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Commencement will take place on Friday, May 28.
This year, each senior can invite up to two guests to the ceremony which will begin at 11:00 AM on the Sheehan lawn. It will be followed by an al fresco lunch to be picked up from the Steers Center patio at noon. We look forward to welcoming you to campus to celebrate the Class of 2021!

Schedule of End-of-Year Events

Guests will not be permitted on campus until May 28. We will be livestreaming major events for family and friends. Links will be made available below prior to each event.

May 7–9            

May 7 - 7:30 PM
May 8 - 7:30 PM
May 9 - 2:00 PM

Spring Musical: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Maguire Auditorium
Saturday, May 15
 8:00 PM

Jazz-Rock-Pop-Vocal Concert 
Bands: Contemporary Music Band, Jazz-Rock-Pop Ensemble, Canterbury Horn Quartet

watch here

Sunday, May 16
5:00 PM Senior Recital – Lorelai Lee Swanek ’21

watch here

May 17–25
  AP Art Show
Peyton DeRouen ’21 & Betsy Ondrey ’21

Duffy Art Studio/Gallery

View the show

Monday, May 17
7:00 PM Canterbury Honor Society Celebration

watch heredigital Program

Tuesday, May 18
7:00 PM Virtual AP Art Show Reception — Peyton DeRouen ’21, Betsy Ondrey ’21, & Can Cui ’22 View the show
Friday, May 21
8:00 PM

Vocal and Classical Instrumental Music Concert
Ensembles: Chorale, Varsity Voices, Orchestra, Chamber Ensemble, Carillon

watch here

Digital Program

Monday, May 24
9:15 AM Underform Prize Assembly 

watch here

digital Program

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Senior Events  
Tuesday, May 25
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Senior Events  
TBD Class of 2021 Paints the Rock  
Wednesday, May 26
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Senior Events  
TBD Senior Dinner Dance  
Thursday, May 27
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Senior Events  
4:00 PM Sixth Form Prize Assembly

watch here

digital Program

5:45 PM Sixth Form Dinner  
7:00 PM Baccalaureate Mass


digital Program

TBD Senior Chapel Reflection  
Friday, May 28
10:00 AM All-Class Photo  
10:45 AM Academic Procession  
11:00 AM Commencement Exercises on Sheehan Lawn


Digital Program

12:00 PM Al Fresco Lunch pick-up at Steers Center  

Frequently Asked Questions

Number of Guests

Each graduate will be allowed two (2) guests for the Commencement ceremony.

Guests are required to pre-register and produce either proof of COVID-19 full vaccination or negative results from a PCR test performed within 3-5 days of the Commencement ceremony. Registered guests will be required to check in and confirm medical clearance on Friday, May 28, upon arrival to campus. 



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Please contact Kim Krinsky, Assistant to the Associate Head of School for Academics.


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