Graduation

Grad Committee

CHAIRS:  Traci Edmonson
SECRETARY:  Lucas Conway/Jacob Szymanek
TREASURER:   Emma Laroy
PARENT REP:    
STAFF REP:  Mrs. Sanche / Mr. Steeves

Timeline

May previous year

  • Students meet with Principal and the school representative to select Grad Committee
  • Organize the Highway cleanup fundraiser

June previous year

  • Organize the Canada Day BBQ
  • Start organizing the Golf Tournament fundraiser with Gleniffer Lake and parents

September

  • Students ensure they are in the correct courses, on track for graduation and taking the prerequisite courses for post-secondary enrollment if applicable.
  • Grad Rings with Jostens 
  • Set up date for formal and informal Cap and Gown pictures with Jostens
  • Golf Tournament fundraiser

October

  • Students are applying for Competitive Post-Secondary programs
  • Grad meeting with parents, students and principal
  • Halloween Dance fundraiser

December

  • Poinsettia Grad Fundraiser (partnership with Band)

January: Diploma prep and dates are given

February: VIP Meat Sale fundraiser

April: Spring Dance fundraiser

May

  • organize the Grad banquet cleanup with the Grade 11's and a parent representative
  • Grad gowns are assigned (office will order caps, certificate holders and sashes)

June

  • Diploma prep and dates are given
  • Congratulations enjoy your GRADUATION

Ceremonies

 Convocation (Cap and Gown)

  • Is the formal act of walking across the 'stage' to receive your diploma from the Principal, MLA, Board of Education Representative and a CESD Representative.
  • Takes place in the school gymnasium
  • This event is organized by the school
  • Includes Official addresses, Scholarship presentations and the Valedictorian address

Timeline

9:00 am                   Grads arrive at the school, meet in the music room and receive their caps and gowns as well as appropriate sashes

9:40 am                   Students line up in the hallway in alphabetical order

10:00 am                 Cap and Gown Ceremony begins

11:30 am                 Ceremony concludes

12:00 pm                 All gowns must be returned to the music room

 

Graduation Banquet

  • Is the promenade Tux and Dress celebration event that has a meal, program and a dance
  • This event is organized by the Grade 12 students and their parents in consultation with a High School representative
  • Funded by the Grad Class