For all your grad questions…

If you’re not finding the information you need, please let Mr. Gerbrandt know and we’ll work to get you the answers.

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”  -Sun Tzu

  • Important Dates
  • Grad Getaway
  • Grad Portraits
  • Graduation Day
  • Grad Tickets and Costs
  • Committees
  • Grad Farewell
  • Post Secondary Information

Calendar of Events

  • October 19 – Grad Getaway
  • February 2023 – grad meeting to vote on grad decisions
  • March 1st, 2023 – apply to university prior to this date to be eligible for many programs and awards
  • March 10th, 2023 – grad cap and gown photos at school, no classes that day
  • June 2023 – Grad Farewell, date to be determined
  • June 27th, 2023 – grad rehearsal, meet at GVS at 9:00am, everyone must attend,
  • June 28th, 2023 – grad ceremony in Steinbach, 4:00 Convocation

Wednesday, October 19th

9am Departure to Activate – check it out here!

After Activate we’re heading to the Niverville Heritage Center for lunch and a grad meeting where topics related to grad  are discussed.

2:50 Depart from Heritage Center for GVS.

**Cost is $35.00 includes Activate Fee and lunch; costs are subsidized by GVS.

**We need 80% of Grads to commit to attending this day to go ahead with it.

Grad Portraits are on March 10th.  The cost is $35 and this includes an 8 x10 portrait.

Click for more info…Lifetouch Grad Portraits

Males – wear a white dress shirt, bring a black tie

Females – wear a scoop neck shirt for underneath the gown so the shirt is not visible.

Note:  informal portraits are also done at this time; feel free to bring other attire (ex. jerseys) or props (ex. sports equipment).

Graduation Day, June 28th

Class formal picture – 2:45 @ E-Free in Steinbach

Convocation – 4:00 @ E-Free in Steinbach

Banquet – 6:00 ish

After Party – follows Banquet



Graduation – Convocation and Banquet


  • 4:00, come early; no tickets required, open to all
    • note:  grads, arrive at 2:45 for a class picture at the church


  • grads can purchase 4 tickets (3 guests and grad)
  • the approximate projected cost is $25-40.  The actual cost will be determined near the grad date.
  • extra tickets will likely be available after all grads have had the opportunity to purchase their 4 tickets; unfortunately we can’t guarantee everyone sits at the same table
  • Mural Committee:  see Mr. G.
  • Parent Committee:  Joyce Fast

The date is to be determined – it will either be on the first or second Thursday in June.

Mr. Gerbrandt will email bursary or scholarship opportunities directly to potential grads and their parents. The following sites can also be searched for potential scholarships or bursaries: