Senior Events

The following information outlines important dates for seniors. We want all seniors and their families to enjoy these special events, so please check back here for the latest updates and information.

Please note that dates and times (other than baccalaureate and graduation) are subject to change.

 

Contact with Questions

Please contact Student Services Coordinator Karen Lobo if you have other questions about the end of year events for seniors.

 

Class of 2022: Important Dates and Deadlines

August 16 Meet with Your College Counselor It is highly recommended that all seniors schedule a meeting with their college counselor to review their list, check the accuracy of Naviance, confirm letters of recommendation and update college application due dates. Questions? Contact your College Counselor Ms. McVeigh (A-K) or Mr. Nassersaeid (L-Z).
August 31 Senior College Planning Night Seniors and their parents are highly encouraged to attend this informative session about how EC supports seniors with their college applications. Topics covered will include tutorial offerings, deadlines for EA/ED, recommendations, transcript, Naviance, supplemental essays and college counselor support.

Sept. 25

Please note new date.

Senior Pilgrimage Our Senior Pilgrimage is a 12-mile hike that takes place on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail. This hike and retreat is open only to current Eastside Catholic School seniors. Additional information will be communicated to senior students and their families. Questions? Please contact Director of Campus Ministry Deacon Pickett.
Sept. 30 Naviance/Common App Sync DEADLINE Naviance and Common App sync is required of all seniors applying to college.
Sept. 30 DEADLINE: Recommendation Letters Last day to request teacher letters of recommendation for early applications. 
October 1 Transcripts Sent Initial transcripts are automatically sent out by your college counselor to all colleges listed in your Naviance account. Questions? Contact your College Counselor Ms. McVeigh (A-K) or Mr. Nassersaeid (L-Z).
October 1 College Counselor Meeting DEADLINE Deadline to meet with college counselor if senior has an October 15 college application deadline.   
October 9 Senior Cruise Location and event TBD based on venue protocols. Questions? Contact Senior Advisor Mr. LaBelle
October 13 No School - Seniors only Seniors students, the class of 2022, do not have academic classes Wednesday, October 13. Enjoy your day off! Questions? Contact Academic Operations Coordinator Ms. Farmer.
October 13 Optional Application Support Session Join college counselors and college counseling interns to get help on all aspects of senior applications. Essay support, completing the activities section, showing demonstrated interest and work time will all be available for seniors to drop in. 
October 20 Cap and Gown Presentation

This is a required event for seniors. A representative from National Achiever/Herff Jones will be on campus on October 20 to meet with seniors during EC3 in the Chapel to explain how to place an order.

All seniors are required to have a cap, gown, tassel and sash for graduation. Families also have the option of purchasing graduation announcements and other Class of 2022 items.

Questions? Contact Student Services Coordinator Ms. Lobo.

October 29 Diploma Name Confirmation DUE

An email will be sent on October 15 to parents and seniors to confirm the name that will be printed on the senior student's diploma. Families entered this information in the 2021-22 Online School Packet (OSP).

Questions? Contact Student Services Coordinator Ms. Lobo.

November 1 Early Decision Contracts DUE "Early Decision" contracts are due to your EC College Counselors. Questions? Contact your College Counselor Ms. McVeigh (A-K) or Mr. Nassersaeid (L-Z).
November 3 Cap and Gown Order Forms DUE

A representative from National Achiever/Herff Jones will be on campus to meet with seniors during Tutorial to collect order forms and to pass out free graduation swag. Seniors who have placed an online order are also invited and encouraged to attend.

Seniors must sign up for this meeting via FlexiSched.

November 15 UW Applications DUE University of Washington applications are due. Questions? Contact your College Counselor Ms. McVeigh (A-K) or Mr. Nassersaeid (L-Z).
November 30 University of California/Cal State Applications DUE University of California and Cal State applications are due. They can be submitted between Nov. 1 and Nov. 30. Questions? Contact your College Counselor Ms. McVeigh (A-K) or Mr. Nassersaeid (L-Z).
December 13 Senior Ads for Yearbook DUE

Senior ads are optional and not guaranteed. They will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Ads can be purchased in either 1/4 or 1/2 page options. Until December 13, 1/2 page ads are $200 and 1/4 page ads are $100. Ad prices increase after December 13. 

Seniors ads are sold and created on the Herff Jones website. Eastside Catholic's school code is 6287. Parents and guardians can upload their student's photos and design the ads through the online system.

Questions? Please contact Yearbook Advisor Mr. Kok.

December 13

 

Senior Yearbook
Shout-out DUE

 

Senior shout-outs are the messages that students leave below their senior picture in their designated section of the yearbook. Students should consider their favorite quote, memory or future plans to include in their shout-out.

Seniors should submit their shout-out through this form by December 13. This form can only be accessed by students. Please note: If a student's shout-out is not submitted by the deadline, one of the generic shout-outs below will be used.

  • “Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.”
  • Shout-out to my family and friends!

Questions? Please contact Yearbook Advisor Mr. Kok.

December 13

 

Senior Pictures for Yearbook DUE

 

All seniors must submit their senior pictures to the yearbook. This image is in place of the standard ID photo that students take with Lifetouch at the beginning of the school year. Senior photos can be completed on the platform eShare with school code GoCru. Please note: If a student's image is not submitted by the deadline, the standard school ID photo may be used.

  • When you upload or email the photos, please label them: Senior Picture with your student’s full name (e.g. Senior Picture Jane Doe)
  • Specs for your photographer: 2" x 3" (width x height), RGB color, 300 dpi, only .JPG or .PNG files
  • Please submit with as high-resolution as possible

Questions? Please contact Yearbook Advisor Mr. Kok.

