Parents

Graduation Weekend

St. Paul's Campus
St. Paul’s School Anniversary and Graduation is a wonderful weekend for families and friends of graduating students. We welcome you to SPS to celebrate this milestone in your child’s life. Baccalaureate takes place on Sunday, May 31. While seating is limited for this event, graduating students may invite as many guests as they like to all other events. The weekend schedule is below, and please see the list of FAQs for detailed graduation information.

We do not require parents to register, but please let us know if you will be bringing any guests for the weekend (e.g., siblings, grandparents, etc.)

Contact Information

General Information
Barbara Ferman
603-229-4763
bferman@sps.edu
Graduation Information
Lori Bohan
603-229-4723
lbohan@sps.edu

Accommodations

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels. Please call the hotel directly and mention you are with "St. Paul's School Graduation" or "St. Paul's School Parents" to get the discounted rate.

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  • Best Western

    97 Hall Street
    Concord, NH 03301
    Phone: 603-228-4300
    Click here for online booking at discounted rate
    Room rate is $169.99 per night, plus tax. Children 12 and under are free. Continental breakfast; indoor pool; microwave and refrigerator in each room. A two-night minimum stay is required. Cancellations must be made no later than 7 days prior to arrival. Reservations must be made by May 1, 2018.
  • Residence Inn by Marriott

    91 Hall Street
    Concord, NH 03301
    Phone: 603-226-0012
    www.concordresidenceinn.com
    Room rate is $234-$244 per night (depending on room type), plus tax Each suite features a fully-equipped kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, and cook top. Complimentary hot buffet breakfast, indoor pool, and fitness room. A two-night minimum stay is required. Reservations must be made by May 1, 2018.
All events listed below are for SPS alumni, families, and their guests only.

List of 31 events.

  • May
    27

    SPS Sparks Sixth Form Day of Service

    This service event is a collaboration between SPS Sparks and the Community Outreach Program. All Sixth Formers will participate in a variety of service activities several days prior to their graduation.
    Location: St. Paul’s School / NH Audubon Society 
  • May
    27

    Sixth Form Dinner

    Alumni Association Induction Dinner for the Form of 2020
    Location: Coit, Upper Dining Room
  • May
    29

    Registration and Information for Parents

    Pick up nametags and meet fellow parents and family members
    Location: Friedman Community Center, Kwok Café 
  • May
    29

    St. Paul's School Ballet Company Informal Showing

    An informal showing of one of St. Paul’s School Ballet Company’s newest dance works
    Location: Performing Arts Center, Dance Building
  • May
    29

    Science-on-a-Sphere Demonstration

    Location: Lindsay Center for Mathematics and Science Center, Room 311
  • May
    29

    Community Buffet Supper

    Casual buffet for the School community and families
    Location: Hockey Center, Gordon Rink
  • May
    29

    Latin Play: Curculio (or “The Weevil”) by Plautus

    Latin students perform a play for parents and alumni visitors
    Location: Tracy Memorial Theater (rain site: Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul)
  • May
    29

    Chamber Music and Madrigal Performances

    Location: Performing Arts Center
  • May
    29

    Astronomy Open House

    A short hike to the Observatory offers stargazing and a glimpse of how SPS students are learning about the galaxies.
    Location: Lenore and Walter Hawley Observatory
    *If inclement weather, Open House will be cancelled.
  • May
    29

    Orchestra Performance

    Location: Memorial Hall
  • May
    29

    T-Tones A Cappella Performance

    Location: Chapel Terrace
  • May
    30

    Community Fun Run

    Join alumni, parents, families, and student runners for a 5K run on School trails; family members of all ages and abilities are welcome.
    Location: Depart from Athletic and Fitness Center
  • May
    30

    Continental Breakfast and Registration

    Register, pick up nametags, meet fellow alumni, parents, and family members
    Alumni: Chapel Terrace
    Parents: Friedman Community Center, Kwok Café 
  • May
    30

    Alumni and Form of 2020 Parade

    In long-standing tradition, SPS alumni parade down Rectory Road to the Hockey Center for lunch; the oldest alumnus leads the line, followed by ascending form years, including the Form of 2020; stand alongside Rectory Road for the best view
    Location: Depart from Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul
  • May
    30

    Luncheon for the Form of 2020, Alumni, Parents, and Families

    Location: Hockey Center
  • May
    30

    Alumni/Student Games: Women's Lacrosse

    Location: Bogle-Lechner Field
  • May
    30

    Chapel Open House with Organ and Carillon Recital

    A peaceful time of reflection, accompanied by music; family members of all ages are welcome
    Location: Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul 
  • May
    30

    Gender and Sexuality Alliance Reception

    Alumni, students in the GSA, and their families are invited to a reception
    Location: Friedman Community Center, Raffini Commons
  • May
    30

    Alumni/Student Games: Baseball, Tennis

    Location: Lower Grounds
  • May
    30

    Alumni/Student Games: Men's Lacrosse

    Location: Bogle-Lechner Field
  • May
    30

    Anniversary Boat Races

    The traditional boat races with alumni and club crews; shuttle service available or enjoy a one-mile walk to Crumpacker Boathouse
    Location: Turkey Pond
  • May
    30

    Community of Color Reception

    People of color are invited to reflect on the future of inclusion and multiculturalism at SPS
    Location: Friedman Community Center, Raffini Commons
  • May
    30

    A Capella: Madhatters

    Enjoy a performance by our all-female a capella group at the Flagpole. 
  • May
    30

    Flagpole Ceremony

    Recognizing sports accomplishments from the school year, including the presentation of major athletic awards
    Location: Flagpole, rain or shine (severe weather: Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul
  • May
    30

    Dinner in Coit

    Families are invited for an informal dinner and a less-hectic moment together
    Location: Coit Dining Hall
  • May
    30

    Sixth Form Farewell

    This gathering, primarily for students (but parents are welcome), is an opportunity to celebrate and say goodbye to Sixth Formers
    Location: Athletic and Fitness Center
  • May
    30

    Last Night Service for the Form of 2020

    This event is for Sixth Form students only
    Location: Chapel of St. Paul
  • May
    31

    Baccalaureate for the Form of 2020 and Families

    Location: Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul
    Chapel of St. Paul (closed-circuit viewing)
  • May
    31

    Celebration Luncheon for the Form of 2020 and Families

    A buffet-style luncheon; all are welcome
    Location: Hockey Center, Gordon Rink
  • May
    31

    Graduation of the Form of 2020

    Followed by handshaking
    Location: Chapel Lawn
  • May
    31

    Departure of the Form of 2020

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