More than a dozen high schools across the Midpeninsula are bidding farewell to their graduating seniors, who have or are preparing to turn their tassels and transition away from the hallways and classrooms that have served as a second home. As they step into a new phase, we capture the celebrations through words, photos and social media posts.
Graduation ceremony coverage
• Castilleja School: Castilleja commencement emphasizes sisterhood, social responsibility
• Palo Alto High School: Student speakers deliver messages of triumph during Paly graduation
To celebrate thousands of students graduating from local high schools this week, the Weekly spoke with four graduating seniors from Paly, Gunn, Castilleja School and Eastside College Preparatory School about their high school years.
Behind the Headlines: Students speak out 2019
High school students Claire Cheng, Caroline Furrier, Ben Gordon and Arjun Prabhaker discuss issues impacting students in Palo Alto with education reporter Elena Kadvany. Watch the webcast here or listen to the podcast version of the episode here.
List of local high school graduates