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Graduation 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians of the Class of 2017,

We are excited to announce that the venue for commencement will be at Brookdale Community College in the Robert J. Collins Arena on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 5:00pm. This climate controlled arena will allow us the optimal environment to celebrate the graduation of your children. In addition, and more importantly, weather will not play a factor as it pertains to the ticket allocation. All students will receive six tickets for the ceremony. Here is some important information about the ceremony and venue:

For Students:                                        

Commencement is a great milestone in the life of a student and is also a privilege to attend. It is also a very special day for parents/guardians and family members. We expect respectful and responsible behavior throughout the ceremony. Below are the guidelines for students:

Students should arrive at Brookdale no later than 4:00pm and report to the auxiliary gym

  • Students must park in Lot #6
  • Students must leave all personal items including electronic devices at home or in their cars
  • Students must abide by the dress code
  • Students are expected to remain a respectful audience throughout the ceremony
  • Students will receive their diplomas immediately following the ceremony in the Brookdale auxiliary gym

For Parents/Guardians: 

  • The ceremony will last approximately one and a half hours
  • All guests must park in Lot #6
  • Doors will open for the event at 4:15pm
  • You will receive six tickets to the event
  • We cannot honor requests for additional tickets
  • Tickets are not numbered, the event is open seating

If your child requires transportation to the ceremony at Brookdale, please email Ms. Georgalas at by Friday, May 12, 2017.  Parents/Guardians who will be transporting their children to the ceremony will need to complete a Release and Hold Harmless Form which will be sent home to all Seniors. This form must be returned to the main office by Friday, May 12, 2017.

If you have further questions or concerns, please contact my office @ 732-705-5355.


Michele Ruscavage, Principal

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