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Class of 2017 bids adieu to La Cañada High

Class of 2017 bids adieu to La Cañada High

La Cañada High School’s Class of 2017 assembled Thursday evening in one last gesture of solidarity, reflecting on bonds formed and lessons learned in the past four years and pausing momentarily to appreciate the exhilaration of their shared crossroads moment.

In a commencement ceremony recognizing the hard work and achievements of this year’s 337 graduates, student speakers expressed appreciation for the friends, parents, teachers and school staff who helped get them there and wondered at what the next four years would bring.

Senior Class President Nathaniel Rowe marveled at how the entire high school experience — its dizzying highs and lows and all the hopes, dreams,...

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