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Graduation Information

Awards Assembly is May 19, 2017 at 9 am in the Main Gym
Baccalaureate Mass is May 19, 2017 at 7:30 pm at St. Peter Chanel
Graduation is May 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm in the Main Gym

Blessed Trinity Catholic High School

Graduation Events – 2017



Mon      4/10      Green               Seniors permitted to wear senior polo any days they like from this day forward.


Mon      4/17      Green               8:00      Senior Breakfast in cafeteria

                                                8:50      Class picture taken in gym, followed by dismissal

                                                            Attire: Out of uniform, dress up


Tue       4/18      Gold                 7:45      Senior Mass at BT followed by Service Day at HomeStretch

                                                            Attire: Old clothes worn for painting, landscaping, etc. Do not

wear shorts. Bring work gloves.


Sat       4/22                              8-11      Prom at Metropolitan Club on Windward Parkway.  Lock-in 8:30 to 10:15


Mon      5/1        Green               7:45      AP Chemistry / AP Environmental Science

                                                12:00    AP Psychology


Tue       5/2        Gold                 7:45      AP Spanish

                                                12:00    AP Art History/AP Physics 1


Wed     5/3        Green               7:45      AP English Lit (regular Wednesday 8:45 start for everyone else)


Thu       5/4        Gold                 7:45      AP Government


Fri        5/5        Green               7:45      AP U.S. History -AP Studio Art portfolios submitted by this afternoon  

12:00    AP Computer Science Principles                       


Mon      5/8        Gold                 7:45      AP Biology

                                                12:00    AP Physics Mechanics C


Tue       5/9        Green              7:45      AP Calculus AB and BC

                                                12:00    AP French


Wed.    5/10      Gold                 12:00    AP English Lang


Thurs    5/11      Green               7:45      AP World Hist.

12:00    AP Stats


Fri.       5/12      Gold                 7:45      AP Human Geography/ AP Microecon

12:00    AP Latin           


Last day of regular classes for seniors and last day in uniform for seniors

Senior College Shirt Day – a College Shirt may be worn in place of uniform shirt


Mon      5/15                                7:45    Senior Exams Green 1 (for students who did not exempt)

                                                10:15    Senior Exams Green 2 (for students who did not exempt)


Tue       5/16                              7:45     Senior Exams Green 3 (for students who did not exempt)

                                                10:15    Senior Exams Green 4 (for students who did not exempt)


Wed     5/17                              7:45     Senior Exams Gold 1 (for students who did not exempt)

                                                10:15    Senior Exams Gold 2 (for students who did not exempt)

Thu       5/18                              7:30      Senior Exams Gold 3 (for students who did not exempt)

                                                9:45      Senior Exams Gold 4 (for students who did not exempt)


12:00   Graduation practice in Gym – required attendance for all graduates. Dismissal at 1:30.

                                                            Graduation tickets for gym seating distributed.

No additional gym tickets

If you do not need all of your allotted tickets for the gym, please contact Debra Pelitera to donate them to other families:  Families may also check with Debra to see if tickets have been donated.


                                                1:30      Lunch for Queen of Angels alumni at Q of A


Fri        5/19                              8:30      Seniors arrive at Aux Gym for Awards Assembly

                                                9:00      Assembly begins in the Main Gym

                                                            Attire: Cap and Gown.

7:00      Seniors arrive at St. Peter Chanel McNamee Hall for Baccalaureate. (Ticket not required, but please limit attendance to 4 people.)

                                                7:30      Mass begins

                                                            Attire: Gown, no cap


Sat       5/20                              2:45      Doors open for Graduation

                                                2:45      Seniors arrive at homeroom for Graduation

                                                3:00      Seniors begin line up procedures for movement to Main Gym

                                                3:30      Graduation begins in the gym/TV broadcast in theater

                                                            Attire: Cap and gown.


Wed     5/24                              11:30    Lunch for St. Jude alumni at St. Jude


Thu       5/25                              12:30    Lunch for Holy Redeemer alumni at Holy Redeemer Media Center



Note:    1) Seniors must complete all graduation requirements, including service hours, in order to participate in

    the graduation events.


2) Seniors need to show up only for the exams they must take. Scheduled finals are given in the theater.

    Here is the exemption policy from the Student Handbook:


Graduating seniors may be exempt from the final exam in a course at the teacher’s discretion, provided that during second semester, the student (1) has at least a 90 average (including the honors weight, if applicable), (2) has not been suspended, has not received a Saturday School, and has no more than four detentions, (3) has completed the service hour requirement, (4) has been absent from the class (both excused and unexcused) not more than three times. The only exceptions to the absence rule are for students who miss a class because of a school activity, such as a field trip or athletic contest, or for up to 3 college visits.


            3) Attire under gown for men: Dress shirt, straight tie, dark slacks, brown or black dress shoes, dark socks.


            4) Attire under gown for women: Dress or skirt (no slacks), dress shoes.


5) Graduation will be recorded by a professional video company. Also, graduates will have a photograph      taken as they receive their diploma. Order forms for DVD and still photos available on the BT website.