Tag: Graduation

Graduation Practice, Friday, May 26, 11am – 723 State Street

Graduating Seniors are to meet Mrs. Blahnik and Mrs. Gilmore at St. Paul’s Catholic Student Center
lobby front desk for practice.

Students do not need to bring anything unless they want to practice their speech. This should last about an hour. Mr. Schmiesing and Dr. Joy will be working with the graduates.

Parking for the event – State Street Campus Garage – 415 N Lake Street is the closest parking. This is within a block of St. Paul’s.

Graduation Day, Sunday, May 28th – 723 State Street

• Seniors are to meet Mrs. Gilmore at St. Paul’s Catholic Student Center lobby by 12:00 noon. Students – Please bring your cap and gown, cords, medals, and tassels to be stored in the Newman Center for graduation.


1:00pm Mass
• Parents and families are to arrive at the church starting at 12:30pm.
• This Mass fulfills your weekly obligation.


2:00pm Graduation Ceremony – Newman Hall – 5
th floor
• After Mass, graduates will leave the Mass first and go to the Newman Hall, 5th floor to
prepare for graduation.
• Once the graduates have left, families can then follow to the 5th floor by taking the elevator
or stairs.
• The families will be greeted by Mrs. Hineline and handed a program.
• Families can then head into Newman Hall and Mrs. Gilmore will usher your family to your
seat which is assigned seating by last name on the chairs.
• The ceremony will not be livestream.


After the graduation, cake, lemonade, and water will be served. Photos of the graduates will be
taken in Newman Hall or out on the balcony if weather permits.
Congratulations to the class of 2023!