Graduation

Wednesday, June 23rd (students with Last Names L-Z)
Thursday, June 24th (students with Last Names A-K)

Graduation 2021 Welcome and Dignitary Messages

  • Graduation Welcome – Principal Rob Cadden – Video here
  • Valedictorian Address – Christopher Ollinger and Sebastian Nyeste – Video Here
  • Kukpi7 Arnouse Congratulating All 2021 Grads – Video Here
  • Assistant Superintendent Ryan Brennan Message – Video Here
  • Trustee Marianne VanBuskirk Message – Video Here
  • Mayor Alan Harrison Message – Video Here
  • MLA Greg Kyllo Message – Video Here

Information, Updates & Ceremony Schedule

Please note, as of May 18, Graduates are allowed to invite up to 4 guests (plus additional children under 12 that require supervision) to their scheduled ceremony. Below is a linked image to the provincial guiding document.

Graduation Fees

SAS Graduation Fees are $150, due by May 1, 2021 (paid at the office).

These fees include:

  • Graduation Ceremony
    • Tent rental, decorations, sound & production
  • Grad Events
    • Street painting, grad luncheon
  • Yearbook ($50 value)
  • Grad Gown Rentals
  • Keepsake Graduation Cap & Tassel, Grad Lanyards & Graduation Composite Folder
    • containing a photo of the entire grad class, along with a place to hold your high school dogwood diploma.

Important Notice: Grad fees DO NOT go toward the parent-organized “Dry Grad Celebration”.

Grad School Sponsor Contact Information

  • Mr. Chris Schielke (250) 832-2188 cschielke@sd83.bc.ca
  • Mrs. Danielle Berger (250) 832-2188 dberger@sd83.bc.ca

Parent-Organized Dry Grad Chairperson:

  • Mrs. Tanya Bushell tbushell@sd83.bc.ca

Grad Events & Activities

  • Clothing Order 1st Order (SAS office): November
  • Capstone Presentations (SAS):
    • scheduled when students have their Career Life Connection (CLC) course
  • Yearbook requirements:
    • Baby Photos due: early January
    • Yearbook Quotes due: mid-January
  • Grad Clothing 2nd Order: February
  • Grad Photos: February
  • Street Painting: June 10/11
  • Catered Luncheon, Valedictorian & Dignitaries Speeches and Student Musical Performances: June 14/15
  • Grad Gowns Handed Out: June 17/18
  • Outdoor Graduation Ceremonies: June 23/24

2020 Graduation Videos

  • Salmon Arm Secondary Graduation Ceremony 2020 – Day 1 VIDEO HERE
  • Salmon Arm Secondary Graduation Ceremony 2020 – Day 2 VIDEO HERE