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Γ‰cole Handsworth Secondary
North Vancouver School District
Grad Ceremony

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Graduation Ceremony 2020-2021

​​Virtual Handsworth Graduation Ceremony Filming Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, 2021 in the Gordon Smith Gallery, Education Services Centre, 2121 Lonsdale Avenue.

Instructions to Grads on filming day:  β€‹210528 Grad 2021 Filming Letter.pdf

Grad Filming time slots by last initial and first name (reposted 21.06.11):  Grad Schedule Filming Time Slots First Name.pdf

New!  Details on how to access the 2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony on Wednesday June 30th will be sent as soon as GradsBC has confirmed the finer details and provided the school with the links, please check back.


Graduation Ceremony Write-Ups

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In preparation for the graduation ceremony please fill out your Graduation Ceremony Write-Up HERE​.

​Important Information:

  • Read the instructions carefully
  • Maximum 6 sentences (1 or 2 sentences per question)
  • Deadline:  Friday, April 30, 2021
  • If you do not to submit a grad write up by the deadline, a generic one will be presented at the ceremony.


​The Valedictorian serves as a representative of the graduating class during the convocation ceremony and delivers a speech commemorating the occasion and the culmination of the Grad class' K to 12 experience.  Applications are available below, and are due by April 23, 2021.

Note that this role requires significant time commitment in preparation, and students who are interested should be prepared to develop a draft of their speech as part of the application process.  A minimum 73% average is needed to be considered as a candidate.  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Barrett on MS Teams or by email (  Submit your completed application package by 3:00pm on April 23, 2021.

​​Valedictorian Application:  Class of 2021 Valedictorian application.pdf​