Hamilton High School celebrates Class of 2021

The future's so bright that John Shanko has gotta wear his shades after graduating from Hamilton High School Wednesday, June 2. Anza Valley Outlook Diane Sieker photo
Excited family, school staff and friends watched eagerly as the Hamilton High School Class of 2021 Commencement took place Wednesday, June 2.Cheers erupted as graduates received their diplomas.Not quite a traditional graduation, this year's event was a socially distanced and COVID-19-aware celebration. Face coverings were required, and grads entered the gym in three separate groups to walk the stage.Nothing could dampen the spirits of the class, who, along with their 2020 predecessors, have faced unique educational challenges due to the pandemic.A jumbotron set up outside the gym played the simulcast of the event as it was live streamed on YouTube. TV screens featured senior stories and backdrops were provided for photo ops. Staff and teachers expressed pride for the grads
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