Commencement Weekend


Dear Parents and Guardians of the class of 2022,

Congratulations on the momentous occasion of your child’s upcoming graduation from Brooks School! 

Below are resources that will hopefully help make your visit to campus a great one.

Graduation is a two-event celebration, beginning on Sunday, May 29, at 2 p.m. and ending after Graduation Luncheon on Monday, May 30. 

 

Vaccination/Testing Required For Guests

All parents, guardians and guests attending events on May 29 and 30 will need to be fully vaccinated or have been granted an exemption by Brooks School. Please contact our Health & Wellness Center if you have any questions. 

The Schedule
 

Sunday, May 29
 

  • 2 p.m. LAWN CEREMONY 
    This ceremony is held in the tent overlooking Lake Cochichewick behind the new admission building. Prizes are awarded for academic, artistic and athletic achievements to students in all grades/forms. Student speakers will share remarks. Seating is open, and there is no RSVP required. This event will be livestreamed.
     
  • Immediately following Lawn Ceremony

    STUDENT FAREWELL "BOO-HOO SERVICE"

    The Boo-Hoo Service is a student-led service held in Frank D. Ashburn Chapel. The service is for students only. Parents and guardians are welcome to take pictures during the receiving line following the service in the Chapel Quad.

    PARENT & GUEST RECEPTION
    TBD location.

  • 6 p.m. SCHOOL DINNER  
    Dinner will be held in Wilder Dining Hall. Seating is open, and there is no RSVP required. Students may also go out to dinner with parents or guardians.
     



Monday, May 30 
 

  • 8:30 a.m. SIXTH-FORM PINNING BREAKFAST  
    Graduates will each be pinned with a rosette during this graduates-only breakfast. Since 1932, sixth-formers have worn a Brooks rosette as an emblem of their accomplishments. A self-adhesive Brooks patch will be given to students wearing a blazer.
  • 9:30 a.m. SIXTH-FORM CHAPEL SERVICE 
    The service will be held in Frank D. Ashburn Chapel for the sixth form and their parents or guardians. No RSVP is required. 
     
  • 10:15 a.m. PRIZE DAY CEREMONY (Awarding of Diplomas)
    This final graduation ceremony is held in the tent overlooking Lake Cochichewick behind the new admission building. Sixth-form students are awarded prizes and diplomas. One student speaker will share remarks. Seating is open, and no RSVP is required. This event will be livestreamed.
     
  • 12:15 p.m. GRADUATION LUNCHEON
    Lunch will be held in Wilder Dining Hall. Seating is open, and there is no RSVP required. Students may also go out to lunch with parents or guardians.
     

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 


Further questions?

Feel free to contact Assistant to the Head of School, Special Projects Director Mary Ellen Yates at (978) 725-6329.