EASTCHESTER, N.Y. - It was an emotional scene at the high school campus Friday morning, as friends, family and faculty members celebrated and said goodbye to another graduating class of Eastchester Eagles.
Students of all grade levels in the Eastchester School District participated in moving up ceremonies recently, but it was the Class of 2016 who took centerstage on Friday during a lavish commencement event inside the traditional canopy tent on the high school grounds.
Earlier this week, There were also ceremonies at Anne Hutchinson and Greenvale Elementary Schools, featuring student and faculty speakers and celebrations as the fifth-graders leave the comfort of elementary school behind and get ready for the middle school. At Waverly, first grade students graduated in a moving-up assembly of their own.
Check the photo gallery for a small sampling of graduation activities in Eastchester.