Woodlawn High School graduation on July 31; Captain Shreve’s postponed

Graduations this weekend, Captain Shreve postponed

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Woodlawn High School’s graduation will take place on Friday morning. However, Captain Shreve graduates will have to wait until the weekend for their commencement.

Woodlawn’s ceremony will begin at 8 a.m. at Independence Stadium. Due to storms expected on Friday evening, Captain Shreve’s graduation will now be held on Saturday afternoon at 2 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. On Thursday, Caddo Virtual Academy and Northwood High School had their graduations.

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.

Saturday, Aug. 1

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

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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