Idyllwild School’s 8th grade class received their diplomas begin their walk down the red carpet on their way to Hemet High School and then the world. Their student careers at Idyllwild Middle School have ended and future begins. Congratulations to all 23 students. Photo by Careena Chase

On Tuesday evening, May 29, the Idyllwild Middle School Awards Assembly took place. Here are the seventh grade students who earned the honor roll for a grade point average greater than a 3.0. Photo by Careena Chase

During the 8th grade commencement the three retiring middle school teachers, (from right) Holly Guntermann, Patty Carratello, and Diane D’ Arcy, were honored, celebrated, and recognized for their outstanding teaching abilities. To the left is Bill Sanborn the President of the Hemet Unified School District. Photo by Careena Chase

Max Swanson receiving a plaque from Diane D’Arcy, retiring middle school teacher at Idyllwild School, for highest honors and Valedictorian of the 8th grade class for the year of 2012. Photo by Careena Chase

The Idyllwild Middle School graduating 8th graders partied and danced after their commencement ceremony. The theme of the evening is “Welcome to New York.” Photo by Careena Chase

On May 31, the K-5 Awards Assembly was held at Idyllwild School. Here Joan Gray’s outstanding kindergartners received recognition and awards. Standing behind the kindergartners from left to right are: Principal Matt Kraemer, “Rocky,” the school mascot, and Mrs. Gray. Photo by Careena Chase