Joel Barlow Bids Farewell To Class Of 2017 This Week

REDDING, Conn. -- Joel Barlow High School will bid farewell to the Class of 2017 this Thursday with a ceremony at Western Connecticut State University.

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Joel Barlow High School will hold its commencement at the O'Neill Center in Danbury.

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The ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. at the O'Neill Center on WCSU's campus. The ceremony will include a student processional led by members of the faculty, brief speeches by students and district officials, the presentation of diplomas, and musical selections performed by the Joel Barlow Senior Chorale and combined Band and Orchestra.

Tickets will not be issued, so students should limit family members and guests to 10. There is ample parking at the O'Neill Center, and students should arrive by 4 p.m. Air horns and noise makers, as well as silly string, confetti, balloons and beach balls are prohibited. Students are asked not to write on their caps.

The address for the O'Neill Center is 43 Lake Avenue Ext. and University Boulevard, Danbury.

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