Graduation Weekend at The Stony Brook School


CLASS NIGHT REHEARSAL
Seniors - Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 8:00 a.m. Gown but no cap
7th-11th Grade - Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 8:30 a.m.
Swanson Gymnasium

PROM
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Students will assemble in the Quad for photos at 4:30 p.m. before they depart for their prom.

BACCALAUREATE REHEARSAL (SENIORS ONLY)
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Swanson Gymnasium 
Seniors wear gowns and sit in the front
 
Dinner for Seniors and Guests will follow the Baccalaureate Service at 5:30 in Kanas Commons.

BACCALAUREATE
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 4:00 p.m.
Swanson Gymnasium
Required of all students.  Dress for students is formal.

CLASS NIGHT
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.
Students Check-in by 7:20 p.m.
Swanson Gymnasium
Required of all students.  Students sit with their class in the center section.
Dress for students is formal. Seniors wear gowns and sit in the front.

COMMENCEMENT REHEARSAL (SENIORS ONLY)
Saturday, May 26th 2018 - 9:00 a.m.
Swanson Gymnasium
Required of all seniors

Legacy Graduate family photos will be taken outside of Memorial - 10:30 a.m.

COMMENCEMENT
Saturday, May 26th 2018 - 11:00 a.m.
Swanson Gymnasium
Required of all students in grades 10th - 12th Grade
Dress for students is formal.
All seniors must attend rehearsal at 9:00 a.m.
Luncheon to follow immediately for seniors and their guests.
Doors will open 30 minutes prior to ceremony.  Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Guests should plan to arrive early.
Students will process down Chapman before the ceremony begins.
School Store will be open from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Commencement will be streamed live on the school's YouTube channel: 
https://www.youtube.com/StonyBrookSchool1922

DIRECTIONS
We are approximately 60 miles east of New York City.  To find the campus via GPS, enter the below address

11 St Marks Ave, Stony Brook, NY

PARKING
Guests are encouraged to park in the Johnston Parking lot, located behind Johnston Dorm.  Chapman Parkway will be closed until after Commencement.

LODGING
A number of local schools will be hosting their Commencement ceremonies the same weekend as The Stony Brook School. Below, we have listed some local hotels for your convenience. Families are responsible for their own booking. We encourage you to reserve your hotel rooms as soon as possible to avoid any complications.

Holiday Inn Express - Stony Brook (4.7 miles away)
3131 Nesconset Highway, Centereach, NY 11720
631-471-8000

Hilton Garden Inn - Stony Brook (1.2 miles away)
1 Circle Road, Stony Brook NY 11794
631-941-2980

Danford’s Inn (3 miles away)
25 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY
631-928-5200

Residence Inn - Holtsville (10 miles away)
25 Middle Ave, Holtsville, NY 11742
631-475-9500

Holiday Inn Express - Hauppauge (9 miles away)
2050 Express Drive South, Happauge NY 11788
631-348-1400 or 1-888-HOLIDAY
Reference "The Stony Brook School" when reserving

Hampton Inn - Brookhaven (20 miles away)
2000 No. Ocean Avenue, Farmingdale NY 11738
631-732-7300

Marriot Melville - (18 miles away)
1350 Walt Whitman Road, Melville NY 11747
631-423-1600

Hilton Garden Inn - Islip (9 miles away)
3485 Veterans Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma NY 11779
844-264-4854

Ramada Plaza - Long Island MacArthur Airport - (13 miles away)
1730 North Ocean Ave, Holtsville, NY 11742
631-758-2900

Bed & Breakfasts
Bayles Estate Bed & Breakfast (0.5 miles away)
1249 North Country Rd., Stony Brook NY
631-689-5865
www.baylesestate.com

GUESTS WITH DISABILITIES
Guests requiring ADA Permit parking are encouraged to display their permits upon arrival to campus. We have limited parking spaces close to Swanson Gymnasium.  We would ask that you contact lydia.obrien@stonybrookschool.org a week before Commencement so that we can make sure parking is available for those needing it.

CONGRATULATIONS LEGACY GRADUATES!
Legacy graduates share a proud heritage with generations of others whose parents, grandparents, or siblings also attended Stony Brook.
Pictures of legacy families will be taken in front of Memorial Hall at 10:30 am on Commencement Day.

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY
A professional photographer will take a picture of each graduate immediately following the presentation of his/her diploma. The pictures will be made available for purchase.

Graduation Map

The Stony Brook School

1 Chapman Parkway, Stony Brook, NY 11790 | 631-751-1800
A Christian, co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for 7-12th grade students