Graduation Information


Graduation Information

Class of 2019, see the information regarding graduation in the tabs below. If you have questions, please email the Assistant Principal Dr. Jason Javier-Watson

Graduation 2019 Announcements

We use Jostens for Announcements and Cap/Gown orders. Senior Grad Packet Pickup was on October 16th, 2018. If you have not yet ordered your announcements and would like to, please go to and place your order at your earliest convenience. Deadlines and Early Bird discount information can be found on the website as well. 

Graduation Gowns

Orders for caps & gowns have been completed and will be distributed a few days before Graduation.

Senior Portraits

All Senior portraits should be completed. The deadline was November 17th, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Prestige Portraits by Lifetouch at 916-535-7799. Photographs will be used in the yearbook and for the graduation ceremony.

Senior Sequester and Family Reception

May 21, 2019
Senior Sequester 3:30-4:30 pm

This is a private ceremony for the Senior Class where they transition to becoming part of the St. Francis Alumnae Community. Alumnae are invited to attend this exclusive event to help welcome our newest members. This is a closed door event for Alumnae and the Senior Class only. Legacy Families (Alumnae Moms, Aunts, Grandmothers and Sisters) of 2019 graduates are highly encouraged to attend this event. A Senior Family Reception will immediately follow Senior Sequester. Alumnae can contact Mary Anne Kelly at, to RSVP.

Senior Family Reception 4:30-6:00 pm

We invite the Class of 2019 parents to join us in kicking-off graduation week with an evening of fellowship. Light refreshments and appetizers will be served. Attendance is limited to the graduate and two accompanying adults. Class of 2019 Parents RSVP Here

Baccalaureate Practice

May 21, 2019, SF Gym

Please bring your symbol to the CLC by 5/17/19. Be sure to mark your symbol with blue tape with your name on it.

Baccalaureate Mass

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The Class of 2019 and their families are invited to attend the Baccalaureate Mass on the eve of their graduation. The Baccalaureate Mass (Mass of Thanksgiving) is the first of two ceremonies that make up the graduation experience from St. Francis Catholic High School. The Class of 2019 will process into the transformed SFHS gym in their graduation gowns (no caps). Students may place an item at the base of the altar which represents their time at St. Francis (sports, drama, dance, service, retreats, club, etc). The Seniors will sign up in advance as to which item they wish to present at the altar.

The Mass is open to people of all faiths and you are encouraged to come early – the doors open at 4:15 pm with Senior prelude performances starting at 4:30 pm.

Accessible Seating for Baccalaureate

If you or someone in your family requires accessible seating for Baccalaureate Mass, please fill out the following form. For each individual requiring accessible seating, one guest may sit with them. Form must be received by the end of the day on Thursday, May 16th.

If you have any questions please contact, Mrs. Poarch, Campus Ministry Admin. Asst, at 916.737.5027. 

Graduation Date & Time

Thursday, May 23, 2019
3:00pm -5:00pm
Memorial Auditorium 

Graduation Rehearsal

Graduation rehearsal, May 23rd, 2019, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Auditorium. 

Graduation Tickets

12 tickets per family. If families require more tickets, seniors need to exchange among themselves. Tickets are distributed to each student immediately following Baccalaureate Mass.

Accessible Seating for Graduation

If you require accessible seating for a member of your family, please complete the attached form. For each individual requiring accessible seating, one guest may sit with them. Form must be received by the end of the day on Thursday, May 16th.  Reserve seating here. 

Graduation Ceremony Portraits

Visit to sign up and receive a notification when proofs are online and ready to order.

  • Everyone will be photographed.
  • Photos will be online at ten days after the ceremony.
  • Complimentary proofs mailed.
  • No Obligation to Purchase.


Email blast

Attention Senior Parents – Graduation details

Dear Class of 2019 Parents:

We are a little over two weeks away from graduation! Some of these reminders won’t be new to you, but we also have some additional information to pass along so please take the time to read this email in its entirety.  We are overjoyed for your daughters and look forward to celebrating and honoring them with you.

1. Graduation Ceremony – Thursday, May 23rd at 3:00 pm (Memorial Auditorium)


SFHS Safe and Sober Grad Night 2019

Schedule of events

March 15, 2019

Deposit of $175 due. Deposit is non-refundable. After March 23rd students who have not paid the deposit will be put on a waiting list to attend. Link to purchase ticket HERE.