December 30 College Kickstart Access Closes

College Kickstart access ends for seniors. Questions? Contact Student Services Coordinator Ms. Lobo.

December 31 Cap and Gown Orders - Final Deadline

All seniors must submit their order form for National Acheiver/Herff Jones graduation items by December 31.

If any student is in need of financial assistance, please contact Ms. Farmer in the Business Office.

Questions? Contact Student Services Coordinator Ms. Lobo.

January 15 Yearbook Orders with nameplates DUE

Yearbooks for the 2021-22 school year can be ordered from the Herff Jones website using the school code 6287.

If you would like to include a nameplate in your yearbook, orders must be placed by January 15. The final deadline for all yearbook orders is March 20. 

Questions? Please contact Yearbook Advisor Mr. Kok.

January 31 Mid-Year Transcripts Sent Mid-year transcripts are sent by your College Counselor to the colleges listed in your Naviance account. Please make sure your list of colleges you are applying to is complete and up-to-date. Questions? Contact your College Counselor Ms. McVeigh (A-K) or Mr. Nassersaeid (L-Z).
January 31 Senior Ads for Yearbook DUE - late fees apply

Senior ads are optional and not guaranteed. They will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Ads can be purchased in either 1/4 or 1/2 page options. From December 14 - January 31, 1/2 page ads are $220 and 1/4 page ads are $120. 

Seniors ads are sold and created on the Herff Jones website. Eastside Catholic's school code is 6287. Parents and guardians can upload their student's photos and design the ads through the online system.

Questions? Please contact Yearbook Advisor Mr. Kok.

March 6 Senior Ads for Yearbook DUE - late fees apply

Senior ads are optional and not guaranteed. They will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Ads can be purchased in either 1/4 or 1/2 page options. From February 1 - March 6, 1/2 page ads are $240 and 1/4 page ads are $140. 

No ads will be accepted after March 6.

Seniors ads are sold and created on the Herff Jones website. Eastside Catholic's school code is 6287. Parents and guardians can upload their student's photos and design the ads through the online system.

Questions? Please contact Yearbook Advisor Mr. Kok.

March 20 Yearbook Orders DUE

Yearbooks for the 2021-22 school year can be ordered from the Herff Jones website using the school code 6287.

The final deadline for all yearbook orders is March 20. 

Questions? Please contact Yearbook Advisor Mr. Kok.

April 7 Formal Group Portrait Seniors will gather in the courtyard for a formal portrait. Professional dress is required. Seniors will break out into smaller groups for photos by city. These photos will be sent to local newspapers with the Eastside Catholic graduation announcement. 
April TBD Student Baby Pictures DUE for Senior Tribute Slideshow Please email your student's baby picture in a .JPG format to Senior Class Advisor Mr. LaBelle.
May 1 College Decision DUE in Naviance Please make sure your college decisions have been updated in your Naviance account by May 1. Your college counselor needs this important information. Questions? Contact your College Counselor Ms. McVeigh (A-K) or Mr. Nassersaeid (L-Z).
May 1

 

College Deposit Due FINAL deposits is required to ONE college, if attending. Questions? Contact your College Counselor Ms. McVeigh (A-K) or Mr. Nassersaeid (L-Z).
May 4 Senior Swag Photo

Seniors will gather during EC3 period at 2:15 p.m. for a group photo, pick up their graduation cap and gowns, sign the senior wall and participate in other fun activities. Seniors should wear their Decision Day swag.

Questions? Contact Student Services Coordinator Ms. Lobo.

May 16

 

Tuition, Fees and Fines Paid

All tuition, fees and fines for seniors must be paid by this date.

Questions? Please contact Senior Accountant Mr. Rice.

May 21 High School Prom Additional information, include the location of Prom, will be communicated to high school students and families during the school year. Questions? Contact Director of Student Life Ms. Flores.
May TBD Senior Tribute

The Senior Student Cabinet is planning Senior Tribute, scheduled for Wednesday, May 26 during the school day (time TBD). Given current public health restrictions on gatherings, the senior students are considering all options for planning either in-person with limited guests, a virtual option or a recording for families. More information will be communicated in early May.

Questions? Contact Senior Class Advisor Mr. LaBelle.

May 31 - June 3 Final Exams for Seniors  
June TBD Graduation Ceremony Rehearsal Seniors must attend this mandatory rehearsal in order to walk at graduation. Any earned honor cords will be distributed at rehearsal.
June 3

 

Baccalaureate Mass Seniors will wear their graduation gowns and sashes but no caps. The Mass location is still to be determined, but will either be at Mary, Queen of Peace following their COVID-19 protocols and capacity restrictions or at EC with capacity restrictions. More information will be communicated after May 3.
June 5

 

Class of 2022 Commencement

 

The commencement ceremony takes place Sunday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle. Students will need to arrive no later than 6:45 p.m. - please account for rush hour traffic. Further details will be emailed this spring.

TBD

 

Grad Night 2022

 

TBD - depends on Washington State public health guidelines at this time

This event is parent-sponsored and encourages 100% student participation. Seniors will be picked up at Benaroya Hall after graduation. Buses will depart promptly at 10:30 p.m. The destination is a surprise, but a sweatshirt and closed-toed shoes are recommended. Buses will return to EC campus Monday, June 6 by 6:15 a.m. Parents should plan to pick up their student so they are not driving after being up all night. As a reminder, no cell phones, bags, large oversized jackets or backpacks will be allowed. More information will be forthcoming from the planning committee in the spring.

June 22

 

Transcripts Submitted FINAL transcripts are automatically sent to all colleges listed in Naviance. Questions? Contact your College Counselor Ms. McVeigh (A-K) or Mr. Nassersaeid (L-Z).