Governor Murphy Announces Anticipated Graduation Attendance Limit of 500 People

To Our School Board Community:

We have been trying to anticipate and quickly respond to your questions during this time, given the unprecedented challenges presented to our Boards related to COVID-19 school closures. On May 26, 2020, Governor Murphy announced that outdoor graduation ceremonies would be allowed on and after July 6, 2020. On June 9, 2020 Governor Murphy announced that School Districts planning graduations should prepare for a 500-person limit to be in place by the time graduation can resume on July 6th.

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As always, please contact us with any questions. We will continue to do our best to keep you updated in the coming days and weeks.