Some kids will walk, others will TikTok. They’ll hear their names called, wear their caps and gowns and receive words of encouragement from dignitaries and student speakers.
In similar but various ways, school districts in Stanislaus County are working to ensure the Class of 2020 has virtual graduation ceremonies that approximate in-person commencements as much as possible. Some districts are doing the same for eighth-graders as they move on to high school.
Districts have said virtual commencements are not meant to replace in-person events, which they still hope to have sometime during the summer if social-distancing restrictions are lifted.
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