Graduation Details for Alamogordo High School and APS Updates


Information from Alamogordo Public Schools for Friday’s Alamogordo High School Graduation and Fireworks.

- Alamogordo High School Graduation is scheduled for this Friday, May 26th at Tiger Stadium (103 Cuba Ave)

- Gates will open at 5 pm and the ceremony will begin at 7 pm. The event will last approximately 75 minutes and will be capped off with a fireworks display.

- You can find additional event information including the commencement program, parking map, and link to the YouTube live stream on the APS website:…

Details of the event…
Alamogordo High School Graduation will be on Friday, May 26th. Gates to AHS Tiger Stadium (103 Cuba Ave) will open at 5 pm and the ceremony will begin at 7 pm. The majority of parking will be on the west side of the stadium, which can be accessed by Tiger Dr., off First St.

Fri, May 26 – Commencement Ceremony
5:00 pm - All gates to the football stadium will be opened.
AHS respectfully requests that all guests remain throughout the entire ceremony.
The ceremony will also be live-streamed on the APS YouTube channel at

Graduation Ceremony
The 2023 Graduation Ceremony will take place in the Alamogordo High School Tiger Stadium at 7:00 p.m. The graduation ceremony usually lasts approximately 75 minutes. Diplomas will be issued to students during the graduation ceremony. In the event of inclement weather, graduation will be moved into the Tiger Pit. (Please note, if moved into the Tiger Pit, each graduate will only be allowed 2 guests.) A fireworks display will cap off the event at approximately 8:15 pm.
Handicapped Guest Information
Tickets are not required for the ceremonies except for seats in the handicapped section. Adults must pick up tickets for handicapped guests. Only one family member for each handicapped guest is permitted to accompany a handicapped guest. Those people sitting in the handicapped section must give this ticket to the adult supervising the handicapped area. Please contact Jessica Fussell after Sat, May 13, 2023, at (575) 812-6502 to obtain tickets for the handicapped section. You will be required to present a state-issued handicapped placard to obtain a ticket. If you have two family members requiring a handicapped ticket, each member must present their placard to obtain a ticket.
Please remember, no animals, weapons, explosive devices, alcoholic beverages, or electronic cigarettes while on school property.
During the graduation ceremony, only officials will be permitted on the field with the graduates. No cameras or video equipment will be permitted on the field or in the handicapped section for elderly or handicapped guests who cannot sit in the bleachers.
After the ceremony, parents may enter the field to greet graduates. Note that Custodial and maintenance crews will be working to pick up chairs and stage setup. Please also note that only flat-soled shoes (wedges, flats, boots, etc.) may be worn by anyone walking on the field.

In other APS News…

Do you have a high school or middle school student that will be participating in sports in the 2023-24 school year? Reminder they will need a physical to compete! Take advantage of this physical clinic on June 10th!

Proceeds benefit The Alamogordo Athletic Training Program!

As the school year wraps up Chromebooks, chargers, and hotspots are being collected at school sites. Thank you to everyone who has already returned their checked-out items. We know that some items are still in use, please ensure that all items are returned prior to the end of the school year. Thank you from APS for your assistance. 

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