Senior News


Welcome Class of 2021!!

Please check this site often for updates regarding LPHS senior news, events and the graduation ceremony. 

Mr. Craley, senior class administrator, can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ms. Reamy, senior class counselor, can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Most up to date notices:


August 2020 Senior Letter


Class of 2021 Cap and Gown Photos


The next Senior cap and gown portraits will take place in the LPHS Auditorium on Nov. 12,13 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM.  Lifetouch will mail information about specific appointment date/time to senior homes.   When you receive your postcard, please follow the instructions to confirm your appointment.


Senior Class T-Shirt Design Competition


Entries for the senior class t-shirt design competition will be accepted through January 29.  Students should submit entries in jpeg file format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and should be sure to follow all established criteria.


Graduation Announcements 

Information from Jostens will be presented online to seniors regarding graduation announcements and other merchandise.  Students should not order their own cap and gown.  All other items can be ordered online via

College Information Packet

This packet includes information about SAT and ACT testing, how to request a transcript, Reccomendation letter information form, scholarship information and how to sign up for Mrs. Reamy and Mrs. Campbell's Remind notices.


Parent/Guardian Information Night

Senior information night will be held virtually.  Information regarding access will be communicated via e-mail.


Waiver Students – Altered Bell Schedules

Seniors on principal/college waiver are required to attend all scheduled classes at La Plata for the entire duration of the class.  In cases where the bell schedule is altered due to beginning of the year procedures, delayed opening or other circumstances, waiver students must stay at La Plata through the end of their last class.

Senior Dues Information

Senior Class Dues
Senior class dues for the graduating Class of 2021 are$135.00.  This amount includes cap, gown, stole and tassel, senior awards & recognitions, commencement exercises, class picnic, class t-shirt, and senior yard sign.  Each member of the Class of 2021 is expected to pay his or her class dues by November 30th, 2020.  The class dues payment does not include extra-curricular activities such asprom. It is a good idea for students to pay these fees as soon as possible to avoid late fees. Class dues and all school debts must be paid in full before students can purchase a prom ticket or be able to participate in graduation exercises.
Due Date: November 30, 2020
Students should pay their senior dues online or in the form of a check or money order payable to:La Plata High School.  Cash will not be accepted. Please include your students name and ID number on the check or money order. Checks and money orders should be mailed to the school Attn: Brian Craley or Mrs. Kristin Sackman (La Plata High School Financial Secretary.)
The link for online payment is:  It will be available beginning Friday 9/25/20.  (please note that due to system limitations graduating juniors and full time waiver students will need to submit dues payments by check or money order only.)
Late Fees
La Plata High School incurs additional costs/ charges because of last-minute changes in orders.  Therefore, students who do not meet the November 30th deadline will be assessed a late fee of $5.00 beginning December 1st.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the senior dues process, please feel free to email or call me at the school. My email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and the school number is 301-934-1100. Thank you for your support of the Class of 2021!


Commencement Ceremony Information

The La Plata High School Commencement Ceremony will take place on any day from June 2nd through June 4th, 2021.

Graduation Dress Code

      Ladies: Professional business attire. Solid white, black, or navy dress/pants/skirt. Pants or skirts may be worn with a white collared dress shirt. Solid white, navy, or black dress shoes(maximum heel of 2 inches). Backless or strapless dresses will not be permitted. Spaghetti strap dresses must have a covering.  All attire must meet CCPS dress code. No cork wedge heels may be worn. 


Gentlemen: Professional business attire.  Solid navy or black dress pants, white collared dress shirt, navy or black necktie, black dress shoes with dark socks.