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Graduation 2007. Grad/After Grad Meeting 1. Prayer - Mr. Garchinski 2. Welcome and Opening Remarks 3. Holy Cross Graduation Information 4. After Grad.

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1 Graduation 2007

2 Grad/After Grad Meeting 1. Prayer - Mr. Garchinski 2. Welcome and Opening Remarks 3. Holy Cross Graduation Information 4. After Grad Information

3 Eligibility Student must have earned 19 credits before entering their final semester. Student must have earned 19 credits before entering their final semester. Must register in a sufficient number of classes to give them the possibility of at least 24 credits. Must register in a sufficient number of classes to give them the possibility of at least 24 credits. Must be passing their required courses by midterm of the second semester. Must be passing their required courses by midterm of the second semester. Must receive a final grade in each of these classes Must receive a final grade in each of these classes Must satisfy Department of Learning guidelines Must satisfy Department of Learning guidelines Must fulfill Christian Ethics requirements Must fulfill Christian Ethics requirements Students must apply to graduate. Students must apply to graduate.

4 School Sponsored Activities Graduation Mass and Exercises Graduation Mass and Exercises Graduation Banquet Graduation Banquet Graduation Dance Graduation Dance Grand March Grand March Student Committee established second semester Student Committee established second semester

5 After Grad Activities Parents and students organize Parents and students organize Occurs after the school sponsored activities Occurs after the school sponsored activities Cost – determined by the committee Cost – determined by the committee Chair of the committee – Dianne Froc Chair of the committee – Dianne Froc

6 School Sponsored Costs $60.00 paid at the beginning of the school year. $60.00 paid at the beginning of the school year. Covers the following costs: Covers the following costs: Gown and stole rental Gown and stole rental Grad cap and Tassel (students keep these items) Grad cap and Tassel (students keep these items) Facility Rental – Centennial Auditorium and Prairie Land Exhibition Park. Facility Rental – Centennial Auditorium and Prairie Land Exhibition Park. D.J. for Dance D.J. for Dance Flowers for decoration Flowers for decoration Music – must pay for public performance rights Music – must pay for public performance rights Incidentals Incidentals

7 Graduation Banquet Cost last year was $24 dollars/plate (will be more this year) Cost last year was $24 dollars/plate (will be more this year) All those that wanted to attend were able to. All those that wanted to attend were able to. Large Screen T.V. Large Screen T.V. Plenty of Room. Plenty of Room. Approximately 1800 attended banquet Approximately 1800 attended banquet

8 2006 Calendar Last day of School – June 29, Last day of School – June 29, Exams – June 18, 2007 to June 25, Exams – June 18, 2007 to June 25, Distribution of Cap, Gowns and tickets – Friday 11:15 a.m. June 22, 2007 Distribution of Cap, Gowns and tickets – Friday 11:15 a.m. June 22, 2007 Date of Graduation – Thursday, June 28, Date of Graduation – Thursday, June 28, 2007.

9 History of Grad Date Selection E.D. Feehan and Holy Cross first selection before E.D. Feehan and Holy Cross first selection before New school year selected dates earlier in June New school year selected dates earlier in June Change of School Year – unable to get dates late in June due to other bookings Change of School Year – unable to get dates late in June due to other bookings Random draw to set new order of selection. Holy Cross 6th on list, now 1st. Random draw to set new order of selection. Holy Cross 6th on list, now 1st.

10 Date and Times for Graduation Thursday June 28, Thursday June 28, Mass and Exercises – 9:00 a.m. TCU Place Mass and Exercises – 9:00 a.m. TCU Place Banquet and Dance at Prairie Land Exhibition Hall Banquet and Dance at Prairie Land Exhibition Hall Banquet – 6:30 p.m. Banquet – 6:30 p.m. Dance – 9:00 p.m. Dance – 9:00 p.m. Grand March – 10:00 p.m. Grand March – 10:00 p.m. Video presentation – 11:00 p.m. Video presentation – 11:00 p.m. After Grad – 12:00 p.m. Location - TBA After Grad – 12:00 p.m. Location - TBA

11 Questions Concerning School Sponsored Graduation Activities?

12 After Grad Activities

13 A System and provincial Prospective

14 1960s and 1970s Wet grads, bush parties Wet grads, bush parties Alcohol unrestricted Alcohol unrestricted Drinking and driving Drinking and driving Many injuries Many injuries Many deaths Many deaths

15 Late 1970s Parents purchased alcohol Parents purchased alcohol Use of alcohol was controlled Use of alcohol was controlled Drinking and driving was reduced Drinking and driving was reduced Lives saved and injuries reduced Lives saved and injuries reduced Problem of liability raised Problem of liability raised Saskatchewan School Trustees established a Safe grad Committee 1979 Saskatchewan School Trustees established a Safe grad Committee 1979

16 Early to Mid 1990s Safe Grad to Dry Grad Some schools experiment with dry grads Some schools experiment with dry grads Started with small group in schools Started with small group in schools Graduating class was split Graduating class was split Public support from business began Public support from business began Safe Grads Continue Safe Grads Continue Fewer deaths and injuries Fewer deaths and injuries

17 1990s – 2000s All high schools are chemical free All high schools are chemical free Money from Kinsmen Club and School Boards to organize the seminar Money from Kinsmen Club and School Boards to organize the seminar Business communities supports with prizes and cash Business communities supports with prizes and cash City police actively encourage and promote chemical free after grads City police actively encourage and promote chemical free after grads

18 Legal Perspective and Liability

19 After Grad 2006 – Steve Chisholm Bill Chyz

20 After-Grad 2007 Chair – Dianne Froc

21 Positions and Committees - Chair- Treasurer - Secretary - Entertainment - Fundraising- Security/registration - Food/Beverage - Door Prizes and Grad Gifts - Transportation/Chaperones Explanations on Handout.

22 Positions for Students Students required to be members of the After Grad Committee. Students required to be members of the After Grad Committee. Must attend committee meetings and attend a City Wide Chemical Free After Grad Seminar. Must attend committee meetings and attend a City Wide Chemical Free After Grad Seminar. Held Thursday November 2 nd and Friday November 3rd, Held Thursday November 2 nd and Friday November 3rd, If interested sign up at the front before you leave. If interested sign up at the front before you leave.

23 Questions?

24 Thank you for attending!


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