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​This year's Grad 2024 Convocation, Dinner and Safe Grad will be on Wednesday, June 26th at the Victoria Inn & Convention Centre, Wellington Ballroom, 1808 Wellington Avenue.

Convocation: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Wellington Ballroom. Grads must arrive between 9:15 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. wearing their caps and gowns in order to line up and prepare to cross the stage. 

Grads will check in at the Carlton Room and guests can line up at the entrance to the Wellington Room and wait for the doors to open. Seating for guests is first come, first served as seating is limited. There will be a live stream for those who are unable to attend.

Grad Dinner: 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the South Centennial Room. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 6:00 p.m. Tickets will go on sale May 1st to May 20th only. Tickets are $65 each. Children (12 & under) are $35. Seat selection will be available after sales are finished and students can select their table spots in the order that payments have been received.

The evening includes a 3-course dinner, speeches, photo opportunities, beverages (non-alcoholic only) and dancing (if time permits).

Safe Grad: 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. in the South Centennial Room. This parent-led, themed event includes dancing, beverages**, snacks and activities. School staff will not be in attendance.

Grads must purchase tickets with the option of purchasing a 2nd ticket for a guest.

A parent/guardian or another adult must pick up both grad and guest at the same time. 

**Alcoholic beverages may only be served and consumed by grads and guests who are 18+.

For more information, check out the Safe Grad Instagram account: @sjci.safegrad2024 or contact Shannon Siemens at

Safe Grad Parent Meeting: The next Safe Grad Parent Meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 22nd at 6:30 p.m. in Room 206.​

Grad Choir: β€‹TBA

Grad Newsletter: Grad Newsletter Spring 2024.pdf,  Grad Newsletter Winter 2023.pdf

Grad Rehearsal: Monday, June 24th at 10:00 a.m. in the high school gym. All students must attend. Caps and gowns will be handed out at this time.

Grad Walk: June 25th, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Valedictorian: Potential speeches need to be submitted for consideration by May 15th.

Volunteer Hours: Volunteer hours are no longer required​ in order to receive the SJASD diploma or scholarships. However, students are encouraged to continue to collect and submit hours for outside scholarships that may require volunteering.​​​​

Grad Photos Retakes

Grad Photo retakes will take place March 14th and 15th.


Prestige Photography by Lifetouch is offering a chance to receive one of three $1,000.00 scholarships. Click here​ for more information.

The β€‹Manitoba Beta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK) will once again be providing two $600 scholarships to graduating students who are entering the Faculty of Education. If you would like more information on how to apply please see Ms. Sparrow.