Grad Events and Fees

This is a summary of events related to Grad 2018.  Please be advised that these are school functions within the specified times.  Grad Newsletter 2018 will be published in spring for more information. 

Grad Cruise:
Applications for the Grad Cruise will need to be approved by Administration, and it is not guaranteed that applications will be approved.   As the Grad Cruise is a social event of the grade 12 year, school administration has a responsibility to ensure that all guests in attendance will conduct themselves appropriately, be respectful to all other graduates and guests, and comply with requests/follow direction from school staff. 

Please note:

  • All guests must be a secondary student (grades 10-12) from the Chilliwack School District. 
  • All guests will be required to have a character reference from an SD#33 school principal or vice-principal. 
  • For all grad functions outside of the City of Chilliwack, transportation will be provided by the School District, and it is expected that the guest will use the provided transportation.

Dinner/Dance
Applications for the Dinner/Dance will need to be approved by Administration, and it is not guaranteed that applications will be approved.  As the Grad Banquet and Dance is the culminating social event of the grade 12 year, school administration has a responsibility to ensure that all guests in attendance will conduct themselves appropriately, be respectful to all other graduates and guests, and comply with requests/follow direction from school staff. 

Please note:

  • All guests must be a secondary student (grades 10-12) from the Chilliwack School District. 
  • All guests will be required to have a character reference from an SD#33 school principal or vice-principal. 
  • For all grad functions outside of the City of Chilliwack, transportation will be provided by the School District, and it is expected that the guest will use the provided transportation.

Dry Grad
Dry Grad is a Chilliwack community event and tickets are available for Sardis Secondary students and their guests at the school and door the night of Dry Grad. 

IMPORTANT DATES

Sept. 25 -Oct. 5 Office

Book your grad photo appointment 

Oct. 11 -27 Theatre Grad Photos
Nov. 17 Vancouver Grad Cruise 4:30 to 11:00pm.  Tickets are $65 and includes dinner, dance & transportation.  Purchase tickets at the office.  See rules above re guests.
Jan. 17/18 Theatre Grad Photo Retakes - book appt at the office
Feb 1 Online All grads will receive two tickets for commencement.  Four (4) additional tickets may be requested from Feb. 1 - Apr. 30 with the online form at a cost of $7 per ticket.  Payment must be made at time of pickup between May 28-June 1.   There will be no refunds. You must have a ticket to be admitted entrance to Prospera Centre.
Feb. 8 Office Grad Commencement Form Due
Feb. 8 Office Grad Transitions are due
March 7 Office Grad Auction
April 26 Office Guest applications available
Apr. 26 - June 11 Office

Tickets on sale for Banquet and Dance.  Deadline June 11 to purchase tickets.  

April 30 Online Deadline for requesting extra tickets for commencement. There will be no refunds.
May 11 Office Guest applications for Banquet are due
April 27 Online Book your table for Banquet with 9 friends.  Must have purchased tickets to be placed at a table.
May 28-June 1 Office Distribution of commencement tickets.  Payment for EXTRA tickets MUST be made at the time of pickup. NO EXCEPTION and NO REFUNDS.
June 4 SSS Pit area Distribution of grad gowns
June 5 Church Scholarship Awards Night at 6:00pm (award winners are given an invitation)
June 8 Prospera Centre Rehearsal at 8:30am (students bussed from and back to SSS) followed by BBQ lunch at SSS
June 8 Prospera Centre Commencement (Grads to be at Prospera at 4:45pm)
June 11 Office Last Day to buy Dinner/Dance Tickets
June 15 Office Dinner/Dance Tickets distributed
June 27 Ramada Inn Dinner/Dance at 5:00pm. (All transportation to and from the event is by bus ONLY
June 27 Leisure Landing Sports Center Dry Grad at 11:00pm

 

Event Cost Date Time Location Transportation
Grad  Cruise $65.00 Nov. 17 4:30 - 11pm Vancouver

Bussing to and from SSS

Commencement

$65.00 incl. in student fees

June 8th 6:00pm (Grads at 4:45pm) Prospera Centre None
Dinner / Dance $95.00 June 27th 5:00 - 10:00pm

Ramada Inn (Abbotsford)

By bussing only
Dry Grad $40 June 27th 11:00pm-5:00am Landing Sports Centre
45530 Spadina Avenue
Chilliwack
None