Commencement

 

Commencement


Commencement for the Class of 2019 will be held on June 1, 2019, at 10:00am on Dalling Field. 

But until then, there are a number of activities and events all year round that celebrate our seniors and their accomplishments! We hope you can join us for any or all of these events! 



 

SENIOR MASS & HOMECOMING ASSEMBLY (Oct 2018)
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The 2018 Senior Mass & Homecoming Assembly will take place on Friday, October 19 at 12:30pm.

Our first senior-focused event of the year!   

During the day,  Seniors will be in the Auditorium for Mass, followed by a special lunch in the gym and take homeroom pictures.

At 12:30pm, parents are welcome to join us as we have our procession of the Senior Homerooms.

Attire:

  • Seniors are to wear business attire; a suit, or jacket and tie for the gentlemen and an appropriate outfit for the ladies, slacks, skirts, or dresses. Attire is not evening attire and must be modest in length for our young ladies.
  • This year, we are encouraging all seniors to incorporate some "pink" into their attire.  This is in support of "GIT" your Pink on day at SJ on 10/19 to raise funds for breast health education.

 

CLASS DAY (May 2019)
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Class Day will be held in May 2019. The exact date will be announced soon. Parents are more than welcome to join us. 

Class Day is a St Joe's tradition that gathers the entire school to celebrate our Seniors. Academic awards and scholarships are also announced! 

 

BACCALAUREATE MASS (May 2019)
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Baccalaureate Mass will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 7:00pm at St Theresa Church (5301 Main Street, Trumbull). 

St Joe's Baccalaureate Mass is offered in thanksgiving for the blessings God has bestowed upon our graduates and their families. 

Attire:

  • Seniors should arrive no later than 6:15PM wearing their gowns but no caps. 

 

COMMENCEMENT 
(June 2019)
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Commencement will be held on Saturday, June 1 at 10:00AM.

Seniors should arrive no later than 9:00am.  No adornments of any kind are allowed on caps or gowns. 

Seating: 
Ample seating is available on St Joe's bleachers. Should you wish to sit on the field, you must provide your own seating. 
Weather permitting, Commencement will take place on St Joe's Dalling Field and seating is unlimited. 

In the event of inclement weather, you will be notified through our phone notification system. If held indoors, Commencement will take place in our gymnasium and each graduate will be limited to 4 guests. Overflow seating will be available in the auditorium and classrooms. 

Video & Photography
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During Homecoming, Class Day, and Baccalaureate Mass:

Parents are more than welcome to take photos during each of our events. 

In addition, St Joseph High School takes photos during each event and places them on our SmugMug page for your viewing. You may also save images off of our SmugMug page. 

During Commencement: 

  • Photography at Commencement
    • For the safety of our graduates, families are not allowed to be up close to the stage to take photographs. 
    • Typically, we will have an in-house photographer taking photographs during the event of your student. Those photos will be available to view on SJ's SmugMug page. 
  • Live Stream of Commencement
    • St Joe's Commencement will be Live Streamed for those who are unable to attend the graduation ceremony. As the date nears, we will send a link via email.
       
  • Commencement DVDs
    • As the date draws near, we will inform parents on whether a Commencement DVD will be available to purchase. 

       

Yearbook Distribution 
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Yearbooks are included as part of students' graduation fee . They are typically distributed in late May prior to our Senior BBQ (date TBA). 

If you'd like to purchase additional yearbooks, click here
If you'd like to purchase an ad for your grad, click here. 


 

Cap & Gown Distribution 
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Cap and Gown distribution typically takes place during Graduation practice. Date: TBA.