SPECTRUM GRAD CALENDAR for Grad 2019 Grad check - it is your responsibility to make sure you have the required credits to Graduate - Please see your counselors if you are unsure.
September 10 Grade 12 Assembly 24 Grad Committee meeting 28 Grad clothing logo art submissions due
October 3 Grad Student Assembly and grad clothing logo art vote, Period 3, Theatre 4 Grad Parent Information Night, 7 pm, Theatre and Parent Dry Grad TBA Grad Clothing Order
November 1-9 Grad Photo Sessions (Sitting fee required at time of appointment. Booking website information will be posted on our grad pages on the Spectrum Website 22 Grad Transition Plan (GTP) deadline for grads taking English 12 or Communications 12 in Semester 1 (this is a provincial requirement for graduation) 19- Dec 5 Winter Formal Guest Application Forms available 26 - Dec 12 Winter Formal Ticket sales ($75). Students taking English or Communications in Semester 1 must complete their GTP before they can purchase tickets to the Winter Formal.
December 1-12 Winter Formal Ticket sales ($75) continue. Students taking English or Communications in Semester 1 must complete their GTP before they can purchase tickets to the Winter Formal. 5 Winter Formal Guest Applications due (no ticket sales to guests until they have been approved) 20 Grad Winter Formal, 6-10 pm, at Ocean Pointe Resort
January 14-18 Grad Photo Retakes 24 English 12 provincial exam and English 25 Communications 12 provincial exam TBA Grad Baby photo and write up due
March 4 Grade 12 Assembly during TAG 4 Valedictorian Nomination Forms available in the office 15 Valedictorian Nomination Forms due
April 4 Valedictorian candidate speeches and vote (during lunch) 18 Grad Recognition Ceremony Fee deadline ($70) 25 Grad Parent Information Night, 7:30 pm (following Parent/Teacher/Student Interviews) Grad check by counsellors - refunds can and will be issued any time a student is not meeting the Ministry- mandated requirements for graduation. All students must have passed or be passing English 12 or Communications 12
May 2 Grad Auditions for the Grad Ceremony 3 Grad Transition Plan (GTP) deadline for grads taking English 12 or Communications 12 in Semester 2 or a Linear English 12 course (this is a provincial requirement for graduation) 6 Dinner Dance Guest Applications available 6 Dry Grad Agreement forms available for grads & guests 8 Grad Ceremony tickets - $2.00 surcharge/ ticket must be paid online or in the office. Students taking English or Communications in Semester 2 or Linear English must complete their GTP before tickets to the Grad Ceremony will be released. 21 Extra Ceremony tickets available through UVic ticket office - details to follow 24 Dinner Dance and Dry Grad Guest Applications due 6-June 7 Dinner Dance and Dry Grad tickets on sale for grads and guests (no ticket sales to guests until they have been approved)
June 1-7 Dinner Dance and Dry Grad tickets sales continue. Dry Grad form for Grads is due.June 7th is final ticket sale day. 6 Grad Assembly during Collab- Theatre - Grads must attend (MMT) 15 Dinner Dance and Dry Grad 17 Grad Recognition Ceremony Day 8:20 am mandatory rehearsal 4:30 pm Grad group photo at UVic 5 pm Ceremony 24 English 12 provincial exam 26 Communications 12 provincial exam
Return all textbooks, calculators, uniforms, etc. and pick up: baby pictures, scholarship portfolios Report cards will be available for pick up on June 27, they will not be mailed to grads.
Parents/Guardians and Grads: The costs of Grad can creep up. Please keep the following information in mind for the year ahead. The Grad Fees and the Yearbook Fees can be paid at the start of the year - or any time through the year before their respective deadlines. All of these fees below are optional with the exception of the Grad Fee.
Grad Fees ~ $70 (the Grad fee covers the cost of the University Facilities, Grad Certificate and Cover, Grad Alumni Fee, as well as the “Magical Mystery Tour” and other miscellaneous fees associated with the Grad Ceremony.)
Grad Dinner/Dance ~ $75
Grad - Dry Grad ~ $60
Winter Formal ~ $75
Yearbook ~ $50
Pinnies - Summer 2018 - aiming for delivery for the welcome back BBQ
We will likely have 2 grad wear purchasing opportunities - one mid fall and one early second semester - costs to be determined.