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8 Duval Schools Cancel Prom Due To Low Interest

Englewood High School
Duval County Public Schools
Englewood High School

At least eight Duval County schools have made the decision to cancel prom after there was a lack of interest in the event.

A day after Duval County Public Schools confirmed that prom at Mandarin High School has been scrapped for this year, it confirmed that seven more schools have also canceled the event. The schools include Edward White, Englewood, Stanton, A. Philip Randolph, Darnell Cookman, Andrew Jackson and Wolfson High School.

DCPS said there may be more schools that could end up canceling prom.

The cancelations come after DCPS created guidelines to allow the class of 2021 to host senior proms amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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