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  • Yearbook Writeup - Grad 2024

  • Grad 2024 Information

    Congratulations!!  You are a member of the Grad Class of 2024!

    This is going to be an exciting year and we want to make sure you get all the information you need to get to Graduation on June 26, 2024 for the Official Graduation Ceremony

    FEBRUARY 2024

    February 27, 2024 – Grad Assembly, Block 2

    Important Assembly heading into Spring.  Stay connected and on top of what you need to do.

    Yearbook Write-up

    Your yearbook write-up will be due by March 8, 2024. You must be logged in.  Click here for Link to Yearbook Writeup   Link is now available in the Grad 2024 Google Classroom.

    MARCH 2024

    Grad Slideshow (Photos to be submitted by March 8, 2024)

    Each year at the beginning of the ceremony an amazing slide show of pictures throughout your years of school is shown to family and friends while they wait for the ceremony to start and you are outside having your Graduation Group Photo taken and getting ready.

    Provide us with ONLY 2 of your best photos from different times of your life, from that adorable baby or toddler picture and one of your favourite middle school moments. We want to have every student recognized in the slideshow.  If scanning original photos on your phone please make sure it is of high quality.  Link is now available in the Grad 2024 Google Classroom.


    APRIL 2024

    April 11, 2024 – Grad Assembly, Block 1

    Distribution of your Grad 2024 Ceremony and Event Package.  Review of final details to reach Graduation on June 26, 2024

    April 18, 2024 – Grad Package Due and all payments submitted to accounting or paid online.


    April 23 and 24, 2024 - Grad Musical Performance Auditions

    Musical Performances are part of our Graduation Ceremony and we encourage students to audition whether you are part of our Performing Arts at Claremont, in community programs or just sing or play music at home.  This should be a musical piece that is upbeat and celebration appropriate. Performers must be part of the Claremont Grad Class.  You must audition the piece you wish to perform at Grad.  Auditions will be April 23rd and 24th.  Start preparing now.

    MAY 2024

    May 22, 2024 - Graduation Ceremony Rehearsal at UVIC on

    Blocks 1 and 2. (Returning to school by 12:15 pm) All Students must attend the rehearsal and be in Ridge Theatre before 9:00 am. All students graduating must be in attendance.  This is your only Rehearsal.


    June  2024

    Date to be confirmed.  After School BBQ and Yearbook Events for Grads, Parents and Staff

    Full details to come later.  We have hosted the Grad BBQ in previous years but this event will be the First Annual Grad Family BBQ that will include Parents, Grads and Staff.  This event is co-sponsored by our Claremont Grad Parent Executive and Claremont School.  Your fundraising efforts will make this event amazing.


    June 26, 2024  - Formal Graduation Ceremony  (Wednesday) at UVic  Farquhar Auditorium. Full Details to come in April Grad Package.

    The Formal Ceremony will be followed by our Grad 2024 Celebration Dinner/Dance.  A night of dinner and dancing to celebrate the class of 2024.  This event will be held at the brand new event space Sngequ House at the University of Victoria.   Cost of this event is still being determined.  More details to come.  This event is hosted by Claremont School and parent volunteers are not required for this event.  It is all about Grads and Parents on this day.  We have it covered.

    STAY CONNECTED.  Sign up for Google Classroom. ( Grads Only)

    Are you a member of the Grad 2024 Google Classroom.  Make sure you join now for all your Grad 2024 Updates.

    Grad 2024 Class Code for Grads Only.  djlxxpr


    Grad Status Update

    You should have received this with your report card on November 17th.  This document will provide you with the information you need to verify that you have met all the requirements for Graduation with the course you have and are taking.  This can be viewed by going to and signing in with your username and login.

    Yearbook Purchase – Did you order one?

    Did you order a Yearbook?  See Mrs. Waller in the Accounts Office to check.  It’s not too late but don’t delay, we are having a special Grad Yearbook signing BBQ in June

    SNAG List (Students Not Able to Graduate)

    To participate in the Graduation Ceremony all Students must be in a passing position for all school and SIDES courses no later than April 26, 2024

    Passing Date Information / Appeal Process

    All Students registered in SIDES or other on-line courses that are required for Graduation must be 70% complete and in a passing position no later than April 26, 2024 to participate in the Graduation Ceremony at UVic on June 26, 2024

    School Transcript Service

    All Grade 12 students should be completing the School Transcript Service. This can be done now and must be completed no later than April 2024 to send your transcripts to Post Secondary after you Graduate.  This should be done even if you have no plans to go to Post Secondary at this time.

    You can use the Student Transcripts Service (STS) to:

    • View or order your secondary school transcript
    • Send your secondary school transcripts to post-secondary institutions
    • Order your graduation certificate
    • View scholarships awarded by B.C.
    • View your provincial exam or graduation assessment results

    Do you want a speaking role at the Grad Ceremony?

    You could be the Valedictorian, the Mistress/Master of Ceremonies, or Introduce the Grads as they cross the stage.  Speaking Role Nomination Forms – Included in Graduation Package on April 11, 2024

    Valedictorian (1) One of the top academic and most respected students in the graduating class who will write and present the farewell address of approximately 3 minutes on behalf of the class.  You will receive teacher support in preparation.

    Mistress/Master of Ceremonies (2)   Two well-respected representatives of the graduating class who will work together and prepare a script for directing the evening’s sequence of events.  They will introduce and thank the speakers and performers and keep the ceremony running smoothly.  They will be at the podium frequently throughout the evening. You will receive teacher support in preparation

    Introduction of Grads (10) Ten students who have contributed to the school culture will each introduce a number of graduates.  As each graduate crosses the stage, one of these students will read a brief personal message written by that graduate.  The students selected must feel confident at the podium in front of a large audience


    Official Grad Recessional Song.

    Nomination forms will be in the grad package.  Please start thinking about a song. This song should be upbeat and celebration appropriate. Song should also reflect the grad class. A vote will be placed on the Grad Website in May.


    When do I have to pay the Grad fees?

    The fees will be due when you turn in your “Grad Package” on April 18, 2024.


    How much will Grad Fees cost?

    The fees will be similar to previous years.  The costs for Grad 2024 will be based on fundraising and event costs which we are still gathering at this time.

    Grad Dinner/Dance Banquet at the brand new Sngequ House at the University of Victoria Campus   - $ TBD

    Event will include Buffet Dinner *Prizes *Dancing * DJ * Casino (if space permits) * Photo Booths * Photo Areas * Magician.

    Ceremony at UVIC $60.00 (which includes 2-3 ceremony tickets depending on the number of Grads participating in the ceremony, Grads do not require a ticket) Extra Ceremony Tickets $10.00 per ticket if any are available

    Graduation Ceremony Tickets

    The University of Victoria works closely with Claremont in regards to the ticketing process for the Grad Class of 2024 Ceremony.  You will receive complete details in your Graduation Package at the April 11th Grad Assembly. 

    Graduation Ceremony Extra Tickets

    Once each Grad has booked tickets for the ceremony it will be determined IF or how many tickets are available for distribution of extra tickets.  If any tickets are available the date and process will be announced in the middle of June to all Grads.

    UVic Ceremony Introduction 

    This will be a statement read about you as you cross the stage. Details will be in the Grad Package

    • Student Transcript Service