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Graduation 2018

Event Details

Monday, May 21
Academics and Co-Curricular Awards Assembly

  • 10:35AM in the Thomas C. McHugh Gymnasium.

Thursday, May 24
Last Day of Classes for Seniors

Friday, May 25
Senior Breakfast & Goodbye Assembly

  • 7:45AM - Senior Breakfast (for graduates only) in the AMH Smith Family Café.
  • 9:20AM - Goodbye Assembly in the Thomas C. McHugh Gym.

Thursday, May 31
Mandatory Baccalaureate Mass Rehearsal

  • 9:00AM - Students gather at Prep in the Patricia & James Navone '54 Great Room.
  • 9:30-10:30AM - Buses will take Seniors to St. James Cathedral for Rehearsal.
  • Buses will return students to Prep no later than 11:00AM.
  • Students with an active role in Mass will return by 11:30PM

Baccalaureate Mass

  • 6:00PM - Doors open.
  • 6:15PM - Seniors arrive at St. James Cathedral, 804 9th Ave, Seattle (in gown, NO CAP), meet on Cathedral steps on 9th.
  • 7:00PM - Mass begins.
  • 8:30PM - Reception in Cathedral Hall begins.

Friday, June 1
Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal at Benaroya Hall, 200 University

  • 8:30AM-10:30AM (Students must show up on time, allowing for driving and parking time. Students are responsible for their own parking fees. Girls should wear the shoes they will wear to the ceremony)
  • 10:30AM-12:30PM (Drop bags for All-Night Party in Prep Gym Lobby.)

Graduation at Benaroya Hall

  • 6:30PM Doors open.
  • 6:45PM Students must have arrived in cap and gown.
  • 7:20PM Guests need to be seated.
  • 7:30PM Graduation ceremony begins.

All Night Party sponsored by the Parent Association

  • After ceremony (by 9:30PM) students load onto busses at Benaroya.

Saturday, June 2
Students return to Seattle Prep.

  • 5:30AM - Please plan to pick up your student. No student will be allowed to drive home

Calendar of MAIN Events

May 31, 2018

  • Mandatory Baccalaureate Rehearsal (students arrive at 9:00AM and meet in AHM Great Room and depart at 9:15AM)
  • Baccalaureate Mass at St. James Cathedral, 804 9th Ave, Seattle (students meet on Cathedral steps at 6:45PM) Doors open at 6:00PM and Mass begins at 7:00PM.

June 1, 2018


Graduation Tickets Anyone?
Lisa Fernandez

Each Prep senior family receives 11 tickets to the graduation ceremony. This ticket exchange is available to families to release unneeded tickets and obtain additional tickets.

Please read the following instructions before posting a comment
Below, you can click on the "comments" dropdown to view, offer up, or request extra tickets for graduation. If you are not using all of your graduation tickets, we highly encourage you to post about it here.

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Historically, our parents are very courteous and offer unneeded tickets as the date approaches. Please be patient and trust the process, it has been very successful.

Contact for Questions

Baccalaureate Mass questions? Contact Rachel Ford at

Senior Party questions? Contact Party Coordinators Katie Teplicky, 425-829-4705, or Leigh Floyd, 425-269-5913,

General questions? Contact Stephanie Benjamin at 206-577-2136 or