Senior Timeline

Class of 2019


(some dates are subject to change and the Lakes Web Site will be updated as dates are known)


DATE                    EVENT & TIME

Aug 29                  Senior Class Meeting – PAC


Sept 12                  (Weather permitting) Senior Class Photo – During Advisory – On the Turf – Make-up day Sept 19th and Herff Jones presentation


Oct 3/4                  Graduation and Ring orders turned in to Herff Jones. He will be at all three lunches on Oct 3rd and 4th. Will also be at the Tennis Shoes Conference on Oct 4th. After this date you can mail to the address on the order form or do it on-line. Remember to order before Dec. 31st. You can put $60 down and pay the remainder by delivery in May.

All questions regarding your graduation order should be addressed to: Jeff Woods, Sales Representative

Toll Free Number:  800-800-4083 or 425-357-1338         Email:


Oct 9                      5:00-5:30 Senior Parent Meeting

5:30 to 7:30 – College and Career Night/Financial Aid (FAFSA) Family Night


Oct 12                   Homecoming Assembly


Oct 13                   Homecoming, Theme: Under the Sea, Sept 24 thru Oct 5th tickets are $10 with ASB, $15 Without ASB. Starting Oct 8th, $13 with ASB, $18 without ASB, Last day to buy tickets Oct 11th.


Oct 27                   ACT Testing at Lakes – Register online @ Lakes High School Code: 480588


Nov 2/3                 Seattle National College Fair -- Washington State Convention Center
Friday, November 2: 9 a.m.-noon and Saturday, November 3: noon-4 p.m


Nov 7, 8, 9            SLC Conferences – This is good practice for your Senior presentation


Dec 8                     ACT Testing at Lakes – Register online @ Lakes High School Code: 480588


Dec 14                   Deadline to submit senior photo to yearbook. If you have questions, please contact Joe Clark, yearbook advisor –


Jan 7-31                Lakes High School Scholarship Applications are available. The deadline to turn the application is on Jan 31st. at 3:00 PM. in the Guidance Office. You must complete this application in order to be considered for any of the Lakes High Scholarship committee awards. Applications will be available through Advisory and in the Guidance Office.


Feb 9                     ACT testing at Lakes – Register online @ Lakes High School Code: 480588


Mar 6                    Senior PORTFOLIO is DUE. Must meet standard on portfolio BEFORE completing the SENIOR PRESENTATION


Mar 4-29              Senior Plaque Applications are available. Deadline to turn the application in is March 29th at 3:00 PM in the Guidance Office. You must qualify in three of the five categories to be considered for a Senior Plaque.


Mar 13, 14, 15    SENIOR PRESENTATIONS: A Washington State & Clover Park School District mandatory graduation requirement.


April 8                  Senior Awards List is due May 3rd in the Guidance Office. Form will be available in the Guidance Office April 8th. If you get awards after this date, you can still let the Guidance Office staff know about it. You MUST provide documentation of scholarships and awards received with the amount of the scholarship(s) listed, to have it printed in the graduation program. There will be a point when we cannot guarantee the awards list will be printed in the graduation program, but we will take information up to the day before the Senior Recognition Ceremony.


Apr 12                   Graduation orders from Herff Jones (everything except caps, gowns, mugs, etc.) will be in at the high school for pick up, during all lunches.


Apr 13                   ACT testing at Lakes – Register online @ Lakes High School Code: 480588


May 3                    Senior Awards list is due in Guidance by 3pm


May 8                    Senior Meeting: PAC  12:50 PM


May 8                    Caps & Gowns from Herff Jones will be available to pick up at all three lunches.


May 17                  Senior Prom– 8:00 – 11:00 PM.


May 20                  Graduation Tickets on sale starting May 20th in Student Accounts. They are $5.00 each & will only be sold to parents, guardians, or graduates up until June 5th at noon. Children 5 & under do not need a ticket. No checks will be accepted for payment after May 23rd. All seniors receive 4 free tickets at Graduation Rehearsal.


May 23                  Mock DUI – PAC – 8:00 AM.


May 28                  Honor Grad/Senior Award Recognition Ceremony-  Honor Grads -students with a 3.5 or higher. 7 PM in the Performing Arts Center.  This is where scholarships, awards, senior plaques and certificates of mastery are announced.  A reception will follow and families are encouraged to attend.


Jun 3                     Seniors last day of class


Jun 4                     Final Transcript Request Form is due in the Guidance Office. No final transcripts will be sent if you owe any fines in Student Accounts.  Fines paid after May 24th must be done by cash or money order only. No checks will be accepted. Forms will be available starting May 1st


Jun 4                     Mandatory Graduation Practice in the main gym from 9 AM to 11 AM. You must be present the entire time of the practice. If you leave early, or do not come to practice, you will NOT be allowed to walk at graduation. If you have a concern about attending practice, please contact the Guidance Office by May 23th.


4 free graduation tickets will be distributed at Graduation Practice for each graduate. Tickets will be held until fines are cleared, or if you are in jeopardy of not graduating.


Jun 5                     Graduation at the Tacoma Dome at 7:00 PM. Photos of you receiving your diploma will be taken and available to purchase.


Jun 24                   Final Transcripts will be mailed to your selected college or university. Final transcripts will not be mailed if you have a fine. You must provide the information for final transcripts to be released to your selected college, university, NCAA Clearinghouse, scholarship, recruiter, etc. Don’t assume because you sent one with your application that is all they need. If you need your final transcript sent earlier than June 24th, please talk to Ms. Palmer.


July 1                    Diplomas will be available to be picked up in the Guidance Office starting July 1st  in the Guidance Office.  Diplomas will not be available if you owe a fine at Student Accounts or until final transcripts from Pierce have been received and confirm requirements have been met. Fines may only be paid by cash or money order after May 25th.


NOTE:                  Any questions regarding these items should be addressed to Advisory Teacher, Jose Claudio (senior counselor, or Tanya Simons (12th grade Administrator). Main Office Phone number 253-583-5550

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