Seniors

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Senior Surveys

This is the last part of your High School & Beyond Plan, and survey completion is required in order to be cleared for graduation. If you’ve earned any scholarships, please include them in your survey so we can post your scholarship in our graduation program. If you plan to attend college after high school, you will include the name of your school in the survey as well. Please be sure to meet the May 4th deadline, we cannot include any scholarship information submitted after the due date. There are two required surveys:

  1. Senior Post High School Survey & Scholarship Reporting 
  2. District Senior Exit Survey

Graduation Adornment

Academic Cords

  • Honors students with a GPA of 3.5 of higher (unweighted, no rounding)
  • GPA is calculated from freshman year to first semester senior grades 
    • 3.5-3.749 gold cord
    • 3.75-3.899 silver stole
    • 3.9-4.0 gold stole
  • Seniors who qualify will be notified via email by early May. Items can be paid for (with check or credit card) and picked up in the Commons with your other graduation attire in May. After this day, students can go to the Counseling Office to pay (with check only, payable to National Achiever) and pick up anytime throughout the June deadline. Questions? Stop by the Counseling front desk.

Community Service Cord

  • Honors students who have been dedicated to community service
  • Documented 100 hours of community service through PTSA website
  • Must be submitted through PTSA website by deadline

Athletic Cord

  • To be eligible students must have earned a letter (JV or Varsity) in the same sport for two years and complete registration by the May deadline. Students may only purchase one athletic cord, despite the number of sports they play.
  • Students may purchase athletic cords in the commons with other graduation attire in May.  Students may pay with cash, check, or card. After this day, students may purchase cords with the ASB Bookkeeper through the June deadline.. Students who have not successfully registered by the May deadline will not be able to purchase a cord. Please contact Ms. Henry with any questions.

Club Cord

To be eligible students must have participated in the same eligible club for two years, earned a club letter for their participation in the club over the course of two school years, and complete registration by the May deadline. Students may only purchase one club cord, regardless of the number of clubs they participate in.

  • How to Register
    1. Submit your club's letter application to your club advisor by the April deadline.
    2. Complete this google form no later than the May deadline. 
  • What Clubs are Eligible: In December, all clubs and advisors were instructed to update their constitution and complete an application for their club that outlined the requirements for how to letter in that club. A list of clubs that were approved for club cords will be posted here.
  • Students may purchase club cords in the commons with other graduation attire in May. Students may pay with cash, check, or card. After this day, students may purchase cords with the ASB Bookkeeper through the June deadline.  Students who have not successfully registered by the May deadline will not be able to purchase a cord. Please contact Ms. Henry with any questions.

School Extracurricular Medals

  • Students who have been awarded any medal representing Issaquah High School at the state level, may wear the medal at graduation. For example, DECA and sports medicine students who compete at state competitions, may wear the medal they earned.

**If a student has won multiple medals for the same extracurricular program they are limited to one medal per program.  For example a DECA student who has earned 3 medals at the State and National level DECA competitions over the course of their high school career may only wear one medal to represent their achievements in DECA.

 

  • ASB Stole
    • Honors students who enrolled in the 1st period ASB class their senior year and successfully met the requirements to receive this stole.
    • Same stole is awarded to students in the ASB class at Liberty and Skyline.

 

Graduation Ceremony Seating

Graduation Ceremony Seating Sign Ups will take place in April. 

Seating for graduation is determined based on request process. You should be discussing your preferences with friends well ahead of the deadline. If you do not sign up then you will be placed in a row where there is space.

Senior Slideshow

The senior slideshow is created by the senior class council, and it will be shown in the theater at the end of the year. Each month, there is a theme, which you can send in pictures to issaquahseniors2019@gmail.com

September/October: Back to School/Homecoming Photos

November: Baby photos

December: Holidays

January: Senior Photos

February: Vacations

March: Sports/School 

April: Senior Year

May: Miscellaneous/ any month you missed

 

Deadline to guarantee inclusion is May 20

 

Feel free to send pictures from previous months if you’ve missed a month!

You can send in as many pictures as you want, please keep in mind that we want to feature as many seniors possible in the slideshow.

Senior Calendar: Class of 2019 (Under Construction)

This calendar is intended to provide a central resource for Senior-related events and requirements. Check back frequently as items will be added to the calendar, and events could be rescheduled if necessary.

SEPTEMBER

ASAP

Register to receive transcripts from Parchment

Ms. Marbut

Parchment will be used for students in grades 11-12 to order/send official transcripts anywhere they need to go.  All 11-12 grade students were sent registration information to their email listed in student access for their Parchment account.

 

2018-19 Yearbook Purchase Deadline

Ms. Jarvinen

Read information about purchasing a yearbook

OCTOBER

10/1/2018

Official transcripts available for order

Ms. Marbut

Students must join Parchment to order transcripts.

