Graduation

Graduation Ceremony Date: to be announced

Information, Updates & Ceremony Schedule

This section will be updated throughout the year with information about upcoming graduation events and activities.

Graduation Fees

SAS Graduation Fees are $175 (due May 1).

Payment can be forwarded to the office or via an E-Transfer. Families also have the option of a payment plan. For more information, please contact Lisa Martin (Head Secretary) in the office at (250) 832-2188.

These fees include:

  • Graduation Ceremony
    • Tent rental, decorations, sound & production
  • Grad Events and Activities
  • 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:

  • tba

Grad Events & Activities

  • Dry Grad Parent Information Night: to be announced
  • Grad Halloween Movie Night: to be announced
  • Clothing Order 1st Order (SAS office): November
  • Capstone Presentations (SAS): December
  • Snowball Winter Formal Dance: to be announced
  • Yearbook requirements:
    • Baby Photos due: early January
    • Yearbook Quotes due: mid-January
  • Grad Clothing 2nd Order: February
  • Dry Grad Parent Committee Sign-Up Night: to be announced
  • Grad Photos: February
  • Grad Family Hypnotist Night: to be announced
  • Grad Street Painting: to be announced
  • School & Downtown Beautification: to be announced
  • Grad Breakfast or BBQ: to be announced
  • Grad Ceremony: June

2021 Graduation Videos

  • 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

2020 Graduation Videos

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