Traditional Graduation Plan
Mulberry High School Gymnasium
Time: 7:00 p.m. July 16th
Capacity: 1,213 x .66 = 800.58 (800 people)
Graduates will be separated from the audience by 12 feet and will sit 6 feet
apart from each other.
Seating will be arranged to maintain a 6 – foot distance between members of
the audience. The seating in the bleachers every other row will be marked
with tape separating seating by 6 feet. Seating in chairs on the gym floor will
be separated by 6 feet.
Graduates will walk in the gym separated by 6 foot to “Pomp and
Signs will be posted at the Gym Entrance:
Maintain a safe distance of 6 feet between people,
Face Coverings are required by all persons present, except for children
under 10 years of age (PPE),
No Congregating in the parking lots, lobbies, restrooms before, during, or
after the Graduation Ceremony (PPE),
Advising the public not to enter if they have fever, cough, shortness of
breath, sore throat, or loss of taste or smell.
They have had known exposure to someone with Covid-19 in the past 14
Advising the public that they may wish to refrain from entering if they are
65 years of age or older.
They have underlying health conditions including high blood pressure,
chronic lung disease, diabetes, severe obesity, asthma, or weakened
The podium and microphone will be sanitized between speakers.
Hand sanitizer stations will be available at the entrance and exits.
The facility, seating, and equipment will be wiped down and disinfected
before and after the graduation ceremony.
Lines for graduates to receive their diploma will be marked maintaining a
distance of 6 feet between graduates.
School Administrators will mitigate congregating by graduates and families.
Photographs will be taken when the graduate receives his/her diploma.
Speakers and Spectators seating will be arranged 6 feet apart.
Ushers will seat household groups to be 6 feet apart from other household groups.
Seating: Every other row will be left unoccupied to allow for 6 feet for physical
Face coverings will be required by all persons present, except for children under
10 years of age, who are exempt.