Graduation updates

Caddo Magnet High School’s Class of 2020 graduation will be held at Independence Stadium beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 1st.

  • Each graduate is allotted four tickets for guests.  Tickets may be obtained through this link:   Masks are required for entry.  Tickets may be printed out or scanned directly from your phone during entry.
  • Guests may bring umbrellas and water bottles into the stadium.  No noise makers, air horns, balloons, signs, etc.  Babies/infants will not require a ticket for entry.  All graduates will receive bottled water for the ceremony.
  • Seating is not reserved.  Gates are supposed to open at 6:30 a.m. for guests.  All seating is on the west (pressbox) side of the stadium. The four guests will sit together, and it is encouraged to enter the stadium at the same time.  There will be social distancing requirements between the groups.  There will be personnel in the stands directing the seating of guests and maintenance of the distancing requirement.
  • Parking:  Students may park in the Orange Lot and enter the south gate with their cap and gown.  Guests may park in the Gold, Brown, Gray, and Green Lots.  Guests will not be allowed to enter the south gate.  Here is a diagram for parking: Graduation IBowl Parking
  • Information has been sent to our seniors showing changes in dress code due to heat and walking on artificial turf.
  • Restrooms on the west (pressbox) side will be open and cleaned regularly.
  • The concession stand on the west side of the stadium is supposed to be open.  Not sure what all will be offered other than drinks.
  • At no time will guests be allowed to enter the stadium field.
  • There will be fireworks either after the graduates turn their tassels, or after the Alma Mater.  Be prepared for the noise.
  • The graduation will be live streamed from the Caddo Parish School Board website.
  • There will be a professional photographer on site.  Graduates will receive a packet for ordering photographs.  Copy of packet:Graduation photograph packet info0001
  • In the case of inclement weather, the start time will be delayed as needed.  Notices will go out to the graduates of any changes due to weather.