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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
September/October
November/December
  • Winter Formal – December 13th 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
  • 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.  Pay online through School Cash Online or in office.  Please make cheques payable to School District #62.  Grad gown form and GRAD Comment form
  • April  – 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.  Grad info here
  • 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.  Tickets are $5 each for a maximum of 5 tickets @ $5.00 each per family.99
  • 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 TBD – Vote for Valedictorian during a special assembly during Block C.
  • May TBD – 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  9:30 – 10:30 am.  (Buses leave Belmont @ 8:45 am).  PM Ceremony 11:00 – 12:00 pm.  (Buses leave Belmont @ 10:30 am).
  • May TBD – Extra tickets go on sale if available sometime prior to June 10th.
  • Belmont Prom Photography Order Form for Lifetouch Photography
  • June TBD  – Prom ticket payment due.
  • Grad – June 9, 2019  – Ceremony at UVIC Auditorium University Centre @ 11 am and 3 pm ceremonies.
  • Prom – June 15, 2019  – Crystal Gardens, 813 Douglas Street @ 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 accessed
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