After more than a century of graduates walking across a stage to be handed their diploma, this year a new approach was necessary. Des Moines Public Schools held personalized commencements for the graduating Class of 2020 in order to help lessen the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

View the Class of 2020 Personal Commencements on the DMPS-TV YouTube channel or watch them as they are broadcast on DMPS-TV Mediacom channels 12.1 and 812 over the next three weeks. Beginning Monday, June 29, watch all eight personalized commencements.

DMPS-TV Mediacom Schedule
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday:
12:00 p.m. – Focus
12:30 p.m. – Scavo High School
1:00 p.m. – Hoover High School
2:00 p.m. – North High School
3:30 p.m. – Ruby Van Meter
4:30 p.m. – East High School
6:00 p.m. – Lincoln High School
7:30 p.m. – Roosevelt High School

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