Graduation plans for Richmond-area, surrounding counties schools

Graduation plans for Richmond-area, surrounding counties schools
Richmond Public Schools plans to reschedule graduations for the summer or fall. (Source: Pixabay)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The coronavirus outbreak has caused many schools in the Richmond-area and surrounding counties to cancel or postpone commencement ceremonies.

Richmond

Richmond Public Schools plans to reschedule graduations for the summer or fall.

Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras says they will not be able to hold graduation ceremonies and proms as planned.

Chesterfield and Henrico

Chesterfield County Public Schools and Henrico County Public Schools have announced they are keeping their graduation reservations at the Siegel Center for June.

However, there is a chance that these ceremonies will be postponed.

Both districts say they are working on a back-up plan right now.

Hanover

The school district says it’s keeping their reservations at the Siegel Center for graduation ceremonies in June.

Hanover County Public Schools is considering having ceremonies in the summer if current restrictions on large gatherings are not lifted.

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