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Local superintendents say it's too early to determine whether high school graduation or eighth-grade promotion ceremonies will be pushed back due to the coronavirus crisis.
Superintendents Margo Empen of Dixon, Tom Mahoney of Oregon, Tim Schurman of Chadwick-Milledgeville and Alex Moore of Montmorency School in Rock Falls have informed Sauk Valley Media of that predicament.
Graduations and promotions in the area happen in the last 2 weeks of May and the first week of June, depending on school calendars.
Schools throughout Illinois have been out of session since March 16. April 7 is the projected restart date for classroom instruction.
Some local districts began e-learning curriculums last week, and more will follow this week.
Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon announced Friday that it will postpone its commencement and nursing department pinning ceremony. A new date is not yet set.