8th Grade promotion (graduation)

When & Where

A.P. Giannini’s promotion ceremony is scheduled for:

  • Monday, June 3, 2019
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Abraham Lincoln High School’s auditorium.

Promotion Notes

Length: The ceremony should take ~2 hours.

Tickets: The family of each student being promoted will receive two (2) admission tickets to the promotion. Tickets will be distributed to students 1 week prior to the promotion ceremony. 

Extra Space: There will be a waiting line for additional guests but we encourage families to try to keep additional guests to a minimum as space in Lincoln's auditorium is tight. 

Auditorium Rules: Lincoln prohibits balloons, flowers and noise makers from being brought into the auditorium. All such items will be need to left in the auditorium lobby.

Participation: All 8th grade students are invited to participate in promotion unless they have been advised otherwise by Giannini’s Dean, 8th grade counselor or Principals due to grades, attendance and/or behavior.

Attendance: On the day of promotion, 8th grade students are not to come to A.P. Giannini. Students will meet Giannini staff at 12:15 pm at Lincoln before the ceremony.

    Dress Code

    A.P. Giannini’s promotion ceremony does not have are caps, gowns, or prescribed uniforms.

    As promotion is a school event, 8th grade students are expected to dress in school appropriate clothing for the ceremony. As defined in SFUSD’s Student and Family Handbook (page 52):

    • Coverage:
      • No garments where the torso is exposed, such as tube tops, half shirts, halters.
      • No garments where the entire thigh is exposed, such as micro minis or short shorts. 
      • No sagging pants where undergarment is exposed. 
    • Formality: No bathing suits or cut-offs.
    • Themes: No clothing, buttons or carrying items that are obscene, sexual, gang-related, or tobacco/alcohol/controlled substance related.

    Contact Us

    8th Grade Counselor: Mr. Jang, jangj1@sfusd.edu