September 28, 2017, Thursday
12:15 - 1:30pm
Post-Secondary Institutions of BC Mini Fair in the Multi
For grade 11 & 12 students only
October – November
Grads are working on their My Action Plan (MAPs)
MAPs are shown to Mrs. Robinson by voluntary appointment during this time.
|End of October/beginning of November|
Post-Secondary Planning Session - 3:30pm in the OKM Theatre
OKM counsellors will be hosting an information session for OKM grads to prepare them for their next step after high school whether that step involves work, travel, or education. The session will also include vital information that all grads will need, such as completing and signing Ministry documents that ensure that each grad ends up with a complete and correct transcript and that those transcripts are sent to the correct post-secondary schools.
September 27, 2017
|U of Alberta Student Advisor visit at lunch in Room 124|
|TBA||Okanagan College Annual Career Fair - 10:30am-3:00pm|
November 23, 2017 - Thursday
MAP Transition Plans are due
Students are scheduled for appointments with Mrs.Robinson and the MAP Review Team to present their MAPs today. Refer to schedule on MAP website for your time slot.
All students are required to hand in a completed MAP on this day. Grad Transitions is a Ministry Required program for all graduates.
COBSS Parent Information Night - Applications Open
6:30PM in Room E10 (East Wing). Students and parents attend this important information meeting if they want to apply for COBSS bursaries
1 application = eligibility to over 400 awards
Mount Royal University (Calgary) Student Advisor
Counselling Centre - noon
December 6, 2017 - Wednesday
MAP EXIT INTERVIEWS
9:00am - 12:00 noon in the gym
There are no classes in the morning for Grade 11 and 12 students. All graduating students have chosen a time to present their Graduation Action Plan to a panel.
CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME:
An Evening with the University of VICTORIA - REGISTER HERE
7-9:00pm at the Eldorado Hotel - Doors open at 6:30pm
Closing Date for COBSS Online Application
COBSS Application due in Counselling Centre by 9:00AM
Go to www.mountainwest.ca
Top of page, click where it says "Book a Photo Session".
A new page will open with a drop down menu.
Maximize this page to see all info – important!
Select your school and then select session – "Grad Portrait".
Calendar will open with available dates to choose from.
Choose your date and available appointment times will be shown.
Please note – additional later appointment times for same day may be found by clicking "Next" at the bottom of page.
Choose your time and click "Book it".
Book one appointment spot ONLY.
A new page will appear – fill in all required info to create your User ID, etc.
Disregard info requested for payment – sitting fee is to be collected when you come to the camera for your appointment – please bring $25 then.
Finalize your appointment.
The system will send you a confirmation email.
Ensure that you receive this email.
You will also receive a reminder email 24 hours prior to your appointment time.
If you need to cancel or change your appointment time (up to 24 hours prior to) you will need to log back in as a "returning user" to do this.
So you will need to remember your user ID and password!
Grad Portrait Information
Grad Photo Retakes in Room E10
The online appointment site is now live for grads that missed first time around and grads that wish to have a retake session.
Go to www.mountainwest.ca and click in top right corner where it says “Book a Photo Session”.
A new page opens – maximize the screen.
First drop down menu – choose your school.
Second drop down menu – choose “Grad Portrait”
Calendar opens – choose March 7th
Available appointment times will be shown – choose appointment time and follow instructions.
Ensure that you receive a confirmation email.
If you do not receive an email you have not completed the booking correctly.
7:00 - 10:00pm
Grad Variety Show & Silent Auction
For more information, please see attached:
A show performed by the grads for the enjoyment of parents and families.
This is the main fundraiser for all of the grad events to follow. It is a very entertaining evening where the Grad class has the opportunity to showcase their talents and humour. All students can volunteer to participate in either the Fashion Show segment or the Talent Show. There is typically a mixture of music, dance, and skits put together and performed by the students. Ticket sales have always been well worth the price of admission! The silent auction partners with us this evening and is always loaded with great items.
|Grad gowns handed out by last name on:|
|Grad gowns will be handed out in the Multi at lunch. |
Please be sure to:
1) DO NOT IRON - steam or dampen and put in dryer on low
2) label the gown, hat and stole with student name
3) bring to the Rehearsal on a hanger.
4) Do NOT lose your tassle
May 27, 2018
Dinner and dance are at the Grand Hotel.
5:00 pm Students meet at Dolphins for informal pictures with their family and friends.
5:30 pm Parents proceed to a good viewing/photography location along the boardwalk as students begin to proceed along the boardwalk to the Grand Hotel Ballroom.
6:00 pm Doors open to Ballroom. Parents and Grads find their assigned seat.
6:20 pm MC Introduction and time to say Grace
6:30 pm Dinner is served
7:30 pm Grads Only assemble on dance floor for dance to begin
7:35 pm Parent and Grad Dance (2nd dance) - arrange a meeting spot ahead of time!
11:00 pm Dance Concludes
June 22, 2018 - Friday
Grad Ceremonies Rehearsal - MANDATORY
Bring your Grad Gown and hat (labelled with your name inside both) to the rehearsal.
4:00 pm Students meet at the Evangel Church for a rehearsal of the Ceremonies. This usually takes an hour and a half.
6:00 pm Rehearsal concludes
This is for graduating students only
where they are treated to a morning of snacks and refreshments prior to going to the Evangel Church for the Graduation Ceremonies.
Please arrange a ride to the garden party. There is no parking available.
Busses will pick up the grads at the garden party at 12:30 to shuttle them to Evangel Church for1:00pm.
Every grad should ensure that they have a ride back home after the ceremonies.
Students are encouraged to wear casual dressy clothes to the garden party. Please note that what you wear to the party will be the clothes that you will wear under your graduation gowns.
June 23, 2018 - Saturday
1:00 pm Students are bussed from the Garden party to the Evangel Church on the corner of Gordon and KLO. Students then organize themselves for the Grad Ceremonies
2:00 pm Grad Ceremonies begin. This ceremony will take approximately 3 hours.
7:30 pm Students are then to meet back at the school to board the buses for Dry Grad Activities. Please do not bring cell phones (cameras are OK). Wear comfortable clothing suitable for the weather at the time.