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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Sam Masterson
July 22, 2020 - 9:11 am
At a Missouri prom and graduation ceremony, 19 students tested positive for COVID-19. According to a press release from the school, both events were held with CDC guidelines in mind.
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Doping Control Officer Deke Gunsolley displays a swab as he explains the coronavirus testing process at a mobile testing unit prior to the Charles Schwab Challenge on June 09, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas.
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Jim Melwert
July 16, 2020 - 3:36 pm
Montgomery County officials shared with the public two examples of how lack of cooperation in the contact tracing process — which they say is key to staying on top of any possible outbreaks — can put many at risk. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces extensive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 on March 16, 2020, in Trenton.
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Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2020 - 3:56 pm
New Jersey is going ahead with plans to raise the limit for outdoor crowds to 500, effective Friday. Read more here.
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Rehoboth Beach
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Andrew Kramer
June 22, 2020 - 3:10 pm
If your graduating high schooler recently celebrated at the beach in Delaware, health officials recommend they get tested for the coronavirus, after at least three young party-goers contracted COVID-19. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
June 09, 2020 - 1:52 pm
Former Eagle Malcolm Jenkins told Philadelphia’s Class of 2020 that even amid the chaos and unpredictability of a pandemic and racial unrest, their future is in their own hands. Read more here.
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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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Graduation cap
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Paul Kurtz
May 27, 2020 - 6:42 pm
The 2020 graduation season is here and it's unlike anything we’ve ever experienced. With social distancing still the norm, some schools are holding virtual ceremonies while others are doing it drive-in movie style. 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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Mike DeNardo
May 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia says it's going to find a way to get caps and gowns to high school seniors so that they can wear them for next month's virtual graduation. Read more here.
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