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Commencement Celebrations 2024

All grade 12 students in the class of 2024, regardless of their graduation status, are invited to this year’s commencement celebrations.  Please take some time to review the information below.  We are still updating information as we receive it.


Commencement Ceremony

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024

Time: 4:00pm

Location: First Ontario Concert Hall (Formerly Hamilton Place), 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton



The commencement fee is $85.  This fee helps defray the following costs:

  • Cap & Gown (students keep both items)
  • Venue Rental
  • Decorations
  • Class of 2024 Lunch, being held on June 5, 2024

The fee is paid via school cash on-line.  Deadline to pay commencement fee is February 29th.  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: [email protected]


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: [email protected]


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 2024 Lunch.  Questions about caps and gowns should be directed to Ms. Morrison in Student Services.

Phone: 905-689-6692 ext. 3812 Email: [email protected]


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.



The Valedictorian nomination form is available in the Guidance Class on the HUB (see the news announcements).  The deadline to submit a nominee is TBD.  Voting to select the valedictorian will take place at the Class of 2024 Lunch.


Other Events

Prom 2024                                                                             Class of 2024 Lunch

Date: May 10, 2024                                                                 Date: June 5, 2024

Cost: $90 WDHS Students, Guests $100                           Cost: Included in Commencement Fee

Time: 5:00pm-10:30pm                                                        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: [email protected]

Updated on Friday, April 05, 2024.
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