PARMA, Ohio (WJW) — The graduating class of 2020 will miss out on a few high school experiences, including prom and graduation, because of the coronavirus outbreak.
On Monday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced K-12 school buildings will remain closed for the rest of the academic year, but distance learning will continue.
Several schools in Northeast Ohio turned on their stadium lights at 8:20 p.m. Monday for 20 minutes as a way to honor their graduating seniors. They asked residents to turn on their porch lights at the same time.
Rocky River City Schools, Twinsburg City School District, Parma City School District, North Royalton City Schools, Bellevue High School, Wellington High School, Danbury Local Schools, Huron City School District, Bucyrus City Schools, Sandusky City Schools and many more all planned to participate.