1,200 Merced middle school students to participate in virtual graduation.
Drive-thru diploma pick-up set for June 3
(MCSD press release)
Merced City School District is proud to promote more than 1,200 8th grade
students from our four middle schools to high school this year. It is important to acknowledge
and honor these students for their accomplishments. Cruickshank, Hoover, Rivera, and Tenaya
will each have a Virtual Graduation and drive-through diploma pick-up on Wednesday, June 3,
The Virtual Graduation is a video presenting pictures of all the graduates and many memorable
moments. It will be streamed through the MCSD YouTube channel beginning at 8:00 PM on
June 3 rd .
Each school has developed a plan to ensure that parents and students will be able to participate in
the drive-through graduation safely in compliance with the current state mandated COVID-19
shelter-in-place and social distancing requirements. Families will be able to check their school
website for their designated, alphabetical arrival times within the following windows:
June 3 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM: Cruickshank
June 3 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM: Hoover, Rivera, and Tenaya
One vehicle is allowed per student in the drive-through and the occupants are to remain in the
vehicle at all times. All staff will be required to wear face masks. Staff who handle diplomas will
also wear gloves.
MCSD looks forward to safely celebrating the Class of 2020.