Moore High School senior volunteers for tornado cleanup ahead of Saturday's graduation ceremony

MOORE, Okla. - As residents in Moore continue adjusting to life after a deadly tornado came through town this week, cleanup continues.

Several events are planned in the community this weekend, including Moore High School's graduation.

Progress is visible after the storm.  Traffic is moving better.  Police have pulled back their checkpoints in the hardest-hit areas.  And the school district is looking to next year, but first there is commencement.

On Saturday, about 2,000 Moore High School students will receive their diplomas at the Cox Convention Center.

Senior Matt Holder is one of them.

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Holder's home wasn't damaged Monday, but he's spent days now volunteering with cleanup and handing out water.

He said he hopes his senior class' graduation will be as close to any other graduation as it can be.

"Obviously a lot of people have lost almost everything they own," he said.  "Thankfully, were going to try to make it as normal as possible, because I think that's what a lot of kids are wanting a sense of normalcy."

A memorial service is scheduled for Sunday in honor of the 24 lives lost.  It will take place the town's First Baptist Church.

President Barack Obama is scheduled to tour the damage earlier that day.

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