Orange County schools looking at possibility of holding prom and graduation.

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The pomp and circumstance of graduation and the fun of prom are milestones for high school seniors.

With the coronavirus pandemic, many of those events have been put on hold indefinitely — though that may be about to change.

In Orange county, district leaders have submitted a tentative plan to the medical advisory committee asking for input about how to handle prom and graduation if they were to happen.

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The hope is to hold both graduation and prom in 2021.

So far, 13 high schools said they have venues and rules for attendees.

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Things like masks, limited seats and even bans on food would be in place to make events as safe as possible.

Participants would also have to sign a waiver acknowledging they understand the risks associated with attending.

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The medical advisory committee did not make any recommendations Thursday, but there are plans to discuss the proposal at the next meeting.

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