Save the Date!

Grad baby pictures are due to Mrs. Ward-McGowan cwardmcgowan@365.sd58.bc.ca by May 14, 2021. Applications for Class Valedictorian are due to Mr. Cavaliere by May 8, 2021. Graduates, please submit your visual recording of your speech to Mr. Cavaliere. Grads, email your grad write-ups to Ms. Fex, they are due by May 14, 2021.

Ceremony: Wed June 16 and Thu June 17, 2021 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)

Note: DO NOT email or call for more information, just be aware and AVAILABLE on those dates during the hours of 5:30– 9:30 pm

Graduation Fee: $150

Student Activity Fee: $20

All fees are due May 1, 2021. These fees can be paid in person via cash or cheque payable to Merritt Secondary School (See Ms. Rani Lali in the office) or can be etransferred to mssaccounts@365.sd58.bc.ca. If using etransfer, you must indicate what the payment is for (i.e. by using the message box in the bank’s etransfer process).

Graduation Requirements

Ministry of Education requirements for graduation.

Transcripts – BCeID

A BCeID account provides secure access to online government services. Students are now required to have a BCeID in order to access their transcripts for the purposes of post-secondary admission. All grade 12 students must complete a BCeID account for transcript requests.

Capstone Project

The capstone is a rigorous learning opportunity for students to reflect and share in personally meaningful ways, and is a requirement for Career-Life Connections 12 and for graduation. The purpose of the capstone is for students to demonstrate the knowledge, competencies, and passion(s) that they can offer the world, as they integrate personal interests and strengths with preferred future possibilities.

Proposal

Students can complete their Capston Proposal through myBlueprint.ca. Use the link below to access your portfolio online.

Grad Committee

Meet your grad committee. Click “Read more” to find out more about the ceremony, photos, graduation wear, parade, dance, dry grad, and more.

Fairy Godmother Application

Graduation is a time to celebrate, but many of our graduates and their families find it difficult to afford the costs associated with graduation. The Fairy Godmothers accept applications and letters from students with financial need. We provide up to $250 per student towards any graduation costs, such as the dress or tuxedo, sitting fees, grad photographs, grad fees, hair, makeup, shoes, accessories, alterations, dry cleaning, etc.

MSS Scholarships

Statement of Recommendation (Dogwood)

Applications for local scholarships/bursaries can be handed into the MSS office until April 23th. Please listen to announcements for more information concerning the scholarship/bursaries or see Ms. Fex in the office for more information.

Access the Kamloops and District Woodlot Scholarship (Due June 1st).

The information on this evaluation will be used to determine scholarship winners from a field of excellent applicants. The application, accessible as a fillable PDF, can be saved, or completed in your browser and printed.