your senior year of high school, enjoy it! You’ve spent the past four years dreaming about graduating, and the day is close.  Before long you will be off to college and life’s adventure. Make your last year at Woodson your best.  By now, you know the many resources available to you and we encourage you to use them.  If you are struggling or unsure of what to do next, speak to your parents, teachers, or counselor.  They are all here to help you make the best decisions.  

Senior year is an important one.  Enjoy your last year of high school, you deserve it, and always stay on track, don't lose your motivation, and don't forget to smile while doing so!


Graduation for the Class of 2024 - Thursday, June 6th, 2pm at EagleBank Arena

View the Senior Student Presentation that occurred on Wednesday, January 10, 2024. 

Graduation Ceremony Livestream Link

Graduation Common Questions

  • Is there a limit on how many family members can attend? No, there is plenty of space at EagleBank, so we do not have to limit tickets nor hand out tickets.
  • Where do students report to? The loading dock at EagleBank arena is where students will enter. They must be in line at the loading dock by 1pm!
  • What time do the doors open for families? Doors open one hour before the start of the ceremony so for Woodson 1pm.
  • How long is the ceremony? No more than 2 hours. We should be walking off the floor by 4pm.
  • Is there enough parking? There is plenty of parking and there will be parking attendants from the arena directing traffic.
  • Is there reserved seating? PTSO/All Night Grad Party will be raffling off reserved seats at graduation that are close to the stage. Otherwise, there is no reserved seating at graduation.
  • What does the $70 senior dues cover? It covers the cost of having the ceremony at EagleBank arena, cap and gowns, diplomas, medals, programs, videographer, and much more.
  • Will the ceremony be live streamed?  Yes, we as a school purchase the stream that will be linked on our website on the senior page.

EagleBank Arena Information

Graduation for the Class of 2024 will be held at EagleBank Arena, on the campus of George Mason University. The address is 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax, VA 22030 and directions can be found here: Please see below for additional information about the venue.

  • Handicap accessible seats
    • EagleBank Arena provides accessible seating and it will be available on a first-come, first-seated basis.  When you enter the building, you are on row F.  This row has no stairs to climb.  Rowes E, F, and G will be reserved for those patrons that cannot navigate stairs and one family member for each patron.  
    • EagleBank asks that only one family member sit with the person since the seating is limited. There is ample seating near theses sections for other family members.
    • If anyone is in a wheelchair, EagleBank has available wheelchair seating in each corner of the course.


  • There are no tickets for graduation. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis and there are plenty of seats at EagleBank to accommodate graduates, family, and friends.
  • *NEW* There is a bag policy at EagleBank Arena! If anyone guest is carrying a bag, it must be clear or no larger than a clutch style bag not exceeding 5"x7".  
  • Items prohibited at EagleBank include the following (there will be a bag check for ALL guests.):
    • Weapons
    • Outside food and beverage
    • Bottles, cans, containers, and coolers
    • Fireworks
    • Selfie sticks or tripods
    • Illegal drugs
    • Laser pointers
    • Noisemaking devices (i.e. whistles, air horns, drums, horns, etc.)
    • Luggage
    • Banners or flags
    • Silly string
    • Balloons
    • Any size pole or stick (medical aids such as canes/crutches permitted)
    • Projectiles, including frisbees, footballs, and inflatable balls
    • Audio/video equipment 
    • Professional photography equipment
    • Cameras with a detachable lens
    • Drones
    • Skateboards, rollerblades, and hoverboards
    • Un-approved pamphlets, handouts, ads, etc.


  • EagleBank Arena management reserves the right to prohibit any other item which is deemed unsafe or inappropriate.  Prohibited items will not be accepted at the arena for safekeeping.  Please leave all prohibited items secured inside your vehicle or at home.


  • Parking is available in lots A, L, and K based on availability


  • Graduation Seating
    • Last Names A-Li will be on the south side of the arena
    • Last Names Lic-Z will be on the North Side of the arena


  • After graduation - parents will meet graduates outside the North entrance of the building. No re-entry will be allowed for graduates.

Graduation Cap Decoration FCPS Guidelines

If you choose to decorate your graduation cap, keep in mind that only the flat, top area of the mortar board may be decorated. There may be nothing hanging down from any of the sides of the cap.

