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Senior Schedule & Graduation Events -- 2019 (Updated)

April 27, 2019
By Jane Glass

Graduation Information

Baccalaureate Luncheon

Luncheon reservations $35/person and are limited to two per family plus the student (student attendance is free).   

Reservations are available online here (sales close after Tuesday, May 28). 

Note: Dress code or dress attire is in effect. Otherwise stated: students must dress formally but do not have to wear the school Oxford shirt or blazer.

Graduation Tickets & Announcements

Each student will be given six (6) tickets for the first-floor Orchestra or Terrace seating at Merrill Auditorium. Tickets will be chosen by lottery and will be available at Senior Parents Information Night on March 21 (meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.) and in the Main Office beginning Thursday, March 22.  There is upper-level seating at Merrill that does not require a ticket. Each senior will be given ten (10) announcements. (A graduation announcement is not the same as a ticket.) If additional announcements are needed please contact Alessandra Poggio in the Main Office.

Handicapped Seating in Merrill Auditorium

Please contact Mrs. Mary Campbell to arrange seating at

Timeline for ASP & Graduation Events

Tuesday, March 26 -- Tuxedo Fitting, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Sparta Room

Mandatory tuxedo fitting. Rental cost is $99 and includes black shoes (students provide their own black socks). Students should bring cash or check made out to Tuxedos on Broadway to the tuxedo fitting.

Thursday, April 11 -- Last Day of Classes for Seniors
Friday, April 12 -- Bishop's Holiday 


Monday, April 22 - Friday, April 26 -- Senior Finals

Download the schedule for Senior Finals.

Wednesday, April 24 -- Arrupe Service Projects Kick-Off

Seniors: report to the cafeteria at 7:45 a.m.
(Underclassmen: report to homeroom at 10:00 a.m.)

Monday, April 29 -- Arrupe Service Projects -- Seniors First Day on the Project

Download the Arrupe Service Projects Rules and Regulations

Monday, May 6 - Friday, May 17 -- AP Exams

Students who are taking AP Exams are excused from their ASP site for those exams. See the AP Exam Schedule. Students with one exam on a given day should attend their project before or after the exam. Teachers may require AP students to return to campus for review before the AP tests; students should check with their teachers for information about AP review.

Thursday, May 9 -- Arrupe Service Projects -- Reflection Paper #1 Due

Papers must be turned in to Faculty Advisor by 4:00 p.m.
Download the Reflection Paper #1 guidelines.

Saturday, May 18 -- Cheverus Prom, 6:00-10:00 p.m., The Landing

Dinner served promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 23 -- Arrupe Service Projects -- Reflection Paper #2 Due

Papers must be turned in to Faculty Advisor by 4:00 p.m.
Download the Reflection Paper #2 guidelines.

Tuesday, May 29 -- Last day at Arrupe Service Project site.


Wednesday,  May 29
Senior Breakfast,  7:50 a.m.  

Sponsored by the Office of  Institutional Advancement

Arrupe Service Projects Assembly, 9:10 a.m.

Dress code required -- all seniors must attend and bring the On-the-Job Supervisor's evaluation.

Graduation Practice, immediately following the ASP assembly

All seniors must attend.

Blazer Bazaar

Seniors: please donate your unwanted blazers and/or dress shirts for underclassmen/women. Drop off after the Arrupe Service Projects Assembly at Admissions or the Loyola Reception Desk. Proceeds from the Blazer Bazaar go to the Cheverus Families Association.


Friday, May 31 -- Senior Day at Fort Williams (after exams)

Cookout and celebration. Please return the Senior Day Permission Slip to the Main Office or email to Ms. Poggio.

Parents: Cheverus will provide bring the grill and food to be grilled. We're asking for donations for snacks during the day -- check back for the sign-up sheet.

Students: Cheverus will bring the Gatorade coolers filled with water -- bring your water bottle and stay hydrated! Note: all students must ride the buses to and from Cheverus; students may not drive themselves to Ft. Williams.

Sunday,  June 2 -- Baccalaureate Sunday

Mass at St. Joseph Church, 12 noon, 637 Stevens Ave, Portland

Class of 2018 Celebration Luncheon, 1:30 p.m., Cheverus High School

Monday, June 3
Graduation Rehearsal, 11:00 a.m., Merrill Auditorium

All seniors must attend.

Seniors Group Photo, 5:00 p.m., on the front steps of Merrill Auditorium.

Merrill Auditorium Opens, 5:00 p.m.

Graduation, 6:00 p.m. , Merrill Auditorium

Project Graduation

Buses leave from Merrill Auditorium following graduation.

Tuesday, June 4

Students return from Project Graduation at 5:30 a.m.  Grads can be picked up in front of Loyola Hall.

Thursday, June 6 - Friday, June 7

Textbook Buyback in the Campus Store. See the instructions here.



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