Commencement (Graduation)


Commencement 2018

The Embassy of the Kingdom of God
416 Taunton Road West, Oshawa, Ontario  L1H 7K4

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

2:00 pm

Participation Requirements

In order to participate in the June 27th, 2018 commencement ceremony, students must have fulfilled the requirements of the following policies:

  • achieved a minimum of 28 credits (In order to receive your diploma, you must earn 30 credits. Please see Guidance: Graduation Requirements for more information.)
  • cleared all debts with administration
  • completed 40 hours of community service
  • paid the graduation fee of $85, School Cash Online or cash only


Caps and Gowns

Students must complete the JACOR Caps and Gowns sizing chart, indicating the size of gown required. The cap size is not required as one size fits all (elastic headband). The form must be returned to school by Thursday February 22nd for collection (students will be called down to hand in forms). Grad gowns will be picked up on June 8th after the Graduation Mass/Breakfast. You will need to provide your Grad fee receipt to pick up your cap and gown in Guidance. 


Graduation Award/Bursary Reference Forms

Graduates are requested to submit electronically the "Graduation Award/Bursary Profile Form" by Friday April 27th.

Graduating students are welcome to complete the Graduation Bursary Profile form. This is a voluntary submission, not mandatory or expected of any student. Students who submit the profile will be considered for various in-school awards which are quite modest in their monetary value. Some awards are recognition only. For any student interested in considering sizable scholarships/bursaries, please contact the college and university websites directly. 

If you have questions about your profile please see Mrs. Stanesic in Guidance.


Important Dates (2017-2018)

  • Graduation photos: Make your appointment at using the school code KTM
    • January 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31 and February 1
    • March 26, 27, and 28
  • Commencement $85 fee collection: School Cash Online or cash only: March 22nd and 23rd (over the lunches, outside the cafeteria)
  • Community Service Hours submitted to Guidance:  April 13th
  • Completion of "Graduation Award/Bursary Reference Form": April 27th
  • DCDSB Make Your Mark Catholic Graduate Celebration: May 1st
  • Valedictorian Election in homerooms: May 24th in period 1
  • Mass and Commencement Breakfast: June 8th St. Mary, 9am; Grad gowns will be picked up after the Graduation Mass/Breakfast. You will need to provide your Grad fee receipt to pick up your cap and gown in Guidance.               
  • Exams: June 20st - 26th
  • Commencement: Wednesday, June 27th
  • Prom: Thursday, June 28th
    • Vote for Prom Awards  Only one ballot per Grade 12 student. You will need to login using your DCDSB student email.


Contact Us

If you require accessibility related accommodations for attendance at this event, please notify the organizer in advance of the date so that arrangements can be made.

If you or your parent/guardian have any questions regarding commencement, please contact Mr. Longo at extension 56005.

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