While it hoped to start graduation ceremonies this month, the Osceola County School District have scheduled them for July.
The Osceola County School Board understands that high school seniors are missing out on some milestone moments right now in light of COVID-19 school closures, according to a School District press release.
What should be a time filled with joy and excitement for families is now a mixed bag of emotions, as we all do our part to follow social distancing recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as state and local guidelines.
The School District had hoped to start holding graduation ceremonies next week, but decided to push them back.
Here are the July dates.
Osceola School for the Arts
•Monday, July 6 – Professional And Technical High (PATHS) at 1:30 p.m.
•Monday, July 6 – Adult Learning Center Osceola (ALCO)/Osceola Virtual School/Zenith at 6 p.m.
•Tuesday, July 7 – Osceola School for the Arts at 6 p.m.
Osceola Heritage Park
•Wednesday, July 8 – Poinciana High at 9:30 a.m.
•Wednesday, July 8 – Harmony High at 1:30 p.m.
•Wednesday, July 8 – Osceola High at 6 p.m.
•Thursday, July 9 – Tohopekaliga High at 9:30 a.m.
•Thursday, July 9 – Liberty High at 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 9 – St. Cloud High at 6 p.m.
•Friday, July 10 – Celebration High at 9:30 a.m.
•Friday, July 10 – Gateway High at 1:30 p.m.
•Friday, July 10 – Osceola Technical College (oTECH) at 6 p.m.
“As a school district, we look forward to these graduations to recognize the years of hard work and success of our students, teachers, and families, and to celebrate the journey our students are embarking on to make their mark on the world,” the press release stated.