Class of 2019


Commencement is Friday, May 31, 2019.

We plan to share important information for seniors and their parents right here. Check in often and get ready for the big day!! It will be here before we know it!

Spring 2019 - Last week of School

Monday-Wednesday, May 27-29
Upper School Final Exams

Wednesday, May 29
Upper School Awards Ceremony - North Chapel Lawn
(Student Attendance Required - School Dress Code)

Thursday, May 30
9:30 a.m.         Commencement Rehearsal for all Seniors

5:00 p.m.         Baccalaureate - Chapel of the Good Shepherd
Seniors, Parents & Faculty - Chapel Dress

Please note: There is room in the chapel for parents only. Overflow seating will be in Newhall Auditorium where the event will be webcast. There is elevator accessibility to Newhall Auditorium.

6:00 p.m.         Commencement Dinner for the Class of 2019  

The Senior Video will follow dinner. 

Friday, May 31
161st Commencement

For travel planning purposes, Senior Parents should plan to come to campus on Thursday, May 30, 2019 so that they can attend the Baccalaureate Service and the Senior Dinner which follows immediately after the chapel service. Commencement Day, which is Friday, May 31, 2019 begins with the Closing Chapel service, followed by Commencement. A luncheon is offered to all attendees.

9:00 a.m.         Closing Chapel Service - Chapel of the Good Shepherd
*Chapel seating is limited.

Please note: There is room in the chapel for parents only. Overflow seating will be in Newhall Auditorium where the event will be webcast. There is elevator accessibility to Newhall Auditorium. Following the Closing Chapel service and before Commencement, the official class photo will be taken outside of the chapel.          

10:30 a.m.       Commencement Ceremony - North Chapel Lawn under a large tent

12:30 p.m.       Buffet Lunch for graduates, their families and guests - Morgan Refectory

Please note: The SSM dorms close at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019.

Commencement Dinner

Thursday, May 30, 6:00 p.m. 
Seniors, Parents & Faculty are invited to this special dinner following Baccalaureate. We request chapel dress – sports coats and ties for men and skirts, dresses, dressy pantsuits for women. Seniors may invite two guests. Your formal Commencement Dinner invitation will be mailed in early April, and will include an RSVP card with information on how to reserve your family’s seats. Please understand that we may not be able to accommodate guests without reservations. We will share an online link soon to make reservations.

Commencement Attire

Boys wear a navy blazer, khaki pants, white dress shirt, and a SSM tie for Commencement. Attire must be ordered through Shattuck-St. Mary’s official uniform provider Lands’ End.

If you have specific questions about Boys attire for Commencement, please contact Jan Peper in our School Store by email [email protected] or by phone 507.333.1632.

***It is recommended that you order boys commencement attire no later than April 15th to avoid backorder delays and to ensure the proper fit.

Girls wear matching long white dresses which they have collectively selected and are purchased at a shop located in downtown Faribault. If you have any questions, please call Merry Mendoza at 507.333.1533 or email her at [email protected] 

Class of 2019 Souvenirs

The School Store will be ordering senior t-shirts and mugs. Purchase of these items is optional. The names of all students graduating with the Class of 2019 are on the back of the t-Shirt. Sizes include Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large at $12.00 each and XXL at $14.00 each. Commemorative mugs are $20.00 each. Names of all students graduating with the Class of 2019 are printed on the mug. Samples are available in the School Store. Orders will be accepted until March 15th. To order or for more information please contact Jan Peper in our School Store by email [email protected] or by phone 507.333.1632

Yearbook and Senior Video

Important Deadlines to send important photos: 
Senior Portrait: Deadline: April 16, 2019
Please send senior portrait to [email protected].

Baby or Toddler Picture (for the Senior Video): April 16, 2019
Please send to [email protected].
 
Senior Yearbook Tributes:
The final space reservation is April 2, 2019 for yearbook tributes. Here is the form to reserve space. The deadline to receive materials (photos and text) is April 16, 2019.
If you have questions, please contact Patrizia Vignola,Yearbook Advisor via email: [email protected]

Commencement Announcements

In preparation for this exciting day, we would like to give each of you the opportunity to order Shattuck-St. Mary’s School Commencement Announcements. You may order announcements and a variety of other items through Jostens. For more information, please contact Jan Peper in the School Store. Here is the link to the Jostens site.