Several schools reported students playing hooky Tuesday to witness the duck boats roll down Boylston Street in the New England Patriots victory parade in Boston.

When asked whether Needham High School was seeing a lot of absent students today, Leslie Ofer, a secretary for the school, laughed.

“Yeah, a lot, a lot, a lot,” Ofer said. “[Attendance counts] are not set yet, but [absences] are significantly higher than usual.”

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