Calgary Board of Education


Graduation 2018


2018 Forest Lawn High School Graduation Package (pdf)

Grad Clothing

If you are interested in purchasing graduation clothing, please visit the website: or click the link on the graduation page of FLHS’ school website. Clothing purchases can be made between Monday April 30 and Monday May 14. Clothing will arrival to the school approximately two weeks after May 14. Prices for each piece of apparel are: 

T-shirt: $20.54 + GST
Hoodie - $30.23 + GST
Crewneck - $24.54 + GST
Sweatpants - $35.02 + GST  

Sample sizes are available for try in with Ms. Preece in the success centre.   

A Year to Remember

The Graduation Ceremony will take place at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 9:30 AM. Tickets for the Ceremony are free and each graduate can invite 6 guests to attend their Ceremony (Graduates do not need a ticket).

The Graduation Banquet will be held at the Coast Plaza Hotel on Friday, May 11, 2018 where doors will open at 5 PM and the formal program begins at 6 PM. Tickets for the Banquet are unlimited.

Bookings are open March 19 until noon on April 28, 2018

Jostens will be at Forest Lawn on Tuesday, March 13 from 11:30 - 12:15 pm to order your Grad ring.

Applying for the 2018 Valedictorian:

  • Applications are now available if you would like to be valedictorian. Anyone interested, must pick up an application from Mrs. Basra in room 319 and return the completed form by Wednesday February 14. 
  • The Valedictorian Speak Off will be after school (3:30 pm) on Thursday March 8 in the Learning Commons. Teachers and grade 12 students are welcome to attend to judge the speeches; all in attendance will judge the speeches with a rubric and results will be tallied. A teacher committee will take all feedback to determine the valedictorian who will be informed on Friday March 9.
  • All future Graduation information will be delivered through Connects.

Vote by March 10 for the Teacher Speaker:

If you are in grade 12 and would like to vote for the teacher speaker for the Ceremony, please go to the following google poll: Voting for the teacher speaker will close on March 10th.

Graduation Assemblies:

Grade 12s are expected to attend two graduation assemblies this Spring in the main gym. On Friday April 27th there will be a general assembly, and on Friday May 4th the graduation rehearsal for the processional will take place. Both of these assemblies will occur during Connects Time.