Class of 2019 Graduation

Congratulations on your student’s upcoming graduation. Below is important information concerning graduation:

All graduation tickets will be distributed after graduation practice. Each family is guaranteed 20 tickets. Please return any unused tickets to Mr. Guerrero at the front desk or give to a family in need of extra tickets. Children under two years of age do not need a ticket as long as they share a seat with an adult. 

School Uniforms

School uniforms can be donated to Ms. Owens in the bookstore and seniors will be able to dress down (per handbook guidelines) on Thursday, May 16.

Graduation Practice

  • Graduation Practice: Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.
     
  • Seniors are to be seated in the auditorium by 9:45 a.m.
     
  • Seniors are to meet with Mrs. Doan prior to graduation practice concerning college and scholarships to be announced at graduation.
     
  • Senior picnic immediately after graduation practice.
     
  • Graduation gowns, caps, medals, stoles, and cords will be distributed after graduation practice.

Baccalaureate Mass

  • Baccalaureate Mass: Thursday, May 23, 2019
  • Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Downtown Dallas at 2215 Ross Avenue, Dallas 75201.
  • Important: Mass is at 4:00 p.m. and seniors are to be at the front of the Cathedral by 3:15 p.m. at the latest.
  • Graduates are reminded to wear their graduation gowns, cords, medals, and stoles only, no graduation caps.
     
  • Seniors are to be dressed up (Sunday best). Please follow the dress up guidelines in the student handbook.
  • Male students must be clean shaven.
  • Parking is located right next to the Cathedral at Hall’s Arts Garage, and entrances are located on Pearl Street and Crockett Street.
  • Reception sponsored by the Bishop Dunne Alumni Association follows the Mass in Grand Salon.

Graduation

  • Friday, May 24, 2019
  • SMU McFarlin Auditorium at 6405 Boaz Lane, Dallas 75275.
  • Graduation is at 7:00 p.m. Students arrive at the lower level foyer by 6:15 p.m. at the latest.
  • Seniors are to be dressed up (Sunday best). Please follow the dress up guidelines in the student handbook.
  • Male students must be clean shaven.
  • Parking is $10 per vehicle. The parking lot behind the auditorium is reserved for faculty, staff, and guests involved in the graduation ceremony. Please park in the Heroy Lot, in the Daniel parking center, or Airline parking center.
  • Reminder: All accounts with BDCS must be paid in full before a student receives a diploma and final transcript will be released.

Tickets to Graduation

All graduation tickets will be distributed after graduation practice. Each graduate will receive 20 tickets. Children under two years of age do not need a ticket as long as they share a seat with an adult.

Please share any unused tickets with a family in need of extra tickets.

Graduation Pictures

The official photographer for graduation is Gloria Nieto Photography. Pictures of Baccalaureate Mass and graduation will be available for purchase beginning May 31, 2019, at www.glorianieto.com. Contact Gloria Nieto at gloria@glorianieto.com for more information.