Grad Information

Grad Cap and Gown

You can now complete your AJS Grad 2021 cap and gown order. Go to Remember to submit only one form per student and include the height of the student's shoes that will be worn at convocation in the height box. We hope to submit all orders to Herff-Jones on April 13, 2021. 

Grad Photo Retakes

Grad photo retakes will take place from March 22 to 24. To book an appointment, go to and click on the BOOK NOW link. Click on “Select Event” and choose either Ardrossan Jr-Sr Grad Portraits (taken at the school), or, Icon Studio Portraits. If you choose Icon Studio Portraits, click on “Select Service” and click on Ardrossan Jr/Sr High Studio Portraits (30 Min.). Follow the steps to pick your calendar date/time.

There will be no sitting fee if you return your original sample sheets; however, if you choose to keep them then a $30 fee will be due to ICON at the time of your appointment. ICON will have debit/credit machines available.

Please remember ICON will not provide caps for school or studio photos this year. 


Grade Write Up and Baby Pictures

Starting today, grads can submit a baby picture that will be used in the convocation slide show. Please fill out the Google form found at this link: Please submit your photo by no later than April 9.

Also located below is a link to a Word document with instructions for grads to complete and submit their yearbook write-up. This form must be completed and either emailed or turned in to the office by April 9. If you don't have a printer, you can get a hard-copy of this form from the office. See Mrs. Hothem-Bumbry.

Grad Write-Up Form (Word Doc)

Grad Write-Up Form (pdf)


Grad 2021 Instagram

Please follow AJSGrad2021

Be advised that this account is private, and you must be approved to participate...if you have an unusual username, please email Ms. Stefiuk ( your username for admittance.

Graduation and Beyond 2020-21 Presentation

Here is the Powerpoint presentation for parents and Grads. Please contact Mr. Hicks (Grade 12 Administrator) if you have any questions about Grad. Please contact Mrs. Richardson (Gr. 12 Counsellor) if you have any questions related to credits or graduation eligibility.

Graduation and Beyond 2020-2021 Presentation

Graduation Eligibility

Eligibility Policy:

Students are eligible to participate in the Ardrossan High School Graduation Exercises provided they meet the criteria for the Alberta Education High School Diploma (or Certificate of High School Achievement) by the end of April.

Students who fail to meet the criteria for the High School Diploma after the deadline will have their eligibility for participation in the Senior Class Exercises reviewed by school administration.

Graduation Eligibility:

  1. Students must earn a minimum of 100 credits including the following:
  • English 30-1 or 30-2
  • Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2
  • 10 30-level credits other than English and Social Studies
  • Math at the grades 10 and 11 levels (10 credits)
  • Science at the grades 10 and 11 levels (10 credits)
  • CALM (3 credits)
  • Physical Education 10 (3 credits)
  • 10 credits in CTS, Fine Arts, Second Languages, Phys. Ed. 20 or 30, K&E, RAP
  1. Students enrolled in CTS courses must complete 75% of their coursework by end of April.
  2. All school fees must be paid.

Graduation and Beyond Virtual Classroom

Click on various links to locate information regarding graduation requirements, myPass, ALIS, scholarships, financial aid, and post-secondary institutions in Alberta.