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UND to hold virtual summer graduation ceremony August 7

Upwards of 500 students are eligible to graduate.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The University of North Dakota will hold its second virtual graduation ceremony on Friday, August 7. Upwards of 500 students are eligible to graduate. The University has made changes since the previous virtual ceremony. UND officials will be on video dressed in their full regalia. The President will give his address and each dean will offer advice to…

Moorhead High School Honors 2020 Graduates Through Online Graduation

Nearly 400 students graduated

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Following Minnesota’s COVID-19 guidelines, Moorhead High School went online for its commencement. Each band member at home, playing the traditional Pomp and Circumstance. Coming in one at a time to limit crowd sizes, these graduates say it’s an all around different experience. “Kylie and I will remember the class because of the unique playout of our seniors…

2020 Graduation Ceremonies at High Schools in West Fargo

Both West Fargo High School and Sheyenne High School held in-person graduations

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo High School honored its seniors with an in-person graduation. The graduates and staff were spaced out on the field while their parents watched from the bleachers. Students were required to wear masks during the ceremony. Everyone in attendance could not leave until they were dismissed to their proper exits. Students and staff spoke at…

Fargo Public Schools Celebrate Class of 2020 with in-person graduations

FARGO, N.D. — After Fargo Public Schools originally announced they would host graduation ceremonies without guests, more than 800 people signed a petition asking for that to change. Parents who signed that petition got what they wished for today: to be there when their children receive their diplomas. Fargo North High School allowed two guests per graduate, and each family…

Woodrow Wilson High School Seniors Get Their Diplomas In Drive-In Graduation

Parents were asked to wait behind a line as their kids grabbed their degrees and took a photo.

FARGO, N.D. — Seniors and their families at Woodrow Wilson High School got to make the final walk of their high school careers. Cars drove into the school parking lot to have their kids walk the red carpet. Parents were asked to wait behind a line as their kids grabbed their degrees and took a photo. All photos and videos…

West Fargo Public Schools to allow guests at graduations

Graduates will be allowed to bring two guests to their graduation ceremony.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – One day after Fargo made changes, West Fargo is now allowing in-person graduation ceremonies. After receiving guidance from Fargo Cass Public Health and other healthcare providers, Sheyenne, West Fargo and Community High School will allow two guests with each graduate. School leaders are encouraging guests to wear masks and social distance. They also partnered with Essentia…

Fargo Public Schools allows guests at graduations

FARGO, N.D. –Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi eased the minds of parents and students at Fargo North, Fargo South, and Davies high schools with a change of plans for the upcoming graduation ceremonies. “We should be able to move forward now, with the blessing of Fargo Cass Public Health, to have a ceremony that allows for two guests per graduate and…

Eagles Elementary to hold “clap out” graduation for fifth graders

The "Clap Out" is set to begin at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday.

FARGO, N.D.–Fifth grade students at Eagles Elementary will be among the many students experiencing a unique graduation in 2020. The elementary school plans to hold a graduation “Clap Out” for the soon-to-be sixth graders. On May 28, students and their parents will drive through the Eagles Elementary parking lot as the staff members cheer on the students. The staff will…

Oak Grove Lutheran School hosts in-person graduation ceremony

Oak Grove's Class of 2020 includes 46 students

FARGO, N.D. — Oak Grove Lutheran School in Fargo is celebrating its seniors with an in-person graduation commencement. Attendance at the ceremony was limited to the graduates and their immediate families only. Families were separated by white spray paint on the grass to account for the six feet of distance recommended by the CDC. All staff and guests had their…

JROTC Cadets Are Honored In Small Graduation at Fargo South High School

The 11 graduating students are from North, South, Davies and West Fargo High School.

FARGO, N.D,-  “I was expecting my graduation to look exactly like that. You know, at the dome, sitting down having everybody. Unfortunately, we had to do it differently this year.” The last four years have been a rollercoaster for Jaeger Jensen, a Senior cadet graduating from the JROTC program. “My father left. He moved to California and it just really…