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Seniors 2018 - Important Dates

February 5th: Christian Service Hours Due for Seniors

Senior Christian Community Service Hours are due to Theology teacher.

March 5th: Prom Dress Approval Begins

Ladies will be assigned to a faculty or staff member for approval of their dress. Once approved, each senior must turn in a full color print-out of the dress photos with their prom packet. (Please refer to Prom Dress Code)

April 16th: All Parent Volunteer Hours Due

Parent Volunteer Hours will be due in two parts. This will be the due date for the second and final half of the 10 hours required. All Financial Obligations must be cleared with the Business Office.

Students - All detentions of any type must be served by this date for those wanting to participate in Prom and other end of the year activities.

April 16th – 20th: Senior Exit Interviews

Seniors will be interviewed by the Guidance Department regarding their plans after graduation. Please note that you will be required to bring ALL letters of college acceptance and ALL financial Aid/Scholarship Award letters.

April 23rd: Conflict/Make-up Forms Due

Conflict/Make-Up Final Exam Forms are due to Guidance by the end of the school day.

April 23rd – 27th: Senior Spirit Week

This week will be filled with activities and dress downs specifically to celebrate the Senior Class. (Details on dress down themes and activities to follow at a later date).

April 27th: Grad Bash

  • Departure-1:30 pm (No school for Seniors) Seniors must arrive at the gym by 12:15
  • Return- approx. 6:00 am April 28th.
  • Cost: TBA

At time of pick up, please do not block the entrances on 104th street so that buses may enter quickly. We ask that students be picked up as quickly as possible as a courtesy to the chaperones who are staying up most of the night for this event.

Students may leave cars on school grounds overnight. The school will close its gates as usual but is NOT responsible for any theft/vandalism that may occur overnight while the grounds are unsupervised.

Tickets can be paid for in the Business Office from February 20th – March 16th. Once ticket has been bought receipt and field trip form must be turned into the Activities Office to complete purchase. (Forms will not be accepted without receipt of payment)

April 30th – May 11th: Senior Final Exams & AP Exams

Students must arrive on time, be in full uniform and bring their ID.

Students arriving late to an AP exam may be denied from taking the exam. Students may pay the College Board make-up fee and take the exam at a later date.

Students arriving late to a Final exam may be denied from taking the exam. Students may pay a make-up fee and take the exam at a later date. Students eligible for extended time must report at 8:00 am for the first exam of the day. Extended time for the second exam will end at 12:15 pm.

Senior Exam Exemption Policy: Any student who has maintained an “A-“or above average during the 3rd & 4th quarters in a course may be exempt from the semester exam held in May. This policy does not apply to AP and Dual Enrollment courses.

May 5th: Senior Prom

Marriott Miami Airport, Skyline Ballroom, 1201 NW 42nd Avenue Miami, FL 33126.

  • 8:00pm – Midnight
  • Formal Attire
  • Cost: TBA
  • Theme: TBA

Tickets can be paid for in the Business Office starting March 19th. Once ticket has been bought, receipt and prom packet must be turned into the Activities Office to complete purchase. (Packets will not be accepted without receipt of payment)

May 15th: Senior Luncheon

  • Baccalaureate Mass Practice (mandatory) - 9:00 am at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish.
  • Senior Luncheon & Yearbook Distribution at 11:30 pm in the Student Center.

May 16th: Baccalaureate Mass

Baccalaureate Mass will begin at 7:30 pm at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish.

Seniors must arrive by 6:30 pm to the Parish Hall and MUST bring their graduation gown (caps and cords are not worn).

May 18th: Graduation Rehearsal

Graduation Rehearsal from 12:30-3:00 pm at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189.

Students are required to arrive by 12 noon and are responsible for providing their own transportation. Parents are not allowed at the practice.

May 19th: Senior Graduation and Awards Ceremony

11:00 am at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189.

Each student is entitled to 5 complimentary tickets. Additional tickets $10/each. Ticketing is handled entirely through the theater box office. (Detailed information will be sent home as the event approaches)

Seniors MUST arrive by 10:00 AM for line-up and check of proper graduation attire.

Students are to bring with them the graduation gown, cap & tassel, and cords & stoles (if applicable). Please review student dress code for this event. Parking will be available at the graduation venue and across the street at the Southland Mall. Students receive diploma covers at graduation, but not the actual diploma. (See diploma distribution dates and guidelines).

* Eligibility to participate in the graduation ceremony is dependent on a student’s un-weighted GPA and credit requirements as mandated by the State of Florida.

June 4th: Diploma and Report Card Pick-Up Begins

Graduates may begin picking up diplomas and report cards at the Guidance Office starting at 10:00 am provided all graduation requirements (un-weighted 2.0 GPA; 24 credits) have been met. Tuition and fees must also be paid in full. Graduates who did not submit a Final Transcript Request Form to Guidance during Exit Interviews should do so at this time in order to ensure that universities/institutions receive transcripts by required deadlines.

Diplomas/transcripts will not be issued to any student who has outstanding disciplinary consequences to the Student Affairs Office (example: detentions). Any student who commits a disciplinary infraction during any end of the year senior events may have the infraction and their record go before the Student Review Board. The Board will determine what consequence, if any, the student will be required to complete prior to being issued their diploma and/or before having final transcripts mailed to the universities/institutions requested. Please note that the Student Review Board may recommend detentions, summer work hours, and up to expulsion for any grievous action which takes place during an end of year senior event.

Diplomas/transcripts may be withheld until the Student Review Board’s recommendation has been fulfilled by the student. Please ensure that your graduate keeps this in mind since most universities acceptances are pending receipt of final transcripts by a specific deadline.