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    • What is Commencement?
      • The formal ceremony where you receive your diploma, and maybe an award or two!
      • A celebration of your achievement.
    • Do I have to come ?
      • No. You can pick up your diploma at the school after Commencement is over.
      • Some students can’t come because of holidays/jobs, but no date is ideal.
    • Shou l d I come?
      • Yes, it's an important evening for you and your family to celebrate!
      • It’s one last chance to see your classmates as a group (FB doesn’t count!) and to thank your teachers for putting up with you all these years!
    • When is Commencement ? Tuesday, June 28 th 2011 @ 3:45 pm at The Meeting House
    • The Meeting House?
      • It’s a purpose-built facility for such events.
      • Most importantly, it’s air-conditioned and has great parking and restaurants nearby for afterwards!
    • What are the Awards?
      • There are awards in most grade 12 subjects.
      • There are many other awards, some are academic and some which focus on involvement and achievement.
      • If you wish to see everything that’s available, check the criteria online at www.pcssonline.com
      • Most awards are decided on by the staff concerned.
      • But some awards are by student application only .
    • So how do I apply?
      • Applications are available online NOW and are due NO LATER than Friday April 29 th by 2:45 p.m.
      • Submit your completed applications to the folders in Guidance.
      • One application per award applied for please!
      • No late or incomplete applications will be accepted.
      • Final selection will be made by the Awards Committee under the direction of the principal.
    • Don’t be shy…apply!
      • If you feel you qualify for one or more of these awards…APPLY!
      • You may encourage people to apply, but you can NOT apply for someone else.
    • What are the Subject Awards?
      • Given to the student with the top mark awarded at PCSS (no Night School, online school etc.)
      • The computer chooses those ones!
    • How do I get my invitations?
      • They will be given out in Homeroom.
      • Office Homeroom, get yours in the front office.
      • There will be an email account to RSVP to on the invitation. PLEASE RSVP!
      • It is not an appropriate event for small children.
    • What do I need to graduate?
      • Check your transcript online!
      • Make sure you have your 40 Community Service hours recorded in the Guidance Department! If not, you’re don’t graduate! Sorry!
    • How is seating assigned?
      • Have your family members arrive early to secure good seats (and food!)
      • The Meeting House can house over 1,000 people comfortably!
    • Anything else???
      • Come to Commencement ready to celebrate with your family & friends, then go out for dinner afterwards!
      • Enjoy the night: it only ever happens once.
      • Any questions? Just ask!
    • So, on June 28 th 2011?
      • Dress nicely.
      • Arrive by 3:45; there's food!
      • Be prepared to fill out an information card.