Class of 2020 Graduation Information
BISHOP VEROT HIGH SCHOOL
CLASS OF 2020
SENIOR YEARBOOK AD
The 2018 - 2019 yearbook is coming together and looking great. For any parents who have reserved a senior advertisement and have not submitted any materials, we need them immediately; otherwise, we will not be able to guarantee your ad will be published. Please submit your photos, parent letter, preferences, etc. to Mr. Atkins, or email them to email@example.com.
In addition, final payment for your ad is due on Monday, February 11. You may also still order a yearbook. The cost is $85 and should be sent to the Front Office, attention Yearbook as soon as possible. Final orders will be placed soon. Please email Mr. Atkins with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduation Announcements may be ordered online at www.Balfourfl.com. Late orders will be accepted (after February 11), subject to a late fee, and customized Bishop Verot announcements are not guaranteed after the deadline. Graduation announcement orders will be distributed in late February.
CAPS AND GOWNS
Seniors will receive their cap and gown for graduation in early May. There is no cost.
SERVICE HOURS – Wednesday, March 4
All documented service hours are due to Mr. Latell by the end of 7th period. Students must have a total of 30 documented hours for the school year at a preapproved not-for-profit service site. Failure to turn in documented hours by the deadline will result in a Saturday detention for each week until the hours are completed. Students MUST complete the 30 hours in order to graduate. Contact Mr. Latell if you have any questions.
Students who do not have their hours turned in before Prom will NOT have the opportunity to attend our prom or another school's prom.
LIVE JESUS RETREAT – March 26 - 29
This is a great way to put things in perspective as high school draws to a close. No student should leave Verot without experiencing a Live Jesus Retreat. The cost is $200 per student and space is limited. For more information contact Mr. Latell at email@example.com.
GRAD BASH - Friday, April 24
Seniors will leave Bishop Verot at 12:00 p.m. and return around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 25. The cost for this event is $135 ($85 for Universal ticket / $50 bus trip) and payment is due to Mr. Kelly by Thursday, March 26. Permission slips will be available on canvas.
EASTER VACATION - April 9 - 12 - Classes resume Monday, April 13
SENIOR AWARDS ASSEMBLY - Friday, May 1 at 9:30 a.m.
Senior parents are welcome to join us for the Senior Awards Assembly, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Anderson Theater.
PROM - Saturday, May 2 - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
The Junior/Senior Prom will be held at Sidney Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Ft. Myers. Tickets are $50 and will be on sale the week prior to Prom during Flex in the cafeteria. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Students who would like to be accompanied by a Non-Verot guest must fill out and submit the Non-Verot Student Request Form on canvas. Please click here for Dress Guidelines.
AP EXAMINATIONS – May 4 - 15
Students will not be required to attend any of their regular schedule classes on a day they are taking an AP exam.
LAST DAY OF CLASSES - Thursday, May 7
SENIOR EXAMS - May 8, 12, and 13
Students who have earned a 90 or above for both quarters in a class will be exempt from the Final Exam (This does not apply to AP courses).
SPELLMANIA – Wednesday, May 13
The show begins at 1:25 p.m. in the Nevins Gym – parents are welcome. Seniors should arrive at 1:15 p.m. to get senior seating.
MANDATORY GRADUATION PRACTICE – Friday, May 15 at 9:00 a.m.
All seniors report to the Cafeteria at 8:45 a.m. for practice. Students must be on time or they will be issued a work detention following practice. Students who do not attend will not participate in graduation.
BACCALAUREATE MASS – Friday, May 15 at 5:00 p.m.
The Mass will be held at St. John XXIII Catholic Church. Seniors should arrive at the St. John XXIII community room no later than 4:15 p.m. Graduates must attend the Baccalaureate Mass in order to participate in graduation.
Dress Code for Mass
All students wear their Graduation gowns – pressed and ironed. Caps are NOT worn.
Men: dress shirt, tie, dark slacks, dress shoes (no sneakers); clean-shaven, hair neat, no earrings
Ladies: knee length skirts or dresses, dress shoes (flats or heels)
GRADUATION – Saturday, May 16 at 11:00 a.m.
Doors to the Nevins Gym open at 10:00 a.m. Students should report to the cafeteria by 10:15 a.m. for lineup, dress code check, and class photo.
VALHALLA - Saturday, May 16
Valhalla is a parent-led after Graduation gathering at Zoomers in Ft. Myers. Parents must register their student to attend and are encouraged to help make this a memorable event for the graduates. Please click here for more information and the registration form.
For more information or to volunteer please contact Lisa Quattrone at Lisa@qainc.net or 239 851-1798.