The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released today guidelines for high school graduation ceremonies.

Key takeaways from this new guidance:

  • Recommended to conduct remotely and ensure attendees do not need to leave their homes
  • No gatherings in a gymnasium or on a football field
  • Outlines what schools need to consider for a safe celebration outside of the home, such as a car parade or a parking lot ceremony

MDE developed this guidance coordination with the Minnesota Department of Health.

See guide to hosting a virtual graduation ceremony.

Other ways to recognize seniors:

  • Banners or posters
  • Lawn signs for seniors
  • Spotlight on social media
  • Partner with local media to highlight
  • Billboards or other community signs

View the guidance.



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