Graduation Information

Graduation Information

U-46 Graduation Requirements for a high school diploma





** Information subject to change**

Elgin High School Class of 2018


Cap and Gowns* – September 8 Herff Jones will be in the Auditorium to measure for cap & gowns. Cost is $32 ($42 after October 1st $45 at delivery) with delivery in May.


Senior Boat Trip* –April 27th. Spirit Cruise @ Navy Pier cost is TBD


Junior/Senior Prom Night* – Friday, May 4th at 7pm. At the Stonegate in Hoffman Estates. 


Senior Recognition Day Assembly – Date: May 16th at 9:00 a.m., in the EHS Auditorium. Cap and gowns are required for participation. (No tennis shoes) Class tassel should be worn on the left. Do not wear the maroon and cream tassel.  Parents are encouraged to attend. Participants should be dressed and ready by 8:30 a.m.


Panoramic Picture* -Friday, May 25, Immediatly following graduation rehearsal. 


Great America Senior Night*-TBD


Commencement Rehearsal* – Friday, May 25,  time TBD in the EHS Field House.  This is a mandatory rehearsal for graduating seniors.


Senior BBQ* (in lieu of Senior Class Supper) – Friday May 25, after Commencement Rehearsal.   Seniors will report to the auditorium for the senior slide show.  A free BBQ will be provided outside the front doors of Elgin High School.


Commencement* – Saturday, May 26, 8pm. at the Sears Center.  Seniors should arrive at in order to have graduates in line and ready for the 8pm. ceremony.  Graduates enter through the back door.  Students cap and gown will serve as your ticket to enter this door.  If you have any questions regarding graduation, please call Jesse Jones (847)888-5100, extension 5107.


Mascot - Black & Gold

Colors- Cheetah


*IMPORTANT!!  All financial obligations (school fees and fines) must be met before attending any of the above senior functions.