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 Director of Accounting and Business Operations Kay Nichols at kanichols@eastsidecatholic.org if you have other questions about the end of year events for seniors.

Class of 2019: Important Dates and Deadlines

September 29

Senior Pilgrimage

National Achiever Services graduation presentation

TBD

Graduation Presentation

National Achiever Services graduation presentation

October 27

Senior Cruise

November TBD

Place Orders for Graduation Regalia on Campus

National Achiever Services will return to campus to answer questions and collect orders. ORDER ONLINE: You can order your cap and gown unit (which comes with a tassel and sash) on the Herff Jones website.

December 4

Senior Pictures Due

Senior Pictures are due to the yearbook staff (via email lsnow@eastsidecatholic.org, hsyearbook@eastsidecatholic.org; or via eshare: hjeshare.com, school code GoCru). Please label your photo: Senior Photo with (Student Full Name). Specs for your photographer: 2" w x 3” w, RGB color, 300 dpi. Please submit as high-res as possible.

December 3

Senior "Shout-Out"

Senior "shout-out" (created by senior) due to yearbook staff - hsyearbook@eastsidecatholic.org. The following items may be included (any or all) in the shout-outs: quotation, shout-outs, favorite memory, activities and/or future plans.

Shout-outs online form can be accessed by students here: https://tinyurl.com/SrSO2019. Students who miss the deadline will be given the following “generic” shout-out: 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.

December 10

Senior Ads Due

Senior ads (optional and first come, first served) are available for sale from the beginning of school through December 10. Due to the large number of seniors, we will only be selling 1/4 and 1/2 page ads. We are working to accommodate as many students as possible. This year only 1/4 ($100) or 1/2 ($200) page ads will be sold. Use this form to order.

December TBD

Deadline for Online National Achiever Orders

Last day to place your online order for graduation regalia at nationalachiever.com.

January 18

Yearbook Orders Due

Purchase from Herff Jones via mailer or at yearbookordercenter.com, school #6287.

January 25-27

Senior Emmaus Retreat

March TBD

Announcement Orders Delivered

National Achiever Services will be on campus to deliver announcements, which will be available for pickup during all lunch periods outside of Student Services.

March TBD

Student Baby Pictures Due

Deadline to submit student baby pictures for senior tribute slideshow. Email jlabelle@eastsidecatholic.org or deliver to the Attendance Office.

April TBD

Formal Group Portrait

This photo has become an annual tradition at EC and is used to congratulate the students and for marketing materials. Liturgy dress will be required on this day. Girls will be seated and should plan to wear a dress or skirt that reaches to the knee or below. Long skirts/maxis are encouraged. More information will be sent regarding this photo.

April TBDCaps and Gowns DeliveredCap and gown orders will be available for pickup during all lunch periods outside of Student Services.
May 1

College Decision Day Group Photo

Wear swag from your chosen college, university or post high school adventure for a photo with your class!

May 15

Tuition, Fees and Fines Paid

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

May 22

Senior Tribute

All seniors are expected to attend and senior parents will not want to miss it! Seniors must arrive by 7 a.m. for their individual head-shot picture. Liturgy dress is required. A reception hosted by the sophomore class will follow the Senior Tribute. After Senior Tribute and the reception, seniors will be dismissed with their families for the day.

May 28 - 31

Final Exams for Seniors

May 31

Senior Lunch and Graduation Rehearsal

A hosted lunch will follow rehearsal. Seniors must be at rehearsal in order to walk at graduation. Any honor cords that are earned will be distributed at rehearsal.

May 31

Baccalaureate Mass

Baccalaureate Mass is held on Friday, June 1 at 7 p.m. at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Sammamish. Seniors will wear their graduation gowns and sashes, but not caps.

June 3

Graduation

The ceremony takes place Monday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle. Students will need to arrive no later than 6:30 p.m. - please account for rush hour traffic. Further details will be emailed this spring. A student seating chart will be posted in May.

June 3

Grad Night 2019

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 Tuesday, June 4 by 6:15 a.m. Parents should plan to pick up so students 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.