Barangay Holds DIY Graduation Rites For Constituents

Barangay Holds DIY Graduation Rites For Constituents Amid Coronavirus Quarantine

BARANGAY – A barangay in Bulacan decided to hold a ‘Do It Yourself’ graduation rites for its constituents while under coronavirus quarantine.

Governments around the world decided to temporarily close educational institutions and offices to contain the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The China virus has infected more than 1 million people.

Major events around the world were also canceled or postponed to avoid transmission. The World Health Organization urged the public to practice ‘physical distancing.’

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The COVID-19 pandemic abruptly closed schools so there are no proms or graduation. It undoubtedly made some students sad because a graduation ceremony is considered one of the most important days of our lives.

In a previous article, four students attended their graduation ceremony using a robot. The photos of their graduation rites went viral on social media.

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Recently, a barangay in the Philippines decided to hold a Do It Yourself graduation. Based on a report from GMA News, the Barangay Captain of Tibag in Pulilan, Renz Bryan Esguerra, said his people kept on inquiring if their graduation will push through amid the community quarantine.

So he decided to have the graduation through a live video on Facebook. Their barangay has 312 graduating students.

“‘Yung mga kabarangay po namin, lagi po nilang tinatanong sa amin kung ‘Kap, matutuloy ba ‘yung graduation namin?’ Wala akong maisagot sa kanila so ang sabi ko, ‘why not gamitin natin itong pa system para ma-experience ninyo ‘yung graduation,” he said.

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According to the report, Tibag Child Development Center teachers announced the names of the graduating students. All of them received a “graduation” certificate and 1/4 kilogram dried fish.

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Watch the video below:

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