Decorations/Designs cannot: 

  1. contain any advertisement, symbols, abbreviations, initials, words, slogans, patches, or pictures that: Refer to drugs or controlled substances, tobacco, alcohol, or weapons or be of a sexual nature 
  2. denote an affiliation with gangs or which advocate drug use, violence, illegal activity, or disruptive behavior which is detrimental to the safety and welfare of other students 
  3. be obscene, profane, vulgar, or lewd
  4. include numbers other than the graduation year  
  5. threaten the safety and welfare of any person
  6. make noise (no bells, horns, or anything that makes noise)
  7. be politically or socially harmful to others

Decorations/Designs can include:

  1. a thank you message to a family member, teacher, friend, ect.
  2. an inspirational Quote
  3. representation of Flag/Country 
  4. branding from the post-secondary institution you will be attending
  5. graduation year
  6. branch of the military you will be joining
  7. symbol demonstrating for future career choice 

Failure to adhere to the above guidelines will result in wearing a plain cap at the graduation ceremony.

Memories Videography Graduation Ceremony Order Form

Senior Prom

When: Saturday, May 11, 2024, 7pm-11pm

Where: Westwood Country Club

Ticket Cost: $70

Please note: If your Woodson senior will be bringing a guest that does not attend Woodson, there is a form that must be completed by the guest student and their school, prior to tickets being able to be purchased.  Here is the Prom Guest Form.


Tickets will be on sale Monday, May 6 until Friday, May 10th! Please see Ms. Pollack in F105 to purchase tickets. 

Senior Dues - Required!

Class of 2024 Senior Dues are $70. These dues cover items such as graduation cap and gown, diploma cover, programs and other graduation day items and costs. Senior dues may be paid online using MySchoolBucks. Please note that this fee will not show up as an invoice to be paid within your MySchoolBucks account, and instead, you must search for this item within the school store.

If you choose to send in a check, please make sure it is made out to Woodson High School and that your student’s full name is written in the memo section so that we can match the payment with your senior. 

Please know that when prom tickets go on sale in May, seniors must have any outstanding course fees, library fees, and unpaid parking tickets paid or cleared before they are permitted to purchase prom tickets. By graduation rehearsal on June 3, seniors will also need to have any unreturned textbooks and school issued laptops/chargers returned, and senior dues paid, before they can receive their cap & gown. 

Outstanding items that seniors may have will be communicated to seniors and parents starting in April, with the exception of missing senior dues which will have notifications sent out throughout the remainder of the school year.  

All Night Grad Party

Woodson’s All Night Graduation Party is coming up fast and the Early Bird ticket sales end this month at midnight on April 30th!  Buy your discounted ticket now at this link! The All Night Grad Party is a drug-free, alcohol-free all night graduation party to celebrate our Seniors! We'll be celebrating at the beautiful St. James Recreation Complex! 

Each senior who wants to attend needs to purchase a ticket which includes casino games, a swimming pool with obstacle course, climbing walls, yard games, a mechanical bull, photo booths, an obstacle course with a warped wall, a hypnotist, music, food, and thousands of dollars in prizes! Your senior won't want to miss the party of the year!  Early registration is very helpful to the Party Planning Committee - please buy your ticket in advance! Discounted tickets are $100 until the end of April. June 6-7: 11:00pm - 5:00am. 

We are also raffling off 10 sets of 8 prime, VIP seats at Graduation! Don’t miss your chance to have the best seat in the house to watch your student graduate! Raffle tickets are available until May 30 in the senior class store. 

Questions? Reach out to Kirsten Reddish at @email

Senior Final Exam and End of Year Schedule

Celebrate Your Plan Day: Monday, May 20, 2024 during all lunches. This is a time for students to share their post graduate plans in a celebratory way at lunch!

Senior Final Exam Schedule:

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2024: periods 5 and 7 exams
  • Wednesday, May 29, 2024: periods 6 and 8 exams
  • Thursday, May 30, 2024: period 1 exam
  • Friday, May 31, 2024: periods 2 and 4 exams

Senior Awards Ceremony: Thursday, May 30, 2024, from 9:45-11:15 (will be held following the period 1 final exam…all seniors are encouraged to attend!)

