Class of 2021 Graduation Information
BISHOP VEROT HIGH SCHOOL
CLASS OF 2021
CAPS AND GOWNS
Seniors will receive their cap and gown for graduation in early May. There is no cost.
SERVICE HOURS – April 23
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 18 - 21
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.
EASTER VACATION - April 1 - 9 - Classes resume Monday, April 12
SENIOR AWARDS ASSEMBLY - Friday, April 30 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 Viking Stadium.
PROM - Saturday, May 1 - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. * Venue may change
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 3 - 14
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 6
SENIOR EXAMS - May 7, 10, and 11
Students who have earned a 93 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 12
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 14 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 14 at 5:00 p.m.
The Mass will be held in Viking Stadium. Seniors should arrive at cafeteria 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 15 at 9:00 a.m.
gates to Viking Stadium open at 8:00 a.m. Students should report to the cafeteria by 8:15 a.m. for lineup, dress code check, and class photo.