June 04, 2004
A total of 5,275 local high school seniors, the largest graduating class in the history of the Long Beach Unified School District, are scheduled to receive their diplomas this month.
Poly and Poly Accelerated Academy of Learning (PAAL) have the largest graduating class with 1,042 seniors. Millikan will award 856 diplomas; Lakewood, 835; Wilson, 787; Jordan, 678; Cabrillo, 387; School for Adults, 227; EPHS, 210; CAMS, 142; Avalon, 68; Renaissance, 41; and Reid, 2.
CAMS held its graduation ceremony last night. Jordan and Poly/PAAL will award diplomas Wednesday, June 9. Avalon, Cabrillo, Lakewood, Millikan, Renaissance and Wilson will conduct ceremonies Thursday, June 10. EPHS will celebrate commencement Friday, June 11, and School for Adults awards diplomas Wednesday, June 16.
Presenting diplomas are:
Avalon--Superintendent Chris Steinhauser, 4:30 p.m., Avalon Casino Theater; Cabrillo--Assistant Superintendent Maggie Webster, 6 p.m., Cabrillo Jaguar Stadium; CAMS--Board of Education President Bobbie Smith, 6 p.m., Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center; EPHS--Board of Education Vice President Mary Stanton, 1 p.m., Jordan Auditorium; Jordan--Board of Education Vice President Mary Stanton, 2 p.m., Veterans Memorial Stadium; Lakewood--Board of Education Member Jim Choura, 2 p.m., Veterans Memorial Stadium; Long Beach School for Adults--Board of Education Member Suja Lowenthal and Superintendent Chris Steinhauser, 7:30 p.m., Wilson Auditorium; Millikan--Board of Education Member Jim Choura, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Stadium; Poly/PAAL--Board of Education President Bobbie Smith, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Stadium; Renaissance--Board of Education Member Suja Lowenthal, 6 p.m., Scottish Rite Auditorium; Wilson--Board of Education Member Jon Meyer, 5:30 p.m., Wilson Stadium.