Saturday, May 19, 2012

Saturday Snapshot -- Senior Celebration

To participate in the Saturday Snapshot meme post a photo that you (or a friend or family member) have taken then leave a direct link to your post on Alyce's blog At Home With Books. Photos can be old or new, and be of any subject as long as they are clean and appropriate for all eyes to see. How much detail you give in the caption is entirely up to you. Please don’t post random photos that you find online.
This week, my second child officially finished his high school classes. To celebrate the last day for seniors, the parents and other students line up and the seniors process through them.
Here's Spencer and one of his good friends, Hayden feeling the freedom.

Then they walk to the football field and release blue and white balloons. I'm not sure if the balloons are supposed to be symbolic of their newfound freedom, but a number of parents said they got choked up. I didn't get to go, but my husband captured this photo.

11 comments:

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Very exciting indeed. What are his plans for the fall?

Paulita said...

He's off to college in St. Petersburg, Florida

Marie Burton said...

Releasing the babies (& balloons) off into the great wide world of the unknown.
Poor kid, hope he is prepared! I wasn't!
My snapshot is here.

Kaye said...

Only happy faces there!

Nise' said...

What a neat tradition!

Lisa said...

It's the season for that sort of thing -- best of luck to him!

My snapshot is here.

Alyce said...

That is so cool! Congrats to your son!

Bev Hankins said...

What a great senior ritual. Hope he enjoys college next year.

Here's my Snapshot

Susan Lindquist said...

... and then they all holler, 'Woot! Woot!' What a great tradition!

Christine Harding said...

I like the idea of balloons - what a nice way to mark the end of school. Good luck to him at college, he will have a wonderful time. Thanks for the follow, by the way.

Eugenia O'Neal said...

Rituals are important to mark endings and beginnings. Congrats to your son!

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