students arrive, by car, to their outdoor graduation ceremony
Newark, News

North Star Academy Seniors Celebrate with Drive-Thru Graduation

  • August 12, 2020

There are no limits to the creative ways we celebrate our students’ successes. In Newark, NJ, more than 200 seniors graduated from North Star Academy Washington Park and Lincoln Park high schools. While we couldn’t hold a traditional graduation ceremony, staff, families, and students got together to celebrate how they could: a drive-through graduation.

As reported by TapInto Newark, North Star Academy turned the parking lot of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center into a makeshift graduation stage. But it wasn’t just a regular high school milestone that was being celebrated.

Washington Park High School graduated its first group of students who started at North Star as kindergarteners; and Lincoln Park High School graduated its first founding class. We’re so proud of our students and all they’ve accomplished.

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