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Seniors – This is the place to get all of your information!!

It is that time of year where we start to think about graduation and the many activities that go along with it.  Please take a look at the following information in regards to your students graduation.  We look forward to celebrating this special occasion.  Please check back frequently as we update with more information as we get it.

Check out the district resources including info on parking – HERE

Graduation ceremony for the Interlake High School Class of 2022 will be held on

 Thursday, June 16, 2022 , 7:30 pm @

Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion,
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
3870 Montlake Blvd NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Senior Timeline

Wednesday, April 27:    Applications for Musical Performance for Class of 2022 Graduation Ceremony/Senior Recognition Due in Main Office by 3:30 pm. Students will sign up for an audition time slot with Mrs. Gower when they submit their application. Seniors should check their BSD e-mail addresses for application details.

 Monday, May 2:    Deadline to enter hours in X2Vol to be recognized for 100+ hours of community service.   Hours entered after May 2 will not be recognized at Graduation or Senior Recognition.
                                    Auditions for Musical Performances for Class of 2022 Graduation Ceremony/Senior Recognition.   After school 1pm. *Date is tentative

Monday, May 16:   Graduation Ticket requests will be accepted in the Interlake Main Office.

Tuesday, May 31:         Honor Cord Purchase and Distribution – Honor cords can be purchased for $7.25 before school, at lunch or after school at the Accountant’s office. A list of students eligible for each cord will be posted outside the Accountant’s office. Students will receive their honor cords at the time of purchase.

White– 100+ hours of Community Service – Cut off to be eligible for cord is May 2.
Silver– Associate of Arts (AA) Degree earned from Bellevue College (Running Start Students)
Light Blue- AP Scholar
Navy Blue– IB Diploma (Earned/Candidate)
Gold– 3.5+ Cumulative GPA

Saturday, June 4:   Senior Prom- Seattle Aquarium, Seattle, WA 8:00-11:00 pm

Wednesday, June 8:     Yearbook Distribution in the Commons after school *Date is tentative

June 8 – 14:     Senior Finals during regularly scheduled periods

Friday, June 10:     Senior Awards Assembly more details to come as we get closer

Tuesday, June 14:   Laptop Check in & Senior Check out (clear fines, etc.)

Wednesday, June 15:    Last full day for seniors

AM- Senior Breakfast at 8:30
Required Graduation Practice at 9:00 am at Interlake High School Main Gym.                        Senior Highlights Video immediately following rehearsal

 Thursday, June 16:    Commencement at 7:30 pm at Alaska Airlines Arena at UW Edmundson Pavilion.  Graduates must arrive at 6:45 pm to line up for the ceremony.

Diplomas will be mailed home with report cards and transcripts at the end of June.

 Senior Party following commencement ceremony, sponsored by PTSA. The Senior Party is coordinated by parent volunteers of the Interlake High School Parent Teacher Student Association (IHS PTSA) and is a safe and sane, fun and memorable event. This supervised all-night party is drug and alcohol-free, and includes food, beverages, exciting venues, entertainment, and transportation. Security and chaperones are present all evening. Students are taken from the graduation venue for an overnight of fun with their classmates. The graduates are returned to Interlake High School the next morning.

Fines/Laptops: All fines must be paid in full, and laptops must be returned. Seniors will not be able to participate in the senior breakfast or receive Graduation tickets until all fines are paid and their laptop has been returned. A fine list will be posted outside the accountant’s office.

Graduation Tickets: Each graduate will receive eight tickets. Because of the size of the venue, we will be able to honor reasonable requests for additional tickets to accommodate large families at no additional cost. Ticket request forms are available here –  2022 Graduation Ticket Request2022 Graduation Ticket Request or printed in the main office.  To request additional tickets, pick up a form in the Main Office, or print a copy and return to the main office.  The deadline for ticket requests is Friday, June 10. Tickets will be distributed following the Senior Breakfast on Wednesday, June 15.

Parking: There are several pay lots on the UW campus near the Edmundson Pavilion. The suggested parking location is the E1 lot. Maps and directions will be provided in early June.

Cap & Gown

All seniors participating in commencement will need 4 items:
1. Cap          2. Gown          3. Stole          4. Tassel

This unit can be found on line 27 of the Josten’s order form .  There are 3 ways to order – By phone at 1-800-567-8367, by mail, or online at the Jostens website here.  If you already have a navy blue cap & gown, you can order the tassel and stole separately.  Check out the website to see everything they offer.

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.