Senior Info

Congrats Class of 2017! You have almost made it!

If you have questions about graduation or other senior events, feel free to
e-mail Sarah Martin, Activity Coordinator, at
 ssmartin1@seattleschools.org. 

Here's the presentation about important senior dates and about PROM! from the Senior Class Meeting held during Mentorship on 2.9.17:

 
grad night logo 
Get your tickets now to be sure you and your friends get to celebrate in style and make your graduation night one to remember!  

Grad Night 2017!   
Wednesday, June 21, starting at 10:00pm.  
Departing from Chief Sealth to a destination of surprise and adventure!   
Tickets $80.00  
Buy tickets online at: http://chiefsealthptsa.org/blog/2017-chief-sealth-grad-night/

Tickets will be sold at this week’s Senior meeting – Thursday 2/9.  Bring a check for $80 made out to Chief Sealth PTSA if you would like to get your tickets in person.    Hurry – get your friends and get your tickets early….the cost may go up.  
  
*All Seniors are encouraged to attend regardless of ability to pay.  
If you need assistance with the cost of the ticket please see Ms. Autenrieth for a confidential request for a partial or full ticket cost.

 IMPORTANT EVENTS


Senior Class Meetings - BE THERE!!! 

All are during mentorship in the Auditorium:

Oct 6th -    General Info and Jostens Presentation
                  (Jostens order day is Oct 21st during both lunches)


Dec 8th -   More reminders on Graduation Requirements, 
                  (Senior photo will be taken at this meeting.)

Feb 9th -   Info about, scholarships, service hours and finalized prom info.

Apr 27th -  Last reminders before Graduation, Grad Night Info, Prom, and other
                  important class information. 


Yearbook Info and deadlines for seniors can be found here: 
http://chiefsealthhs.seattleschools.org/student_activities/yearbook
Senior Prom: May 20th from 7-11pm

Location and Price still TBD

Guest forms for Prom are the same as they are for any dance are available in the ASB office (you can get a head start on these now!) Also available here: Guest Ticket Link
Senior Awards Night:Thursday June 8th, 7 p.m. in the Sealth Auditorium.
 All families are welcome and students receiving special awards will be notified in advance. 

Service Hours: 
Your 60 documented service hours are due to the counseling office by March 31st. This is a graduation requirement so don’t delay. For forms and to check your totals, please see your counselor. 
Caps and Gowns: 
All students planning on walking in the Graduation Ceremony must have their cap and gown ordered through Jostens. Our school order date is Oct 21st, where you can order in-person or you must order directly from www.RRGrad.com. Students who need financial assistance must see their Counselor before March 31st to apply for a reduced cost cap and gown. 
Senior Check Out Day: Monday, June 19 - changed due to snow day!
Seniors MUST come to school this day to check out with teachers, clear fines and finish off their high school career.  
Graduation Rehearsal: Tuesday, June 20th, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Graduation Rehearsal is mandatory! If you do not attend rehearsal, you will not be permitted to walk at the Graduation Ceremony.

Please arrive at CSIHS for rehearsal promptly at 3:30 p.m. You will need to stay the entire time. Plan ahead! Tell your boss in advance! Get a ride! No excuses! BE THERE!

GRADUATION! Wednesday, June 21st, 5 p.m. SWAC field. 

Graduation Tickets: 
This year we will be issuing tickets for the Graduation Ceremony. Tickets are free, and each graduate will be given 10 tickets to distribute. Tickets will be available starting June 5th. If you do not need all 10 you can return extras or give them to another student in need. Tickets are transferable (meaning if you don’t use yours, you can give them to another grad). Students needing more tickets can submit a request starting on June 5th, and all available extra tickets will be distributed by June 12th. The SWAC bleachers have ample seats for the senior class families, and we will do our best to make sure all reasonable requests for additional tickets are granted. Seats cannot be reserved and will be first-come, first-serve when the doors open at 4:00 p.m.

Accessibility: 
Special areas will be reserved for those in attendance needing accommodations including those in wheelchairs or those who cannot walk down the stairs. Please feel free to drive to the top of the stadium and drop off prior to parking.  

Weather: 
The super long-range forecast is currently calling for temperatures in the mid-60s with a less than 15% chance of rain during our window of time. The ceremony will happen on the field rain or shine – graduates will be reminded to bring light layers to wear under their gowns. The SWAC stands only have partial covering, so check the weather report and please come prepared!   

Driving Directions & Parking: 
We are graduating the class of 2017 conveniently across the street from CSIHS at the South West Activities Center (SWAC) and the address is 2801 SW Thistle St, Seattle, WA 98126. Parking is first-come, first-serve. Parking is available in the SWAC lot, and in the CSIHS lot. In addition, parking will be available along all the neighboring streets. We are NOT the only event scheduled at SWAC that day, (the WSHS graduation is immediately after ours) so please make plans to leave the SWAC afterwards to make way for the next ceremony

Graduation Ceremony: Graduation will start promptly at 5:00 p.m.  The Class of 2017will begin walking into the stadium beginning at 4:55 p.m. Upon completion the graduates will leave the field and be available for pick-up in front of the Sealth Auditorium. The WSHS graduation is immediately after ours, so the SWAC stands will be cleared as soon as our ceremony is finished. No family members or supporters will be allowed on the field at any time. Ushers will occupy the lower level of each set of stairs to ensure that people do not come down to the bottom of the stairs to stand or take pictures.  

Professional photos of the graduates will be taken at the ceremony and a link for how to purchase them will be provided in the Graduation Programs. 

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