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Despite COVID hurdles, SHHS notches record graduation in 2019-20

Sweet Home High School's Class of 2020 graduation ceremonies were unique in many ways: Graduates finished their high school careers in small pods in separate ceremonies over two days, and they were treated to a vehicle processional through town instead of a march through Husky Stadium.

But the class was unique in another way: Sweet Home School District had record-breaking graduation rates last year, on top of what was had already been a 14% increase in graduations in 2019.

A full 88% of students graduated from Sweet Home High School, beating the state average of 82.6% of students.

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