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Commencement 2025

Tuesday, May 20, 2025, Rehearsal

  • Baxter Arena, 2425 S 67th St
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. - Please, be on time! Rehearsal is MANDATORY! Students MUST participate in the rehearsal to attend commencement.

Wednesday, May 21, 2025, Commencement

Northwest High's graduation ceremony will be on 21, May 2025, at 7:00 p.m. inside Baxter Arena. The address is 2425 South 67th Street in Omaha. Attendees will not need a ticket to enter the event.

Doors will open one hour prior to each ceremony. Clear bags are not required, however, all bags will be checked at the arena doors. Guests needing accessibility accommodations should contact

Graduates should not bring any items into the arena. Have family and guests hold on to bags and coats during the ceremony. You will be directed outside the area immediately following the ceremony and should meet guests outside for photos.

Please note the following items are prohibited at Baxter Arena:

  • Any type of weapon, fake weapon or object resembling a weapon
  • Alcohol, drugs, illegal substances and vaporizing pens
  • Smoking materials and electronic cigarettes
  • Laser pointing devices
  • Drones
  • Hover boards, Heelys, skateboards and rollerblades
  • Artificial noise-making devices of any kind including whistles and air horns
  • Balloons, vases or confetti
  • Fireworks, pyrotechnics and aerosols
  • Outside food and beverage (20 oz. or smaller empty clear plastic bottles will be allowed for water)
  • Animals except for service animals
  • Any item deemed to compromise public safety



Congratulations Class of 2024! We are proud of you! Best of luck in your future endeavors!


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Commencement Live Link

Northwest High: May 22, 2024, 2:00 p.m.