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The centennial parade in pictures

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  • Main Street was closed on Friday for Amador’s centennial parade.

  • Marching band hats strewn along Main Street before the start of the parade.

  • An alum’s hot rod parked in front of the upperclassmen float.

  • The cheer team embracing before the parade.

  • Color guard members striking a pose with their rifles just before the parade.

  • The band was the first group in the procession, starting the parade strong.

  • The Amador cheer squad laughing amongst themselves as they parade through Main Street.

  • Alums from various years made floats and posters representing the decades they graduated in.

  • The color guard performing a routine at the parade.

  • The Class of ’83 strolls down the parade route, met with cheers and warm smiles from the crowd.

  • The band parades through downtown in a striking and precise formation.

  • The robotics team with their award winning submarine.

  • A banner proudly introduces all Amador graduates from the ’80s as they march in the parade.

  • Marching band members in uniform before the parade.

  • One of the many hot rods present during the parade.

  • Countless alums, students, staff, and other members of the community lined up on Main Street to view the celebrations.

  • French Honors Society officers Fengyi Ruan (’24) and Rebekah Pace (’24) with their France-themed float.

  • Drama club members aboard their custom float.

  • A band member playing a flute.

  • The boys and girls of Amador’s golf team after marching through Main.

  • Latino club poses for a photograph in the build up to the parade.

  • Girls’ volleyball relaxing in their float after their feature in the parade.

  • Cross country girls holding up their custom signs.

  • The ukulele club gathers beside their float before the parade begins.

  • Boys’ cross country huddling next to a hot rod.

  • Amador’s oldest living alum, Mavis Fiorio Williams (’44).

  • Cross country boys holding up their poster.

  • The Latino club during the parade.

  • The volleyball team high fiving amongst themselves near the end of the parade.

  • The parade ended on the outskirts of downtown.

  • The last part of the parade saw floats of the centennial’s various sponsors, including a Pleasanton Ready Mix Concrete truck decked out in Amador colored decorations.

  • The Mr. Amador boys dazzle the audience at the tail end of the parade.

  • The parade finished with the Pleasanton police department, which sponsored the centennial celebrations, cruising through Main.

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    RCSep 17, 2023 at 10:02 pm

    Amazing photos and wonderful story!