Graduation 2021

Paonia High School

Delta High School

Cedaredge High School

Hotchkiss High School


Grand Mesa Choice Academy

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In April of this year, Scott Rienks, longtime coach at Paonia High School was inducted into the Colorado High School Coaches Associan Hall of Fame. There is no denying that Rienks had a legendary career with impressive wins throughout his tenure with Paonia and also his time coaching in Dubu…

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While this year hasn’t gone the way any of us planned I want you to know that I have missed this place and I have missed each of you. I have missed the hugs and the fist bumps, classes, practices and games. 

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Good afternoon Class of 2020. I am honored to be delivering this year’s valedictory speech. I would like to first start off by thanking the amazing people in our lives who have been by our side. I would like to thank the Delta County School District staff and administration, our teachers fro…

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Good afternoon y buenas tardes to everyone and welcome to the graduation ceremony for the class of 2020. My name is Mairany Jaracuaro and I am delighted to be speaking with you today as class salutatorian. It has been a strange but memorable year that has led us all to where we are today. I’…

There seems to be a stigma around this town that there is a rivalry between hippies and rednecks… and, as much as that can be true at times, I think that that is blown out of proportion. Coming from a Montessori school, I thought that I was not going to fit in. I was terrified of leaving my …

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It took me a long time to figure out how to start this speech but since you are listening to it now I somehow figured out what to say. I know that I wouldn’t be giving this speech today without Joshua, Owen, and Alayna who pushed me to do better and to do more. I don’t know if they know that…