Watch Collier County Public Schools students graduate Friday morning

Collier County Public Schools will be holding Class of 2021 commencement ceremonies Friday morning. The ceremonies will all take place at 9 a.m. in each Collier County high school’s football stadium (Lorenzo Walker Technical High School will hold its ceremony at Paradise Coast Sports Park and special accommodations will be made for Everglades City School). […]

SWFL high schools, universities plan in-person graduations

Graduation time has arrived, but 2021 won’t see those drive-thru ceremonies from the beginning of the pandemic. Instead, school districts and universities in Southwest Florida will give their seniors their much-deserved diplomas in person. The Lee County School District says the COVID-19 safety requirements may vary depending on the venue, but still had a good list […]

Lemon Bay seniors get a special ceremony

Most high school students await and some even dream of what their graduation will be like from the moment they set foot on campus. Seniors at Lemon Bay High School in Englewood are no different. “You go through high school awaiting graduation day,” said Class of 2020 President Abigail Turner. However, many of them never […]

HOA requires North Naples family take down high school graduation yard sign

A yard sign is causing a big controversy in one North Naples neighborhood. A Barron Collier High School student celebrating graduation was told to take the sign down off her lawn by the Victoria Park homeowners’ association. Take the sign down — or else. “It was really upsetting,” said Rebecca Pacter, who had just graduated. […]

Lee County high school seniors celebrate with virtual graduation

Normally, this time of year is full of celebration and smiles. Seniors are holding their graduations and taking pictures with their friends and families. But because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year has been quite a bit different. “I had all my credits towards the end of my junior year. So I could have walked […]

Lee County announces dates for in-person high school graduation ceremonies

The School District of Lee County on Tuesday announced dates and venues for its traditional graduation ceremonies. The district announced in April that it was planning two ceremonies for each high school – virtual commencements to take place in June and traditional ceremonies to take place in July if CDC guidelines permit. Each of the […]