The long awaited day is upon us! We are excited to welcome the Class of 2020 and their parents/guardians back to 17th & Girard for the Conferral of Diplomas this Friday, July 31--the Feast of St. Ignatius.
The arrival times will be the same as had been previously planned:
10 a.m.: Students A thru G
Noon: Students H thru M
2 p.m.: Students N thru Z
Yearbook and tuxedo pickup is Thursday, July 30 from 10 a.m -1 p.m. on the front steps. Tuxedo return is Monday, August 3 at the Prep or directly to Rochester Tuxedo in Maple Shade, NJ.
The Plaza Lot will be closed to all cars. Attendants will direct parking in the North and Ridge Lots off of 18th Street.
Graduates and families will enter through the 18th Street gate and check in at the Registration Table. Boutonnieres and masks will be provided for the graduates.
Graduates and families will stay together as a group socially distanced and line up around the perimeter of the Plaza Lot to receive their diploma.
In keeping with Commonwealth requirements, we ask that families exit promptly, return to their cars and exit the parking lot to accommodate the next group.
Students will wear their tuxedos. Remember your class pin, ring and St. Joseph Medal. Moms, don’t forget your Mothers’ Club pin!
Masks are required for all in attendance. If you have any symptoms or exposure to COVID-19, please do not attend.
Water bottles will be available. If it is a sunny day you may wish to bring a personal size umbrella for shade.
A photographer will be available; there is no Livestream available for this event. In the event of inclement weather, we will line up in the Sauter Dining Hall.