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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 28 -- Last day at Arrupe Service Project site.
Tuesday, May 28 - Monday, June 3-- Tuxedo Pick-up

Students can pick up tuxedos beginning on Tuesday, May 28 at Tuxedos on Broadway (740 Broadway, South Portland). Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on M-F and 10:00-2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Return is Tuesday, from 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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 Sebago Lake

Cookout and celebration. Please fill out the Senior Day Permission Slip. Students must take the Cheverus buses to participate in this picnic and should arrive at school by 9:30 a.m. Please note: students are responsible for bringing Epipens and inhalers as necessary.

Parents: Cheverus will provide bring the grill and food to be grilled. Parents who volunteered to donate food should drop off donations to the Main Office by 9:00 a.m. on Friday.

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 Senior Day.

Sunday,  June 2 -- Baccalaureate Sunday

Mass at St. Joseph Church, 12 noon, 673 Stevens Ave, Portland

Class of 2019 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.

Tuxedo Return: Tuxedos on Broadway (740 Broadway, South Portland), 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 6 - Friday, June 7

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



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