LAST SPLASH: No More Teachers, No More Books

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DAILY NEWS: Girls from Center City’s Hallahan High School celebrated the last day of school in the traditional way today, with a dip in Swann Fountain at Logan Circle. Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are the ones that take the splash. The tradition is believed to be at least 50 years old, and it’s a durable one – in 2001, when a drought led the city’s fountains to shut down, the Hallahan girls arranged for the Philadelphia Fire Department to shower them from a fire hose. MORE

[Photo by ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ / PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS]

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