class of 2020

Three generations of the Koons family, among other friends and neighbors, came together to celebrate Derek Koons Jr. (right) and other graduates with a trunk party at New Hope Baptist Church in Germantown.
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Shara Dae Howard
July 26, 2020 - 2:08 pm
The coronavirus didn't stop one proud Germantown neighborhood from celebrating their high school graduates this year. Read more here.
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Students holding graduation caps
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Mike Dougherty
July 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
Camden County is honoring dozens of standout students from the class of 2020, just not at their usual banquet this year. Read more here.
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 08, 2020 - 5:59 am
In a moving virtual commencement address, Beyoncé shared some words of wisdom for the Class of 2020, touching on racial injustices, coronavirus, and sexism in the music industry.
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A post from the Adopt A High School Senior 2020 Facebook group
Adopt A High School Senior 2020
Cherri Gregg
May 29, 2020 - 12:36 pm
When Philadelphia teacher Kelli Wyatt started a social media effort to celebrate high school seniors whose graduations and proms were sidelined by COVID-19, she had no idea it would grow as big as it did. Read more here.
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May 27, 2020 - 2:55 pm
Pizza Hut has teamed up with America’s dairy farmers to give away 500,000 pizzas to graduating high school seniors and their families, as a way to give “some much-needed joy” amid the ongoing coronavirus health crisis.
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Gov. Phil Murphy gives daly update on coronavirus pandemic
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KYW Staff
May 26, 2020 - 11:01 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced some changes about Class of 2020 graduation ceremonies and professional sports on Tuesday that indicate further restrictions are being lifted in the state.
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Students who participate in the College Possible program, a nonprofit that helps low-income high school graduates figure out their next steps concerning college.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 16, 2020 - 3:57 pm
As Barack Obama celebrates the 2020 graduates in a virtual commencement Saturday evening, a local organization is highlighting why the work they do to help low-income families is crucial, and how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the students they help. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes Andrea Egert, Aniya Mack, Jena Meile, and Steven Scott Bradley.
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May 10, 2020 - 6:37 pm
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the impact of mass cancellation of graduation ceremonies for the class of 2020.
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