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49 Terrace Street

Sydney, Nova Scotia

B1P 2L4

Phone(902) 562-5464

Fax(902) 564-4472




Guidance Office:


Phone:  (902) 562-7047

Fax: (902) 562-3747


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Graduation Activities

Graduation Activities - June, 2016




Sunday, May 29

 Grand March Practice
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. - Sydney Academy Gymnasium



May 31

Grad Barbecue and Tour at Sydney Academy: 6:00 p.m.


Sunday, June 5

Grand March Practice
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. - Sydney Academy Gymnasium


Thursday, June 9

Awards Night
6:00 p.m. – Sydney Academy Gymnasium


Sunday, June 12

Grand March Practice
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. - Sydney Academy Gymnasium


Wednesday, June 15th 


Grand March Practice  Centre 200:  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.



Friday, June 17, 2016

Please click the link to see the exam schedule:


Wednesday, June 22

Grand March Practice Centre 200: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Friday, June 24



Grand March - Centre 200 at 7:30 p.m.

Graduates are requested to be present at 6:45 p.m. Enter via Players' Entrance.

Prom - Immediately following the Grand March. Prom ends at 11:00 p.m. Students must remain at the Prom until 11:00 p.m. in order to attend Safe Grad.

Safe Grad Party - Cape Breton University. Students should be ready to board the buses at C200 by 11:35 p.m. Students will return by bus to Centre 200 at approximately 5:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.


Saturday, June 25. 9:00 a.m.

Graduation List Posted – 9:00 a.m. (Main Entrance Doors)


Monday, June 27 and Tuesday, June 28.

Caps and gowns available  - Main Office


Tuesday, June 28



Graduation Exercises - Sydney Academy Gymnasium - 7:00 p.m.

Parents, guardians, family, and friends of graduates may attend. The school will provide up to four (4) tickets per graduating student. Students may request additional tickets when picking up their initial ticket package. Requests for additional tickets will be filled on an equitable basis. Students are responsible for sending their marks to the universities.

1. All students should appreciate the significance of the ceremony and this should be reflected in their dress. Male students are encouraged to wear dress pants and shirts, as well as dress shoes. Female students should also present themselves in an appropriate manner. SHORTS, JEANS, SNEAKERS, FLIP FLOPS, ETC. ARE DISCOURAGED.

2. Graduates should enter Sydney Academy using the cafeteria doors and should arrive no later than 6:15pm.

3. Parents / Guardians and guests should enter through the main doors prior to 7:00pm.

4. A list of dressing rooms will be placed in the cafeteria, as well as near room 208 (Ms. Gillis) and room 215 (Mr. Mazzocca)

5. All those attending the graduation ceremony should be aware of the School Board’s non-smoking policy which prohibits smoking within 30m of the school.

6. Respect the designated no parking areas, reserved for staff only. Please also be aware of blocking driveways or parking on private property.