Caddo Virtual Academy, Northwood class’s of 2020 to graduate on July 30

Caddo Virtual Academy, Northwood class’s of 2020 to graduate on July 30
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - On Thursday, July 30, Caddo Virtual Academy and Northwood High School’s class of 2020 will hold their graduation ceremonies at Independence Stadium in Shreveport.

Caddo Virtual Academy’s ceremony will take place at 8 a.m. Northwood High School’s graduation will take place this evening at 7 p.m.

North Caddo High School was the first to hold graduation on Monday, July 27. Huntington High School and Southwood High School’s graduations took place on Tuesday. Green Oaks and Booker T. Washington had graduations on Wednesday.

All eleven Caddo Parish graduation ceremonies will be held at Independence Stadium.

Each graduate can invite four guests due to social distancing guidelines. All guests will need a ticket to enter the stadium.

Families received access to a ticket site earlier this week for their free tickets. All tickets will be scanned for entry.

Graduates will be seated six feet apart on the stadium's field.

Attendees must practice social distancing throughout the event and wear masks. Those attending are couraged to arrive at the event in staggered times to limit crowding at entrances, according to a news release.

Below is the remaining ceremonies this week:

Friday, July 31

  • 8 a.m. Woodlawn H.S.
  • 7 p.m. Captain Shreve H.S.

Saturday, Aug. 1

  • 8 a.m. - Caddo Magnet H.S.
  • 7 p.m. - C. E. Byrd

For those wanting to watch online, click here.

Congregating before or after the ceremonies will be prohibited.

In the event of inclement weather, families are asked to watch their school’s website as well as Caddo School’s website for any changes in graduation start times.

Weather forecasts may delay morning ceremonies to different times in the day or evening. In that case, evening ceremonies may start earlier to keep graduates and guests safe.

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