Graduation Celebration Participation

To be eligible to take part in the Graduation Ceremony and the Graduation Dinner and Dance, students must be registered in a program of courses that will enable them to complete their graduation requirements by the end of the school year.

Leading up to Graduation

  • Grad List - Student Review
    Monday, Mar. 18-22, 2019 - Student Services
  • Ticket Requests – Ceremony
    Wednesday, Apr. 17-26, 2019
  • Deadline for Requests 
    Friday Apr. 26, 2019
  • Ticket Purchasing – Dinner/Dance
    Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - Online (4:00 PM)

Graduation Rehearsal

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: 12:45 PM
Location: Ernest Manning High School Gymnasium
All graduands are required to attend the rehearsal.

Graduation Ceremonies

Date: Friday, May 24th, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Stampede Corral, Stampede Grounds
Parking costs: Stampede Park Parking Cost: $13 - $16

  • Tickets to Graduation Ceremony will be distributed in May. 
  • Each student will be given access to 7 tickets. There is no cost for the ceremony tickets. 

Participation in Graduation Ceremonies requires students to: 

  • Have earned the required credits and courses to meet the Alberta Education requirements for a High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Achievement
  • Be a student in good standing according to the school' code of conduct

Individual cases will be considered on their own merits.

Graduation Dinner and Dance

Date: Friday, May 24th, 2019
Time: Doors open at 5:30 PM
Dinner at 6:30 PM
Location: Banquet tickets will be sold online starting May 7th, 2018 at 4:00 PM.
Parking costs: BMO Parking Cost: $15

Photos

Special extended sitting opportunities have been made available for the morning of Jan. 7 and all day Feb. 19 - 20. Students wishing to book a sitting at one of these times can do so through the photographers via their website at lifetouch.ca/southernalberta or by drop-in using a first come-first serve system ($40 charge). Grade 12 Graduation yearbook photos will also be taken during this time.

Alberta High School Diploma

All students in Alberta are working towards an Alberta High School Diploma. In order to graduate with this diploma, students must:

  1. Earn a minimum of 100 credits.
  2. Complete and meet the standards of the following specified credit courses:
  • English 30-1 or 30-2
  • Social Studies 30 or 33 (30-1 or 30-2)
  • Science 20 or 24 or Biology 20 or Chemistry 20 or Physics 20 (10 credits)
  • Mathematics 20P or 20A or 24 (10 credits)
  • Physical Education 10 (3 credits)
  • Career and Life Management 20 (3 credits)
  • 10 credits in any combination from Career and Technology Studies, Fine Arts, Second Languages, Physical Education 20 or 30, K & E Occupational courses or Apprenticeship Program
  • 10 credits in 30 level courses in addition to English 30-1 or 30-2 and Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2

Note: For the school’s graduation ceremony in May, Grade 12 students must be enrolled in a program leading to completion of at least 95 credits, and can only be missing one required course.

Alberta Certificate of High School Achievement

The requirements indicated in this chart are the minimum requirements for a student to attain a Certificate of High School Achievement. The requirements for entry into post-secondary institutions and workplaces may require additional and/or specific courses.

  1. Earn a minimum of 80 credits 
  2. Complete and meet the standards of the following specified credit courses:
  • English Language Arts 20-2 or 30-4
  • Mathematics 14 or 20-4
  • Science 14 or 20-4
  • Social Studies 10-2 or 20-4
  • Physical Education 10 (3 credits)
  • Career and Life Management (CALM) (3 credits)

5 credits in

  • 30-level Knowledge and Employability Occupational courses, or
  • 30-level Career and Technology Studies (CTS), or
  • 30-level Locally Developed course with an occupational focus

AND
5 credits in

  • 30-level Knowledge and Employability Workplace Practicum course, or
  • 30-level Work Experience course, or
  • 30-level Green Certificate course

OR

  • 5 credits in a 30-level Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) course

Graduation

Graduation Celebration Participation

To be eligible to take part in the Graduation Ceremony and the Graduation Dinner and Dance, students must be registered in a program of courses that will enable them to complete their graduation requirements by the end of the school year.

