The news that Douglas High School will holding an in-person graduation ceremony in June was met with applause at the Minden Town Board on Wednesday night.
There won’t be a parade for the Douglas High School Class of 2021, after seniors chose to have an in-person commencement 10 a.m. June 5.
The ceremony will be conducted at the school’s athletic complex, according to the members of the Save Our Seniors Group.
Each of the roughly 400 graduates will be allowed six guests each at the ceremony.
Graduation practice will be on the last day of school, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3.
All seniors must be present in order to select the seats for their family at the ceremony itself. Caps and gowns will also be distributed at this time with Jostens. In order to pick up their caps and gowns, all school issued materials must be returned and all fines must be paid.
There will be additional information and deadlines posted in the Class of 2021 Google page.
The ceremony will be livestreamed.
Just a Drop Essential Oils and Kim’s Teahouse have both offered to be the business of the week for the class of 2021. For details on their offers, students can check their Google Classroom or follow the group’s social media accounts at: Facebook: www.Facebook.com/sosdhsclassof2021 and Instagram: www.Instagram.com/sosdhsclassof2021.