• ‘The Force’ Is Definitely With SMHS Graduates Star Wars-Themed Grad Night Sends Graduating Class of ‘10 off to A Galaxy Far, Far Away


    By Mitch Lehman
    EDITOR OF THE TRIBUNE

    For many,if not most of the parents associated with last Friday’s incredible (again)Grad Night celebration, it might have seemed as though the theme was ‘Deja Vu’rather than the actual ‘Star Wars,’ given that most – if not all – were thesame age their children are now when the record-shattering film hit theaters inMay of 1977.

    Funny, butit doesn’t feel like “a long time ago” and this certainly isn’t “a galaxy far,far away.”

    It’sgraduation at San Marino High School, an annuallabor of love like few if any other on the planet, and the 2010 version was atleast up to par thanks to co-chairs Fiona Harwich and Lorrie Forgatch.

    Excuse theyoung people if their twelve-year journey through the local schools feels muchlonger.

    “A longtime ago, in a galaxy far, far away we started our journey as padawanelementary trainees in Carver, Valentine, and other youngling worlds,” saidgrads Stephanie Chow and James Shechet, who delivered the commencement addresswith an appropriate nod to the decoration.

    “Havingbeen tempted by the dark side – senioritis – we have put skipping classes,neglecting homework, procrastination, and excessive facebooking to a minimal.After fighting the dark side we are here together not as a clone army but as agroup of individual thinkers.”

    The duothen paid homage to many of their teachers, some who recently closed theirgrade books for the final time.

    For the complete story, read the San Marino Tribune printedition

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