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City Schools Superintendent: New Regulations May Change Day of Plans, but Graduation is Set for Casey Middle School in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON – Graduation for Casey Middle School in Mt. Vernon was approved at Monday night’s District 80 Board Meeting and commencement is now scheduled for May 29.

Superintendent of City Schools Aletta Lawrence says there have since been new guidelines released by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) on the number of people allowed at a gathering. She says that could change things but for now the plan is to do something similar to last year’s commencement ceremonies.

As of now, the drive-thru graduation is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.