Cap and Gown

Students must order a cap and gown to participate in the commencement ceremony.  The cost of the cap and gown is $35.00 and can be paid by cash or by a check made payable to Lehigh Valley Academy.  Payment for the cap and gown is due by December 1, 2019. 

Honors Cords

Only LVA approved cords will be allowed at graduation.  The cords listed below are approved cords:

  • Full IB Diploma:  Blue hood with IB logo
  • IB Courses:  White cord
  • National Honor Society:  Yellow stole with NHS logo
  • Honors Cord:  Green cord for G.P.A. of 3.60- 4.14
  • High Honors Cord:  Purple cord for G.P.A. of 4.15 or higher
  • French National Honor Society:  Red, white, and blue cord
  • Spanish National Honor Society:  Red and yellow cord
  • Music National Honor Society:  Pink cord
  • Art (Including Film and Design Tech.) National Honor Society:  Rainbow cord
  • Science National Honor Society:  Blue and gold cord
  • Mathematics National Honor Society:  White and Light Blue
  • LVA K-12 Enrollment:  Light blue and maroon cord

Dress Code

Students must adhere to the following dress code to be allowed to walk at graduation. 

  • All students must wear their cap and gown.
  • Caps may be decorated; however, the decoration must be school appropriate.  
  • Dress pants, dress skirt, or a dress are required.
  • A dress shirt is required.
  • Dress shoes are required.