2024 Graduation Ceremony

Northern Academy’s 2024 Graduation Ceremony will take place this year on Thursday, June 27th at Orange Hall (SUNY Orange). After the graduation, guests are also welcomed to stay for the End-of-Year Music and Dance Performance.

Date and Time

Thursday, June 27, 2023 at 1 PM


Orange Hall (SUNY Orange)

24 Grandview Avenue Middletown, NY 10940

Admission is free. Click here to RSVP.

If you have any questions surrounding the event, please contact the NAA Graduation Committee at graduation@northernacademy.org

Senior Spring PhotosApril 13, 20249:00 AM – 5:30 PMNorthern Campus & Orange County Arboretum
High School Graduation Rehearsal #1June 21, 20243:30 PM – 5 PMNorthern Academy Campus (B building, B101) 
High School Graduation Rehearsal #2June 24, 202410 AM – 12 AMNorthern Academy Campus (B building, B101) 
High School Graduation Rehearsal #3June 26, 20241:30 PM – 3 PMNorthern Academy Campus (B building, B101) 
Tree Planting CeremonyJune 24, 20249 AM – 10 AMNorthern Academy Campus (front of B building)
Senior BallTuesday June 25, 20245 PM – 9 PMTown of Wallkill Golf & Country Club – The Fountains
CommencementThursday June 27, 20241 PM – 4:30 PMOrange Hall (SUNY Orange)

As part of the Senior Graduation Package covered by their tuition, every senior will receive the following: 

  • Cap and gown rental ($30 deposit required)
  • 9-hour spring photo session
  • Digital copies of their top 2 favorite spring photos and of the graduation video
  • 1 large framed photo of your graduating class
  • School yearbook
  • Ballroom dance teacher for their senior ball
  • Tree planting ceremony
  • Senior gift bag
  • And more

The graduating class will be taking their Senior Spring Photos April 13, 2024. This photoshoot is a 9-hour event where students will have their group and self portraits taken by a professional photographer in the beautiful backdrop of spring.

All seniors are required to attend this photoshoot unless there is a special circumstance. The details of the event are as follows:

Date: April 13, 2024. If the weather is unfavorable, we will postpone it the photoshoot to a later date.

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Location: Northern Campus & Orange County Arboretum

Attire: Blouse + pants OR dress for the ladies; solid colored button up shirt and slacks for the gentleman; formal/semi-formal shoes for all

Appearance:Tidy Hair/Clean and shaven faces. Light makeup.

As part of the graduation package, students will receive 1 large framed photo and 2 free digital copies of your choice from the photos taken that day. Additional digital or print photos can also be purchased by filling out an order form.

The Senior Ball will take place this year on Tuesday, June 25.

Click here to learn more.

We need your support! Please check back later for volunteer opportunities. 

*To donate, please contact Jim Luan at (845) 381-2594 or email us at graduation@northernacademy.org.* 

Northern Academy of the Arts is a non-profit organization. Please consider making a tax deductible donation to support our graduating seniors. Your contribution will help offset the cost of the graduation and ensure that our students have a memorable and fulfilling experience. There will also be a student dance and music recital following the commencement ceremony. We expect at least 200 people to attend this whole-day event, and donors and sponsors are more than welcome to join!

Companies who choose to sponsor our graduation will also be honored and promoted during the event. We offer four tiers of promotion based on the amount contributed.

For inquiries, please text Jim Luan at (845) 381-2594 or email us at graduation@northernacademy.org.

We appreciate your support!

Click on the following link to RSVP.