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Class of 2020–Important Information–CLICK HERE!


Graduation Ceremony 2020 June 25th, 2020


Grand Olympia, 660 Barton St, Stoney Creek, ON L8E 5L6

Three tickets allocated per graduate, additional tickets can be purchased for $5 each

Ceremony Rehearsal and Procedures: There will be a Grad Rehearsal in early June 2020.  It is very important that you attend! We will keep you posted.

The Potential Graduates List will posted inside the guidance office. Please check that your name is spelled correctly when the time comes.  

Only Graduates will walk across the stage. This means 30 credits, 40 community hours completed and the literacy requirement met.


Graduation Cap and Gown All Grade 12 Students MUST wear a Grad Cap and Gown to cross the stage at the Graduation Ceremony.

Measurements for grad gown will be taken at the next potential grad assembly on April 14–attendance is mandatory!

Purchases will be through SCHOOL CASH ONLINE and cost $40–order NOW!

Last day to order grad gown is Tuesday, April 21, 2020–no exceptions!

Graduation Dinner and Dance/ PROM


Prom will take place on Thursday, May 28th at Liuna Station, 360 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8L 1H5 

Tickets are $60 and can be purchased through cash online.  Last day to purchase tickets is Thursday, May 7–no exceptions!



One candidate selected from the graduating class; average of at least 80%; good attendance record; significant contribution to school and community; good moral character, positive and worthy; sample speech to be read to panel of teachers before selection of valedictorian by student vote in May.  See Ms. Miminas for application.
Graduation Awards  FINAL HWDSB Honour Criteria 2018-2019 School Year
Volunteer Hours


Community Involvement Hours are due May 1st, 2020.  If they are not done, you cannot Graduate.

A requirement for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

A total of 40 hours of unpaid community involvement activities.

An activity that benefits the community.

CIH forms are available in the Student Services Office (Guidance Office).

See the Glendale Secondary Guidance HUB and/or Ms. Miminas for more information.

Prom Project https://www.hwdsb.on.ca/foundation/allevents/prom-project/

What do I need to graduate?

  • 30 credits
  • OSSLT (successfully complete the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test or Course)
  • 40 volunteer hours

For more information, please make an appointment to see your counsellor.

Click on the link to see the specific requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Ontario high school graduation requirements



Updated on Monday, February 10, 2020.
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