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2019 Commencement Weekend

Congratulations seniors! Commencement weekend is packed with events for students and their families. Here is a schedule of events along with parking information.

Friday, May 31

1:00 p.m. Academic Awards Ceremony, Alice Ansara Athletic Center

6:00 p.m. Senior Dinner, The Essex Room, Woodman’s, 119 Main St, Essex, Mass. 01929

Saturday, June 1: Commencement Day 

8:30 a.m. Seniors must meet in the Performing Arts Center

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. "Last March" beginning at the Performing Arts Center (bell ringing and photographs)

9:45 a.m.  The Alice Ansara Athletic Center opens for Family and Friends to be seated*

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Seniors gather in the Christopher F. Murphy Academic Center to line up for the Commencement Procession 

10:30 a.m.  Commencement Ceremony begins

*Prior to 9:45 a.m., bathrooms will only be available in the Christopher F. Murphy Academic Center

Parking for Commencement and Awards Ceremony

  • Alice Ansara Athletic Center, 447 Hale Street, Prides Crossing, MA
  • Drake Administrative Building, 429 Hale Street, Prides Crossing, MA
  • High School Campus, 412 Hale Street, Prides Crossing, MA 

Overflow parking will be available at the Endicott Solar Panel Parking Lot. The lot is located off of Stoneridge Lane across from the Wylie Inn. Be sure to allow for extra time to park. 

Please Note: Shuttles will be provided to and from all the parking areas. There are 10 handicap parking spaces available at the Alice Ansara Athletic Center.

Live Stream

If you are unable to attend the Awards Ceremony or Commencement we will be live streaming both events online. Use the links below to access:

Awards Ceremony