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Senior Schedule & Graduation Events -- 2018

March 21, 2018
By Jane Glass

Graduation Information

Baccalaureate Tickets

Luncheon tickets $35 and are limited to two per family plus the student ticket (student ticket is free).   

Tickets are available online here (sales close after Tuesday, May 29).

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 Gowns/ Tuxedo Rentals

Gowns by arrangement with Mrs. Victoria Caron.

Tuxedos on Broadway will be at Cheverus on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Fittings will begin at 1:30 in the Sparta Room. The rental fee is $88. Please bring cash or a check (payable to Tuxedos on Broadway) for that amount. Payment must be made the day of the fitting.

Tux rental includes shoes.  Black socks, please.

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 27 -- Tuxedo Fitting for Senior Boys, 1:30, Sparta Room

Please bring $88 (cash or check payable to Tuxedos on Broadway). Payment must be made the day of the fitting (cash or checks only).

Thursday, April 12 -- Last Day of Classes for Seniors
Friday, April 13 -- Bishop's Holiday for Seniors


Monday, April 23 - Friday, April 27 -- Senior Finals

Download the schedule for Senior Finals.

Tuesday, 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.)

Friday, April 27 -- Senior Day at Fort Williams (after exams)

Cookout and celebration following senior exams. 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 -- see the sign-up here.

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.

Monday, April 30 -- Arrupe Service Projects -- Seniors First Day on the Project

Download the Arrupe Service Projects Rules and Regulations

Thursday, May 10 -- 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 19 -- Cheverus Prom, 6:00-10:30 p.m., The Landing

Dinner served promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 24 -- 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.

Wednesday, May 30 -- Last day at Arrupe Service Project site.


Thursday,  May 31
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.

Sunday,  June 3 -- 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 4
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 5

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

Thursday, June 7 - Friday, June 8

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



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