Commencement - Class of 2020

Class of 2020


* dates will be changed based on when Ontario schools are back in session
* we must wait to determine when large gathering are permitted again in order to schedule a specific date


April 8   Graduation Information distributed to students
  • Guidance Counsellors to visit period 2 classes
  • Students to ensure they are on the list – look on wall across from main office
  • Up to date information will also be available on the Lucas homepage – click icon

April 8


April 15


$40 Commencement fee

(covers the cost of cap, gown, hall rental, reception, 3 tickets per student, photo)

  • Payable online through or click the “Online Payments” link on the A.B. Lucas website
  • Due Wednesday April 15, 2020
  • Indicate gown size at time of online payment (need to know height of graduate)


April  24



Valedictorian nomination forms available in the main office

May 1


Valedictorian nominations forms due in the main office by noon

  • Nominees meet with Mr. Beynon during period 5


May 6



Valedictorian slideshows due to Mr. Potter by noon

May 13


Grad Assembly - Period 2 - Important information memo discussed; valedictorian nominee presentations; valedictorian ballots, profile cards, scholarship cards, vote and submit valedictorian ballots at the end of the assembly.                      

Tickets available for pick up in library. Up to 3 reserved per student. 4th ticket - first come first serve. Additional tickets can be requested.

May 15


Scholarship cards due in the main office

Scholarship card - information included in our commencement program regarding scholarships/bursaries you may have received. 

June 10

Commencement Rehearsal - Auditorium, 2nd half of period 2

          All grads will be called down (approx. 10:25 a.m.)

June 12


Commencement Ceremony, Centennial Hall

  • 4:30 – Pick up caps and gowns
  • 5:15 – Doors open for parents
  • 5:30 – Line up for procession
  • 6:00 – Ceremony begins
  • Reception to follow (lower level – Centennial Hall)

  Gifts will be available to purchase at Centennial Hall

½ Dozen Roses - $20; Premium Graduation Bouquet - $35; 
Graduation Bear $25; Graduation T-shirt $25
Please wait until after the ceremony to give to graduates

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