SENIOR & GRADUATION INFO
This is the end of the year information for all activities pertaining to Seniors. Please use as reference and be sure to follow all directives.
In order to participate in Graduation, all academic, retreat and service hour requirements must be fulfilled. Inaddition, all financial obligations must be settled with the Finance Office and iPads/accessories must be turned in and cleared.
All Senior lockers are to be emptied by Friday, May 31, 2019.
Cap and Gown Distribution
Caps and gowns will be distributed to graduating seniors on Tuesday, June 4 in Masson Auditorium. Please note the time that you are to be at school. Also, only you will be permitted to pick up your own cap and gown. If anyone is not able to be there at his or her assigned time, he or she is to make arrangements with the Finance Office for pickup. No student will be given anyone else’s gown but their own.
Homerooms: NHS1 12:00pm NHS2 12:15pm 1A 12:30pm 2A 12:45pm 3A 1:00pm 4A 1:15pm 5A 1:30pm
Graduation and Baccalaureate Practice
Graduation practice will be held in Masson Auditorium on Thursday, June 6 at 9:00am with Baccalaureate practice at St. Thomas More Church to follow at 10:15am.
Baccalaureate and Graduation Tickets
Baccalaureate and graduation tickets will be distributed in homeroom by Wednesday, May 22. Each senior will receive an envelope containing FOUR tickets for Baccalaureate and TEN tickets for Graduation. Please return any unneeded tickets to the Main Office. Requests for additional tickets are to be submitted in writing to the main office by Tuesday, June 4.
Dress Code for Baccalaureate and Graduation
The dress code will be explained in detail at Baccalaureate and Graduation practice. Please be aware that girls are not permitted to wear pants, flip-flops, or sneakers and must dress modestly. Boys are required to follow the regular school dress code including dress shirt, tie and dress shoes. All regular school dress code requirements regarding grooming (boys must be clean-shaven) apply. Remember, you are representing yourself, your family, church, and ACCHS.
Baccalaureate will be held at St. Thomas More on Thursday, June 6 at 7:00pm. Students will process at 6:50pm so families should be seated before that time. Assemble on the lawn outside the church by the St. Thomas More statue by 6:00pm. Admission is by ticket only. Each senior will receive FOUR tickets. Remember to follow the dress code.
ACCHS Legacy Photo
Allentown Central Catholic invites all 2019 graduates with their grandparents, parents or siblings who are ACCHS Alumni to be a part of our annual VIKING LEGACY PHOTO! The Legacy Photo will be taken before graduation on Friday, June 7 at 5:45pm on the steps of Masson Auditorium.
Graduation will be held in Rockne Hall on Friday, June 7, 7:00pm. Seniors should assemble in Masson Auditorium no later than 6:00pm.
Admission is by ticket only. Each senior will receive TEN tickets. Please remember to follow the dress code.
Please DO NOT park in Sacred Heart Church's parking lot off 4th Street for graduation.
This is a PRIVATE lot for Sacred Heart Church events ONLY.
Sacred Heart will be having Mass at 7pm the same evening as graduation. Be advised that you may be parked in and stuck until Mass is over if you choose to park in the church lot. Allentown Central Catholic High School will NOT be responsible if this happens. Thank you for your cooperation.
Special Seating for Graduation
MUST BE REQUESTED BY TUESDAY, JUNE 4
Seating for those with limited mobility will be in the balcony. Therefore, the entrance is on 4th Street, upper level... NOT the alleyway. It is wheelchair accessible. Contact Mrs. Young at firstname.lastname@example.org for accommodated seating and to provide a number of seats required. Please indicate whether you will transfer to our seating or remain in a wheelchair. Also, keep in mind that there is limited space so only one family member may sit with the individual in need of seating accommodations. In addition, while there is access to restroom facilities, they are not immediately near the balcony and may require assistance. Please contact Mrs. Young at email@example.com with questions regarding disabled seating accommodations.
Please report to Masson Auditorium immediately after graduation. You will receive your diploma and report card after you show your homeroom teacher your mortarboard. The cap, gown, and ropes are yours to keep. Be sure to say "Thank You" to those who have helped you grow and mature through your Allentown Central Catholic High School years.
God Bless You and Congratulations!