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Thank you to all who made this an exciting new adventure!

Never, ever, would I have imagined that we would be planning something COMPLETELY different than what, traditionally, Graduation looks like. But, then again, I never, ever would have thought that I would live to witness a pandemic! It took MANY hands, creative thinking, and more prayers than I can count but we pulled off an incredible event. 

Mrs. Dempsey, Mr. Skretting, and Mr. Vercillo: for their patience, courage, leadership, and time. All of this would not have been possible without you. From distributing over 200 Convocation Boxes, to arranging for a digital prayer service, to reading all the grad statements, you just filled in all the holes!

- Ms. Goble and Mr. LeBleu: for ALL your work on the Digital Ceremonies. So much work in such a short period of time.

- Mr. Rosen: for setting up, running, MC'ing, and taking care of the livestream!

- Mr. Collier and Mrs. Hoveling: for your work on the grad list and being there to help out all day.

- Mrs. Noyes, Mrs. Gurr, Mrs. Spearman, Mrs. Mikla, Mrs. Fetting, Mrs. Fox, Mrs. Schmidt, Mrs. Lambert, Ms. Yaremcio, Mr. Dalton for getting the Convocation Boxes stuffed, organized, and ready for distribution. Mrs. Noyes and Mrs. Fetting, thank you for all your patience with that finicky marquis sign!

- Mrs. Aasman: for printing all of the programs.

- The Staff who acted in ANY capacity to usher, guide, cheer, helped, encouraged, and welcomed our graduates and their families: Ms. Barrajon, Mr. Boudreau, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Cox, Mr. Folkersen, Mrs. Gardner, Mr. Gilbert, Mr. Goruk, Mrs. Harmon, Mrs. Hawker, Mr. Hogan, Mr. Jetten, Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Kirkvold, Mr. Ledsham, Mrs. Leroux, Mr. Mantyak, Mrs. McAdam (and Aidyn Kennedy with Yearbook), Mrs. Mitchell, Mr. Mulder, Mr. Nummi, Mr. Pasquotti, Mr. Perron, Mrs. Schmidt, Mr. Skauge, Mr. Spiess, Mrs. Umeris, Mr. Wikenheiser, Mr. Wilson, Mr. Wensmann, Mrs. Yawney, and Mrs. Yearous.

- Mr. Spiess and Mr. Skretting: for organizing the Digital Prayer Service.

- Mr. Cox, Ms. Goble, Mr. Rosen, Mr. Vercillo: for helping with the Digital Convocation.

- Mr. Skretting and Mr. LeBleu: for helping with the Digital Tributes.

- Mrs. Mitchell: for providing the response to the Toast to the School.

- Mr. and Mrs. Knodel and Mr. and Mrs. LeBleu: for providing the response to the Toast to Family.

- Mrs. Harmon and the Concert Band: for the "Fight" song tribute to graduates.

- Mrs. Christensen and the Concert Choir: for the "You Raise Me Up" song tribute to graduates.

- Mrs. Larson: for creating the beautiful program cover/ images, posting information on the website, taking pictures at the ceremonies and for sharing your photographs with our families of the graduates.

- Ms. Fox, Mrs. Annette Bruised Head, and Mr. Kendrik Fox: for putting together the Feather Blessing and Metis Sash shadow boxes and for blessing them.

- Mr. Gurr and London Road Market for the delicious lunch!

- Mr. Sampson: for bringing greetings from the Superintendent.

- Mrs. Lane for bringing the warmest of greetings from the Board.

- Father Kevin, Father William, Father Roque, and Father Sedgwick: for bringing greetings to our graduates.

- Mark Orenstein from Life Touch Photographics: for taking the grad pictures ALL day with a smile on HIS face!

- The Lethbridge Herald: for the wonderful write up in the paper on our valedictorian!

- Mrs. Gatner: for all the work with contacting the media (radio and newspaper).

- Ms. Brittany Lewis of jasmineandcharcoal: for her beautiful chalk work!

- Ms. Becky Killoran of Beckaboo and her crew: for the balloon arch and other decorations.

- Mrs. Annette Bruised Head: for providing the Blackfoot Blessing and for getting us the "OKI" sign from City of Leth.

- Mr. Andrew Kolasko and Pattison Outdoor Group: for the awesome shout outs and "air-time" on the Water Tower. And to Bridge City Chrysler for donating their air-time in recognition of our graduates.

- Mr. Scott Henderson of Master Imagery: for the incredible lawn signs and congratulations banner.

- The radio stations for all the interviews, messages, and shout outs: CJOC 94.1, 2Day 98.1, Kiss 107.7, Rock 106.6, Country 95.5. 

- The City of Lethbridge and local health services: for allowing us to "gather" to celebrate our graduates.

- Parents and Guardians: for your patience and understanding as we worked to recognize your amazing children.

- Grade 12s: We are very proud of your resilience and grit. It has been a challenging time and uou carried yourselves with dignity and class. It was an honor and a pleasure to celebrate with you!


Thank you to all who have made this event meaningful, memorable and successful.

--
Joanne Polec
Principal
Badminton Coach

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