Topic

Reschedule Graduation

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This petition won 9 months ago

Petition to Michael Tenters, Chali Davis, Christi Michaud, Dr. Jessica Huizenga, Stephen Claire

Traditional Graduation Ceremony for Milford High School Seniors

As of right now Milford High School is cancelling the Graduation Ceremony for this year's graduates due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Right now there are two different plans for the Seniors and parents to choose from. Plan 1 is to have students and their parents gather at the local drive-in and watch a prerecorded ceremony. Plan 2 is to have the music and speeches but have the parents hand the diplomas to their children. These plans are not fair to the seniors graduating this year. Graduations do not belong to the school or the school administration. They belong to the graduates, their families and their friends. While the safety of all the people involved is important, measures cannot be implemented that adversely affect or are unfair to the students. These students have worked 12 years to finish school. This is an important milestone in the lives of all the seniors and is an important milestone in the lives of the parents as well. The students, their families and friends deserve a traditional Graduation Ceremony. Other school districts are delaying their graduations and Milford can and should do the same thing. It is in the best interest of the graduates this year. They have worked so hard for 12 years and it is wrong to rob them of this very important milestone in their lives.

Dana DeMambro
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