PRIZE NIGHT AND COMMENCEMENT 2015
We look forward to celebrating Berkshire School’s 108th Commencement with you.
Please register all family members and guests online for Prize Night and Commencement by Wednesday, May 13, 2015.
Prize Night: Thursday, May 21
5:30 p.m. Sixth Form Parent Dinner, Benson Commons
7:30 p.m. Prize Night Ceremony, Jackman L. Stewart Athletic Center
Following the Prize Night Ceremony, parents and the Berkshire community are invited to enjoy dancing with the New York Players and dessert under the tent on Schappert Field.
Commencement: Friday, May 22
11:00 a.m. Commencement exercises begin, Jackman L. Stewart Athletic Center
This year's speakers will be long-time history teacher, Bill Gulotta and graduating sixth former, Liza Jane Branch.
Parents should arrive by 10:30 a.m., and the ceremony usually takes about an hour and a half. Graduates and their guests are invited to a luncheon under the tent after commencement concludes.
3:00 p.m. Sixth formers and their families depart campus
A photography company, Highpoint Pictures, will be taking photos of sixth formers at Commencement. They will take a picture of each graduate receiving his or her diploma, as well as each prize winner. In addition, they are available after the ceremony for photos of the graduate with families and friends. Parents should expect to receive an email around July 1st with links to a photo gallery where images can be ordered. There will be a designated photography area for family photographers and videographers as well. For more information, click here.
For friends and family unable to join the graduates here on campus, both Prize Night and the Commencement ceremony will be streamed live on the School's website. Click here at the event time.
Hotels and inns in the area fill up quickly this time of the year. Be sure to make your reservations as soon as possible. Click here for a list of local accommodations.
Looking for commencement gift ideas? Check out the School's Bookstore here.
For questions, please contact Jodi Rathbun by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-229-1308.