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Alta Vista students overcome the past, look to future

Original post made on Jun 14, 2010

Senior Randall Young was one of three student speakers at Alta Vista High School's graduation this year. He stood at the podium on the stage of the Mountain View High School auditorium, black gown-clad classmates behind him, eager family and friends in front of him.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, June 11, 2010, 3:43 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Joann Porter, a resident of North Whisman
on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:20 am

Great article. Alta usually gets left out of all school stuff in M.V., but this was very enlightening. Thank you.


Posted by John the Man, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:03 pm

Alta has been around since I was an MVHS grad 20 years ago.

Those grads should be proud of themselves. But they should also realize they got a big break in being able to continue their education at Alta and that from this point forward, they aren't going to get those sorts of breaks.

And that it doesn't get easier from here. Now they are adults and going to have to face the adult world, where there is no Alta to catch them when they start to fall.

Good luck to them all.


Posted by Parent, a resident of Waverly Park
on Jun 15, 2010 at 4:17 pm

"Those grads should be proud of themselves. But they should also realize they got a big break in being able to continue their education at Alta and that from this point forward, they aren't going to get those sorts of breaks.

And that it doesn't get easier from here. Now they are adults and going to have to face the adult world, where there is no Alta to catch them when they start to fall."

Substitute any high school for "Alta" and it's pretty much the same advice to all grads.


Posted by John the Man, a resident of North Whisman
on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:23 pm

"Substitute any high school for "Alta" and it's pretty much the same advice to all grads."

Except the whole kids going to Alta part and catching a break on that, which doesn't apply to any other grads, much less 'all' of them.

Did you think about what was posted before replying?


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