JDHS graduates make their way from a graduation ceremony held Sunday, May 23. All three Juneau public high school held ceremonies on Sunday. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

JDHS graduates make their way from a graduation ceremony held Sunday, May 23. All three Juneau public high school held ceremonies on Sunday. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

PHOTOS: 1 day, 3 graduation ceremonies

See photos of the big day.

Graduation ceremonies for Juneau’s three high schools were held on Sunday.

Check out these photos from the big day.

[Read about what seniors had to say about the school year unlike any other here.]

A rainbow hangs over members of the Thunder Mountain High School Class of 2021 during the graduation ceremony held Sunday, May 23 at TMHS. For most of the event, skies were sunny, but a pocket of showers created perfect conditions for a rainbow. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

A rainbow hangs over members of the Thunder Mountain High School Class of 2021 during the graduation ceremony held Sunday, May 23 at TMHS. For most of the event, skies were sunny, but a pocket of showers created perfect conditions for a rainbow. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Kristin Garot, left, principal of Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School, adresses students and families during the graduation ceremony on May 23, 2021. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
Kristin Garot, left, principal of Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School, addresses students and families during the graduation ceremony on May 23, 2021. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Kristin Garot, left, principal of Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School, adresses students and families during the graduation ceremony on May 23, 2021. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire) Kristin Garot, left, principal of Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School, addresses students and families during the graduation ceremony on May 23, 2021. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Logan Miller, one of Thunder Mountain High School Class of 2021’s valedictorians, smiles after a joke in his speech during a graduation ceremony held Sunday, May 23 at TMHS. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Logan Miller, one of Thunder Mountain High School Class of 2021’s valedictorians, smiles after a joke in his speech during a graduation ceremony held Sunday, May 23 at TMHS. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Billy Sarandria, left, an adviser at Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School, talks about student Jesse Flake during the graduation ceremony on May 23, 2021. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Billy Sarandria, left, an adviser at Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School, talks about student Jesse Flake during the graduation ceremony on May 23, 2021. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School:Yadaa.at Kalé Class of 2021 students throw their caps in celebration during the graduation ceremony at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park on Sunday, May 23, 2021. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School:Yadaa.at Kalé Class of 2021 students throw their caps in celebration during the graduation ceremony at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park on Sunday, May 23, 2021. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Below left, graduates from Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School switch their tassel from left to right as they’re confirmed graduated during a ceremony on Sunday. 
Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire

Below left, graduates from Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School switch their tassel from left to right as they’re confirmed graduated during a ceremony on Sunday. Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire

Chemery Marte, Associated Student Body Vice President, makes a celebratory gesture during her student leadership address at Thunder Mountain High School’s graduation ceremony on May 23, 2021. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Chemery Marte, Associated Student Body Vice President, makes a celebratory gesture during her student leadership address at Thunder Mountain High School’s graduation ceremony on May 23, 2021. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain High School teacher James Marks and Juneau School District Superintendent Bridget Weiss give the TMHS Class of 2021 a round of applause. In opening remarks, Weiss said grit will be second nature to the class of 2021. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain High School teacher James Marks and Juneau School District Superintendent Bridget Weiss give the TMHS Class of 2021 a round of applause. In opening remarks, Weiss said grit will be second nature to the class of 2021. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Members of the Thunder Mountain High School Class of 2021 file into the bleachers at Thunder Mountain High School. A distanced, masked and outdoor event was held at TMHS on Sunday. 
Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire

Members of the Thunder Mountain High School Class of 2021 file into the bleachers at Thunder Mountain High School. A distanced, masked and outdoor event was held at TMHS on Sunday. Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire

Below right, Juneau-Douglas High School:Yadaa.at Kalé Class of 2021 students move their tassels during the graduation ceremony on Sunday. 
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire

Below right, Juneau-Douglas High School:Yadaa.at Kalé Class of 2021 students move their tassels during the graduation ceremony on Sunday. Peter Segall / Juneau Empire

TMHS history teacher James Marks raises his arms in triumph after turning a cartwheel to begin his teacher address during the graduation ceremony held Sunday, May 23, 2021 at TMHS. Marks said while students may forget what he said, they’ll always remember the cartwheel. In his speech, Marks said the challenging school year had included gifts such as lives saved by distancing, science and technology, personal learning and strength. He advised students to always look for the helpers, as Fred Rogers said, not to let setbacks set them back and to work to create their own futures. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

TMHS history teacher James Marks raises his arms in triumph after turning a cartwheel to begin his teacher address during the graduation ceremony held Sunday, May 23, 2021 at TMHS. Marks said while students may forget what he said, they’ll always remember the cartwheel. In his speech, Marks said the challenging school year had included gifts such as lives saved by distancing, science and technology, personal learning and strength. He advised students to always look for the helpers, as Fred Rogers said, not to let setbacks set them back and to work to create their own futures. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School:Yadaa.at Kalé principle Paula Casperson addresses the class of 2021 during the graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 23, 2021. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School:Yadaa.at Kalé principle Paula Casperson addresses the class of 2021 during the graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 23, 2021. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Kristin Garot, right, principal of Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School, talks to students as they prepare to graduate May 23, 2021. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School:Yadaa.at Kalé principle Paula Casperson addresses the class of 2021 during the graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 23, 2021. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

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