Class of 2019 prepares to face the future

Once they reached their designated seats at the far right side of the gymnasium, the Stissing Mountain Class of 2019 faced the American flag while the high school band played “The Star Spangled Banner.” Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

PINE PLAINS — Even as they cherished the moments leading up to graduation day, the Stissing Mountain High School Class of 2019 was ready to embark on the next chapter in their lives on Saturday, June 29.

Walking tall in a long blue line, the graduates entered the Stissing Mountain High School gymnasium to be greeted by their families’ applause and the high school band’s performance of “A Ceremonial March.”

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