CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Broward County Public Schools provided new details Friday on the upcoming virtual high school graduations for the Class of 2020. They included:
- Each school’s ceremony will be broadcasted live on BECON-TV and YouTube.
- Ceremonies will have traditional speeches by student representatives, school board members, district and school administrators, roll call of graduates, and other school graduation traditions.
- Additional plans for recognizing the Class of 2020 and celebrating seniors will be announced later. Graduates and parents will receive cap and gown information and specific graduation plans from their schools.
The graduation schedules for Coral Springs high schools are:
- Coral Springs High School – June 22, 7 p.m.
- Coral Glades High School – June 18, 7 p.m.
- J.P. Taravella High School – June 24, 7 p.m.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School – June 15, 7 p.m.
The decision to do virtual graduation ceremonies was based on concerns over spreading the coronavirus (COVID-19). The school district staff met with administrators, teachers, and student leaders to come up with graduation options.
In a news release, Superintendent Robert Runcie said in his letter to the Class of 2020: “With the education and training you have received, you are well prepared to be successful on whatever path you take. Our goal is to use technology to make your graduation personal and memorable.”
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