High School Graduation To Be Held Indoors, Simulcast Online

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Due to the ongoing rain, Tuesday, Darien High School’s graduation will be held indoors, in the Auditorium, Principal Ellen Dunn announced.

Admittance to the Auditorium will be given only to those with rain tickets (each graduating senior is given two of them with his or her cap and gown on Tuesday — the ticket envelope is white with a blue stripe on it). “Lost tickets will not be replaced and seating will be at the discretion of DHS Administrators,” according to the high school website.

Indoor Graduation Rules

According to the DHS website, these further rules apply for indoor graduations:

  • If the ceremony is moved indoors, doors to the Auditorium will open at 4 p.m. and seats are first-come, first-served.
  • Admission to each level of the Auditorium will be limited to the number of seats available on that level (no standing).
  • Because of the size of the graduating class, most of the lower level of the Auditorium will be used to accommodate the class.
  • Once the ceremony begins all attendees in the Auditorium will be requested to remain in their seats for the duration (i.e., no photography by stage).

Graduation To Be Simulcast

The High School graduation will be simulcast on various online platforms (see last paragraph of this section), and on Youtube, here. You can watch it live just below, as well:

From the same PDF Web page:

“Regardless of the weather, the graduation ceremony will be simulcast live in the air conditioned Main Gymnasium. Please note this location may not be comfortable for elderly or frail family members as seating is on folding chairs or in the bleachers.

“On a hot day, this location is ideal for those who are uncomfortable outdoors in the heat. If the ceremony is moved indoors because of inclement weather, this area will be designated as overflow seating, no tickets required.

“Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. The ceremony will also be simulcast live through the DHS website (Student Life tab, Video on Demand) and on local Channel 78.

Find more graduation information here, on the DHS website.

See also:

Darien High School Graduation Details, Rules, Times: An Online Handbook (May 29)

—Police Announce Traffic/Parking Regulations for High School, Middle School Graduations (June 14)

Full List of DHS Student Awards Announced, Valedictorian and Salutatorian Named (May 29)


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