Class of 2020 Graduation Information

Class of 2020 Graduation Information
Posted on 06/08/2020

June 8, 2020

Dear NQHS & QHS Class of 2020 and Families,

We are pleased to share that planning and preparations are underway for in-person graduation ceremonies to take place at Veterans Memorial Stadium during the summer.  

North Quincy High School’s Class of 2020 will be celebrated on Friday, July 24 at 6:00 pmQuincy High School will hold two celebrations for its Class of 2020 on Saturday, July 25 at 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.   The ceremonies will be conducted alphabetically by last name.  The 10:00 am ceremony will be for students with a last name beginning with A - K and the 4:00 pm ceremony will be for students with a last name beginning with L - Z. 

We are following Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education guidelines in our preparations.  These include the following:

  •  Attendance is limited to graduates and two immediate household family members only.
  •  Graduates and guests that will be attending must register (please see the links below).  Guests who are not pre-registered will not be admitted.
  • Attendees who are not from the same immediate household will be spaced at least six feet apart.
  • Graduates will be seated six feet apart.
  • Due to seating restrictions, the district cannot accommodate preferred seating requests. 
  • All graduates and attendees must wear face coverings before, during, and after the ceremony.  Any person who refuses to wear a face covering may be denied entry.
  • No hugging or handshaking may occur.
  • Children under age five and anyone particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 according to the Center for Disease Control (e.g., due to age or underlying conditions) are discouraged from attending.

REGISTRATION - You must complete your registration by June 22, 2020.   

Please use the appropriate link to complete your registration.

NQHS Friday, July 24 at 6:00 pm:  

QHS Saturday, July 25 at 10:00 am (Last names A-K):  

QHS Saturday, July 25 at  4:00 pm (Last names L-Z):  


Family members will receive two (2) tickets for specific seats.  

  • Tickets will contain information about gate entrance, seat assignment, and recommended parking locations.  
  • Tickets will be sent by mail prior to the ceremonies. 
  •   Once a list of graduates and guests is finalized, we will communicate more information to all those who will be attending.

In the meantime, we hope you will enjoy the video celebrations prepared to honor each high school’s class on its original graduation date.  These will premiere on QATV Channel 22 on Monday, June 8 at 6:00 pm for QHS and on Tuesday, June 9 at 6:00 pm for NQHS.  The video can also be accessed on the Quincy Public Schools website on the district’s main page and on each school’s home page.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions.


Robert J. Shaw, Principal, North Quincy High School                                             

Lawrence R. Taglieri, Principal, Quincy High School