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April 19, 2021

High schools will vary their graduation ceremonies

File Photo/Lawrence Emerson
Liberty High School again will conduct graduation at Jiffy Lube Live, and Kettle Run will follow suit.
Fauquier High School will have three separate graduation ceremonies on its campus next month, while Kettle Run and Liberty each will one commencement at Jiffy Lube Live for the Class of 2021.

The administration Monday announced commencement plans to “allow graduates to experience as traditional a ceremony as possible while including family members and friends.”

Southeastern Alternative School
• Monday, May 24, time to be determined, at the school on Route 28 near Midland.

Fauquier High School.
• Wednesday, May 26, at Fauquier High School on Falcon Field.

Three separate ceremonies will begin at 9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively “to allow for social distancing, mitigation procedures and breaks between ceremonies.

“Each ceremony will be in the traditional graduation format and will host approximately 100 graduates and their guests. Students will have the opportunity to choose the session they wish to attend, so parents and guests can plan accordingly.

“In the event of severe weather or lightning, the ceremony will move into the new gym with overflow seating in the auditorium.”

Kettle Run High School
• Noon on Thursday, May 27, at Jiffy Lube Live near Bristow..

Students will graduate as one class in one ceremony.

Liberty High School
• 7 p.m. Thursday, May 27, at Jiffy Lube Live near Bristow.

Students will graduate as one class in one ceremony.

“High schools will announce additional details, including information about the number of guests, once plans are finalized,” Tara Helkowski wrote in a press release. “All plans, including location, are contingent upon state and local COVID regulations at the time.”
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