Commencement 2024

Senior Events and Commencement 2024

We are excited to honor the accomplishments of the Class of 2024!

Graduation Day Information
     - Seniors, it is your day to shine! The entire school and community are excited to celebrate your accomplishments. 

     - Yes, all school rules apply; exemplary Bulldog behavior is expected.

     - Seniors are dropped off by 4:15 p.m. and meet in the E.H. Henry Gymnasium, to check attire and line up. 

     - Seniors will report to BBA even if the graduation ceremony is held at the Riley Rink. 

Required Student Attire
     - Long pants/ dresses or skirts (no shorts or jeans)
     - Collared shirts and ties (no tee shirts)
     - Regular shoes or sandals (no flip-flops, gym shoes or sneakers)
     - Sunglasses may not be worn during the commencement ceremony so you can be photo-ready!
     - Caps and gowns, of course! Be sure to hang your gown. DO NOT IRON! You may not alter your cap or gown in any way. 

Additional Information

Commencement Seating and Parking
All seating will begin at 4:00 p.m. on the afternoon of Commencement, and seats may not be reserved in advance. Tickets are not required for graduation. 

We request that families come in one car as parking is limited. Shuttles will ferry family members from BBA parking lots and neighborhood streets as needed. Please check in with a Burr and burton traffic control person upon arrival. 

Students with family members in wheelchairs or needing other special consideration should be in touch with Emily Kohler, Program Coordinator at 802-549-8242 or There are reserved parking spots for vehicles with disabled parking permits. 

Potential Change of Venue
In the case of a poor weather forecast for Friday evening, the graduation ceremony will be held at Riley Rink at Hunter Park. This change will be posted on the school's website:, Facebook page, Twitter, OnCampus News, and an alert will be sent to all current email, phone, and cell phone accounts via BBA's notification system. You may also call 802-362-1775, press 1. 

Directions to Riley Rink
Take Route 7A North out of Manchester. The entrance drive to the rink is one mile from the intersection of Route 11/30 and 7A in Manchester Center on the left. 

Final High School Transcripts
In late June, the School Counseling Office mails a final transcript to the college each student plans to attend. For future transcripts, write or email the Registrar, Jacque Lewicki, at 

To receive credit for Dual Enrollment courses contact the sponsoring college registrar and ask that they send an official transcript directly to your college. 

Senior Email Accounts
All seniors will receive an email from the Tech Department with instructions about migrating their BBA email accounts. All senior BBA email accounts will be "suspended" on July 3 and officially deleted on November 1st. 

iPad Return (May 23 - June 1)
Look for an email to sign up for a time to return your iPad and accessories. iPads and all accessories must be returned or paid for BEFORE seniors can pick up their cap and gown.

     iPad and case ($50 if broken $300 charge if not returned) 
     Power Adaptor (brick) ($10 charge if not returned)
     Charging Cable ($10 if not returned)
     Keyboard Charging Cable (if the case requires- $10 if not returned)
     Apple Pencil ($100 if not returned)
     Logitech Crayon ($50 if not returned)

Graduation Livestream
Click here to view the BBA Commencement Livestream. The Livestream will be available at both the BBA field and at Riley Rink depending on weather.

Until the event is up and running, the link will take you to GNAT-TV's YouTube page. However, once the LiveStream is up it will put the video at the top of the page.

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