Cy-Fair ISD cancels 2020 proms, announces alternate plan for graduation ceremonies

Cypress Creek High School's class of 2019 celebrates graduating at the Berry Center in May 2019. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)
Cypress Creek High School's class of 2019 celebrates graduating at the Berry Center in May 2019. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)

Cypress Creek High School's class of 2019 celebrates graduating at the Berry Center in May 2019. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)

Cy-Fair ISD high school principals alongside Superintendent Mark Henry announced in an April 6 video that proms planned for this spring would be canceled and graduation ceremonies potentially could be postponed.

Ceremonies are currently planned to take place over four days in late May at the Berry Center, but officials have set a backup plan in which two ceremonies would take place at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from July 6-11.


The current schedule is as follows:

  • May 27: Langham Creek High School (4 p.m.), Cy-Fair High School (8 p.m.)

  • May 28: Cypress Creek High School (4 p.m.), Cypress Falls High School (8 p.m.)

  • May 29: Cypress Lakes High School (8 a.m.), Cypress Ranch High School (noon), Cypress Ridge High School (4 p.m.), Cypress Springs High School (8 p.m.)

  • May 30: Cypress Woods High School (8 a.m.), Jersey Village High School (noon), Cypress Park High School (4 p.m.), Bridgeland High School (8 p.m.)


Officials said the alternate plan would take place in the same order:


  • July 6: Langham Creek High School (9 a.m.), Cy-Fair High School (7 p.m.)

  • July 7: Cypress Creek High School (9 a.m.), Cypress Falls High School (7 p.m.)

  • July 8: Cypress Lakes High School (9 a.m.), Cypress Ranch High School (7 p.m.)

  • July 9: Cypress Ridge High School (9 a.m.), Cypress Springs High School (7 p.m.)

  • July 10: Cypress Woods High School (9 a.m.), Jersey Village High School (7 p.m.)

  • July 11: Cypress Park High School (9 a.m.), Bridgeland High School (7 p.m.)

By Danica Smithwick
Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a Cy-Fair reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She became editor of the Cy-Fair edition in March 2020 and continues to cover education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development and nonprofits.


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