EHS Class of 2021 Graduation Information

  • Class of 2021  

    Class of 2021 SENIOR ACTIVITIES


    Class of 2021 Yard Signs/Banner

    April 30th - Class of 2021 Banner with graduate’s names goes up at EHS. The Class of 2021 banner which has been hung on the tennis court fence adjacent to the ticket booth at Memorial Field

    May 5th & 7th - Seniors pick-up yard signs        

    Senior Prom

     May 14th & May 15th 

    Senior Recognition

    May 20th - EHS Memorial Stadium at 6pm 

    Herff Jones Cap & Gown and Senior Products

    Late Cap & Gown orders- Call: 815-756-4743 or order online at

    The cost for the cap & gown will be $50.00

    Students Pick-up Cap & Gown and Graduation Day Instructions & Essentials

    May 21st, 3pm - 6pm Drive through format where students will get cap & gown, grad parking pass, grad masks, graduation ceremony name card, and graduation maps/instructions/ Decision Day Celebration.Class of 2021Congratulations! Graduation is just around the corner! On Friday, May 21st we will conduct graduation supply bag pick-up outside door 7 and 8 from 3:30-6pm. Your graduation supply bag will consist of cap and gown, your reader card, a special class of 2021 mask, tickets for your guests, and graduation day directions and expectations.   Hybrid seniors may pick their graduation supplies immediately after dismissal @ 2:55 outside door 7. If you have not yet purchased a cap and gown a representative from Herff Jones will be on site. Cap and Gowns can be purchased for fifty dollars.  We are also excited to hold our inaugural Decision Day Celebration during graduation supply bag pick-up. After you have picked up all your graduation supplies look for our station near door 8 and be ready to celebrate your post-secondary plan! We will have music, photo opportunities, ice cream, and other treats. We will also be giving away T-shirts and wristbands. Wear your gear and let’s celebrate your post high school success! Do not hesitate to contact the main office with questions and/or visit our Class of 2021 web page  ! 

    Senior Slideshow

    DUE:  Tuesday, May 18th at noon

    Senior Portraits

    Lifetouch Prestige Senior Portraits School Photography & Yearbooks
    Senior Portrait Customer Service (630) 910-6800 option 5

    Graduation Rehearsal

    Friday, May 29th

    Just a reminder, Seniors are expected to attend graduation rehearsal at the conclusion of their last day of school, Friday, May 28th @ Elgin High School beginning promptly @ 1:30 p.m. in the FH. Rehearsal will last no longer than 45 minutes.  Seniors do not need to wear their cap and gown for rehearsal. If you are a remote student, arrive and enter the building @ door 7 and 8. Please make sure you self-certify before you arrive and be ready to show proof at the door.  

    Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2021

    Saturday, May 29, 2021 11:00am

    Commencement will be held @ the Now Arena on Saturday, May 29th @11a.m. Seniors should arrive no later than 10a.m. Parents and guests should enter the Now Arena through the main entrance. You must have a ticket and be wearing a mask to enter the ceremony. All graduates should enter the arena through door 11. Should you have any questions do not hesitate to contact the Main Office @ (847)888-5100 or visit our Class of 2021 web page.  

     Graduating seniors will receive their “grad packs” during a drive-through distribution at their schools from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 21. Each pack will include various materials needed for graduation. Principals will share further details with their families. Each graduate will receive four guest tickets and one parking tag. 

    We know that graduation is an important milestone and want to encourage all seniors to participate; however if a senior is required to quarantine on May 29 as a result of having COVID symptoms, receiving a positive COVID test result, or being identified as a close contact of a confirmed or suspected positive case, they will not be permitted to participate in the graduation ceremony.

    Diploma Pick-up and Chromebook/Textbook Return

    June 1st & 2nd - Diploma pick-up, Chromebook and Textbook Return

    Congratulations seniors! We will be conducting chromebook and district property drop-off and diploma distribution on Tuesday, June 1st from 8- 5pm and Wednesday, June 2nd from 8-12. Please enter door 1.
    District property includes chromebooks, PE watches, heart monitors, textbooks, library books, calculators, etc.
    Reminder, you must have your fines paid to have your transcripts released.
    Again, congratulations and we look forward to seeing you!


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    Class of 2021 Mascot - Scorpion

    Class Colors-Red & Silver