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Commencement Celebrations 2023

All grade 12 students in the class of 2023, regardless of their graduation status, are invited to this year’s commencement celebrations.  Please take some time to review the information below.

 

Commencement Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: McIntyre Performing Arts Centre, Mohawk College

 

Instructions

 

Fee 

The commencement fee is $75.  This fee helps defray the following costs:

  • Cap & Gown (students keep both items)
  • Venue Rental
  • Venue Parking
  • Commencement decorations
  • Class of 2023 Lunch, being held on May 18, 2023

The fee is paid via school cash on-line.  If you are unable to pay via school cash on-line, please contact Ms. Morrison in Student Services.

Phone: 905-689-6692 ext. 3812 Email: bmorriso@hwdsb.on.ca

 

Financial Assistance 

Money should never be a barrier for students to participate in school events.  Should families require financial assistance please contact Mr. Gregoriou in Student Services.

Phone: 905-689-6692 ext. 3816 Email: ggregori@hwdsb.on.ca

 

Tickets

Tickets will be limited to 4 tickets per family.  The ceremony will be video recorded and streamed.  Families seeking additional tickets should email Mr. Zuccolo to be placed on a waiting list.

Phone: 905-689-6692 ext. 3815 Email: dzuccolo@hwdsb.on.ca

 

Caps & Gowns

When families pay the commencement fee, using school cash on-line, you will be asked to select your gown size.  Please ensure that you have paid for fee and selected your gown size prior to end of February.  Caps and gowns will be distributed at the Class of 2023 Lunch on May 18th.  Questions about caps and gowns should be directed to Ms. Morrison in Student Services.

Phone: 905-689-6692 ext. 3812 Email: bmorriso@hwdsb.on.ca

 

Commencement Packages

Commencement packages will be available for pick up at WDHS from TBD between the hours of 8:30 am and 1:30 pm.  These packages will contain; the photo taken by Edge Imaging (at the commencement ceremony), a class composite (for those that opted for graduation pictures through Edge Imaging), a diploma/certificate (for graduating students), an official transcript, and any awards the student may have received.

 

Valedictorian

The Valedictorian nomination form is available in the Guidance Class on the HUB (see the news announcements).  The deadline to submit a nominee is Friday, May 5th.  Voting to select the valedictorian will take place at the Class of 2023 Lunch on May 18th.

 

Other Events

Prom 2023                                                Class of 2023 Lunch

Date: May 12, 2023                                   Date: May 18, 2023

Cost: TBD                                                   Cost: Included in Commencement Fee

Time: TBD                                                  Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Liuna Station                            Location: WDHS (cafeteria)

 

We look forward to seeing you at the ceremony.

Mr. D. Zuccolo 

Phone: 905-689-6692 ext. 3815 Email: dzuccolo@hwdsb.on.ca

Updated on Monday, May 15, 2023.
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