Class of 2021
Senior Advisory Team
12th Grade Counselor
Senior Picture, Prom, Cap & Gown
Productions (Senior Awards & Graduation)
Seniors Last Day of School
Friday, June 11, 2021 (Deadline to drop off technology and departmental items in-person.)
In-Person Senior Clearance
11 a.m.- 2 p.m., Monday, June 14 – Drop off technology, textbooks, and department items; clear out lockers
Cap & Gown Drive-Through Pick-up
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 @11:00am – 2:00pm
Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 10:00am – Mandatory attendance for all seniors participating in graduation
Thursday, June 17, 2021 @11:00am – 2:00pm
Senior Class Cookout
Thursday, June 17, 2021 – After graduation rehearsal until 5 p.m.
“Vid Hugs” Submission Due
Friday, June 18 (send this link to loved ones) – It’s a group video that’s quick and easy. Just send to your loved ones and they can be part of our memorable celebration! Videos will be shared after graduation.
Saturday, June 19th, 2021 3:00pm
Each student receives two tickets. Seniors must arrive by noon; doors open at 1:30 p.m. RSVP information forthcoming
Viewing link: https://youtu.be/LY3zYXxUYMA
In-Person Graduation Celebration guidelines – Click here
Commencement Speaker – Christine Platt is a modern-day Renaissance woman. From serving as an advocate for policy reform to using the power of storytelling as a tool for social change, Christine’s work reflects her practice of living with intention. She holds a B.A. in Africana Studies, M.A. in African-American Studies, and a J.D. in General Law. An award-winning author, Christine has written over two dozen literary works for people of all ages. When she’s not writing, Christine spends her time curating The Afrominimalist, a creative platform chronicling her journey to intentional living. She currently serves as the Managing Director of the Antiracist Research & Policy Center at American University.
Arts Fees: $200 – Deadline date: May 28th
- Dance – DESADance.flipcause.com
- Instrumental – DESAInstrumental.flipcause.com
- Literary Media & Communications – DESALMC.flipcause.com
- Museum Studies – DESAMuseumStudies.flipcause.com
- Technical Design & Production – DESATDP.flipcause.com
- Theatre – DESATheatre.flipcause.com
- Visual Arts – DESAVisualArts.flipcause.com
- Vocal Music – DESAVocalMusic.flipcause.com
Senior Dues and Cap & Gown
$140 Payment – Deadline date: May 28th. If payment plan is desired, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please note that if Arts Fees are missing for a school year, this will delay clearance.
- Last day of 2020-2021 School Year for Senior Cohort TBD, to include textbooks, equipment, final assignments information. Clearance sheets will be available in the Counseling Suite in June 2021
It’s way too early to tell what will happen next summer, how the pandemic might affect activities typically associated with high school seniors and commencement.
However, the desire to mark their milestone will be as strong as ever for students and their families. To that end, Ellington has partnered with Lifetouch Studios for Class of 2021 senior portraits.
Several safety measures are in effect due to Covid-19 and walk-up appointments are prohibited at this time. Seniors must 410-644-7700 to schedule a photoshoot at one of two locations: 15720 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville MD; or 7128 Columbia Pike, Annandale VA.