May 27, 2017 Graduation Day
Planning - Grad advisors for Strathmore High School are Ms. Roberts and Ms. Myers. They will be relying on 10 – 15 grade 12 volunteers to form a Grad Planning Committee. They will meet on Wedensdays in Room 202 at lunch. Listen for announcements. All Grade 12’s are welcome to attend!
Activities - As a Grad fee of $10 is charged, there is no fundraising. All activities are done for fun and to add to the memory of Grade 12.
Grad Pictures - Wednesday, February 1 there will be a meeting during TA! All grade 12s 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 Room 216. 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.
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, and a dance. More ideas and details added throughout the year.
Parent/Student Meal: - There is NO organized banquet by the school. Parents and students are encouraged to attend a meal that suits best 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/.
Please check the website www.strathmorehighschool.com on a regular basis. We encourage all grads to keep informed. If you have urgent questions your student cannot answer you are welcome to phone any of the Grad Advisors at the school (934-3135).
Here is the link to vote for Senior Superlatives, 2016! Remember that you MUST be logged in with your school Google account (email@example.com) to access it. There are more details on posters around the school, as well as on the SHS Facebook Page. Any questions, please see Ms. Riley in Room 211. Voting will be open until April 16th, and results will be revealed at Grad and featured in the Yearbook!
Grad Gowns & Writeups
Please click on the following link to fill out the Grad Gowns & Write Up! This form requires you to be logged into your Golden Hills account as above. Please note that Grad gowns are provided and distributed shortly before Grad.
The Grad banquet for 2017 will be located at the Strathmore Civic Centre. For more information on ticket sales, powerpoint pictures, details of the banquet please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grad Information Letters
Ring styles can be viewed on the Jostens Website. Questions concerning rings please contact Sean Kelly.