June 23, 2023

It’s Graduation Season!

It’s Graduation Season!

Students throughout the Berkley Schools graduated and enjoyed promotion ceremonies as they transitioned from one stage in their educational careers to another.

Anderson Middle School

Anderson 8th graders enjoyed their graduation ceremony on June 14, 2023. Students arrived at school ready for their ceremony with family and friends. Michael Ross, AMS Principal addressed the 8th graders, sharing well wishes for the students. Two special awards were given out with scholarships, students were recognized for special academic achievement and one student gave a speech to his classmates. When the recognition from the podium was complete, students had their names called one by one and were celebrated as graduates of Anderson Middle School.

Adult Transition Program Graduation

On June 14, 2023 the Adult Transition Program held a graduation for two students who completed the program. During the ceremony, ATP principal Jennifer Gebbie and Student Services Director Heather Lackey spoke to the students and parents as well as teachers Sarah Panfalone and Jen Plater. The graduates were presented with plaques as part of the ceremony. Everyone enjoyed a reception following the festivities.

Norup International School

Norup 8th graders gathered on the afternoon of June 14, 2023, to hear words of wisdom from Principal Paul Yowchuang and to receive their end of year certificates. Special recognition was given to students who spent their entire educational career at Norup (Transitional Kindergarten through 8th grade) to students who received the John Norup award and the Principal’s award. Each member of the class was called up individually receiving certificates and a handshake from Assistant Principal, Kaitlin Eickemeyer and Principal Yowchuang.

Rogers Elementary School

On June 14, 2023, Rogers Elementary 5th graders and their families gathered for the graduation ceremony outside of the school. Students listened to a speech and a story from Principal Jack Gitler. Students were then called up individually to receive their diplomas and share a quote that was special to them. 

Berkley High School

Berkley High School’s graduation is so big, we made a whole separate Berkley Beat to cover it. Visit this link to see photos, videos, quotes from speeches, the Class of 2023 facts and statistics and even more photos.