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PPA Executive Committee

Sheryl Oliver

Erin Cettina
1st Vice President

Kelly Kenny
2nd Vice President

Stacey Salas
Corresponding Secretary

Debbie Strzepek
Recording Secretary

Betty Chiu

WenLi Li
Representative at Large


Meeting recordings

All PPA meetings are recorded for those unable to attend. To view a meeting recording, please log-in to My BackPack and visit the "Resource Center."

Commencement Weekend

Due to weather, Commencement will be held in Ayer Memorial Chapel

Each member of the Class of 2018 will be given two tickets for entrance to the Chapel to distribute to family members. All additional family members, friends and guests coming to campus are invited to view the livestream from Geiger-Reeves Theater, the Masland Room, or Efros Auditorium. Underclassmen attendance is now optional; those students who choose to attend must wear family style dress and check-in with Ms. Davis on the balcony of Geiger-Reeves. Boarders not choosing to attend the livestream in Geiger-Reeves must check-in with their dorm supervisor at 9:45 a.m. Day students are not required to come to campus.

2018 Peddie School Commencement Exercises will be held on Sunday, May 27 beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Commencement will be livestreamed for those unable to attend.

View Commencement livestream

Looking for the perfect gift for your graduate? Shop the Peddie School Store!

Orders can be placed online or in person. Check link below for more information and a complete selection.

Shop Peddie School Store Graduation Gifts

Thursday, May 24

Special Class Schedule Classes will run on a Wednesday schedule today, ending at 12:20 p.m.

5:00-6:30 p.m.
Center Campus and Science Center

6:15 p.m.
Busses* begin boarding for prom

7:00-11:00 p.m.
Estate at Farrington Lake

  • All students attending prom must travel to and from the event on the busses hired by the school.
  • Information regarding ticket sales, tux/suit rental, and prom flowers will be communicated to students via email and the Peddie A.M. Vendors will be available on campus for tux/suit rentals and flowers.
  • Information on picking students up and signing students out post-prom will be communicated to parents and students via email.

Friday, May 25

No Classes for Seniors and Juniors

9:00 a.m.
Classes day begins for 9th and 10th grades (special schedule)

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Underclass students’ dinner
Masland Room

7:00 p.m.
Senior Dinner (Seniors, PGs and Faculty only)
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall

Saturday, May 26

8:00 – 10:50 a.m.
Classes for grades 9, 10, 11 – special schedule
(check the internal calendar)

11:00 a.m.
Moving up Chapel (students and faculty: required attendance)
Graduation rehearsals for seniors and PGs following Chapel

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (Grades 9, 10, 11)
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Senior lunch (Senior students only)
Caspersen Campus Center Grill

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Students’ Cookout (all students)
Center Campus (rain location: Science Center)

5:30 p.m.
Senior Parents Dinner (parents and faculty only)
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall

7:50 p.m.

Academic Procession (Senior students and faculty)
Annenberg Hall

8:00 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service (Senior students and their families)
Ayer Memorial Chapel

9:15 p.m.
Refreshments following Baccalaureate (Senior students and their families)
Ayer Memorial Chapel patio

Note – This is an on-campus evening; all boarders are required to be on campus

Sunday, May 27

Need a last minute gift? The School Store, located in the Caspersen Student Center, will be open from 9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. today.

7:30.- 9:00 a.m. Breakfast (open to all)
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall

9:00 a.m.
Senior Class Picturbre/Planting of the Ivy
Annenberg Hall steps

10:15 a.m.
Academic Procession (Senior students and faculty)
Swig Arts Center

10:30 a.m.
Commencement Exercises (all students are required to attend)
Center Campus Tent

12:30 p.m.
Light lunch (all are welcome)
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Dinner (Grades 9, 10 and 11)
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall

Please note: Boarding seniors should be out of their dorms by 5:00