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Welcome Class of 2024!

Gibson Ek Commencement Ceremony

June 14, 2024 - 2:00 p.m.

Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

Graduation Event Information

Senior Surveys

Completion of these two surveys will be the final step of the High School and Beyond Plan (HSBP)

Complete survey

Event Date Time/Place/Info

Jostens Senior Meeting

October 2, 2023

Grade Level Crash Lab

Jostens Collecting Orders

October 6, 2023

Commons during Exploration or order at

College Application Essay Support

Oct 2-Dec 4, 2023

and by appointment

M/F during Exploration

Contact Advisor or Elsa Crane

College Application Support

October 2-Dec 4, 2023

and by appointment

M/F 10:30-11:15, Green Room

or contact Shawn Mulanix

Senior Portraits for Yearbook

March 8, 2024

Free. Roughly 2x2 inches. We crop to fit if necessary. Unlike other high schools, we can take any professional or snapshot pose rather than only tight headshots. Email as .jpg image file to We’ll use the fall portrait for seniors who do not submit.

Senior Class Photo

10:30 a.m., Friday, March 8, 2024

Gibson Ek Commons

Senior Ads

March 8, 2024

Families pay for these optional yearbook ads and may design online or upload their own. 

¼ page ads = $50

½ page ads = $90 To place, click & type in “Gibson Ek High School”

Yearbook Purchases

Due March 23, 2024

Cost is $30. Place orders at online payment:

(View Purchase History to check if ordered in fall).

Or deliver cash or check to front desk, made out to Gibson Ek High School. If funding is an issue for any family, email

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum three weeks prior to application deadline

Submit Letter of Recommendation Request to counselor and advisor (or other person writing letter)

Capstone Prototypes March 18, 2024 Design Fair

Senior Post-High School Survey

May 3, 2024

Sent via email in April

Capstone Implementation

May 24, 2024

Crash Lab

Last Day of Internship

June 4, 2024


Senior Exhibitions

June 6-7, 2024

Scheduled with Advisor


June 7, 2024
6:30 p.m.

Blakely Hall, Issaquah Highlands

Graduation Clearance, legacy handprints, graduation ticket distribution

June 10, 2024

Tickets distributed at front desk once student is cleared for all graduation requirements. 

Last Day of School for Seniors

June 11, 2024*

*Subject to change based on weather closures

Senior Breakfast, Graduation Rehearsal, Recognition Assembly

June 11, 2024


Gibson Ek Commons


June 14, 2024

Doug Longman Performance Arts Theater

Issaquah High School

2:00 p.m.

Graduation: Frequently Asked Questions

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