- Graduation Information
Class of 2023 Graduation Information
BISHOP VEROT HIGH SCHOOL
CLASS OF 2023
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CAPS AND GOWNS
Seniors will receive their cap and gown for graduation in early May. There is no cost.
You may order Graduation announcements
SERVICE HOURS – March 1
All documented service hours are due 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.
SENIOR AWARDS ASSEMBLY – April 26
The annual Senior Awards Assembly will be held in the Anderson Theater at 9:00 a.m. Parents are welcome to attend, but must check in to the Main Office upon arrival.
GRAD BASH – April 26-27
Grad Bash will be Friday, April 26th. Mr. Negulescu will send out a Google Form in February to see how many are interested in attending. The cost in 2023 was $170.00 per person, however exact pricing for Grad Bash 2024 is not yet available. Students will be leaving Verot on April 26th around noon, and will not be returning until around 6:00am the next morning (4/27).
PROM - April 27
The Senior Prom will be held at Sidney Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Ft. Myers from 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. All guests must arrive by 8:00 p.m. - no late admittance will be allowed.
For Prom dress code information, Click Here.
Click Here to find the Non-Verot Date Form and Dress Code for Prom. This form must be completed and returned to Dr. Mastandrea by May 1, 2023. It is important that you read this PDF in full if you intend to bring someone outside of school as your guest. There is a section in red that needs to be signed by your parent in addition to the section that asks for their phone number at the top. If your intentions are to bring a Bishop Verot sophomore as your date, another permission form will be going out in the near future. Bishop Verot freshmen cannot attend Prom, so please keep that in mind when asking dates.
SENIOR SUNSET – May 8
This is an event that began last year. It will take place on May 8th and will start at 7:00 p.m. All Verot Seniors are invited to come to the football field that evening to watch the sunset the night before their last full day of high school. Verot will be providing a food truck, music, and games for everyone to enjoy. Freshman Retreat letters will also be distributed during this event. More info on this will be sent out as the event gets closer.
AP EXAMINATIONS – May 6 - 17
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 - May 9
SENIOR EXAMS - May 10, 13, and 14
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).
SPELLAMANIA – Wednesday, May 15
Spellamania will be held in the Nevins Gymnasium at 1:00 p.m. Seniors should plan to arrive by 12:30 p.m. Parents are welcome - please check in to the Main Office upon arrival.
MANDATORY GRADUATION PRACTICE – Friday, May 17 at 7:45 a.m.
All seniors report to the Cafeteria at 7:45 a.m. for practice. Students must be on time or they will assist Dr. Mastandrea and Mr. Hiller in cleaning up Verot for Graduation. Students who do not attend will not participate in graduation. Click here for dress code information for practice.
BACCALAUREATE MASS – Friday, May 17 at 5:00 p.m.
Mass will be held at St. Katharine Drexel in Cape Coral. Students must be in the St. Katharine Drexel Parish Hall no later than 4:05 p.m., dressed appropriately. Graduates must attend the Baccalaureate Mass in order to participate in graduation.
Dress Code for Mass and Graduation
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)
STUDENTS WHO FAIL TO MEET DRESS CODE EXPECTATIONS MAY NOT PARTICIPATE IN GRADUATION.
BACCALAUREATE RECEPTION - Saturday, May 17 immediately follwoing Mass - RSVP by April 29
We are excited to offer a celebratory reception following the Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 17, hosted by our Junior Class parents. This reception will be held in the Parish Hall at St. Katharine Drexel immediately following the Mass. We hope this will be a nice time for families to share memories while enjoying light appetizers. To assist in the planning, we ask senior families to please RSVP no later than April 29th.
GRADUATION – Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m.
Graduates should park in the back of the gym and arrive in the cafeteria no later than 9:00 a.m. Don't forget your tassels or cords.
VALHALLA - Saturday, May 18 *This is a parent-led event
This post-graduation ceremony is a parent-led event.
Please Click Here for more information.
Bishop Verot Diploma Frames
Please Click Here to complete the order form and return with payment to the Main Office, attention Patty Holmes. Frames are $50 each.