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Celebration, remembrance at Petersburg’s class of 2013 graduation

39 students graduated from Petersburg High School this (last) week, with hundreds of parents, teachers and friends packing the high school gymnasium to celebrate. KFSK’s Robbie Feinberg was at the ceremony and produced this audio postcard.

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Principal Dormer speaks to students at Petersburg’s graduation

We heard from Principal Rick Dormer, Salutatorian Patricia Jackson, Valedictorian Mizani Rawhani , and Social Studies Teacher Jim Engell, who addressed the graduating seniors.

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Troll caught winter king salmon (Photo courtesy of Matt Lichtenstein)
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