The graduation process will occur over the span of three days, taking place on June 16, 17, and 18. Each graduate will be given a specific time between 8 am and 5 pm, where they will arrive at their high school and will hold no more than 10 students at a time.
Due to the recent changes to the school year, AP exams have been modified and will now be administered at home in an online format as well as shortened in length. Each exam will now only last 45 minutes and cover a limited amount of material. The new tests will no longer contain any multiple choice questions. Many students see the multiple choice section as the easier and less stressful section; however now students will only be answering a variety of free response questions based on material learned prior to March.
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced at his daily press conference that the stay-at-home order will be extended through May 31 due to concerns of the spread of COVID-19. The previous end date was originally April 30 but was pushed back because of how quickly COVID-19 could spread.
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced on April 17 that all schools in Illinois will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year due to the spread of COVID-19. The announcement was made during his daily coronavirus press conference.
Both prom and graduation had to be postponed after the Illinois Stay at Home Order was extended to April 30. This also follows an email from Oswego High School principal Mr. Mike Wayne on April 3 in which he promised to reschedule events that help to define a senior year.