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Graduation

Countdown to Commencement

Class of 2022 Information

Senior Parents,

We are preparing for important events that will provide a rich and fitting culmination to your child’s high school years. The information on this page will help ensure a smooth graduation for the Class of 2022.  

We look forward to celebrating Commencement Week with you. Thank you for your partnership and support. If you have questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact President Therber at jtherber@scecina.org or 317-352-3280 or Mr. Dellacca at ddellacca@scecina.org or 317-352-3240.

Caps and Gowns for Commencement Week

For Senior Awards Day and Baccalaureate Mass, seniors will be wearing gowns.

For Commencement, seniors will be wearing caps and gowns.

Seniors may decorate their cap mortarboard, with inspection and approval on the day of Commencement.

Class of 2022 Commencement Week events

Wednesday, May 25

Senior Cookout, weather permitting, 11:15 a.m.

Senior Awards Day, 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Seniors arrive by 1 p.m. to meet in the cafeteria.

Thursday, May 26

Baccalaureate Mass Practice – Mandatory Baccalaureate Mass practice at 12:30 p.m. for all Class of 2022 members who are attending Baccalaureate Mass at Little Flower Church, 1401 N. Bosart Ave. Seniors are to be dressed in their graduation gown.

Upon dismissal from school in the morning, seniors will meet in the Scecina gymnasium and walk with supervision or take a bus to the church.  At the conclusion of rehearsal, students will return to Scecina either by walking with supervision or on a Scecina bus. We recommend that students bring a snack to eat at school before rehearsal as lunch will not be served.

Baccalaureate Mass Practice – 7 p.m., Little Flower church.

Baccalaureate Mass is a required dress-up event with gowns (no caps). Mass begins at 7:00 p.m.  To organize for the senior class picture, seniors will meet in the Little Flower church by 6:00 p.m. Family members and special friends are invited to attend the Baccalaureate Mass. Boys are expected to be clean-shaven. Dress code expectations for Senior Awards Day apply, including the full wearing of gowns.

At the Baccalaureate Mass, we recognize Scecina alumni who are parents or grandparents of members of the Class of 2022.  So that we may recognize you properly, please complete the form at the conclusion of this letter or click here to complete, and return it as indicated by Thursday, May 5, 2022.  We have asked your children to provide this information, as well, so that we have a full and accurate list of alumni to recognize.

Friday, May 28

Mandatory Commencement practice: 9 a.m., May 28, Scecina gymnasium.

Commencement Senior Arrival – Seniors arrive at 6 p.m. for the ceremony, meeting in the cafeteria. Seniors are to be dressed in their graduation cap and gown.

Commencement is a mandatory dress-up event. Boys are expected to be clean shaven. Dress code expectations for Senior Awards Day and Baccalaureate Mass apply, and seniors will wear caps and tassels.

Tickets: Each senior will receive eight Commencement tickets, which will include two (2) floor seats of a different color from a senior’s six (6) general seating tickets for bleacher seats. Guests will be asked to present their tickets upon entering the gymnasium at Door #5 (north gym lobby).

Behavior: Commencement marks the culmination of a student’s elementary, middle, and high school education. We expect every senior to conduct him/herself in a way that is fully respectful of him/herself, his/her family, Scecina Memorial High School, and the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. After successfully completing the ceremony, students will go to the main office to return rental items and pick up all official paperwork.  The office will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Dress Code:  Boys are to be clean-shaven, wear dress pants, collared shirts, and dress shoes or nice tennis shoes. Girls are to wear appropriate dresses, skirts or dress pants with dress shirts, and dress shoes or nice tennis shoes.

Social media

If you’re posting your graduation photos on your social media, please give a shoutout to Scecina You can tag us @ScecinaNow on Twitter and Instagram. Also, you can use the hashtag #Scecina2022. We’ll retweet as many photos as possible. Thank you!

 

Yearbook Class of 2022 coverage

Senior recognition ads for the 2021-22 yearbook are available for purchase online.  Click here to purchase your ad now.

 

  • ¼ page ad = $40 (H=4.8in. W=3.8in.)
  • ½ page ad = $75 (H=4.8in. W=7.8in.)
  • full page ad = $100 (H=9.7in. W=7.8in.)
 
You can design the ad yourself or Mr. Tuley, the yearbook faculty adviser, will design the ad for you. He will email you a proof for approval if you choose to have him design the ad. Once you place your order you will receive a link to upload your completed ad, or the pictures and message you would like Mr. Tuley to use. The deadline for ordering a senior ad is May 22, 2022. Please email Mr. Tuley at ctuley@scecina.org if you have any questions.

Click here to purchase a Senior Ad