Welcome to May, warmer weather, the end of school, and for the graduation class of 2016 the beginning of the rest of their lives. The next few weeks will have huge implications for students throughout Western Colorado as they put their school days behind them and advance into adulthood.

Here's a look at the Grand Junction area graduation schedule for the class of 2016.

  • May 12, 2016
    Gateway.........................6:00PM.....Gateway Community Center
    Grand River Academy....10:00AM......Avalon Theatre
  • May 13, 2016
    R-5..................................9:30AM.........Brownson Arena-CMU
  • May 14, 2016
    Colorado Mesa...............8:30AM............Stocker Stadium
  • May 15, 2016
    Hotchkiss........................1:00PM
    Delta................................7:00PM.............Panther Stadium
  • May 16, 2016
    Central..............................8:30AM.............Stocker Stadium
    Palisade............................6:30PM.............Stocker Stadium
    Paonia................................7:00PM
  • May 17, 2016
    Grand Junction..................8:30AM.............Stocker Stadium
    DeBeque.............................6:00PM
    Fruita Monument.................7:00PM.............Stocker Stadium
  • May 18, 2016
    Mesa Valley............................2:00PM..............CMU Ballroom
  • May 22, 2016
    Olathe................................12:30PM.......Wilson Football Field
    Montrose.............................2:45pm......Montrose Community Stadium
    Cedaredge..........................8:00PM
  • May 26, 2016
    Caprock Academy......Caprock Soccer Field