Seniors had the opportunity to design pennants to match those of the postgraduate plans they will be completing in the fall at the annual Pennant Party on Friday, May 19. Students gathered in the EDC at lunch with pizza, cookies and markers to enjoy a “party” with their fellow graduating class.
Principal Dave Jackson jokes around in the celebratory atmosphere as he peeks over senior Eliana Martin’s shoulder while she decorates her Indiana University pennant.
Posing for the camera, seniors Owen Lloyd and Nicole Neighbors smile while taking a break from working on their pennants.
As College Counselor Casey. Rowley calls out the winner of the first pop-up laundry basket of the raffle, she reminisces on her time with the graduating class. "This year, we have such a diverse class in terms of where they're going. Abroad, gap year, Midwest to east coast. I see a lot of excitement and ambition overall from this class. The students are ready and excited to graduate and move on to the next path," Rowley said.
Senior Blake Sloane places a gold star on the location of his new home in Arizona for the next four years on the blank map hanging at the front of the EDC.
Senior Tatiana Versh focuses intently on getting her UCLA pennant, complete with glitter, to match the logo she has pulled up on her phone.
Senior Jennifer Sternshein focuses on the design of her University of Arizona pennant, surrounded by her closest friends. "I'm really excited to start a new phase. I had such a great experience at Beverly and am looking forward to a bright future. I’m just excited for my future," Sternshein said.
Surrounded by his friends, senior Keith Stone holds up his finished UC Berkeley pennant with a smile for his friends to “admire.”
"My experience at Beverly was filled with wonderful, new people and experiences and I look forward to even more moving on in the future," senior Emma Graber commented while working on perfecting the shape of her pennant.
Senior Harry Lee proves multitasking is possible at the Pennant Party last Friday, May 19, as he colors in his pennant while grabbing a bite from his cookie.
Best friends seniors Shayan Alavy and Sara Rodier draw their pennants to match the UC schools they are attending, UC Davis and UCLA, respectively.