The celebrations continue across Broome County as educators strive to honor those who had to learn remotely over the last few months.

A First Student school bus led a parade of vehicles traveling through neighborhoods on Binghamton's North Side Friday afternoon.

Fifth grade students from Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School on Ogden Street were saluted by mask-wearing teachers who carried colorful balloons and congratulatory signs.

Marking the end of the school year on the North Side of Binghamton. Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Marking the end of the school year on the North Side of Binghamton. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
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Children and their parents smiled as the traveling caravan visited to mark the end of a school year that changed dramatically with the end of face-to-face instruction in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mobile and drive-through graduations and promotion celebrations have been going on across the country as traditional events have been curtailed due to health concerns.

Teachers prepare to congratulate another Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School student on June 12, 2020. Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Teachers congratulating a Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School student on June 12, 2020. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
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