Schedule of Events

Upper School Awards Ceremony: Saturday, May 18, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Rearden Theater
Required for ALL Upper School Students

• Seniors will wear gowns, but no caps or honor cords.
• Faculty and Staff will wear gowns, hoods, but no caps.
• Students who attend should wear School Formal.
 
 

Baccalaureate: Sunday, May 19, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Rearden Theater
Required for ALL Juniors and Seniors 

• Seniors will wear gowns, but no caps or honor cords.
• Faculty and Staff will wear gowns, hoods, but no caps.
• Students who attend should wear School Formal.
 

Graduation: Sunday, May 19, 2019

Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Upper School Lawn
Required for ALL Upper School Students

Outdoor Graduation Schedule
10:00 AM Outdoor seating available.

10:15 AM Processional line-up - Seniors in the Library, Faculty & Staff in the 
Hodgson Courtyard

10:20 AM Processional begins - Upper School Lawn
A reception will follow Graduation in the Dining Hall for graduates and their families ONLY.
 

Commencement Weekend FAQs

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • Q How is seating for graduation handled?

    For outdoor graduation, seating is unlimited. In case of inclement weather, rain tickets must be reserved prior to graduation. Each senior may reserve 7 general admission tickets. We will provide extra tickets based on availability. All seating is first come, first served. If you need handicap access, please let us know.

    For Rain Ticket Reservations:
    Contact Susan Reimer: 706-746-7701 or graduation@rabungap.org
  • Q What do I wear to Graduation?

    • Faculty & Staff will wear full regalia.
    • Seniors will wear gowns and caps with the following beneath gowns:
    Boys: Dress pants with leather belt, white Oxford shirt with school tie, dress shoes and dark socks.
    Girls: Knee-length, modest, white dress; white dress shoes, heels not to exceed two inches.
    • All other students must wear School Formal.
  • Q What is the plan for graduation in case of inclement weather?

    Graduation will be moved to the Rearden Theater if there is inclement weather. This decision will be made by 7:00 am and communicated via the school’s emergency communication system. An announcement will also be posted to the school’s website (www.rabungap.org). Rain ticket reservations (7 per senior family) will be required, and all seating will be first-come, first served.

    Indoor Graduation Schedule:
    • 10:15 am: Rearden Theater Opens
    • 10:15 am: Processional Line-up - Rearden Theater:
    Seniors on the 3rd Floor, Art Rooms & Dance Studio
    Faculty, Staff and Flag Processional on 2nd Floor Gallery
    • 10:20 am: Processional in Rearden Theater
    • A reception will follow Graduation in the Library for graduates and their families ONLY. 
For Rain Ticket Reservations, email Susan Reimer at sreimer@rabungap.org.
Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is a private, coeducational day and boarding school for grades Pre-K through 12, located in Rabun Gap, GA. Centrally located between Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Asheville, NC, we combine our strong academic program, mountain setting, and Presbyterian heritage to inspire young people who are eager to learn and grow.


Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School does not discriminate regardless of race, color, religion, gender, disability, creed, or national origin.