GRAD 2018

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Grad write ups are due before the Christmas break. Go to the school website, click student resources and then click the link under grad information. 72 words or less and remember appropriate wording and no quotes only please.


Grad Tickets

Ceremony: $10 per ticket (no limit) – Thursday, June 21 – 7 p.m. at The Hard Rock Theatre in Coquitlam.

Banquet/Dance: $75 per ticket (3 max to start). More tickets may come available on a 1st come 1st serve basis. Buy early as we sell out every year. The venue is Swan-E-Set Resort and Country Club. June 8th – 5 p.m. to take pictures and find seating.

Dry Grad: $75 per ticket. Students can bring a guest for $25 (Guests cannot win the prizes). June 8th – 11:30 p.m.

Ticket sales open on January 15th. Form will be handed out to all students at the first meeting after the Christmas break – January 15th at Flex block.

Initial deadline to purchase banquet/dance tickets will be February 28th. After February 28th any tickets remaining will be sold on a first come first service basis (come in person with cash!) Please do not procrastinate. The banquet has sold out every year since the banquet was moved to Swan-E-Set.


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grad psi

Block B In the Library
Moore – IB  12 Nov. 15
Hanlon – 12 Nov. 17
Block D  
Moore – 12 Nov. 15
Catch up for any missed Nov. 17
Block F  
Moore – 12 Nov. 14
Block G – 1st double blk  
Hanlon Nov. 14
Block H  
Ephick – Comm 12 Nov. 14

DVR – if you missed the English class when Ms. Lemieux helped students fill out the credit check form please sign up outside Ms. Lemieux’s office for an appointment.  This is very important to complete the credit check form to ensure that you are taking the necessary courses to graduate.


Here is the powerpoint presentation that Ms. Lemieux went over during the Grad meeting Flex block on Monday.  Please look at it and if you have any questions see Ms. Lemieux in the counselling office.


Dry Grad Parent Committee Information

Dry Grad Parent meeting – stay tuned for the date of the next meeting:

The fundraising for Dry Grad is about to occur in full force: Please read the following attachment to find out what events are happening:

Calling all families

The 2 fundraisers that the Dry Grad Parent Committee are working on are:

  1. Poinsettia sale – click on the link below for the order form.

Poinsettia Order Form

  1. Gift Card (great for Christmas presents) – click on the link below for the order form.

Gift Card Fundraiser Letter

Gift Card Order Form


upcoming events

December 2: Are you interesting in finding about more about becoming a firefighter?The JIBC is holding an information session on December 2 from 11:00 – 2:00 p.m. at their Maple Ridge campus. For more information please visit:

December 2: Emily Carr University Portfolio Day: Their new address is: Great Northern Way campus, 520 East 1st Avenue. The time is 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

December 4: Discover the University of Victoria. At Discover UVIC you and your parents will learn about programs, admission requirements and student life on their campus. To register, please visit

House of Commons Page Program: Senior students who maintain a minimum of 80% and can speak both official languages are invited to apply. You must also be accepted in a full time program at one of the National Capital Region Universities.  For more information and to apply please visit: The deadline to apply is: December 4th.

Emily Carr University is putting on many teen programs throughout the year. The Portfolio Workshop is on Jan 13 and Jan 20. This is a two day art documentation workshop for students looking to prepare their portfolio for post secondary admissions. There is also a new spring break two day workshop in Soft Sculpture/Felting  on March 17 and 18 and also Life Drawing on March 24 and 25. The Junior Art Intensive in the summer is a two week exploration of 2D and 3D art making for youth ages 13 to 15. In the summer there is also the Summer Institute for Teens from July 3 to 17. This is a rigorous 4 week studio based program that prepares high school for a post secondary education at an art & design university. More information can be found at:

UNBC (University of Northern B.C.): Student for a Day is a day to spend at the campus, sit in some classes, receive a personal tour, visit residence, chat with a recruitment officer, and enjoy lunch free. Some travel cost will be reimbursed up to $500 for students in B.C. For more information please visit:

Douglas College Information Sessions ongoing for all Programs

Langara College Information Sessions ongoing for all Programs:

Information on applying at:
KPU: to Apply
Douglas College:
Langara College:
Capilano University:
Emily Carr University:




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