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Blessed Trinity Catholic High School Graduation Events – 2019


Baccalaureate Mass: Friday, May 17, 2019 - 7:30 pm at St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church


Commencement: Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 3:00 pm in Blessed Trinity Gymnasium

The Awards Assembly and Commencement will be live streamed on our website:




Blessed Trinity Catholic High School

Graduation Events – 2019



Tues 4/23 Green 8:00        Senior Breakfast in cafeteria

                9:30        Class picture taken in gym, followed by dismissal

Attire: Out of uniform, dress up

Must have turned in all required permission slips for Service Day

Wed 4/24          Gold 7:45    Senior Mass at BT followed by Service Day at HomeStretch

                        Attire: Old clothes that can be worn for painting, landscaping, etc.
                                                                Do not
wear shorts. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring work gloves.


Sat 4/27                 8-11 pm Prom at Alpharetta Marriott on Windward Parkway


Thu 5/2          Gold AP Computer Science Principles portfolios must be submitted by this afternoon


Mon 5/6          Gold 7:45        AP US Government and Politics

                11:45 AP Environmental Science


Tue 5/7          Green 7:45       AP Spanish

             11:45 AP Physics 1

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

               11:45 AP French


Thu 5/9          Green 7:45        AP Chemistry

               11:45 AP Psychology


Fri   5/10        Gold (Last day of regular classes for seniors and last day in uniform; a college shirt                                           may be worn in place of the uniform shirt)
                                                
7:45        AP United States History
                                             
11:45 AP Computer Science Principles
                                                                
AP Studio Art portfolios must be submitted by this afternoon

Mon 5/13        Green 7:45        AP Biology

                9:15        Green 4 Exam in theater (for seniors that did not exempt)

                11:00 Lunch for those who also have exam at 11:45

                11:45 AP Physics C/Gold 3 Exam in theater (for seniors that did not exempt)


Tue 5/14        Gold     7:45    AP Calc AB and AP Calc BC

                9:15    Gold 4 Exam in theater (for seniors that did not exempt)
                                                
11:00 Lunch for those who also have exam at 11:45
                                                
11:45 AP Art History and AP Human Geography/Green 3 Exam in
                                                                theater (for seniors that did not exempt)


Wed 5/15          Green 7:45        AP English Language
                                                
9:15        Gold 2 Exam (for seniors that did not exempt)
                                                11:00 Lunch for those who also have exam at 11:45
                                                11:45 AP Macroeconomics/Green 2 Exam in theater
                                                                  (for seniors that did not exempt)

Thu 5/16          Gold   7:45 AP Comparative Gov. and Politics and AP World History

                                                9:15        Green 1 Exam in theater (for seniors that did not exempt)
                                                
11:00 Lunch for those who also have exam at 11:45
                                                
11:45 AP Statistics/Gold 1 Exam in theater
                                                                  (for seniors that did not exempt)
                                                
3:00         Graduation practice in gym--required attendance


Fri 5/17          Green 7:45        AP Microeconomics and AP Music Theory
                                                
11:45 AP Latin and AP Computer Science A

                                        11:30 Seniors arrive at Aux Gym for Awards Assembly

                12:00 Assembly begins in the Main Gym

                           Attire: Cap and Gown
                                                
7:00        Seniors arrive at St. Peter Chanel McNamee Hall for                                                                   Baccalaureate

                7:30        Mass begins

                           Attire: Gown, no cap


Sat 5/18                2:00         Doors open for Graduation

                        Seniors arrive at homeroom for Graduation

               2:30         Seniors begin line up procedures for movement to Main Gym

               3:00         Graduation begins in the gym

                           Attire: Cap and gown


Tue 5/21                11:30 Lunch for St. Jude alumni at St. Jude


Wed 5/22                1:00         Lunch for Queen of Angels alumni at Queen of Angels


Thu 5/23                12:30 Lunch for Holy Redeemer alumni at Holy Redeemer Media Center




Senior Final Exams:


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 has:

  1. at least a 90 average (including the honors weight, if applicable)

  2. no in or out of school suspensions

  3. no Saturday Schools

  4. no more than four administrative detentions

  5. met all service hour requirements


Final Exam Schedule:


Monday, 5/13 9:15 Green 4 11:45 Gold 3

Tuesday, 5/14 9:15 Gold 4 11:45 Green 3

Wednesday, 5/15 9:15 Gold 2 11:45 Green 2

Thursday, 5/16 9:15 Green 1 11:45 Gold 1



Summary of Graduations Events:


Thursday, 5/16, 3:00 Graduation practice in Gym--required attendance for all graduates.

Dismissal at 4:30.  Graduation tickets for gym seating distributed. * See below for ticket information.


Friday, 5/17, 12:00 Awards Assembly in Main Gym; Cap and Gown event.  Seniors line up in Aux Gym at

11:30.


Friday, 5/17, 7:30 Baccalaureate at St. Peter Chanel. Gown, no cap.  Seniors arrive at 7:00 to line up in

McNamee Hall. Ticket not required, but please limit attendance to 4 people.


Saturday, 5/18, 3:00 Graduation.  Cap and gown event.  Seniors arrive in homerooms at 2:00.  

Doors open for guests at 2:00.


There are three ways to watch graduation:


  • Live in the main gym where graduation occurs.  Every student is guaranteed six tickets for the main gym.

  • A simulcast in the school theater.  Families may request up to six additional tickets for the theater.

  • Via a live broadcast in the comfort of your home or anywhere you have Internet access.


*A link to request theater seating or additional tickets or to donate back unneeded gym tickets will be emailed to all families Friday morning, March 22.


Special Notes:


1) Seniors must complete all graduation requirements including service hours to participate in the graduation events.


2) Attire under gown:  


Men: Dress shirt, straight tie, dark slacks, brown or black dress shoes, dark socks.

Women: Dress or skirt (no slacks), dress shoes.


3) You may donate gently used uniform shirts and pants (with embroidered logo only), sweaters and fleeces for Home and School to resell. Bring them to the main office cleaned and on hangers.