Elcho High School will hold an in-person graduation ceremony, with access strictly regulated, Saturday.
At the district’s board of education meeting Wednesday, members reviewed details of the invitation-only event, with access restricted to only 50 people, including the 19 graduates. Even school board attendance is being restricted to two people,
Tickets have been distributed to parents. There will be a welcome by Principal Paige Zutavern, announcement of scholarship recipients by guidance counselor Scott Wilsens and a reading of names by instructor May Brendemuehl.
There will also be a memories slide show.
The valedictorian, Anna Schilling, and salutatorian, Katelyn Slowik, gave their speeches earlier, during a virtual ceremony. They were also included in the Antigo Daily Journal’s graduation section published in May.
In other business, the board approved the transfer of Michelle Kincaid, who has guided the Elcho Lady Hornets basketball program to unprecedented success, to the other side of the gym. She will now ;lead the boys’ basketball program.
The board also approved the retirement of Randy Kramer after 21 years as a district custodian and hired Shannon Crum as assistant girls’ softball coach.
Hope Pence was hired as community outreach/communications and special education secretary.
A number of handbooks were also reviewed in advance of the upcoming school year, which is currently scheduled to start—with in-person classes—on Sept. 1.