BRHS Seniors - Class of 2020

  • Welcome Class of 2020!

    Here you will find important information throughout the year.

    Update 5/15

    Cap & Gown Photo Registration

    If you receive a call indicating we do not have a cap & gown photo, use the link above to register for your photo time. Photos will be on May 26th during Cap & Gown pickup. 


    Update 5/14

    Shine on Event - Thursday, May 14th 

    At 8:20 pm tonight turn on your outside lights to show your support for this year's graduating class! This is a district wide event.

    Take pictures outside your home in your favorite Pirate gear with your senior sign. Post your pictures to social media using the hastags

    Pictures posted using these hashtags will be used to make a special tribute video to our 2020 seniors of The Pirate Nation!

    Update 5/13/20

    2020 Transcript Form 

    Update 5/8/20

    Commissioner Corcoran and the State Board of Education have waived School Districts from making up the 5 days of instructional time lost due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and extension of Spring Break. As a result, Seniors' last day is now May 13th. Seniors will not have any assignments or eLearning beyond May 13.

    Update 5/4/20

    Pick-up and Drop-off schedule for Seniors

    Covid-19 Protocol - Students and/or parents should remain in your vehicle. A staff member will come to your vehicle to assist you.

    You will need your student ID or student's driver license.

    May 11- 13

    8:00 – 11:00 and 4:00 – 6:00

    PE return - In front of Locker rooms 

    Textbook return - In front of Media Center

    Senior Fees - In front of front office

    Musical Instruments - In front of Band room

    Tuesday and Wednesday am only by appointment: Contact Bowman or Dawson

    Senior shirts and surprise - Bus loop


    Athletic Equipment Return (for seniors in a Spring Sport)

    May 11
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Track & Field @ road in front of Portables 6-10 area

    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Softball @ Softball Clubhouse

    May 12
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Baseball @ Baseball Clubhouse

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Track & Field @ road in front of Portables 6-10 area

    May 13
    8:30 am - 9:00 am
    Girls Tennis @ Gym Foyer Area (3-4 girls)

    May 12 – 14
    7:00 am – 12:00 pm
    JROTC return behind Building 8 – (Bradin, Collis and Fig)


    May 26 – Cap & Gown Distribution

    Decorate your vehicle to show your Pirate Pride!

    8:00 am – 9:00 am – Top 10%

    9:00 am – 11:00 am – Arts and Comm; Bus & Int’l

    12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Eng & Leadership; Science and Health


    Update 5/3/20 

    Check out and fine tutorial

    Update 04/27/2020

    Click the link below for a message from our Superintendent, Ms. Saunders:
    SENIORS - Do you need to return textbooks? Pick up a spring t-shirt? Pay Senior Fees?
    Come to campus May 11-13th
    8-11am or 4-6pm
    Textbook Returns: Go to the car rider line in front of the Media Center
    Pick up spring t-shirt: Go to the bus loop
    Pay Senior Fees: Go to the Front Office  Deadline to pay senior fees is May 13th, 6 pm
    Update 4/20/2020
    Our new graduation date will be on Friday, July 31 at 7:00 pm in the Bradenton Convention Center. We are working on rescheduling our other senior events as well as getting out your spring Senior shirts. We will keep you posted on new dates.
    This is a tough time, but we are working on our plans to celebrate the Class of 2020!!
     - Sharon Scarbrough, Principal


    Grad Bash & Prom Refunds: 

    Do you need a refund for Grad Bash or Prom? Fill out this refund form and submit it to our bookkeeper, Mrs. Infanti, at


    Graduation Speeches

    Prepare a 3-4 minute speech. Auditions will be held via Zoom meeting on Friday, May 8th at 9 am. Contact Ms. Witham by May 1st to sign-up or if you have questions.


    Senior Fee:

    The senior fee of $110 is required for graduation. The $110 fee includes cap, gown, tassel, medallion, 2 tee-shirts, 1 hoodie, and other graduation expenses.

    The payment method for senior fees has changed. We will no longer accept payment via the Student Payment Portal. Seniors should go to room 814 before or after school on one of the dates listed below to pay their fee. Seniors can pay with cash or a check made out to the school.

