• Senior Activities and Fees

    Senior Year Finances


    It is very important that seniors pay careful attention to their financial obligations this year.  Prior to receiving a diploma and/or participating in the graduation ceremony, students must settle all outstanding balances including monies owed for lost or damaged books or equipment, athletic or organization fees, etc.

    Senior Dues

    Each year seniors are assessed senior dues. The required fee for this year is $120.00 if paid before March 6, 2020.  A $15.00 late fee will be added to all unpaid balances after March 6, 2020. The dues will cover the following items:

    • 1- 2019-2020 ECHS Yearbook                             
    • 1- ECHS customizes senior t-shirt
    • 1- Senior breakfast
    • 3- Senior Awards Night Tickets (includes student and 2 guests)
    • 1- Senior Day picnic 

    The following payment plan has been set up for your convenience:

    October 11, 2019                      $25.00

    November 8, 2019                     $25.00

    January 10, 2020                      $25.00

    February 7, 2020                        $25.00        

    March 6, 2020                          $20.00

    Parents can send payments via student on any day; however, parents who wish to make payments in person may do so on the dates listed above from 1:45pm-3:00pm.  Payments can be in the form of cash, checks or money order. Make checks payable to Eau Claire High School and write the student’s name on the “for” line. After April 17, 2020, personal checks will not be accepted as payment. Seniors may make payments (see Mrs. Murray) during lunch.  Senior dues are non-refundable and may not be itemized.

    Senior Accessories

    Balfour is the senior accessories provider for the class of 2020. Items such as caps and gowns, graduation announcements, memory books, and sweatshirts may be ordered and purchased through this company. A representative(s) from Balfour will be at the school for the following purposes, dates and times: 

    September 20, 2019                         Senior Class Meeting / Balfour Presentation

    October 7, 2019 (Lunch)                   Cap and Gown Measurements and

                                                           Senior Accessories Order Day

    November 8, 2019 (Lunch)                Make-up Day for ordering Cap & Gown

    April 2020                                         Cap & Gown / Order Delivery

    A deposit of $60 is due to Balfour when your cap & gown order is placed. All students must give their cap and gown measurements (height & weight) to the  Balfour representative  on  October 7th or November 8th. Orders may also be placed at their office or by phone.      Balfour

                                                            6 Clusters Court

                                                           Columbia, SC 29210

                                                           (803) 798-5134


    Senior Pictures

    Photographers from Legacy Studios visited the school on September 27, 2019 to take formal portraits and cap & gown portraits for seniors. These pictures will be in the 2019-2020 yearbook.  Contact Ms. M. Williams, Yearbook Advisor, with questions.

    Dress for the Occasion

    Many momentous events are being planned for the Class of 2020. Graduation for ECHS is June 2, 2020 at 12:00pm at the Colonial Life Arena. The Senior Class Awards Night Banquet is tentatively set for May 21, 2020. You may need to plan in advance for certain occasions. It is very important that seniors adhere to the following dress codes to ensure maximum participation in these events. 

    Senior Awards Night Banquet- (Ladies) Black skirt, white blouse, black dress shoes  (no jeans or shorts);  (Gentlemen) Black or dark blue dress pants, white dress shirt, a dark tie.

    Graduation- (Ladies) Dress or skirt that does not hang below your gown and black dress shoes; (Gentlemen) same as Awards Night; Graduation cap, gown, tassel, and appropriate/approved cords and regalia.

    Mrs. Demetris Murray - Senior Class Advisor/Graduation Coordinator  

    803-735-7600 Ext. 7644 (room E366)


    **Seniors are encouraged to check school email daily for announcements and updates.