Senior Class - Information You Need to Know - please check frequently

2023 Class Motto: 


Graduation for the class of 2023 will be on Friday, May 26th at 7:00pm at RLHS. The location of the event will be at the Friess Family Athletic Complex. In case of inclement weather graduation will be held on Saturday, May 27th, at 10:00 a.m. We request that all graduates dress appropriately for the ceremony. Participants are not allowed to wear spiked heels, as walking on the field surface may cause injury. The long gowns and spiked heels could cause an accident on stage steps as well. It is expected that each graduate will press his/her gown for the event.

 Graduation Practice Graduation practice will take place on Friday, May 26th. We will begin the morning by meeting at school for a senior breakfast and return your chromebooks.
Senior Scholarship Awards
*Information regarding these awards will be announced in the Spring.

Academic Career Plan
Seniors are expected to have a completed Academic Career Plan - ACP (formerly e-portfolio) prior to graduation.  This ACP must be completed to go on the senior trip, participate in graduation ceremonies and to receive a diploma.  Use the following link to locate resources on fulfilling the necessary requirements for the ACP - Senior ACP

Senior Pictures
The deadline for senior picture submission is February 1st, 2023.  Any student wanting their senior picture in the yearbook needs to have it submitted to Mr. Panasuk by this date.  Either you or your photographer will need to send it to his email address at RLHS.  [email protected]

Transcript Information
In order to access final transcript information, all students need to register with Parchment at  This will allow students to be able to request and send transcripts to their preferred destinations online.  Students will need to set up an account with Parchment.  This is a free service to all students.  Even though you register with Parchment now, transcripts will not be sent out until June.
Be sure to change the email address associated with your Parchment account (to a non-school district email address) so that you can continue using your account after graduation - Click Here for Directions

Seniors, please be sure to check the following scholarship link below for a wide variety of scholarships that you may be eligible for through student services.  Be sure to check back frequently for the list is continuously changing.

Community Service Day & Senior Class Picnic
*Information regarding this will be announced early Spring.

Cap & Gown Distribution 
*Information regarding this will be announced towards the end of April/beginning of May.

Cap and Gown Order Information 
Attention seniors!  Cap and gown order information is now live and ready to go!  Please click on the links  below for more information regarding this process.  Total cost for cap, gown and tassel is $33.50+tax = $35.34.  All orders MUST be processed online.  These orders will be sent to the high school for distribution.
NOTE:  Deadline for current price is December 30th.  Afterwards will be a $10 additional fee.
Senior Grad Informational Video
Digital Graduation Packet
Rice Lake Essential Order

Senior Class Speaker 

*Your senior co-advisers for the 2021-2022 school year are Dale Zuzek & Paul Thurston.  They can be reached at 715-234-2181.