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Syracuse.com reported that 122 grads participated in the school’s 67th annual commencement exercises on a recent Sunday afternoon in Clift Park, then headed for the lake.
Family and friends filled the park and lined the dock to witness the festivities.
A Skaneateles High School tradition, jumping in the lake (photos) https://t.co/pM2aNA0Zdm— Teri Weaver (@TeriKWeaver) June 26, 2017
Of course, the best view may have been from one of the boats scattered across the water.
With everyone knowing the traditional leap was coming, Instagram accounts and even the school’s Facebook page were filled with sun-saturated, water-drenched photos of the Class of 2017 — ensuring that Skaneateles Central High School remains soaked in tradition.