May 27, 2017 Graduation Day
Planning - Grad advisors for Strathmore High School are Ms. Roberts and Ms. Williams. Please contact them at 403-934-3135. They will be relying on 10 – 15 Grade 12 volunteers to form a Grad Planning Committee. They will meet on Wednesdays in Room 202 at lunch. Listen for announcements. All Grade 12’s are welcome to attend! Grads signup for reminders and updates @grad2017sh. To: 819-801-0335.
Grad Pictures - Wednesday, February 1 there will be a meeting during TA! All Grade 12 students should attend!. Sign-up for photos is Thursday, February 2. Grad Pictures will be taken by Lifetouch the week of March 2-10 and will be in the Learning Commons and Fitness Room. All students must have their picture taken by Lifetouch so it can be included in the yearbook and composite. Students must sign up online at www.lifetouch.ca/southernalberta. Click on Calgary. Then click on choose your location & select Strathmore High School. Grads that require an appointment but don't sign up online will have to see the photographers directly to sign up.
Students who want their photos done by another company can simply inform the Lifetouch cameraman and no fee will be charged for the two photos taken. i.e. There is NO charge to have photos taken for yearbook & composite.
Grad Rings - Jostens has been out to the school already. Grad rings may still be ordered directly from Jostens online.
Grad Pow Wow - A tradition at SHS has been the Grade 12 Pow Wow. If our native students chose to organize one again this year all Grads are urged to participate in this colorful salute to our Grads. Please watch for details about this event in the coming months. On Wednesday, January 18th there will be an Indian Taco sale during lunch.
Outline of Graduation Day - May 27th
The Ceremony is at the school and begins at 12 pm. Doors will open at 11:00 am and it should be noted that there is no reserved seating. The ceremony consists of congratulatory speeches and presentation of certificates to each student concluding by 2:00 pm.
Evening Celebration: - The Grand March will take place at 7:30 pm followed by Tributes, year in review, dance and dessert buffet. The cost for the tickets are $15 per person. There is no fundraising. All activities are done for fun and to add to the memory of Grade 12. Students can pay for their fees online at https://goldenhills.schoolcashonline.com. Also, there will be opportunity to purchase tickets at SHS in the Street during April and May.
Parent/Student Meal: - There is NO organized banquet by the school. Parents and students are encouraged to attend a meal that best suits their family, friends and financial considerations. Please see below for more information.
Family/Sweetheart Photos: - A Lifetouch photographer is available throughout the evening for family/sweetheart/friends photos. Information & prices will be made available closer to May 27th.
Grad Hoodies: - Grad hoodies are on sale in the street and only available until Feb 27. The cost $55.00 and you can pay online at https://goldenhills.schoolcashonline.com/.
Parent/Student Organized Banquet
The Grad Banquet for 2017 will be located at the Strathmore Family Centre on May 27 starting at 4:00 pm with dinner served at 5:30 pm. For more information on tickets for the SHS Parent Organized Banquet, powerpoint pictures and volunteering opportunities please contact email@example.com.
Log in with your school account (firstname.lastname@example.org) and vote for your friends! Winners will be featured in the yearbook and at the evening grad ceremonies. Finalists (top contenders) for each category will be notified and photographed prior to grad. You can vote for however many categories you want, and you can edit your responses if you change your mind. Voting closes May 12! MAKE SURE YOU TYPE YOUR ANSWERS WITH THEIR FIRST NAME FIRST, then the last name. If you don't know how to spell it just guess, we can probably figure it out!
Grad Information Letters
Ring styles can be viewed on the Jostens Website. Questions concerning rings please contact Sean Kelly.
Grad Write-Ups & Gowns