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Senior Vanguards finish their time at Heights


June 6, 2019

Joe Block

Wisconsin Heights graduates finished their time together Sunday at their graduation ceremony. A picture perfect summer day welcomed the community into the gym, as the students walked through the doors and down the aisle. As is tradition, some students made the walk with a bit of flair. For more photos, see pages 10-13.

Matthew Trager


Good afternoon, everyone.

Today I have the honor of giving this speech on behalf of my graduating class. Now, I understand that this is a very important speech, so I will try not to screw it up because this is the valedictorian speech. It turns out the word valedictorian comes from the Latin word valedicere, which means a “formal farewell.” So, all my job is, in essence, is giving a goodbye to you. Now, personally, I don’t want to say goodbye, but as we grow up, it will inevitably happen.

Like many of you, I have spent my entire life in this school dis...

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