Eleven units of twins graduated from a New Jersey highschool this week, however surprisingly, that’s not a report for the varsity.
“We’ve quite a lot of twins right here, I don’t know what’s occurring right here however one thing’s occurring!” Joseph Occhino, principal of North Highlands Excessive College instructed .
“Fairly wild to have so many units of twins,” mentioned Occhino, who described Thursday’s commencement ceremony as a “stunning night time.”
Occhino mentioned that of the 340 college students within the Allendale faculty’s 2023 graduating class, 22 are twins, making up roughly 6% of the senior class.
After a more in-depth look, the principal realized this isn’t the primary time Northern Highlands has seen so many units of twins in a single class.
“We truly had 16 units of twins (in) the graduating class of 2021,” Occhino mentioned.
The variety of units “most likely went over our head as a result of it was COVID,” he added.
Occhino mentioned he went on to look by way of the present scholar physique and found the varsity’s sophomore class incorporates 12 units of twins.
“It’s astonishing in itself,” he mentioned.
Of the 11 twin units that simply graduated, just one set is attending the identical school, Occhino mentioned, including that some plan to attend faculties “down the highway” from each other whereas others shall be throughout the nation from one another.
“They’re actually shut knit, they actually look out for each other,” Occhino mentioned.