News & Events

Graduation 2022

End of Year Celebrations

MONDAY, MAY 23

Senior Skip Day
HAVE FUN!
TUESDAY, MAY 24

Cum Laude Ceremony 
4:00 PM  I Admissions Office
Students Only

Cum Laude Rehearsal
5:00 PM I Swanson 
Students Only
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

Senior Rose Ceremony
11:05 AM I Swanson Gymnasium
Required for all students I Dress for students is formal I
Senior parents are welcome

Senior Lunch
12:15 PM I Old Field Club
Seniors Only
THURSDAY, MAY 26
 
Senior Promenade 
4:30 PM I The Stony Brook School Quadrangle
All are welcome

Senior Prom
7-11 PM I The Carltun 
Seniors and guests
Dress for students is formal
Students should pack a casual outfit to wear at the After-Prom at Dave & Buster’s
FRIDAY, MAY 27
 
Head of School Reception
10:00am-12:00pm I Head of School House
Seniors and their families are invited
 
Baccalaureate Rehearsal (Seniors Only)
2:00pm I Swanson Gymnasium
Seniors must wear graduation gown

Baccalaureate
4:00pm I Swanson Gymnasium 
All are welcome I Required for all students I Dress for students is formal I Seniors must wear graduation gown (no caps)

Baccalaureate Buffet Supper For Seniors, Guests and Faculty (following Baccalaureate)
5:30pm I Kansas Commons 

Class Night
7:30pm I Swanson Gymnasium
Students Check-in by 7:20pm 
 All are welcome I Required for all students I Dress for students is formal I Seniors must wear graduation gown
SATURDAY, MAY 28
 
Commencement Rehearsal (Seniors Only)
9:00 AM I Swanson Gymnasium
Required for all seniors
I Dress for students is formal I Seniors must wear graduation cap and gown

Legacy Family Photos
10:15 AM I Memorial Steps
Congratulations Legacy Graduates! Legacy graduates share a proud heritage with generations of others whose parents, grandparents, or siblings also attended The Stony Brook School. Pictures of legacy families will be taken in front of Memorial Hall at 10:15am on Commencement Day. Email caprielle.dulisse@sbs.org to sign up

Commencement
11:00 AM I  Swanson Gymnasium
Required for all students in 10th-12th Grade I Dress for students is formal 

Doors will open 30 minutes prior to the ceremony. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests should plan to arrive early.

Students will process down Chapman Parkway before the ceremony begins and the procession will be broadcasted in the gymnasium for family members and guests

Luncheon for Seniors, Guests and Faculty 
Directly following ceremony I Hollis Patio
DIRECTIONS TO SCHOOL

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 11790

PARKING

Guests are encouraged to park in the Johnston Parking lot, located behind Johnston dorm. Chapman Parkway will be closed until after Commencement.
For a detailed map, please click here.

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  • 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. Those with an asterisk have rooms blocked for The Stony Brook School.
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    1 Circle Road, Stony Brook NY 11794
    631-941-2980
    Group code: SBS (if calling in reservation)

    3131 Nesconset Highway, Centereach, NY 11720
    631-471-8000
    Group code: SHS (if calling in reservation)

    3485 Veterans Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma NY 11779
    844-264-4854
    Group code: SBCGRP (if calling in reservation) 

    Three Village Inn (1.2 miles away)
    150 Main St, Stony Brook, NY 11790
    631-751-0555

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

    Holiday Inn Express - Hauppauge (9 miles away)
    2050 Express Drive South, Hauppauge NY 11788
    631-348-1400 or 1-888-HOLIDAY

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

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

    Marriott Melville - (18 miles away)
    1350 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747
    631-423-7300
     
    Bed and Breakfasts & Inns

    The Stony Brookside
    (1.3 miles away)
    48 Main St, Stony Brook, NY 11790
    (631) 675-0393 

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  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS

    GUESTS WITH DISABILITIES
    Guests requiring ADA permit parking are encouraged to display their permits upon arrival on campus. We have limited parking spaces close to Swanson Gymnasium. We would ask you contact commencement@sbs.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 10:30am 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.
Want an SBS lawn sign to honor your graduate? Download any of the designs below! To purchase and print, follow the instructions from Staples.com! If you need further assistance, please email commencement@sbs.org. 

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