SCPS CLASS OF 2020 GRADUATION & DANCE PLANS

(Sanford, FL) - Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) has announced plans to honor and recognize our Senior Class of 2020 and keep their cherished festivities intact.  Superintendent Dr. Walt Griffin has been working with each of the SCPS Senior Class Presidents by holding WebEx conference call meetings for three consecutive weeks to brainstorm ideas and garner feedback from each school’s student body in an effort to develop a viable Prom & Graduation replacement. 

Graduation Plan #1 *(provided social distancing rules have been lifted)

  • June 11th - Senior Dance at each High School.  Dance would be FREE for all Seniors.  High Schools will issue refunds for Prom.

  • June 12th – High School Graduations will be held at each High School on the Football Field at 8:20 p.m., which is military time for 20:20.  Crooms Academy would utilize Seminole High School’s Auditorium and hold theirs on June 13th @ 2:00 p.m.

  • June 13th – Rain Plan:  If it rains the evening of June 12th, Graduations would occur the next morning on June 13th @ 8:20 a.m.

  • Graduations would be live-streamed for spectators unable to attend in-person.

Graduation Plan #2 *(provided social distancing rules have not been lifted by June)

  • July 16th - Senior Dance at each High School.  Dance would be FREE for all Seniors.  High Schools will issue refunds for Prom.

  • July 17th – High School Graduations will be held at each High School on the Football Field at 8:20 p.m., which is military time for 20:20.  Crooms Academy would utilize Seminole High School’s Auditorium and hold theirs on July 18th @ 2:00 p.m.

  • July 18th – Rain Plan:  If it rains the evening of July 17th, Graduations would occur the next morning on July 18th @ 8:20 a.m.

  • Graduations would be live-streamed for spectators unable to attend in-person.

In addition, SCPS High Schools are planning an evening of solidarity to recognize the SCPS Class of 2020 by having each school turn their football stadium lights on April 20th @ 8:20 p.m. (2020 in military time).

Press Contact

Michael Lawrence, APR
Communications Officer