Petition to Students, Parents, Community
Cap Decoration since No Graduation
Us class of 2020 students have already lost the most important parts of our final year; spending the few weeks we had left with high school friends, prom, and even our traditional graduation ceremony. It’s unfair that we don’t even get the liberty to design/decorate our caps to our liking (given the circumstances). Sign this petition to give the class of 2020 the opportunity to take back part of our year!
Petition to Administrative members of the Monroe school district
Change graduation to what we all voted for, formal ceremony in the summer or November.
This petition is to change graduation to what we all voted for, to wait and see if we can have a formal ceremony in late summer. If that doesn't work out, then we should result to what we have planned for the 12th, or push graduation to Thanksgiving break. As we all know, we were given a survey to vote on what we wanted. That survey meant nothing. The administration completely ignored what we wanted and took action into their own hands. You never gave a normal graduation a chance, and ignored what WE THE SENIORS WANTED. We understand that regulations may not permit us to have a normal graduation during the summer or in November, but we ask that you at least give it a chance.
Petition to Dr. Kimberly A. Hill
all charles county class of 2020 graduates should be given a TRADITIONAL graduation
This message is for Dr. Kimberly Hill. I recently emailed Ms. Hill about a graduation ceremony outside in a large stadium. It was told to me that it is governor Larry Hogan's call and there is not much she can do. It has also been brought to my attention that Larry Hogan never stated that no one is prohibited from having a graduation ceremony it is just required that the ceremony complies with the guidelines (WHICH CAN BE DONE). With that being said, it seems as if since I'm younger I was not taken seriously and just pushed away since I don't have too much knowledge on the political aspect of this situation. Class of 2020 has lost everything they hoped for over the course of 12 years. A lot of people have been "expressing" their sympathy for the class of 2020 but the things that has been done do not make up for graduation the slightest bit. Yes, this is a hard time for every one but these are moments we will NEVER get back. There are other high schools around the country that are graduating in large stadiums. This is an option that should be used to give the class of 2020 a PIECE of what they should've gotten for all of their hard work. The rest of our senior year has really been pushed to the side and it looks like those in charge are taking the easy way out. This petition is to prove that the class of 2020 should be granted what they deserve and settling for the given options is not right!!
Petition to Jeff Harris, DNUSD , Randy Fugate, Alison Eckart
Don’t Postpone Graduation!
Graduation for the senior class of 2020 should not be postponed. It should remain in June, as it always has been, just altered to comply with the government’s social distancing recommendations. Many students won’t be here to attend their own graduation and that’s a shame. Students joining the military and being shipped out in the first two weeks of June won’t have the opportunity to graduate with their peers. Others will be moved away and settling down for college. There are other options we can take into account for graduation before postponing it. Many schools are doing a drive-by graduation. The family remains in the car while the graduate receives their diploma with a mask. There’s a virtual graduation option. The school district can host a Zoom meeting and virtually graduate students, then mail their diplomas. The last option would be a social distancing live stream. Just the graduates with face masks would be allowed to attend and the school district could live stream it for families to watch. These students have already missed out on so many opportunities that an average senior would’ve participated in, why should they have to miss out on their graduation as well? Please sign this petition so I can go to the school district and make sure every senior gets to graduate with their peers!
Petition to Boston College, Joy Moore, William P. Leahy, S.J.
Have an In Person Boston College 2020 Commencement
Sign this petition to let the BC administration know that we want an in person graduation. Even if graduation is postponed to the distant future, we will not settle for an online graduation ceremony. We have worked too hard for the past 4 years to have commencement taken away from us. Stand strong together as the class of 2020 with other BC students, alumni, and parents!
Petition to Horry County Schools, Superintendent, Superintendent Rick Maxey
LET HORRY COUNTY SCHOOLS STUDENTS GRADUATE
On April 22, 2020, Horry County Schools Superintendent Dr. Rick Maxey announced that the class of 2020 would have a virtual graduation due to COVID-19. Our graduations are not supposed to held until the first week of June. He announced this on the same day that Governor McMaster announced schools would be closed for the remainder of the year. The Governor allowed the freedom for district superintendents to come up with alternate ways to have a safe graduation. We believe this call to have a virtual graduation was made much too early to judge. Our class has worked extremely hard to reach this milestone and it has been taken away from us much too soon. We ask that you sign this because we believe there are alternate options available to make a graduation work. Whether it is postponed to later in the summer or moved to a new location where precautions are met, we still want to have a chance to achieve what we have always looked forward to. The RIGHT way.
Petition to Jay Inslee, Dr. Wiesman, school boards
Governor Inslee needs to allow outdoor graduations for the 2020 High School Seniors!
The Senior High school classes of 2020 in WA state demand an outdoor graduation option. The WA State Health Dept and Governor Inslee said we needed to flatten the curve. We have far less numbers of Coronavirus and the ability to social distance in an outdoor venue has been easily done in many other states. Numerous large businesses such as Boeing are open as well as Costco, and Amazon with many more people in one space then an outdoor graduation would create! This is unjust and unfair to not allow school districts to make their own decision on this important life event! Many graduating classes are 500 or less and should have the option for outdoor graduation in June or July.
Petition to Michael Tenters, Chali Davis, Christi Michaud, Dr. Jessica Huizenga, Stephen Claire
Traditional Graduation Ceremony for Milford High School Seniors
As of right now Milford High School is cancelling the Graduation Ceremony for this year's graduates due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Right now there are two different plans for the Seniors and parents to choose from. Plan 1 is to have students and their parents gather at the local drive-in and watch a prerecorded ceremony. Plan 2 is to have the music and speeches but have the parents hand the diplomas to their children. These plans are not fair to the seniors graduating this year. Graduations do not belong to the school or the school administration. They belong to the graduates, their families and their friends. While the safety of all the people involved is important, measures cannot be implemented that adversely affect or are unfair to the students. These students have worked 12 years to finish school. This is an important milestone in the lives of all the seniors and is an important milestone in the lives of the parents as well. The students, their families and friends deserve a traditional Graduation Ceremony. Other school districts are delaying their graduations and Milford can and should do the same thing. It is in the best interest of the graduates this year. They have worked so hard for 12 years and it is wrong to rob them of this very important milestone in their lives.