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Countdown to Commencement

Class of 2021 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 2021.  The page will be updated as details are confirmed.

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 or 317-352-3280 or Mr. Dellacca at 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 2021 Commencement Week events

Daily in-person learners are expected to attend all Commencement Week events. Daily online learners are fully welcome and encouraged to attend.

Seniors’ families will be sent tickets via USPS for the events.

For the benefit of additional family and friends, each event will be available to stream live. See the links below.

Wednesday, May 26

Senior Awards Day Senior Arrival – Seniors arrive at 1:00 p.m., meeting in the cafeteria for the awards ceremony. Seniors are to be dressed in their graduation gown.

Senior Awards Day, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, Scecina gymnasium. 4 tickets per family. Livestream:

Thursday, May 27

Baccalaureate Mass Practice – Mandatory Baccalaureate Mass practice at 5:30 p.m. for all Class of 2021 members who are attending Baccalaureate Mass tat SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St. Seniors are to be dressed in their graduation gown. Upon arrival, seniors are to sit in the chairs near the altar and wait for practice to begin.

Baccalaureate Mass, 7 p.m., Thursday, May 27,  SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St. 3 tickets per family. Livestream:

Friday, May 28

Mandatory Commencement practice for all Class of 2021 members who are attending Commencement: 9 a.m., May 28, Scecina gymnasium.

Commencement Senior Arrival – Seniors arrive at 5:30 p.m. for the ceremony, meeting in the cafeteria. Seniors are to be dressed in their graduation cap and gown.

Commencement, 7 p.m. Friday, May 28, Scecina gymnasium.  4 tickets per family. Livestream:

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.

Seating is not pre-assigned. Ushers will help ticket holders to their seats.

We will adhere to guidelines provided to us by the Marion County Public Health Department including 6 feet of social distancing. Wearing a surgical mask is mandatory. Surgical masks and hand sanitizer will be available. If you have any symptoms of COVID or think you might have been exposed to the virus, please do not attend these events.

Livestream links

Senior Awards:

Baccalaureate Mass:


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 #Scecina2021. We’ll retweet as many photos as possible. Thank you!

Yearbook Class of 2021 coverage

It’s your senior yearbook! The yearbook staff is looking to collect several items from seniors, including a senior memory or quote, a baby/toddler photo, and senior slideshow photos. All of these items are optional, but we’d love to include at least a memory or quote and a baby/toddler photo from every senior. Seniors may choose to submit up to 5 photos for the annual senior slideshow video.
The deadline to submit the senior items is May 5. Please use the link below.

Click here to submit items for slideshow video

Yearbook Senior Ads! Parents of seniors may purchase a senior recognition ad for their graduating senior. You may upload an ad that you design on your own, or you may upload files and text and have the ad designed for you. Please click on the link below to purchase an ad. You will receive a separate follow-up email with a link for uploading files once you’ve placed the order. The deadline is May 21.

Click here to purchase a Senior Ad