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Wichita High Schools Holding In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

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Kansas News Service

Wichita's class of 2021 will have indoor, in-person graduation ceremonies.

Unlike last spring, when commencement ceremonies were canceled due to COVID-19, Wichita high schools will hold events at Koch Arena and Century II in May.

Ceremonies are scheduled over a week in May and will include COVID-19 measures. Guest capacities will be limited, and masks will be required for students and guests. Graduates will be spaced three feet apart.

The district plans to live-stream the ceremonies. Here is a schedule:

  • Heights High, 7 p.m. May 18, Koch Arena
  • West High, 7 p.m. May 18, Century II Convention Hall
  • Sowers Alternative High, 7 p.m. May 19, Sowers Multipurpose Room
  • Education Imagine Academy, 7 p.m. May 19, Alvin Morris Administrative Center, 903 S. Edgemoor
  • Northeast Magnet, 7 p.m. May 19, Century II
  • Northwest High, 7 p.m. May 20, Koch Arena
  • Chester Lewis Academic Learning Center, 7 p.m. May 20, Century II
  • Levy Special Education Center, 7 p.m. May 21, The ARC of Sedgwick County, 2919 W. Second St. N.
  • Adult Learning Center, 7 p.m. May 21, Alvin Morris Administrative Center
  • Southeast High, 7 p.m. May 21, Koch Arena
  • Dunlap Transition Campus at Chisholm, 7 p.m. May 24, Northeast Magnet auditorium, 5550 N. Lycee St., Bel Aire
  • North High, 7 p.m. May 24, Koch Arena
  • East High, 7 p.m. May 25, Koch Arena
  • South High, 7 p.m. May 26, Koch Arena

Suzanne Perez is a longtime journalist covering education and general news for KMUW and the Kansas News Service. Suzanne reviews new books for KMUW and is the co-host with Beth Golay of the Books & Whatnot podcast. Follow her on Twitter @SuzPerezICT.