Charleston Co. schools to begin virtual graduations Monday

Charleston Co. schools to begin virtual graduations Monday
The ceremonies will consist of a prerecorded video for each high school including student photos, commencement speeches, and remarks. (Source: Live 5)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County School District will begin celebrating its 2020 graduates Monday with virual graduation ceremonies.

The district will allow families to view virtual graduation ceremonies starting at 7 p.m. The ceremonies will consist of a prerecorded video for each high school including student photos, commencement speeches, and remarks.

Families will be able to access the virtual ceremony from each school's website and the videos will also be posted on Facebook and YouTube.

The district announced the following dates and times for in-person ceremonies and other plans:

  • Academic Magnet High School: June 16 at 9 a.m.; walk-up ceremony at the District 2 Regional Stadium (Wando High School’s campus)
  • Allegro Charter School of Music: Diplomas will be delivered to the graduates’ homes.
  • Baptist Hill High School: Saturday at 9 a.m.; drive-up ceremony in the student parking lot behind the school
  • Burke High School: Friday at 6 p.m.; drive-up ceremony in the school courtyard
  • Charleston Charter School for Math & Science: June 20 at 9 a.m.; drive-up ceremony at The Bend (3775 Azalea Drive, North Charleston)
  • Charleston County School of the Arts: Saturday at 9 a.m.; walk-up ceremony at the District 2 Regional Stadium (Wando High School’s campus)
  • Garrett Academy of Technology: July 3 at 9 a.m.; walk-up ceremony at Hibbie Ayoub Stadium (stadium on campus)
  • Greg Mathis Charter High School: Saturday at 6 p.m.; drive-up ceremony at North Charleston High School’s parking lot
  • James Island Charter High School: Saturday at 8 a.m.; walk-up ceremony at Floyd E. Hiott, Jr. Memorial Stadium (stadium on campus)
  • Military Magnet Academy: June 29 at 10 a.m.; walk-up ceremony at the school courtyard or field behind the school (still TBD)
  • North Charleston High School: Saturday at 9 a.m.; drive-up ceremony at the school
  • R.B. Stall High School: Friday at 5 p.m.; drive-up ceremony in front of the school
  • St. John’s High School: Friday at 7 p.m., drive-up ceremony at Robert Biggerstaff Stadium (stadium on campus)
  • Wando High School: June 29 at 8 a.m., June 30 at 8:00 a.m., and July 1 at 8 a.m.; walk-up ceremonies at the District 2 Regional Stadium (stadium on campus)
  • West Ashley High School: Saturday at 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.; walk-up ceremonies at Wildcat Stadium (stadium on campus)

School administrators will share more detailed plans for the ceremonies (including make-up dates in case of rain) with the students and their parents directly.

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