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News - April 30, 2021

No handshakes at graduation, proms without dancing or high heels

Local high schools offer pandemic-altered rites of passage for seniors

by Angela Swartz and Lloyd Lee

Planning for modified proms, graduation parties and picnics is underway at some local high schools to ensure graduating seniors enjoy at least some of the usual senior rites of passage amid a pandemic that's stretched over a year. Seniors attending Menlo-Atherton High School's "Enchanted Forest" prom will have to go without high heels, as the masked outdoor event will take place on the Atherton school's soccer field. There won't be dancing at Los Altos High School's "Seniors Under the Stars."

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