"High School Musical" is the closing song from High School Musical 3: Senior Year and the twelfth song on its soundtrack. It is performed by the ensemble cast of the trilogy.

Summary

The song is performed in the movie by the seniors in East High as a celebratation to their graduation. It's a song about friendship, love and dreams. The performance ends with the main cast standing in front of red curtains, resembling the first movie of the franchise.

Lyrics

Troy: Here we go
Ryan: Come on
Gabriella: Alright
Chad: Little louder now
Gabriella: Hey!

Troy:
Lookin' forward from center stage to Graduation Day
Time to get the future started!
Gabriella:
What we leave
Gabriella & Troy:
(What we take with us) no matter what
Gabriella:
It's somethin' we're part of

We learned to fly
Gabriella & Troy:
Together side by side
I just hope the rest of my life
Gabriella:
Would feel as good as my

East High Seniors:
High School Musical
Who says we have to let it go?
It's the best part we've ever known
Step into the future, we'll hold on to

High School Musical
Let's celebrate where we come from
With friends who've been there all along
Just like our high school, high school musical

Ryan:
Improvisation without a script, no one's written it
And now we have the chance to
Sharpay:
Someday we'll be
Ryan & Sharpay:
(Lookin' back) memories we'll had
Sharpay:
All the songs that
Ryan & Sharpay:
(We lived through)

Sharpay:
The best of times
Ryan & Sharpay:
So why leave them behind?
Why can't the rest of my life
Sharpay:
Be like my

East High Seniors:
High School Musical (Sharpay: yeah)
Who says we have to let it go?
It's the best part we've ever known
Step into the future, we'll hold on to

High School Musical (Ryan: woo)
Let's celebrate where we come from (Sharpay: hey)
With friends who've been there all along
Sharpay: That's right

Chad & Taylor:
Now we finally realize
Taylor:
Who we are, it just took some time
Chad & Taylor:
We have to live and to learn to see the truth
Chad:
Learn to see the truth
Chad & Taylor:
Nothing's ever impossible, into the future we all free fall
But forever we'll always have high school

Troy: Time to party now, celebrate
Sharpay: 'Cause the world's one big stage
Ryan: And any part you want, it can be yours
Taylor: Everybody sing, yeah!

Chad: And the show's never gonna close
Gabriella: It's what it got us here, we know
East High Seniors:
High School lives on forever more
High School, high school musical

High School Musical
Who says we have to let it go?
It's the best part we've ever known
Step into the future (Gabriella: hey) we'll hold on to

High School Musical (Gabriella: musical)
Let's celebrate where we come from (Troy: celebrate)
With friends who've been there all along
Oh yeah (Gabriella: I wish my life could feel like a)

High School Musical
Who says we have to let it go?
It's the best part we've ever known
Step into the future, we'll hold on to

High School Musical
Let's celebrate where we come from

Girls:
All together makes it better
Boys:
Memories that'll last forever
East High Seniors:
I want the rest of my life to feel just like a
High School Musical


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Media
Films: High School MusicalHigh School Musical 2High School Musical 3: Senior YearSharpay's Fabulous AdventureHigh School Musical 4

TV Series: High School Musical: Get in the PictureHigh School Musical: The Musical: The Series
Video games:Work This Out!Sing It!Sing It! 3Senior Year DanceSing ItDisney Sing It: Pop HitsDisney Sing It: Party HitsDisney Sing It: Family Hits
Music: High School Musical (Soundtrack)High School Musical 2 (soundtrack)High School Musical 3: Senior Year (soundtrack)Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (soundtrack)High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (soundtrack)High School Musical: The ConcertHigh School Musical Hits RemixedHigh School Musical 2: Non-Stop Dance PartyHigh School Musical: Be MineHigh School Musical: The Collection

Characters
HSM: Troy BoltonGabriella MontezSharpay EvansRyan EvansChad DanforthTaylor McKessieKelsi NielsenZeke BaylorJason CrossMartha CoxMs. DarbusJack BoltonMrs. Montez

HSM2: Thomas FultonLucille BoltonVance EvansDarby EvansBoiThe Sharpettes
HSM3: Tiara GoldJimmy ZaraDonnie DionCharlie DanforthMrs. DanforthPrincipal Matsui
SFA: Peyton LeverettRoger EllistonTiffani DestinAmber Lee AdamsGill SammsNeal RobertsBerry TaylorMr. GonzalesMrs. Gonzalez

Locations
East High SchoolBolton HouseholdMountain Ski ResortLava SpringsStanford University
Songs
HSM: Start of Something NewGet'cha Head in the GameWhat I've Been Looking For + (Reprise) • Stick to the Status QuoWhen There Was Me and YouBop to the TopBreaking FreeWe're All in This TogetherI Can't Take My Eyes Off of You

HSM2: What Time Is It?FabulousWork This OutYou Are The Music in Me + (Reprise) • Humuhumunukunukuapua'aI Don't DanceGotta Go My Own WayBet On ItEverydayAll for One
HSM3: Now or NeverRight Here, Right NowI Want It AllCan I Have This DanceA Night to RememberJust Wanna Be with YouThe Boys are BackWalk AwayScreamSenior Year Spring MusicalHigh School MusicalJust Getting Started
SFA: Gonna ShineMy Boi and Me + (My Girl and Me) • Walking on SunshineBabyNew York's Best Kept SecretThe Rest of My Life
HSMTMTS: I Think I Kinda, You KnowWonderingA Billion SorrysAll I WantBorn to Be BraveTruth, Justice and Songs in Our KeyOut of the OldRole of a LifetimeJust for a MomentThe Medley, The Mash-Up

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