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Saturday, May 26, 2018 Graduation Day

Parent Information Meeting Night  - Tuesday, October 10th @ 7 pm in the Strathmore High School Theater.  We strongly suggest that you attend the meeting to have any questions answered. 

Planning -  Grad advisors for Strathmore High School are Ms. Roberts and Ms. Williams.  Please contact them at 403-934-3135.  They will be relying on 10 – 15 Grade 12 volunteers to form a Grad Planning Committee. They will meet on Wednesdays in Room 202 at lunch. Listen for announcements.  All Grade 12’s are welcome to attend!  Grade 12 students! Sign up to receive text reminders and information about Your Graduation.  Text @shs-grad to the number (819) 801-0335

Grad Pictures -                       there will be a meeting during TA!  All Grade 12 students should attend!.  Sign-up for photos is .  Grad Pictures will be taken by Lifetouch the week of           and will be in the Learning Commons and Fitness Room.  All students must have their picture taken by Lifetouch so it can be included in the yearbook and composite.   Students must sign up online at  Click on Calgary.  Then click on choose your location & select Strathmore High School.  Grads that require an appointment but don't sign up online will have to see the photographers directly to sign up.

Students who want their photos done by another company can simply inform the Lifetouch cameraman and no fee will be charged for the two photos taken. i.e. There is NO charge to have photos taken for yearbook & composite.

Grad Rings - Jostens has been out to the school already.  Grad rings may still be ordered directly from Jostens online.

Grad Pow Wow -  A tradition at SHS has been the Grade 12 Pow Wow. If our native students chose to organize one again this year all Grads are urged to participate in this colorful salute to our Grads.  Please watch for details about this event in the coming months.  On Wednesday, January 18th there will be an Indian Taco sale during lunch.

Outline of Graduation Day - May 26th


The Ceremony is at the school and begins at 12 pm. Doors will open at 11:00 am and it should be noted that there is no reserved seating. The ceremony consists of congratulatory speeches and presentation of certificates to each student concluding by 2:00 pm.

Evening Celebration: The Grand March will take place at 7:30 pm followed by Tributes, year in review, dance and dessert buffet.  The cost for the tickets are $15 per person.  There is no fundraising.  All activities are done for fun and to add to the memory of Grade 12.  Students can pay for their fees online at  Also, there will be opportunity to purchase tickets at SHS in the Street during April and May.  Last day to purchase evening celebration tickets is Thursday, May 4 @ lunch in the Street across from the Office.  Online tickets will still be available.

Parent/Student Meal:There is NO organized banquet by the school. Parents and students are encouraged to attend a meal that best suits their family, friends and financial considerations.  Please see below for more information.

Family/Sweetheart Photos:Lifetouch Photography will have a studio set up at your prom in the Chuck Mercer Room on Saturday May 27, 2017 starting at 5 pm to photograph your special evening.  For $25 you will receive a CD of your images along with a release letter to allow you to pint your own photographs.  Each additional grouping is $15.  Please book your appointment at  If you have any questions please contact our Calgary Lifetouch office at 403-255-5440.  After the Grand March photo sessions are available on a first come first serve basis for the rest of the evening.

Grad Hoodies: - Grad hoodies are on sale in the street and only available until Feb 27.  The cost $55.00 and you can pay online at

Senior Superlatives!

Log in with your school account ( and vote for your friends! Winners will be featured in the yearbook and at the evening grad ceremonies.  Finalists (top contenders) for each category will be notified and photographed prior to grad. You can vote for however many categories you want, and you can edit your responses if you change your mind.  Voting closes May 12! MAKE SURE YOU TYPE YOUR ANSWERS WITH THEIR FIRST NAME FIRST, then the last name.  If you don't know how to spell it just guess, we can probably figure it out!


Parent/Student Organized Banquet

The Grad Banquet for 2018 will be located at the Strathmore Family Centre on May 26 starting at 4:00 pm with dinner served at 5:30 pm.  For more information on tickets for the SHS Parent Organized Banquet, powerpoint pictures and volunteering opportunities please contact 


Grad Eligibility

Grad Information Letters

Grad Rings

Click here to start designing your ring on Josten's website!

Ring styles can be viewed on the Jostens Website. Questions concerning rings please contact Sean Kelly.

Grad Write-Ups & Gowns