Peace Wapiti Public School Division’s graduation ceremonies begin this Saturday

Peace Wapiti Public School Division’s (PWPSD) graduation ceremonies begin Saturday, May 4 when the Division’s largest grad class of the year crosses the stage.

This weekend, 151 graduates from Peace Wapiti Academy (PWA) will kick off the 2024 graduation season with a formal cap and gown and grand march at the TARA Centre at Evergreen Park. PWA principal Mrs. Wanda Gerard says she is very proud of this year’s graduates. “My heartfelt congratulations are extended to the members of the Class of 2024! Your dedication and perseverance toward accomplishing your academic goals, and your deeply felt school spirit have provided a positive sense of identity and unity in our learning community.” She wishes all graduates success, happiness, and fulfillment as they move forward with their future endeavors.

Superintendent Bob Stewart congratulates all PWPSD’s 2024 graduates on their success to date. “Our graduates have reached a significant milestone; one of many I hope they experience throughout their lives, and on behalf of the PWPSD trustees and staff I commend them on their achievements. It has been rewarding to watch them grow into successful young adults, and we look forward to seeing where their futures take them.”

The following table summarizes the details of PWPSD’s 2024 graduation events:





Peace Wapiti Academy

 Friday, May 3


Saturday, May 4

 Cap and Gown: Saturday, May 4 at 10:30 a.m.

Grand March: Friday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Both events will take place at the TARA Centre, Evergreen Park – 55051 Township Road 710. 


Beaverlodge Regional High School

Friday, May 24

 Cap and Gown: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Beaverlodge Regional High School gymnasium


Sexsmith Secondary School

Friday, May 24


Saturday, May 25

 Cap and Gown: Friday, May 24 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Sexsmith Secondary School gymnasium

Grand March: Graduates will walk down main street at on Saturday, May 25


Ridgevalley School

Friday, May 31

 Cap and Gown: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Ridgevalley School gymnasium


Spirit River Regional Academy

Friday, June 7

 Cap and Gown: 12:30 p.m. with grand march to follow.

Location: Spirit River Regional Academy gymnasium


Savanna School

Saturday, June 8

 Cap and Gown: 2:00 p.m.

Location: Savanna Agriculture Society Rec-Plex – 81378 Range Road 100


Peace Wapiti Enterprise Centre

Thursday, June 27

 Cap and Gown: 1:00 p.m.

Location: TBD


Eaglesham School

Friday, June 28

 Cap and Gown: 1:30 p.m.

Location: Eaglesham Centennial Hall


Total number of PWPSD graduates for 2024