    Ways to pay Senior Fees:

    Mail them to the school: Braden River High School 6545 East State Road 70 Bradenton, FL 34203

    Bring them to the front office weekdays between 8 am and 3 pm

    Bring them when you come to return your textbooks and/or pick-up your spring t-shirt.

    Deadline: May 13th, 6 pm

    Join the Class of 2020 Remind:

    Text: @9kd772   to   81010


    Senior Class Sponsors

    Mrs. Marriner - room 726, ext. 2186,

    Ms. Witham - room 814, ext. 2161,


    SAB Officers and Committee Chairs

    President - Christian Solozano
    Vice President - Antonella Ortiz
    Secretary - Kaitlyn Bush
    Spirit & Events Committee Co-Chairs - Mattie Baker & Emily Wilcox
    Senior Privileges Committee Co-Chairs - Sebastian Colosia & Gabriella Nahkla
    Graduation Committee - Olivia Andrews
    Tee shirt and Hoodie Committee - Ajanique Jones
    SCF Liaison - Jasmin Mendoza


    Senior Advisory Meetings - BRHS Auditorium:

    September 12 - Senior Advisory September 2019
    October 16 - Senior Advisory October 2019
    November 14 - Senior Advisory November 2019
    January 22 - Senior Advisory January 2020
    February 20 - Senior Advisory February 2020
    March 12 - Senior Advisory March 2020
    April 15 - Canceled due to COVID quarantine


    Senior Awards Ceremony:



    Spring Tee-Shirt:

    May 11th-13th in the bus loop; 8-11 am or 4-6 pm


    Email your photos for the Senior Graduation Video:


    Tickets to Graduation:

    This information is TBD. Tentatively we will be distributing tickets at a rehearsal. Once we know the new guidelines for the Civic Center during social distancing we will let you know how many tickets we can offer each senior.


    Graduation Practices:

    Thursday, July 30th at BRHS Auditorium 9-11 am

    Friday, July 31st at the Civic Center in Palmetto 8:45-11 am


    Graduation Information:

    Friday July 31st - Graduation at the Bradenton Area Convention Center
              6:00pm - Graduates arrive in graduation attire
              6:15pm - Doors open for guests
              6:55pm - Doors close for processional of graduates
              7:00pm - Ceremony starts
              7:10pm - Doors reopen



    Past Information:



    There are still several students that have not submitted their height and weight information. This information is necessary to order your cap and gown for the graduation ceremony. If you have not submitted a white card yet click the link. This information must be sent to Mrs. Marriner at by 3pm on Friday, March 6th or we will not be able to order a cap a gown for you and you WILL NOT WALK in the graduation ceremony on May 15th.

    If you are planning to not walk in the graduation ceremony on May 15 you must submit this form to Ms. Witham, Mrs. Marriner, or your guidance counselor by 3pm on Thursday, March 12th. If you do not submit the form with your parent's signature you will be charged for the full $110.00 senior fee.


    Golden Heralds:

    Advisors- Mrs. Elsdon and Mr. Kirchberg

    Applications are available - See Mrs. Elsdon in room 617 or Mr. Kirchberg in room 721

    Application Due Date: November 29th

    Mock Interviews: TBD (February)

    Interviews: Saturday March 28, 2020

    Ceremony: Thursday May 7, 2020


    Yearbook Information:

    Top 10% - go to to sign up for your yearbook picture

    Cap and Gown Portraits: Go to to order prints.

    Go to to purchase yearbooks.


    Parent Informational Meetings:

    Spring Parent Meeting - Date TBD - BRHS Auditorium at 7pm


    Senior Projects:

    Students will be contacted on April 15th regarding their senior project presentation date or modified project due date.


    Senior Flags and Pennants

    We will be decorating the courtyard with senior pennants and flags in the Spring. Let everyone know your future plans by downloading a flag or a pennant and decorating the front and back. Be sure to include your name.

    And new due date TBD Completed flags and pennants should be given to your Social Studies teacher, Ms. Witham, or Mrs. Marriner.


    Online Course Requirement Deadline:  You must complete your online course requirement by May 1, 2020.