Graduation will be on Thursday, June 25, 2020

2020 Valedictorians: Avery Hanson and Dawson Lewis

Graduation Fees

SAS Graduation Fees are $150, due by May 1, 2020 (paid at the office).

These fees include:

  • The Graduation Ceremony
    • Arena rental, set-up, decorations, sound & production, and take down
  • Admission for guests into Graduation Ceremony at the Shaw Centre for family and friends (no limit on the number of guests)
  • Student Grad Events
    • Halloween Movie Night, Snowball Dance, Hypnotist, Street Painting, Grad Breakfast, Grad & Staff Dinner
  • Grad Group Photo at McGuire Lake
  • Yearbook
  • 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.


  • Grad information packages will be made available in the office during the June exam week.
  • Grad fees DO NOT go toward the parent-organized “Dry Grad Celebration”.

Grad School Sponsor Contact Information

  • Mr. Chris Schielke (250) 832-2188
  • Mrs. Danielle Berger (250) 832-2188

Parent-Organized Dry Grad Chairperson:

  • Mrs. Rhonda Darbyson (250) 803-8616

Important Grad Events & Activities

  • Movie Night (Salmar Classic Theatre – 7pm): Wed, Oct 30
  • Clothing Orders (SAS office): November/January
  • Capstone Presentations (SAS): Tues, Dec 10
  • Snowball Winter Formal ($10, SAS Atrium – 7pm): Wed, Jan 8
    • Grad Yearbook Baby Photos Due: Fri, Jan 31
    • Grad Yearbook Quotes Due: Fri, Jan 31
  • Grad Clothing 2nd Order: Wed, Jan 29 to Wed, Feb 12
  • Grad Photos (SAS): Tues, Feb 4 to Tues, Feb 12
  • Dry Grad Info Night & Potluck (SAS – 6pm): Wed, Feb 19
  • Hypnotist (SAS Gym 7-9pm): Wed, March 4
  • Street Painting (SAS): Wed, May 6
  • Downtown Beautification (7:30am – Eco Treats): Wed, May 20
    • Grad “Walking the Stage” Write-Up Forms Due: Fri, May 22
  • Grad Ceremony Rehearsal (3:30pm – Shaw Centre): Wed, June 24

Graduation Day!

  • 9:00am Student Breakfast at SAS (made and served by staff)
  • 4:30pm Group Photo at McGuire Lake (downtown)
  • 5:30pm Reception at Shaw Centre (Hucul Pond arena)
  • 7:00pm Ceremony at Shaw Centre (Spectator arena)
  • 9:30pm Dry Grad (organized by parents) at the Community Centre

Important Forms