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CHS issues graduation update

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 1:33 pm

More guests allowed

Graduating students will be allowed to invite more guests to their Centralia High School graduation ceremony than originally announced.

CHS Principal Matt Smith announced discussions with the Boone County Department of Health and Senior Services had born fruit.

“I would like to update our community on plans for the 2021 Graduation ceremony here at Centralia High School. Through ongoing conversations with the Boone County Health Department, recent updates to our plan have been agreed upon to increase to the guest ticket limitations. Graduates will receive 10 guest tickets and assigned seating for the ceremony. The tickets will be distributed during graduation practice on Thursday, May 13th.” Smith said.

The commencement ceremony will be held 3 p.m., Sunday, May 16 on the CHS football field.

If needed, there is a predetermined weather delay start time of 7 p.m. that evening.

“Should weather require us to fully postpone,” Smith said, our makeup date is set for Monday, May 17th at 7 p.m.”