Austin ISD will hold outdoor graduation ceremonies from May 28-June 3

Graduations in Austin ISD are on track to be held in person in 2021. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Graduations in Austin ISD are on track to be held in person in 2021. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Graduations in Austin ISD are on track to be held in person in 2021. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Austin ISD will hold outdoor graduation ceremonies this year from May 28-June 3, according to communications from the district.

The ceremonies will be held at Toney Burger Athletic Center, House Park and Nelson Field, other than Rosedale School, which will hold its ceremony on campus.

Masking will be required. Although Gov. Greg Abbott's Executive Order A-36 prohibits local districts from enforcing mask mandates, the rule does not go into effect until June 4.

Other health precautions will include social distancing and temperature screening.

Graduates will be given eight tickets each, which they are asked to limit distribution to guests from the same household. Ceremonies will also be available to view on Facebook Live and other platforms.


Find more details about AISD's graduation ceremonies here.
By Olivia Aldridge

Reporter, Central Austin

Olivia joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in March 2019. She covers public health, business, development and Travis County government. A graduate of Presbyterian College in South Carolina, Olivia worked as a reporter and producer for South Carolina Public Radio before moving to Texas. Her work has appeared on NPR and in the New York Times.



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