10/15/18

Senior Portraits Due

Ms. Jarvinen

Information on how to specifically submit the senior portrait is found here.

10/23/18

Senior Class Meeting

Mr. Stevens

All seniors will meet during Nest Time for all-class yearbook photo.

10/25/18

Senior Class Meeting

Mr. Stevens

Herff Jones will be collecting payments for cap and gown information, graduation announcements, and senior swag. All form of payments are accepted. All forms and information can be found in the graduation packet handed out at the senior class meeting. If you student was unable to attend this meeting, extra packets are found in the front office, councling center. The deadline to turn in and pay for graduation announcements and cap and gowns is December 15th, 2018 before prices go up

Link to Herff Jones Graduation webpage

NOVEMBER

11/2/18

Senior swag order forms due to cashier

Mr. Stevens

Senior Swag can be ordered through the link on the SCC instagram page. @issaquahseniors2019

11/7-8/2019Herf Jones on Campus to take Cap and Gown OrdersMr. StevensHerfF Jones Reps will be on campus at lunch and nest to take in person orders. Cap and Gown orders can still be submitted online after this date.
11/30/18Early-bird deadline for Senior AdvertisementsMs. JarvinenPrices go up after 11/30/18. Read Information for Senior Ads

DECEMBER

12/15/18

Cap & Gown order deadline

Mr. Stevens

The deadline to turn in and pay for graduation announcement forms and cap and gowns before prices go up


  

TBD

Written portion of HSBP Due

Charolett Henderson

Seniors must complete assignments 1 & 2 of their High School & Beyond Plan by December 1st. See details on the college and Career Center website here

12/31/18

Last chance to purchase a yearbook

Ms. Jarvinen

Read information about purchasing a yearbook

JANUARY

1/4/19

Senior Advertisements Due

Ms. Jarvinen

Read Information for Senior Ads

FEBRUARY
MARCH
APRIL
4/19/19Pick up Grad announcementsMr. Stevens

You can pick up your graduation announcements during both lunches on this day, Herff Jones will be in the commons.

4/20/193rd Quarter Grades DueVaries

Third Quarter grades will be posted on Family Access on Friday, April 20th by 4pm. Be sure to check your grade details at this time and make sure you are on track, especially in classes needed to meet a graduation requirement. Consult directly with your teacher if there are any issues you need to resolve.

4/20/19Club Letter Applications DueVarious Club Advisors

Students must submit their Club Letter Application to their advisors by the end of the school day on Friday, April 20th.  In order to be eligible for a club cord at graduation, students must submit this form by the deadline.

4/25/19Graduation Seating Sign UpsMr. Stevens

Seating for graduation is determined based on request process. The process is explained on the form, and you should be discussing your preferences with friends well ahead of the deadline.

MAY
5/1/19Club and Athletic Cord RegistrationMs. Connolly

Athletes must complete this google form no later than May 1st to register for an athletic cord

Eligible Club members must complete this google form no later than May 1st to register for a club cord. 

5/4/19Senior Surveys DueCollege and Career Center

This is the last part of your High School & Beyond Plan, and survey completion is required in order to be cleared for graduation. If you’ve earned any scholarships, please include them in your survey so we can post your scholarship in our graduation program. If you plan to attend college after high school, you will include the name of your school in the survey as well. Please be sure to meet the May 4th deadline, we cannot include any scholarship information submitted after the due date. There are two required surveys:

  1. Senior Post High School Survey & Scholarship Reporting 
  2. District Senior Exit Survey
5/24/19Pick up caps and gownsMr. Stevens

Herff Jones will be distributing caps and gowns after school in the commons. Academic, club, and athletic cords will also be available for purchase during this time.

JUNE

June

Last Day to purchase academic, athletic, or club cords

Counseling Office or Ms. Connolly

Academic cords can be purchased and picked up in the counseling office.  Athletic and Club cords can be purchased with the ASB Bookkeeper.

June

Graduation Rehearsal and Senior Breakfast

Mr. Stevens

Seniors must attend the Graduation Rehearsal in order to participate in the Graduation ceremony. PTSA will be serving a Senior breakfast at 10:30am, which is a fun event for seniors to celebrate the end of high school together! The breakfast will be in the commons. All seniors should plan to come early for a fun breakfast celebration before the required rehearsal at 11:30am.

6/13/19

Graduation

Mr. Stevens

The gates will open at 7:00 pm for Issaquah High School families. The ceremony will begin at 8:00pm, with a processional of the graduates beginning at 7:45pm. Following the ceremony, families can meet their students to take pictures in the concourse. The concourse must be clear by 10:00pm in order to clear the stadium and complete a security check prior to the next school's graduation ceremony.