Graduation Information 2022

Please visit this page regularly for Grad related updates! Below you will find information on:

Grad Photos

Update as of January 4: Due to the closure of schools to in-person learning, grad photo portrait sessions have been re-scheduled to start on February 22, 2022. If you had already booked and paid for a session with Pegasus, they will be in contact with you to select a new date. If you hadn't booked a session prior to January 4, please follow the link below to book one now.

For more information and to book your portrait session, click HERE.

Nelson VSS Grads are invited to book their sittings during the times shown, but must check in with the main office prior to their appointment for contact tracing purposes.

If you have any questions you can contact Pegasus customer service at 800-461-6575 or

Year Book

It is time to leave your mark at Nelson with your graduating class yearbook! We need your help to ensure you are included and remembered for years to come.

The yearbook will feature a grad photo, a "younger you" photo, and a quote for each of our grads. We will also be including some memories pages from the last four years.

We need each of our grads to fill out this form by Friday, December 17th: Grad Yearbook Submissions

On a separate form, we are asking the graduating class to nominate their ‘Most Likely To…’. Please nominate only graduating students using the form, you do not need to nominate for each category. After nominations are in, students will be contacted before the final vote takes place. This form is also due by Friday, December 17th: Most Likely To... Form

-Before starting the form, please make sure that you have your photos to upload and your quote ready (maximum of 80 characters).

-Only one submission will be allowed.

-No indirect quotes will be accepted.

-Students must use their HDSB account to submit.

-The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 17th.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

River Roy

Teacher, Visual Arts and Photography

Post-Secondary Application Information

November 5, 2021

Hello families,

The application process for College and University is now open. The deadlines for those applications is as follows:

  • College Application deadline for Equal Consideration - February 1, 2022

  • University Application deadline for Equal Consideration - January 13, 2022

Two videos have been created to guide you and your student through the application process for College and University. The videos have been added to the 2021-2022 Nelson Grads Brightspace class, but are also provided below:

How to Apply to College (November 2021)

How to Apply to University (November 2021)

An OUAC PIN is required to apply to university. No PIN is needed to apply to College.

Most students have picked up their OUAC PINs but if they have not yet received theirs, please have them come down to guidance with their student ID card.

Please have your student review the Brightspace Class and check it regularly, as all important graduation information will be posted there.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.