Kiana Maltby waits for the Nanaimo District Secondary School graduation ceremony to start at the Port Theatre on Wednesday.

Kiana Maltby waits for the Nanaimo District Secondary School graduation ceremony to start at the Port Theatre on Wednesday.

Making the grade

NANAIMO – High school students graduate during ceremonies at the Port Theatre.

Kiana Maltby waits for the Nanaimo District Secondary School graduation ceremony to start at the Port Theatre on Wednesday.

Maltby, who was in the school district’s Learn at Home program, had no classmates to hang with, but said family and friends were waiting inside the theatre to see her receive her diploma. More than 260 students graduated at the NDSS ceremony.