Convocation (Cap and Gown)

  • Is the formal act of walking across the “stage” to receive your diploma from the Principal / MLA / Board of Education.

  • Takes place in the school gymnasium.

  • Presentation of the scrolls, Principal’s Address, Valedictorian Address, etc.

  • This event is organized by the school.

  • Funded by the school.



  • Is the promenade Tux and Dress celebration event that has a meal / program / dance.

  • This event is organized by the parents (Grad Committee) in consultation with the high school.

  • Partially funded from May Queen fundraising by the graduating class.

  • Usually in a large facility like the arena/curling rink.