Halifax West High School

Graduation Ceremony Updates

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  • In order to appear in our grad video, remember to fill out the Grad Video Permission form on our school website (under the Our School / For Students section)
  • To assist us with including your grad profile in this video and announcements at the ceremony(s), remember to fill out the Graduation Information Form 2020 on our school website (under the Our School / For Students section)
  • Students make sure to check out our HW Grad Class of 2020 Google Classroom for the latest updates (Classroom Code QZ6WQXR)

Graduation Ceremony(s) Highlights

  • Our event(s) celebrating our grade 12 students will take place over the week of June 22 – June 25, celebrating our graduates individually, adhering to public health guidelines
  • Students will have individual appointments to come to the school, receive their graduation package (diploma, report cards, awards, scholarships, etc)
  • Students can accompanied by a maximum of four people
  • Graduates may bring people from outside their household/family bubble as long as they are physically distanced
  • Students will be receiving their individual appointment time on Wednesday evening June 17 / 20, which will be sent to student / parent email addresses.
  • Students will be receiving their graduation cap / gown / tassel on the day of their graduation ceremony
  • Our ceremony(s) will be live streamed (link to be included with the email invitation with their appointment time)
  • Our professional photographer will also be on hand to take photos
  • We will also have a photo booth available so you can take pictures with your graduate afterward
  • To accompany our in person event(s) we are also working on a short video which includes some of those graduation ceremony traditions we don’t want our grads missing out on (valedictorian, salutatorian, principal’s message, etc)

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Grad Plans

Video Permision Document