Promotion Information

Class of 2022

The 2018-19 Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony will take place on the Lafayette Campus in the Student Center.
 
THURSDAY, JUNE 6 - Promotion begins promptly at 4:00 p.m. in the Student Center at the Upper School. In order to ensure that promotion begins on time, it is essential that all students arrive in appropriate attire at 2:45 p.m. for final instructions. 
Optional Family photos will begin at 2:30, until 3:15, first come, first served. A few will be possible after the ceremony as well.
We will take a class photo at 3:30 p.m. Doors to the Student Center will open at 3:30 p.m. The reception ends promptly at 6:00 p.m.

Attire
Please remember that promotion ceremony is a formal occasion. Proper attire for girls is a dress, blouse and skirt, or suit. Shoes may be sandals or flats. As the stage and carpeting are slippery, high heels are not recommended. Proper attire for boys is a suit or sport jacket; dress shirt and tie; dress shoes, dark socks. For both girls and boys, blue jeans, shorts, sweat socks, and gym shoes are not appropriate choices. Bentley will provide boutonnieres and flowers for the students.
 
Parking
Carpooling or ride shares are encouraged as parking is limited in Lafayette. If everyone reduces the number of vehicles used per family, everyone should be able to find a space either on campus or on El Nido Ranch Road.

Reception
Immediately following the promotion ceremony, the BPA will host a reception for the students, their families, and faculty on the Quad on the Lafayette Campus.

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