In these videos, we bring you some joyous and uplifting times along with the heartbreaking and touching moments of the year.
We asked and, yes, the fish missed you.
As unique as the circumstances were, these were also typical graduations in a lot of ways, with lots of cheering, laughter and some tears.
These images reflect a city in turmoil.
“It’s like a part of you is missing.”
Clearly, these two groups clearly recognized the value in each other.
The joy of Friday’s parade was of such a degree that at least one person, with no connection to the school, was moved as to dance.
Families drove from all over Long Beach to Prisk Elementary for National Teacher Appreciation Day.
To give you an idea of the level of excitement, check out the kids at the 1:50 mark who simply cannot contain themselves.