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卒業式:Comparing Japan and the USA's High School Graduation Ceremonies (Part 3)

Stairs. My high school graduation is a vague memory. When I looked at The US Graduation Program, I misremembered the salutatorian and forgot the student council president. 544 more words


卒業式: Comparing Japan and the USA's High School Graduation Ceremonies (Part 2)

A few days before the graduation ceremony, both Japanese students and those from the US practice. In the States, I remember being told to note the classmate before and after me, as members of the top 10% are not in alphabetical order. 421 more words


卒業式: Comparing Japan and the USA's High School Graduation Ceremonies (Part 1)

To my Japanese friends: 卒業おめでとう (sotsugyou omedetou, happy graduation)! Today is March 1, graduation day for most secondary education institutions in Japan. The fiscal and academic year begins April 1. 484 more words


To My High School Grad: Where Did the Time Go?

As I sit and reflect upon your recent commencement ceremony, I can’t help but feel “ambivalently nostalgic.”  I am happy for you and proud of you.  169 more words


Farrington High School, one of almost two dozen Hawaii schools graduating Saturday

Saturday was graduation day for thousands of public school seniors statewide.

At 4 p.m. in the afternoon, Farrington High School’s 78th commencement ceremony began.

It’s one of 20 public schools with graduations on Saturday with several already completed by the afternoon, but even more took off in the evening. 48 more words


KCC holds commencement ceremony for graduates

KHON2’s Justin Cruz addressed hundred of graduates from Kapiolani Community College at their commencement ceremony at the Hawaii Convention Center Sunday.

Cruz was their alumnus speaker. 10 more words


From Berkeley To Berklee, Bay Area Star Rita Moreno Busts A Rhyme In Commencement Speech

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — Rita Moreno’s got rhymes.

The award-winning actress, singer and resident of North Berkeley showed off her rapping skills while delivering the commencement address at Boston’s Berklee College of Music on Saturday. 166 more words