According to district spokesman Joel Danoy, Superintendent James Franco made the decision after getting input from the principals of the three schools within the last couple of weeks.
“People like the idea of having a graduation in the morning so they can have their parties and enjoy the rest of the day,” Danoy said.
Danoy said such a decision can be made by the superintendent and does not require a vote by the TUSD board of trustees.
He added that the trustees have not yet decided which board members will attend which graduation ceremonies.
The ceremonies will take place at the stadiums of each high school.
Although a new TUSD superintendent of school is expected to be hired in April, Franco plans to attend the graduation ceremonies, Danoy said.
Franco had previously announced he will end his tenure as superintendent at the end of June.
In years past, the three high school graduations have traditionally been held at different times on the same day.
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