Alternate Education Center and Virtual Academy Graduation Set

Commencement exercises for the USD 457 Garden City Alternate Education Center and Virtual Academy will take place Saturday, May 22nd, at 1:00 p.m. in Clifford Hope Auditorium at Horace J. Good Middle School, 1412 N. Main Street.

The school’s administration is requesting that guests do not bring balloons, air horns or other noise making devices to distract from the graduation ceremony.  The graduates are being asked to follow a few guidelines to make their final experience a dignified and memorable occasion.  The guidelines include:

1.   Dress will be semiformal or business casual. (No shorts, tank tops, etc.)

2.   Shoes or sandals are required.  There are to be no beach flip-flops.

3.   Please do not bring cell phones.  They will not be allowed during the ceremony.

4.   The tops of the caps cannot be decorated.

The doors will be open at 12:00 p.m. for guests to enter Clifford Hope Auditorium to be seated.  Social distancing protocols will be followed in the stands along with the wearing of face masks by all guests.  The audience is asked not to move from their places during the ceremony unless they are leaving. 

The school will also broadcast the event online for those that are unable to attend the event.  The school will provide more details on the broadcast closer to the ceremony.