Clovis Unified to hold in-person prom and graduation ceremonies

In addition to graduation and prom, the district will also be able to hold other senior activities such as award ceremonies.

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- More good news for Fresno County students. Clovis Unified announced overnight that it plans to hold traditional prom and graduation ceremonies this year. The superintendent released a video message explaining the district's plans moving forward and what led up to the decision.

The district says it received the green light from health officials to host in-person celebrations, because of the increase in testing and vaccine availability. In addition to graduation and prom, the district will also be able to hold other senior activities, including award ceremonies.

EIMEAR O'FARRELL: While there will still be health and safety and some distancing requirements in place, along with capacity limits determined by Fresno county's tier conditions come late May, traditional ceremonies attended by graduates and members of their household held in the evenings at our stadiums can now be a reality.

- O'Farrell says some schools may have to host ceremony split into two evenings depending on how many students choose to participate. Families in attendance will be limited to those in students households.