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CCSD Supt. Jara has message for graduating seniors amid pandemic

'Students of the Class of 2020 are fighters'
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Posted at 1:55 PM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 16:58:11-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Clark County School District Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara has a message for graduating seniors as schools remain closed throughout Nevada amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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In an email Dr. Jara wrote, "The students of the class of 2020 are fighters..." and he said he was working with principals to find a way to recognize them since graduation ceremonies are canceled.

Read the full message sent to parents and guardians of CCSD students on Thursday morning below:

A Message from Superintendent Dr. Jesus F. Jara to the Class of 2020

Your principals and I are working hard to find a way to recognize our graduating seniors for your phenomenal accomplishments. We do not yet have all the answers, but we are committed to finding a way for you to graduate from CCSD and your specific high school. We will keep you informed as plans progress and thank you for your patience.

The students of the Class of 2020 are fighters and are committed to finishing strong, and that's what we will do together! Click here to view a video [eduvision.tv] from Superintendent Jara to the Class of 2020.

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To watch the video message from Jara to students click here.

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