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Celebrating the class of 2022: A roundup of stories, graduate lists and photos

Local high schools honor this year's outgoing seniors

A balloon for a graduate at commencement at Gunn High School on June 1, 2022. Photo by Adam Pardee.

After more than two years of weathering the COVID-19 pandemic, local schools honored the class of 2022 with graduation ceremonies that resembled pre-pandemic gatherings. Below you'll find a compilation of graduation coverage, photos and lists of graduates.

Graduation ceremony coverage

• Castilleja School: Castilleja's Class of 2022 celebrates reaching the finish line

• Gunn High School: Gunn's Class of 2022 marks graduation with reflections on the value of community, togetherness

• Palo Alto High School: Paly sends off graduating seniors who seize the moment

Reflections from graduating seniors

Gunn, Paly students reflect on the peaks and valleys of their high school experiences

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As a way to hear from the class of 2022, we asked graduating seniors from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools rapid-fire questions about their time in high school. They shared their favorite memory, where they see themselves in 10 years and more.

East Palo Alto Academy graduate, nonprofit founder reflects on his impact on his community

Christian Sbragia was just 9 years old when he noticed a dire need in his East Palo Alto neighborhood: there weren't safe places for kids to play outside of school.

Eastside College Prep graduate on coming out of his shell, navigating the pandemic as a student

When Josh Nickings had to decide where to go to high school, he ultimately chose Eastside College Preparatory School, in part, because it would give him a chance to live on campus.

Nine graduating seniors from Midpeninsula high schools look back on the past four years. Video clips contributed by students, edited by Magali Gauthier.

List of local high school graduates

Castilleja School

East Palo Alto Academy

Eastside College Preparatory School

Henry M. Gunn High School

Kehillah Jewish High School

Menlo School

Menlo-Atherton High School

Palo Alto High School

Palo Alto Preparatory School

Pinewood School

Sacred Heart Preparatory School

Waldorf School of the Peninsula

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Celebrating the class of 2022: A roundup of stories, graduate lists and photos

Local high schools honor this year's outgoing seniors

by Palo Alto Weekly staff / Palo Alto Weekly

Uploaded: Wed, Jun 1, 2022, 11:24 pm
Updated: Mon, Jun 13, 2022, 5:15 pm

After more than two years of weathering the COVID-19 pandemic, local schools honored the class of 2022 with graduation ceremonies that resembled pre-pandemic gatherings. Below you'll find a compilation of graduation coverage, photos and lists of graduates.

• Castilleja School: Castilleja's Class of 2022 celebrates reaching the finish line

• Gunn High School: Gunn's Class of 2022 marks graduation with reflections on the value of community, togetherness

• Palo Alto High School: Paly sends off graduating seniors who seize the moment

Gunn, Paly students reflect on the peaks and valleys of their high school experiences

As a way to hear from the class of 2022, we asked graduating seniors from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools rapid-fire questions about their time in high school. They shared their favorite memory, where they see themselves in 10 years and more.

East Palo Alto Academy graduate, nonprofit founder reflects on his impact on his community

Christian Sbragia was just 9 years old when he noticed a dire need in his East Palo Alto neighborhood: there weren't safe places for kids to play outside of school.

Eastside College Prep graduate on coming out of his shell, navigating the pandemic as a student

When Josh Nickings had to decide where to go to high school, he ultimately chose Eastside College Preparatory School, in part, because it would give him a chance to live on campus.

Castilleja School

East Palo Alto Academy

Eastside College Preparatory School

Henry M. Gunn High School

Kehillah Jewish High School

Menlo School

Menlo-Atherton High School

Palo Alto High School

Palo Alto Preparatory School

Pinewood School

Sacred Heart Preparatory School

Waldorf School of the Peninsula

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