Commencement & Sr. Events

Class of 2025 Dates

  • BHS Prom - Saturday, April 5

  • BWHS Prom - Saturday, April 12

  • Community Scholarships - Tuesday, April 22 at 6pm at the BWHS PAC

  • Academic Signing - Tuesday, April 29 at 6pm at OHMS Auditorium

  • Last Day for Seniors - May 9

  • Gateway Celebration - May 9 at 6pm at BWHS

  • Senior Exams - May 12 and 13

  • Senior Awards - Thursday, May 15 at BWHS PAC at 6pm and BHS ACC at 7pm

  • BHS Commencement - Friday, May 16 at 6pm at Tiger Stadium

  • BWHS Commencement - Saturday, May 17 at 8am at Wolverine Stadium

Weather Details: We recommend that you have flexible weekend plans so that you can manage any changes due to weather. The weather forecast will be reviewed in the days prior to the event and the start time may be shifted to any appropriate time slot on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

Visit Bentonville offers free assistance with large reservations, group lodging, etc. for families planning celebrations.

Accessibility: Accessible seating at both graduations will be on the track.  ADA accessible parking will be in the lots west of each stadium entrance.   Golf carts will be available from the parking lot to the track for those with limited mobility.  

Clear Bag Regulations

Class of 2024 Resources

Academic Regalia

Academic regalia for our commencement ceremony including collars, stoles, medals, and honor cords are earned for exemplary achievement in coursework.  Approved academic and coursework achievements are published and maintained in this link for all high school campuses. Principals and counselors review this list for updates each fall.


Video recordings from prior years can be found on You Tube Channels for Bentonville Schools and/or BHS and BWHS.