Class of 2018 Graduation Information
BISHOP VEROT HIGH SCHOOL
CLASS OF 2018
IMPORTANT EVENTS, DATES, AND DEADLINES
Alex Quattrone is creating a senior picture slideshow to be shown at graduation events. Please submit pictures from baby through high school by May 10th. Every student will have an allotted time slot in the show to fill. Please click here to upload pictures. For more information please email email@example.com.
CAPS AND GOWNS
Seniors will receive their cap and gown for graduation in early May. There is no cost.
Graduation tickets are available for pick-up. Each family is allotted two (2) floor tickets. Students may pick up tickets from Ms. Sim between 7:15 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. If you would like additional floor tickets, please have your senior request how many and you will be added to a waiting list. A limited number of extra tickets will be distributed on Wednesday, May 16th. Additional seating is available in the bleachers on a first come, first serve basis; there is not a limit to the number of guests per family. Doors will open to the Nevins Gym at 1:00 p.m.for the 2:00 p.m. Graduation Ceremony.
For those needing wheelchair accessibility, please e-mail Ms. Sim at firstname.lastname@example.org so space can be reserved (two seats) for your family members.
SERVICE HOURS – Wednesday, March 28 *extended
All documented service hours are due to the Campus Ministry office 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 Friday, April 27 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. Bolen in Campus Ministry or Mr. David Nelson 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.
LAST DAY OF CLASSES - Thursday, May 10
SENIOR EXAMS - May 11, 14, and 15
Please click here for the exam schedule.
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).
SENIOR GRADUATION DINNER/DANCE - Saturday, May 12, 6:00 p.m. *Parent-led optional event
Parents are currently planning a Graduation Dinner Dance for the Class of 2018 on Saturday, May 12th at the Tarpon Point Convention Center in Cape Coral. The cost per person will be between $75 - $85. Please click here for the Invitation and Reservation Form. For more information please contact Mrs. Susie Duca at 239-839-1873 or email@example.com.
*This is not a school sponsored event and particpation is not required.
SPELLMANIA – Wednesday, May 16
The show begins at 1:00 p.m. in the Nevins Gym – parents are welcome. Dress code is casual but appropriate. Seniors should arrive at 12:30 to get senior seating.
MANDATORY GRADUATION PRACTICE – Friday, May 18, 9:30 a.m. *Revised time
All seniors report to the Cafeteria by 9:30 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 18, 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 19
Doors to the Nevins Gym open at 12:00 p.m. Students should report to the cafeteria by 12:15 p.m. for lineup, dress code check, and class photo.
VALHALLA - Saturday, May 19
Valhalla is a parent-led after Graduation gathering at Zoomers in Ft. Myers. Please click here for the detailed information and the registration forms.
For more information or to volunteer please email Mrs. Rusti Clinger at firstname.lastname@example.org.