Prize Day

Frequently Asked Questions

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When and where do we get information on Prize Day?

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It will be on the web the beginning of February for families. Ms. Bryant will have a meeting with the VI Form in the spring as well.

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When do we receive our Prize Day Invitations?

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The beginning of April

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How many invitations does each family get?

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Each family receives 10 invitations for their use. If more are needed, please ask Nikki DeLouchry (nikkidelouchry@stmarksschool.org) or 508-786-6104 for additional invitations and she will send them to you.

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Do you need an invitation or tickets to get in?

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No invitations or tickets are needed to get in.

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Do we offer overnight accommodation in Choate House?

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We have a limited number of rooms in Choate. It is on a first come first serve basis. Please reserve with Nikki DeLouchry (nikkidelouchry@stmarksschool.org) or 508-786-6104

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Are grandparents and other relatives invited to the dinner in the quad for faculty and families on Saturday night?

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Yes, VI Formers and their families

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Are grandparents and other relatives invited to the Music Performances and Athletic Awards?

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Yes

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Who is invited to the Baccalaureate service ?

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All are invited, but space is limited. We encourage immediate family only.

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What about special needs accommodation and accessibility and seating?

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Please let Nikki DeLouchry know if you will need seats reserved for families who have a member who needs special access and we will have seats reserved. The ushers will be aware of this and will help out showing you to your reserved seats.

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Can we reserve seats?

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Families can arrive early to do that themselves. The School does not reserve seats.

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Do graduating boys have to wear white pants?

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It is the custom. White pants are available at stores like Macy’s.

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What about flowers for the graduating girls?

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The school orders the traditional Prize Day bouquets for the girls and they are given out the morning of Prize Day in the English/Chapel Corridor in Room.

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Can I take photos and video’s?

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Yes, but you can also buy a video and still picture.

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What if it rains?

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The ceremonly is being held under a tent on Belmont Field.

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Can we take our graduating VI Former and friends out to dinner the night before Prize Day?

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Yes

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Will there be people there to help us move out of the dorms on Prize Day?

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No