Chicago Fire Department Hosts Graduation Ceremony For New FirefightersDue to COVID-19 social distancing, their families had to watch the ceremony online.
Elgin School Won't Allow Parade For Seniors On School PropertyStudents and parents in Elgin were planning a car parade past the high school to celebrate graduating seniors, but the school told them to take their honk and circumstance somewhere else.
A Different, But Still Powerful Graduation Experience For UIC, UIUC Students Amid COVID-19 PandemicIt wasn’t the graduation day many college seniors dreamed of, but on Saturday, millions of students across the country were brought together in a much different way.
Evanston Mom Dies Of COVID-19 Less Than Two Weeks Before Her Son's GraduationLess than two weeks before her son's high school graduation an Evanston mom died of COVID-19.
'We Look To You In Times Of Crisis': 88 New Chicago Firefighters Graduate From Academy As COVID-19 Crisis Continues“As all-consuming as our current crisis is, we will get through this and life will go on,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
Seniors In Kankakee County Graduate In Alternative CeremonyWednesday hundreds of seniors in Kankakee County put on their caps, gowns and masks and walked across the stage in silence.
Bremen High School Parent Encouraging Community To 'Adopt A Senior'A mom in the southwest suburbs came up with a way to celebrate graduating seniors.
Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School To Offer Social-Distanced Graduation During Coronavrius Pandemic -- Is It Safe?Some high school seniors will not have to wait to walk across the stage for graduation.
With Coronavirus Having Halted School Year, Local Seniors Worry About Missing Out On Prom, GraduationWith school canceled through the end of the 2019-2020 year because of coronavirus, seniors are worried about having no prom and possibly no graduation ceremony.
Students Want Prom, Graduation Postponed To End Of Summer, Deerfield High School Principal SaysDeerfield High School sent out a survey asking students what they want their prom and graduation to look like this year
COVID-19 Cancels Columbia College Commencement Ceremony"We're asking whether it's a couple months or a year from now. All we want is for our ceremony to be postponed."
University Of Illinois Responds To Student's Petition To Reschedule GraduationSenior Daniele Klebern said she felt 'dejected' when the University of Illinois announced the decision to cancel May graduation.
Mayor Lightfoot Surprises Graduating Class Of Whitney Young High SchoolMayor Lori Lightfoot appeared to not only hand out the final diploma, but give a speech to the graduating class.
Argo Community High School Graduation Postponed Due To ThreatsArgo Community High School postponed graduation planned for Tuesday evening after threats were made to the school over the past 48 hours.
90-Year-Old Bob Dwyer Graduates From Northeastern Illinois UniversityIt's graduation season, and at 90 Bob Dwyer is proving it's never too late to graduate.