Frequently Asked Questions

When do we receive our Prize Day Announcements?

Prize Day announcements will be mailed out in early 2019.

When and where do we get information on Prize Day?

Information is posted here and linked on the web in February.
Ms. Karen Bryant will have a meeting with the VI Form prior to Spring Break.

How many announcements does each family get?

Each family will receive five announcements. If additional invitations are needed, please contact Marissa Papazian at 508-786-6104, and she will send them to you. Families are welcome to bring as many guests as they would like to the Prize Day ceremony. 

How do I know what events I can attend and which are by invitation or for student only?

Attendees requested for each event are listed on the Schedule page in the navigation (schedule is posted once it is finalized). The attendees are listed in parenthesis following the event name.

Do you need an invitation or tickets to attend Prize Day?

No. Invitations or tickets are not required to attend Prize Day. The announcements that families receive are not invitations and are not required for admission to Prize Day. Families are welcome to bring as many guests as they would like to the Prize Day ceremony.

What about special needs accommodation and accessibility seating?

Please let Marissa Papazian (508-786-6104) know if you have a family member who needs special access and we will reserve seats. The ushers will be aware of this and will assist you when you arrive.

Can I take photos and videos?

Yes, you may take videos and photos. We will have a videographer and photographer on hand as well. We will post candid photos on the website. You will also have an opportunity to purchase a photo of your student receiving their diploma. 

Where can I find the schedule of events?

You can find the schedule of events here.

How should my graduating VI Former dress for the Prize Day ceremony?

Which events do underformers need to attend?

Underformers are required to attend the Athletic Awards, the Handshaking Ceremony, and the Prize Day Ceremony.

Which events may underfomers attend?

Underformers may attend the Concert in the Class of 1945 Hall.

What is the attire for underformers at each event they may or must attend?

Underformers are to wear Chapel dress to each event.

What if we need overnight accommodations?

There are a number of hotels close to the school and those can be found under accommodations by clicking here.

Can we reserve seats?


The School does not reserve seats. You may arrive any time after 7:45 a.m. to choose your seats.


What if it rains?

The ceremony will take place under a tent on Belmont Field and will be held there rain or shine.