Please join in celebrating the High School Class of 2020 by viewing the Berkeley Unified School District High School Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony on Friday, June 12 at 5:30 p.m.
Celebrate with Berkeley Unified students, families and staff as more than 800 graduates from the Class of 2020, clad in traditional red and gold caps and gowns, make history in a meaningful and memorable virtual graduation ceremony.
The ceremony will open with speeches from students, staff and guest speakers. Next will be student performances including the BUSD Choir and the BHS Band & Orchestra. This will be followed by a procession of graduate slides showcasing the Class of 2020. The Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation will conclude with a beautifully produced Senior Video.
Friday, June 12 Graduation Ceremony Schedule
5:20 p.m.: Joyful Noise in Berkeley Community
5:30 p.m.: Speakers and performances
6:00 p.m.: Procession of Graduates (60-80 minutes)
The graduation ceremony is open to everyone and can be viewed here.
This link can be shared with friends and family: https://berkeley-hs.stageclip.com/
Ceremony graduation slides will also be available for viewing at a later date.
Tips for viewing the graduation on your TV
- You don’t need to have a YouTube membership.
- To watch on a Smart TV, you may need to learn how to cast from a device to your specific Smart TV. Some Smart TVs have this feature built-in and some need an additional piece of hardware.
- To watch on any TV, you may need an additional cable from a device to your TV.
Make Some Joyful Noise for BUSD Graduates at 5:20 p.m. on Friday, June 12!
Our high school graduates can’t have a normal graduation ceremony because of COVID-19, but you can help them feel the support of the Berkeley community by making some noise for them!
Please join in a shout out to the High School Class of 2020. At 5:20 p.m. on Friday, June 12. Join residents all across Berkeley who will step outside for two minutes to clap, ring bells, blow horns, and shout “2-0” as congratulations to these special high school graduates of 2020. The “joyful noise” from the Berkeley community will help the Class of 2020 feel neighborhood and city-wide support leading up to their virtual graduation ceremony.
Snap a photo of your family celebrating and post to social media with the hashtags: #BerkeleyUnified #2020Jackets
Please follow City of Berkeley Health Officer Orders while you celebrate.