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Fifth-graders fly away to junior high


by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: GAYLE MICKEY - Teacher Christie Ford gives graduating Hallinan student Will Flanagan a diploma honoring his K-5 completion.by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: GAYLE MICKEY - Teacher Robin Lindsey hands graduating Hallinan student Aubrey Welch an elementary school diploma.Celebrations for fifth-graders moving on to junior high abounded throughout the Lake Oswego School District last week.

Students finishing their educational career at Hallinan Elementary School were treated to a graduation ceremony in which they received a diploma for polishing off their K-5 years.

Students went onward and upward as teachers handed them their diplomas from what was made to look like a hot-air balloon basket.

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