The 140th Holderness School Commencement is scheduled for Sunday, May 19 and Monday, May 20, 2019. We are so excited to celebrate our seniors’ accomplishments and to recognize their many achievements.

We will be updating the site as the event draws closer. If you have any questions about Commencement Weekend, please feel free to contact Andy Herring at 603-779-5200, or send an email to

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  • Commencement Dress Code

    Seniors are expected to purchase their attire for the Commencement ceremony. The attire must be:

    White dress of appropriate length (fingertip length or longer) or white pants suit
    Navy blue blazer, tie, white button-down dress shirt, and white pants

    White dress pants are available via the following links:

    Dickies Men’s Original 874 Work Pants
    Dockers Men’s Signature D3 Classic Fit 
  • Commencement Schedule

    Sunday, May 19, 2019
    Prize Day Ceremony – 4:00 PM, Livermore Commons
    All guests of seniors are invited to attend.
    Reception – 5:30 PM, Weld Hall Lawn
    All guests of seniors are invited to attend.
    Commencement Dinner – 6:15 PM, Weld Dining Hall
    Given the size of the class and space limitations in Weld Hall, we ask that only immediate family (parents and siblings) of seniors attend the dinner. To make a special request, please use the above-mentioned information form.

    Monday, May 20, 2019
    Baccalaureate Service – 9:30 AM, Chapel of the Holy Cross
    All seniors and immediate family (parents and siblings) are invited to attend.
    The 140th Commencement and Luncheon – 11:00 AM, Livermore Commons
    All guests are invited to attend a luncheon that will directly follow the Commencement Exercises

    **All times subject to change **
Holderness School
33 Chapel Lane, Holderness NH, 03245
mail P.O Box 1879 Plymouth, NH 03264-1879
phone (603) 536-1257