We are in the midst of preparation for Bishop O'Byrne's 2019 Grade 12 Graduation. The following information outlines the upcoming activities and important dates. Special information for graduates are attached in the document at the end of the page regarding procedures for the graduation mass and ceremony, which were also distributed during our grad meeting May 10th.
A $50.00 fee will be charged to cover the cost of items such as gown and stole rental, facility rental, diplomas, diploma covers, programs, printing and postage costs. When this year's fee has been added to the graduates accounts, an invoice will be sent out. All outstanding fees, including the Grad Fee, must be paid in full online or at the Business Office. Students will not be permitted to purchase tickets to the Graduation Banquet and Dance if there are any unpaid fees. Any concerns can be forwarded to the Business Office at 403-500-2103 ext. 313.
Grade 12 Retreat
All Grade 12 students attended the Retreat on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Retreat fees were included in school fees for those registered in RS 35 this year. Those who completed RS 35 in summer school or as a grade 11 student, the fee has been added to their account and can be paid online.
On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019, Mass will take place at the Stampede Corral (1410 Olympic Way SE) at 9:00 a.m. Graduates will wear their grad gowns to this event and are asked to be at the Corral by 8:30 a.m. Families are welcome to join us for the Mass. Attire for Grads is: shirt and tie for males and dresses or dress slacks for females. Parking at the Corral is $15.00 per vehicle.
The Graduation Ceremony will be held Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 at the Stampede Corral following the Mass. Tickets are not required. Families are welcome to join us for the ceremony. This ceremony is for students who have met all the requirements for graduation at Bishop O'Byrne High School.
Graduation Banquet and Dance
This culminating event will be held at the BMO Centre (20 Roundup Way SW) on Friday, May 31st, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The ticket price ($92.00) is in effect for each person attending, including the graduates. This covers the cost of items such as the rental of the facility, the decorations, the meal, and the disc jockey. There will not be a limit on the number of tickets a family is able to purchase. Tickets will be on sale starting Monday, April 29, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. until Tuesday, May 21st. Tickets to this event may only be purchased online, once all school fees have been paid.