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Recycling an oldie but goodie: Don’t take it for granted

Paul Schlichtman

Paul Schlichtman, chairman of the School Committee, delivered these remarks at the 2024 Arlington High School commencement.

Superintendent Homan, Principal Janger, Rep. Garballey, distinguished faculty, family, friends, and members of the Class of 2024.

I had the honor of delivering this speech 20 years ago. People seemed to like it. As a believer in recycling, I thought . . . why not pull it off the hard drive? I mean, none of you heard my 20-year-old speech. So, here goes.

Members of the Class of 2004: I’ve got just one question for you.

Do you honestly think nobody noticed that half the senior class has been lurking behind shrubbery with Super Soakers? In 50-degree weather? In the rain?

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