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Terry Fox Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Graduation Information


In order to meet graduation requirements and be awarded a British Columbia Certificate of Graduation (Dogwood) students must earn a minimum of 80 credits to graduate. These must include 48 credits for required courses, a minimum of 28 elective credits, and 4 credits for Graduation Transitions.


What is After Grad? 

This is an alcohol and drug free event at Terry Fox Secondary School which follows the grads formal Dinner/Dance May 25-26th, 2019. It provides our students with a safe environment to continue their celebrations between midnight and 5:00am.

This event provides graduating students with food, music, entertainment and gifts. It culminates with a hypnotist show and the presentation of prizes at the end of the evening. To win prizes, students must remain in attendance until the end of the event. Students are encouraged to stay throughout the event and are not permitted to come and go at will.

To stage this memorable evening, the Parents After Grad Committee must raise approximately $35,000 through fundraisers such as Craft Fair, Cash Raffle, donating bottles/cans to Biggar Bottle Depot throughout the school year, Pub Night, Bottle Drive and Community Donations. For all these fundraisers to be a success, parent and student volunteers are necessary.

The Parent After Grad Committee meets throughout the school year, once per month for about an hour to plan this huge event.

We are calling out to all Grade 12 Parents to help with various jobs and tasks for the After Grad Event. Decorating plans start February, 2019 and help the day before the event to transform the school is needed. Various Parent help is needed at the After Grad for security, manning each activity, drawing and handing out prizes, helping with the food table at the event and a cleanup crew for the end of the night. We ask that Grade 12 Parents please email the one of the CoChairs below with their email so we may contact you with upcoming events and a callout for help when needed.

Please watch the e-news and Terry Fox App to keep up to date on what is happening! Your support is important to the success of the event and is very much appreciated!

If you have any questions, please contact:

Co Chairs:  Ms. Lori Niemiec  at or Mr. Bill Nicol at                 

Important Grad Dates for Grads of 2019

Apr 11th - Grad Assembly
Apr 25th - Guest Approval Forms Due
Apr 25th Girls Grad Evening 7-11pm @ TFS 
May 1st - Commencement Messages Due
May 1st - GTP Completed 
May 1st - Valedictorian Nomination Forms Due
May 6th-9th - Grad Dinner/Dance & After Grad Ticket Sales
May 13th-17th - Dinner/Dance Table Reservations
May 25th - Grad Dinner/Dance
May 26th - After Grad
May 29th - Grad Breakfast, 4 Complimentary Commencement Tickets Given
Jun 3rd - Purchase Extra Commencement Tickets
Jun 5th - Grad Commencement Rehearsal
Jun 5th - Cap/Gown Pickup
Jun 24th - Grad Commencement Ceremonies at Orpheum Theatre

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Terry Fox Secondary School

1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam British Columbia
Canada V3B 7Z5
604-941-5401 604-937-8059
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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