Nathan Hale High School

Nathan Hale
High School
Seniors – Class of 2024

Senior Countdown Calendar

Please note that dates are subject to change. Dates that are noted with TBD have yet to be confirmed. Revised dates will be announced by Hale Mail and School Messenger, and on this calendar page. Those items with $ indicate that a cost is associated with the event.

Window is open through November 1st for online registration for Advanced Placement exams. DEADLINE: November 1st. To register, students must create a College Board Student Account $


October 6-7

October 6-13

  • Post High School Options Presentation to senior English classes.

October 11

  • SAT Day (7:45am in Nathan Hale Library)

October 25

November 1

November 4

November 12

December 15

January 26

  • Senior Portrait for yearbook due. Due date extended from 1/22 due to website access issues.

February 1

  • Senior SPREE tickets go on sale. All seniors are invited to attend SPREE, the all-night, safe graduation party organized by senior parents. Event is for after graduation starting at 10pm.

February 16

March 25

  • Grad Ads due $

April 15

  • Start confirming spelling of senior names for diplomas and graduation program

April 19

  • Washington State History credit completion due (for those who didn’t take WA State History in middle school)

April 29

  • Cap and gown distribution, 3:15 to 4:00pm, Commons

May 6 – 17

  • Advanced Placement exams

May 15

  • Senior Meeting during Mentorship, PAC
  • Cap and gown distribution, 2:15 to 3:00pm, Commons

May 17

  • Due date for seniors to confirm spelling of their name for diploma and graduation program. Do this in the Main Office.

May 29

  • Senior Signs distribution, 2:25 to 3:00pm, Commons

June 3

Senior graduation requirements must be met including:

  • High School & Beyond Plan
  • Required courses for graduation
  • PE competency assessment completed
  • All PE Waivers are due – Sports waivers to Mr. Haskins, all others to counselors
  • All fines must be paid
  • Service Learning complete and forms turned in

Senior Breakfast

  • 9:30am – 12:00pm at the Center for Urban Horticulture (University of Washington)
  • Tickets sold at lunch or online

June 5

Yearbooks distribution for Seniors Only

  • 2:25 – 3:00pm in the Activity Center
  • Photo identification required for yearbook pick-up, no exceptions
  • Students are not allowed to pick up yearbooks on behalf of friends or siblings
  • Yearbook staff will not replace lost or stolen yearbooks.

June 8

  • Senior Prom, Sunset Bay Lodge. $20 with ASB card, $25 without ASB.
    Guest Dance Contract (available in Main Office) will need to be completed before guest ticket can be purchased. Contracts are due by Tuesday, June 4th.

June 10

  • Senior Check-Out forms distributed in senior LA classes

June 14

  • Senior Check-Out forms due
    Completed Check-Out forms are turned in to the Main Office to receive up to 6 graduation tickets and ice cream social ticket.
  • Senior Ice Cream Social at 3pm, Commons

June 18

  • 10:00am – Commencement Rehearsal on Raider Field. Attendance required.
  • 7:00pm – Seniors arrive dressed in cap, gown, tassel and stole ready to line up for processional
  • 8:00pm – Class of 2024 Graduation Ceremony on Raider Field.
  • Senior SPREE – starts at 10pm. All night, safe graduation party organized by senior parents. More info to come.
  • Tickets for graduation will be distributed to seniors when they turn in their completed senior check-out forms. Seniors can get up to 6 tickets.