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

2021 Class Motto   "Be Positive, Test Negative"
A Special Note From Your Advisors:
Due to the fluid nature of the school year, it is VERY important for you and your parents to frequently check this senior website for any and all up to date information regarding senior related items.  Answers to most senior related questions can be found in the following information.  However, feel free to contact us if any other questions pop up.


Graduation for the class of 2021 will be on Friday, May 28th at 7:00pm at RLHS. There will be plenty more of information regarding this 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, 2021.  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.

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

Senior Scholarship Award Recognition

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.
Senior School Files and Emails
Attention seniors, please click on the following link to see information from DTO regarding your school files and emails.  Files and emails

Senior Panorama
NOTE:  The senior panorama will be cancelled due to the nature of this year and the constraints COVID is causing. 

Cap and Gown Order Information 
Good news...DEADLINE EXTENSION!  We have received notice that all orders MUST be completed by Sunday, January 24, 2021 to avoid an extra $10 handling charge on top of the $26.38 for the cap/gown/tassel unit.  Please make it a point to place your order by this time.

Due to the nature of the school year, we will not be having a large group senior class meeting to disseminate and discuss ordering of caps, gowns, tassels, etc.  The following items will contain the necessary information that you will need to place orders.  Please keep in mind that ALL orders are to be done through your family and Herff Jones.  NO money or orders will be taken at the high school.  At minimum, all graduating seniors are expected to order the cap/gown/tassel unit.  The cost for this will allow students to rent the usage of the gown and keep their cap and tassel.

Click here to view a video message from Herff Jones regarding your cap and gown order

Click here to view a video message from Herff Jones regarding any orders for class rings/jewelry  

Click here for a printable order form.  The $10 shipping charge is waived for anyone just ordering the cap, tassel and gown unit for $25+tax ($26.38) as long as your order is submitted by Sunday, January 24th, 2021.

Click here to order the Rice Lake High School-Cap Gown directly on line.  

Click here for the Herff Jones website  to see what is offered.

Senior Class Speaker
Try outs for senior class speaker will not be until April.  Please check back in April for updated information.  The following document will help provide some guidance for those that are interested in pursuing this opportunity.

*Your senior co-advisers for the 2020-2021 school year are Dale Zuzek & Paul Thurston.  They can be reached at 715-234-2181.