Graduation is set for this weekend for Bismarck and Mandan Public Schools.  Here's the latest updates for each communities.


Due to the current weather forecast graduation ceremonies are tentatively set for Sunday, May 24th.  Century High School graduation will take place at 12 noon.  They will be followed by Bismarck High School at 4pm and Legacy High School at 8pm.  All of the graduation ceremonies will take place at MDU Resources Community Bowl.

If inclement weather interferes with the preferred date and times, the following would be the order of preference for rescheduled days and times.  #1 Adjust times on Sunday, May 24th to avoid periods of inclement weather.  #2 Move the date to Monday, May 25th on the proposed times above.  If times can be adjusted to bypass inclement weather, do so.  #3 Reschedule graduation for early June.

On Friday morning (May 22nd) the forecast will be reviewed again and an official announcement will be made.


Mandan Public Schools after consulting with the National Weather Service have determined to hold the ceremony on Friday, May 22nd at 6:30pm at Starion Sports Complex.

Graduates are expected to be at Starion Sports Complex by 6:10.  Doors will open to the facility at 5:45pm.  Graduates are asked to enter through the northwest gate and report immediately to their chair located on the field.

Students are only receiving four tickets for the ceremony to ensure compliance with guidelines.  Parking is available on the lot west of the Starion Sports Complex.  It's recommended that families drive one vehicle.  Guests may enter no earlier than 5:45pm on Friday, May 22nd, entering in either the NW or SW gates.  Guests may be seated in the east or west bleachers or on the track.  The track will also have an area for handicapped seating.

Congrats again to the class of 2020 and all that you have accomplished.

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