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Grade 12 parents & students, welcome to the final year of High School!

As you can imagine, there is a lot going on. This area of our website is your “one stop shopping” for all the information and resources one needs to navigate through this final year. The table below outlines resources placed in chronological order as they typical happen.   Please work through this area together with your child to make sure you hit all the marks and have the most successful year possible:

Months of the year Grade 12 events occurring during the time of year
 
September/October
 
 
November/December
  • Review the accuracy of the Transcript Verification Request
  • Winter Formal – December 13, 2018, Westin Bear Mountain
  • Permission to access marks – PSI
  • Complete early applications for Post-Secondary Schools
 
 
January/February
  • Double check on Grad Eligibility after semester one
 
 
March/April
  • Admin review off eligibility for Grad based on report card marks
  • Book tickets for Recognition Ceremony
  • Grad Gowns on display at lunch in the Social Commons for sizing purposes.
  • April      – Completed Grad package submitted to the main office this includes:  Grad Gown order, Ceremony Comment form and $50.00 Graduation fee.  Please pay online on School Cash Online or in the office and make cheques payable to School District #62.  Grad gown form and GRAD Comment form.
  • April    – Recognition (Grad) Ceremony ticket reservations begin @ 8:30 am through UVIC box office for 11 am ceremony.  Online sales at tickets.uvic.ca or call 250-721-8480.  Tickets are $5 each for a maximum of 5 tickets @ $5.00 each per family.
  • April    – Valedictorian Nomination Week (20 signatures required)
 
 
May/June
  • May    – Grad Ceremony ticket reservations begin @ 8:30 am through UVIC box office for 3 pm ceremony.  Online sales at tickets.uvic.ca or call 250-721-8480.   Tickets are $5 each for a maximum of 5 tickets @ $5.00 each per family.
  • May 22 – “O’Canada” & Original Grad Song audition at Lunch in the Choir room.  A copy of the lyrics MUST be presented at the time of audition.
  • May  – Vote for Valedictorian during a special assembly during Block C.
  • May  – Closing date for initial UVIC ticket purchase is 4pm.
  • May TBD – Grad Status Confirmation – Gr. 12 students must be in the position to graduate in order to participate in the Grad ceremony.  All fees will be refunded if a student is not in a position to graduate.
  • May TBD – Graduation Ceremony rehearsal at UVIC Auditorium, University Centre –  AM Ceremony  10:00 – 10:30 am.  (Buses leave Belmont @ 9:00 am).  PM Ceremony 11:15 – 12:15 pm.  (Buses leave Belmont @ 10:30 am).
  • Providing new and like-new gowns & tuxedos for a small fee.

    Providing new and like-new gowns & tuxedos for a small fee.

  • May Date TBA – Prom ticket pick up in the front foyer at lunch time.  Please bring ID and your SafeGrad change of clothes for you and your guest.
  • June  – Prom ticket payment due.  1.0 BSS Prom Consent Form April 2018
  • June 9, 2019   – Grad Ceremony at UVic Auditorium University Centre @ 11 am & 3 pm
  • Prom – June 15, 2019 – Crystal Garden, 713 Douglas @ 5:30 pm.  Tickets on sale April @ $125.00 per ticket.
  • Drygrad – June 15, 2019 @ Belmont School 11:30 pm – 3:30 am
 
 
July/August
  • Official Transcripts mailed home late July
  • Confirmation of acceptance to Post-Secondary pending marks
  • Scholarship funds can be accesses
   
 
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