Leading up to Graduation

  • Grad List - Student Review
    Monday, Mar. 18-22, 2019 - Student Services
  • Ticket Requests – Ceremony
    Wednesday, Apr. 17-26, 2019
  • Deadline for Requests 
    Friday Apr. 26, 2019
  • Ticket Purchasing – Dinner/Dance
    Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - Online (4:00 PM)

Graduation Rehearsal

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: 12:45 PM
Location: Ernest Manning High School Gymnasium
All graduands are required to attend the rehearsal.

Graduation Ceremonies

Date: Friday, May 24th, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Stampede Corral, Stampede Grounds
Parking costs: Stampede Park Parking Cost: $13 - $16

  • Tickets to Graduation Ceremony will be distributed in May. 
  • Each student will be given access to 7 tickets. There is no cost for the ceremony tickets. 

Participation in Graduation Ceremonies requires students to: 

  • Have earned the required credits and courses to meet the Alberta Education requirements for a High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Achievement
  • Be a student in good standing according to the school' code of conduct

Individual cases will be considered on their own merits.

Graduation Dinner and Dance

Date: Friday, May 24th, 2019
Time: Doors open at 5:30 PM
Dinner at 6:30 PM
Location: Banquet tickets will be sold online starting May 7th, 2018 at 4:00 PM.
Parking costs: BMO Parking Cost: $15

Photos

Special extended sitting opportunities have been made available for the morning of Jan. 7 and all day Feb. 19 - 20. Students wishing to book a sitting at one of these times can do so through the photographers via their website at lifetouch.ca/southernalberta or by drop-in using a first come-first serve system ($40 charge). Grade 12 Graduation yearbook photos will also be taken during this time.

Alberta High School Diploma

All students in Alberta are working towards an Alberta High School Diploma. In order to graduate with this diploma, students must:

  1. Earn a minimum of 100 credits.
  2. Complete and meet the standards of the following specified credit courses:
  • English 30-1 or 30-2
  • Social Studies 30 or 33 (30-1 or 30-2)
  • Science 20 or 24 or Biology 20 or Chemistry 20 or Physics 20 (10 credits)
  • Mathematics 20P or 20A or 24 (10 credits)
  • Physical Education 10 (3 credits)
  • Career and Life Management 20 (3 credits)
  • 10 credits in any combination from Career and Technology Studies, Fine Arts, Second Languages, Physical Education 20 or 30, K & E Occupational courses or Apprenticeship Program
  • 10 credits in 30 level courses in addition to English 30-1 or 30-2 and Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2

Note: For the school’s graduation ceremony in May, Grade 12 students must be enrolled in a program leading to completion of at least 95 credits, and can only be missing one required course.

Alberta Certificate of High School Achievement

The requirements indicated in this chart are the minimum requirements for a student to attain a Certificate of High School Achievement. The requirements for entry into post-secondary institutions and workplaces may require additional and/or specific courses.

  1. Earn a minimum of 80 credits 
  2. Complete and meet the standards of the following specified credit courses:
  • English Language Arts 20-2 or 30-4
  • Mathematics 14 or 20-4
  • Science 14 or 20-4
  • Social Studies 10-2 or 20-4
  • Physical Education 10 (3 credits)
  • Career and Life Management (CALM) (3 credits)

5 credits in

  • 30-level Knowledge and Employability Occupational courses, or
  • 30-level Career and Technology Studies (CTS), or
  • 30-level Locally Developed course with an occupational focus

AND
5 credits in

  • 30-level Knowledge and Employability Workplace Practicum course, or
  • 30-level Work Experience course, or
  • 30-level Green Certificate course

OR

  • 5 credits in a 30-level Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) course
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