The Class of 2020 is Creative with Graduation
The Board of Education made a commitment early on that seniors would have an opportunity to participate in a graduation ceremony. After several weeks of discussion with senior representatives, principals, and Superintendent Dr. Donald Phipps, the School Board gave its consent to high schools to plan and customize high school graduation using existing health and safety guidelines.
West Caldwell High School elected to hold graduation by appointment in a more individualized atmosphere that involved graduates' family members. These appointments are scheduled over a period of three days from June 3-5. If conditions allow, West Caldwell will hold a more traditional-type ceremony on July 31 at the JE Broyhill Civic Center.
Hibriten High and South Caldwell High School opted to hold a drive-in style format ceremony where each senior is allowed to attend in a passenger vehicle with family and friends fitting comfortably inside. When directed to do so, seniors will exist the vehicle and walk across the graduation stage and receive their diploma.
For family members and friends to view or listen to the event, the following has been provided:
Watch Livestream the Hibriten High School graduation on Friday, June 5, at 9 am
Also, live stream on HHS Instagram hibriten_panthers
Watch Livestream South Caldwell High School graduation on Saturday, June 6, 9 am
Also, for those in attendance who may have a problem hearing the ceremony, they may tune in to 90.5 FM and listen to the live broadcast. Each ceremony will be recorded and copies will be available for graduates.
The Early College High School graduation ceremony is scheduled for August 6 and the Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy on August 7. Both ceremonies will be held at the JE Broyhill Civic Center if conditions allow.