CHESWICK, Pa. (KDKA) – In-person commencement for Deer Lakes High School has been canceled due to restrictions in Allegheny County.
A new two-week order from the county went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, restricting gatherings to no more than 25 people inside and 50 people outside.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Girl Shot In Knoxville
Right now, there are no plans to reschedule the event, which was set to take place July 16. A letter from the principals say they take “great comfort” in knowing they were able to hold a virtual ceremony for the class of 2020.READ MORE: One Person Hospitalized After Crash In Uniontown
Students who want to have their photo taken at the school can on July 16 from 5 to 8 p.m., but they’ll have to follow county and state mandates, like social distancing and wearing a mask the entire time in Deer Lakes facilities.MORE NEWS: 'Hamilton' Tickets Set To Go On Sale
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