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UISD announces change of venue for Graduation Ceremonies

Published: May. 13, 2022 at 7:24 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - United Independent School District considers the rise in hot temperatures as they announce a change in venue for their graduation ceremonies.

On Friday, May 24, the school district shared the new location for the commencement ceremonies is set to be at the Sames Auto Arena.

Originally the event was going to take place at the Student Activity Complex.

The change was made after the district noticed the triple-digit temperatures that are forecasted for the graduation dates.

“The number of tickets will not be affected”, according to David Gonzales a Superintendent at the District. Gonzales continued, “The only difference is that it’s gonna be at a different venue.. for the air conditioning for our families and students.”

The dates for the graduation ceremonies are as follows:

Tuesday, May 24, 2022: Lyndon B. Johnson High School Graduation at 7:00 p.m. (changed from Thursday, May 26, 2022)

Wednesday, May 25, 2022: John B. Alexander High School Graduation at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, May 27, 2022: United South High School Graduation at 7:00 p.m., with KIA in the Klassroom Car Giveaway to be held at 6:30 p.m. (prior to the graduation)

Saturday, May 28, 2022: United High School Graduation at 7:00 p.m.

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