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Bessemer sets date for graduation


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer Area School Board met for its monthly meeting on Monday evening.

Superintendent Dan Niemi announced that senior graduation has been set for the Friday before Memorial Day, May 27, and is planned to be held at 7:30 p.m.

Niemi said the seniors conducted a poll among themselves asking if they would prefer an indoor or outdoor graduation. The result, he explained, revealed the students would prefer to do an indoor graduation, so they wouldn’t need to worry about weather.

The board also heard and approved three letters of resignation f...