BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Public Schools announced Thursday they will honor the Class of 2020 with virtual graduation ceremonies and related events due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises made the announcement during a press conference.READ MORE: A Year Ago, Maryland Reported Its First COVID Cases. Today Gov. Hogan Will Honor Those Who Lost Their Lives To The Virus
“We are currently planning for virtual graduation by school for seniors in the period from June 10 to June 17. But in the meantime, we will be celebrating their success through citywide virtual events like the citywide seniors spirit week everyday next week,” Dr. Santelises said.READ MORE: Crownsville Man Jared Johnson Accused Of Having 18K Child Porn Images Arrested In New Mexico, Police Say
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Maryland State School Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon announced last week schools would remain closed through the remainder of the academic year due to the pandemic.MORE NEWS: Adult Entertainment Can Resume In Baltimore Friday Afternoon After City Agrees To Life COVID Restriction