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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 typically 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
   
November/December
  • Winter Formal – December 19th, 2019 Westin Bear Mountain
  • Student Transcripts
  • 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
  • Purchase tickets for Commencement Ceremony due TBD.  Tickets are $5 each for a maximum of 5 tickets @ $5.00 each.
  • Grad Cap & Gown order, Ceremony Comment and $50.00 Graduation fee due TBD.
  • Pay online through School Cash Online or in office.  Please make cheques payable to School District #62. 
  • April  – Commencement tickets emailed to families.
  • April – Extra tickets go on sale if available.
  • April 23 – May 1 – Valedictorian Nomination Week (20 signatures required).
 
 
May/June
  • May 6 – Valedictorian Candidate’s speeches.
  • May 13 – “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 27 – Vote for Valedictorian during a special assembly during Focus Block.
  • May 28 – Commencement Ceremony rehearsal at UVIC Auditorium, University Centre – 11AM Ceremony  9:30 – 10:30 am.  (Buses leave Belmont @ 9:00 am).  3PM Ceremony 11:00 – 12:00 pm.  (Buses leave Belmont @ 10:30 am).
  • May 29 – Baby/toddler/child picture deadline to the office.
  • 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.
  • June TBD – Prom ticket payment due.
  • Grad – June 14, 2020  – Ceremony at UVIC Auditorium University Centre @ 11 am and 3 pm ceremonies.
  • Pre-Prom Photo – 5 pm at Victoria Parliament Building on the Legislative steps (please do not arrive before 4:30 pm as there will be another group using the grounds).
  • Prom – June 159 2020  – Crystal Gardens, 813 Douglas Street @ 5:45 pm. Tickets on sale April @ $125.00 per ticket.
  •  Drygrad – June 19, 2020  @ Belmont School 11:00 pm – 3:00 am.  All student attending must return to Belmont by the coaches (buses) provided.
 
 
July/August
  • Official Transcripts mailed home late July
  • Confirmation of acceptance to Post-Secondary pending marks
  • Scholarship funds can be accessed
   
 
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