Seniors Last Day of School: Friday, May 31, 2024

Graduation Rehearsal, FCPS Laptop Return/Cap & Gown Distribution, Senior Class Picnic: MondayJune 3, 2024 beginning at 9am in the main gym

Feeder School and Military Grad Walks

Monday, June 3rd

  • Olde Creek, 2:00pm
  • Fairfax Villa, 2:30pm
  • Mantua, 2:30pm
  • Little Run, 2:30pm
  • Military Grad Walk @ Woodson, 2:30pm

Wednesday, June 5th

  • Oak View, 2:15pm 
  • Wakefield Forest, 2:30pm
  • Canterbury Woods, 2:30pm

Graduation Announcements - Jostens

To order official Woodson High School graduation announcements please go here. Contact our Jostens rep, Dan Pasquarelli (@email), with any questions regarding graduation announcements. 

Cap and Gown Ordering

The deadline to complete the cap and gown ordering form was Friday, January 12th, 2024. If you completed the form then you will receive a cap and gown in the size requested at graduation rehearsal on Monday, June 3rd. If you did not complete the form we do order extras, and you will be able to choose from the inventory of extras we have at graduation rehearsal on June 3rd. 

Questions? Please see Ms. Delaney or Ms. Sheppard in Student Services. 

Senior Portraits - Victor O'Neill

Senior Portrait Sessions have now been completed. 

If your senior was not able to get their senior portrait taken at Woodson, but you still would like pictures taken for a keepsake, please contact Victor O'Neill Studios - Ironlight, in Chantilly, VA. You can schedule an appointment by visiting their website.  The studio operates on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to book your spot soon. 

The Ironlight Studio is semi-private, and seniors have access to the school's formal yearbook photo. To enhance your experience, you can opt for an elevated photography session. The studio's website provides details about all session types and upgrades.

If you need additional information or have questions, please contact the studio directly at [email protected].

If you have questions regarding portraits your senior already took, please email [email protected]

Victor O’Neill Studios is Woodson’s official school photographer. Senior Portraits occurred at Woodson on: 

  • July 5th-7th
  • August 10th-11th
  • November 13th-14th
  • December 7th-8th
  • December 12th
  • December 15th


Senior Panoramic Picture - Occurred on October 16th during 3rd Return

Class of 2024 Yard Signs

The 2024 yard signs are here! Purchase a sign here. You will receive an email confirming your purchase, and where and how to pick up your order.

Class of 2024 Yard Sign

Class Rings - Jostens

To order official Woodson High School Class Rings please go here. Contact our Jostens rep, Dan Pasquarelli (@email), with any questions regarding class rings.

2023-2024 Yearbook - Ordering is Now Closed

2023-2024 Woodson Yearbook 

The deadline to preorder a yearbook has now passed (Saturday, April 27).

In person sales will be extremely limited and on a first come, first served basis. 

Senior Class Legacy Bricks - Ordering is Now Closed

Ordering is NOW CLOSED! If you have questions, or for more info contact Shane or Katherine Gilbert at @email 


Buy a Brick and create a Lasting Legacy for your Woodson Student!

The brick courtyard in front of the school between the main entrance and the auditorium still has plenty of room for bricks for you to honor your special student or alumni.  Individual bricks cost: $100.  They make great graduation presents for Seniors, or as a legacy for all the members of your family! 

To purchase, visit the Woodson PTSO PTBOARD website HERE. If you prefer, you can mail the brick order form (LINK HERE) to the school with a check. 

All orders are due no later than April 14, 2024.  Plan accordingly! 

If you have questions, or for more info contact Shane or Katherine Gilbert at @email 

Legacy Bricks Courtyard

Yearbook Senior Baby Ads - Ordering is Now Closed

This deadline has now passed. 

Senior Baby Ads
Deadline: January 27, 2024

Celebrate your senior with a baby ad in the yearbook! Go to and type in Woodson’s code – 5278. Select the option to “Start your Ad” and create your own ad celebrating your 2024 grad. 

FCPS Google Workspace Info

Dear Senior,

As you prepare to graduate from FCPS, it’s important to know that your FCPS Google Workspace account will be automatically deactivated the day after your last full day of enrollment. Once your account is deactivated, you will not be able to login to your FCPS Google account or access your FCPS Gmail.

It is important that you download any files you wish to keep before your last day of school in FCPS.

Instructions for downloading your Google data are on the Google Workspace Information for Students and Parents page of the FCPS website. Please work with the tech support team at your school if you have questions.


Thank you,

IT Service Desk

Senior Class Administrator 

Graduation Administrator 

Senior Class Sponsors

Denise Holsinger

Brittani Williams

Senior Class Student Council

David Freeman

Christopher Hwang

Shaheera Kamin

Sid KC

Cara King

Annika Markovich

Anthony Zhang


Show Your Cavalier Spirit!


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