Graduation Information 2024

Visit this page regularly for Class of 2024 updates!  

Below you will find information on:

Commencement Info 


Save the Date: Thursday May 30, 2024 - 7:00pm at the Burlington Convention Centre.


There will be more information coming soon about ordering your Cap & Gown through SchoolCashOnline for the Class of 2024.

Prom 2024


Save the Date: Friday, May 24, 2024 - 6:00pm-11:00pm at Liuna Station in Hamilton


Check back soon for updates!

Yearbook Information


It's time to submit your Yearbook Quote along with a 'younger you' photo and a highlight of your time at Nelson. These will be used in the yearbook so make it count! Submit the form anytime between now and March 1st.  Link here to submit.


If you have any questions please reach out to Ms. Roy (royri@hdsb.ca).

Grad Photos

We will be holding Grad photo portrait sessions here at the school starting Wednesday, February 21st

This is for Graduating students who did NOT have their portrait session in December. For more information and to book your portrait session please see attached: Grad Photo Information

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Gibson in the main office.

Community Involvement Hours


HOW MANY HOURS DO I NEED TO GRADUATE?

For the 2023-2024 school year, graduating students are required to complete 40 hours of community service.  Students can start accumulating their hours in the summer following their grade 8 year.

All hours need to be submitted via the link below. You can only submit one file at a time, but you can submit multiple times.

If you worked, you can claim 10 hours. You will need to download a reflection form (below), write a reflection, and use the Submit Community Service hours link (below) to submit the reflection form. You will also need to submit your paystub, showing your hours, using the same Submit Community Service hours link (below).

If you helped around the house, you will need to download a reflection form (below), write a reflection, and use the Submit Community Service hours link (below) to submit the reflection form. You also need to download the Tracking Sheet (below) and complete it, claiming how many hours you helped, and use the same Submit Community Service hours link (below) to submit the form.

If you volunteered, you will need to submit EITHER a letter from the organization that you volunteered for that has a letterhead, a signature from the supervising person and the number of hours that you volunteered OR you will need to download the Tracking Sheet (below) and complete it, indicating how many hours you volunteered, and have it signed by the supervisor. The letter or the sheet then needs to be submitted using the same Submit Community Service hours link (below).

How to submit hours:

Here is a link to the reflection form: Reflection form

Here is a link to the tracking sheet for any hours that needs to be completed and signed: Tracking Sheet

Here is a link to submit your tracking sheet, once it is completed: Submit Community Service hours

Search here for opportunities: Volunteer Halton

Click here to visit the HDSB's official Community Involvement Hours page.