GRADUATION INFORMATION 2023
GRAD 2023 HOODIES ARE NOW AVAILABLE! Purchase form October 26th – November 16th
GRADUATION BANQUET DINNER AND DANCE – Saturday, May 27, 2023
6pm at the Westin Bayshore: This is a formal celebration for grads and their parents. Students with separated parents are welcome to invite both sets. Grads are also welcome to invite a date if they choose. More information will be available in the spring.
CONVOCATION LEAVING CEREMONY – Sunday June 11, 2023
7pm at the Orpheum Theatre: This graduation celebration sees students cross the stage in their cap and gown in front of family and friends. Gowns will be ordered in CLC classes.
Tickets will be $20 and can be purchased at the door. There is no limit on numbers.
LEAVING CEREMONY CITATION
In April, graduates will be required to write a citation that will be read as they cross the stage at the Leaving Ceremony.
Each year, our graduates vote in a member of their class to speak on their behalf at the Leaving Ceremony.
CAREER LIFE CONNECTIONS
CLC 12 is a graduation requirement and meets periodically during X-block. Students are responsible for participating in mandatory sessions, check-ins and submitting online assignments. Students will gain insight and knowledge for their transition into post-secondary, the work force and their personal life journey. This course culminates with students presenting their Graduation Capstone project in the spring of 2023.
Students need to check their CLC 12 Google classroom for current assignments, post-secondary information, updates on University applications, mark submissions and scholarship opportunities.
All grade 12s will complete a Capstone project as part of their CLC credit. Students will be given detailed guidance in CLC classes.
There are many scholarships available for graduating students including WVSS, External, Entrance and Provincial Scholarships. Information will be presented during CLC. More information: https://wvsscounselling.weebly.com/scholarships–awards.html Due: March date TBA
Individual Photos: November 29th – Dec 10th through Edge Imaging Photography. Studio is located at 15 Victoria Dr in Vancouver, students are encouraged to book and attend a free sitting to have portraits taken. This portrait will be used in the yearbook and school composite and there is no obligation to buy.
YEARBOOK WRITE UP AND BABY PICTURE
In January, students will be asked to submit a Yearbook write-up and baby picture, which will be printed with their graduation portrait. Information will be distributed in CLC.
Yearbook write-up: link to come in January
Email Baby Picture to: email to come in January
SCHOOL AND COMMENCEMENT FEES
We ask that all families make arrangements through School Cash Online to pay any and all outstanding school fees prior to June 1. The Convocation Fee specifically covers all costs related to the graduation video including the Crossing the Stage, individual still photographs, hat toss video, and highlight reel. Please contact our Business Manager Mrs. Jenny Madill for any assistance you require at 604-981-1100.
lGr. 12 Provincial Literacy Assessment: November 1 to 4, 2022
All grade 12’s are required to write the literacy assessment. It does not impact grades and is currently an assessment for Ministry purposes only. More details on the assessment date and location will be provided to students soon. Information about the assessment, pre-assessment activities and sample questions can be found here.