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June 15, 2018     West Seattle Herald
Last day of school for West Seattle and Sealth brings pranks and a swim
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Last day of school for West Seattle and Sealth High brings pranks and a swim Skip to main content June 15, 2018|55 °F Mostly Sunny Search Search Secondary links Subscribe Advertise Contact Us Westside Seattle if (typeof googletag !== "undefined") { googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag. }); } NewsBallardHighlineWest SeattlePolice BlotterBallardHighlineWest SeattleCalendarBallardHighlineWest SeattleFeaturesBallardHighlineWest SeattleArts & EntertainmentBallardHighlineWest SeattleObitsBallardHighlineWest SeattleSportsBallardHighlineWest SeattleEatBallardHighlineWest SeattleDwellHealthMoneyShoppingOpinion Recent Articles Last day of school for West Seattle and Sealth brings pranks and a swim State Patrol seeking more information on SeaTac shooting incident UPDATE: Mayor Durkan has been rescheduled for Highland Park Action Committee meeting Pawrade will become part of Parade Day in West Seattle July 21 Alki Trail detour for people biking and walking Four story 600 plus unit storage facility proposed for Harbor Ave. SW gets go ahead if (typeof googletag !== "undefined") { googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag. }); } Trending Last day of school for West Seattle and Sealth brings pranks and a swim State Patrol seeking more information on SeaTac shooting incident UPDATE: Mayor Durkan has been rescheduled for Highland Park Action Committee meeting Pawrade will become part of Parade Day in West Seattle July 21 Alki Trail detour for people biking and walking Four story 600 plus unit storage facility proposed for Harbor Ave. SW gets go ahead Last day of school for West Seattle and Sealth brings pranks and a swim Last day of school for West Seattle and Sealth brings pranks and a swim if (typeof googletag !== "undefined") { googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag. }); } The famous bull that normally sits atop the building at 35th SW and SW Webster was taken down and moved to the front of Sealth High School as a prank.  Photo by Patrick Robinson   Fri, 06/15/2018 The last day of high school can mean a lot of things. Freedom, new horizons, goodbyes and celebrations. For students at West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School it meant an early morning dash into the water at Seacrest Park Cove 2, and some pranks at the school.  West Seattle High's Willow Jane Harvey shared a video of the dash of about 17 people brave enough to take the plunge, which like most plunges was mercifully brief. Afterward the group all went to their homes, showered, and regathered at the Chelan Cafe for an informal Senior breakfast. At Sealth the intent was distinctly more comical. At around 4 am we were told, four senior boys managed to remove the famous bull that has sat atop the building at 35th SW and SW Webster for decades. That building is being remodeled currently into the Best of Hands Barrelhouse so the bull had been detached from its street front perch. It was taken down and moved to the central courtyard at Sealth, and partially buried in the ground. No names were offered of course but those who know also pointed out that the lobby entry for Sealth had a layout of the number 18 (to commemorate the graduation year) in plastic solo cups of water and a balloon filled stairway inside the school's atrium.  VIDEO West Seattle High School Senior plunge Willow Jane Harvey They didn't do it! But they were happy to pose. From left are Richard Swanson, Alyssa Forsell, Samra Tino. Photo by Patrick Robinson Cups of water spelled out 18 to commemorate the graduation year in the Sealth High School lobby. Photo by Patrick Robinson Balloons filled the staircase in the school atrium. Photo by Patrick Robinson Robinson Papers West Seattle Herald Add new comment Your name Comment About text formats CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. 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