Tag archive for ‘high school graduation’
By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Top Trends In Education For 2018

Educators, administrators, and those in higher education who are committed to ensuring quality experiences for students across the ages (and for new growth opportunities for themselves too) should be excited for More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Killin’ it at the Prom

Prom night is one of the most fun nights of your high school life! It’s full of eating, taking pictures, and dancing the night away with your best friends. Memories from Prom night will be around forever, so make More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 14th, 2014

California school district says they were ‘obligated’ to censor God, Brooks Hamby’s free speech

The school district in California which attempted to silence 2014 salutatorian Brooks Hamby from mentioning God or his faith in his graduation speech is unapologetic and is now declaring they are ‘obligated’ More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Brooks Hamby defied school, ‘violates Constitution’ by mentioning Christ in graduation speech

A California high school graduate Brooks Hamby recently caused a bit of a stir and ultimately defied the school district’s demands as he thanked Jesus Christ during his graduation speech. As school salutatorian More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Supreme Court won’t hear case banning graduations from churches

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case of Elmbrook School District. v. Doe. The case involves a lawsuit banning graduation ceremonies from churches, rented out for the event.   The Brookfield, More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Freedom From Religion Foundation negotiating details in South Carolina school district lawsuit over graduation prayer

Lawyers are still negotiating a deal with the Freedom From Religion Foundation which filed a lawsuit against the Lexington-Richland Five School District in 2012. Students delivering prayers at school graduations More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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Brandon Garabrant, New Hampshire senior told by school to cover his Marine dress blue uniform for graduation

A high school senior who sought to wear his U.S. Marine Corps uniform instead of the traditional cap and gown to his high school graduation has been told no. Brandon Garabrant, age 18, graduated boot camp in Parris More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 7th, 2013

Harold Shaw, Florida graduate has speech interrupted by principal for going ‘off script’

Wharton High salutatorian Harold Shaw Jr. spent hours and hours writing his graduation speech hoping to inspire his classmates to pursue their lifelong dreams. Sadly, his farewell address to the Wharton Class of More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, June 7th, 2013

Roy Costner, South Carolina student rips up valedictorian speech, says Lord’s Prayer in response to prayer ban

Roy Costner IV, the student from South Carolina who stunned the audience at his high school graduation last weekend when he ripped up his previously-approved valedictorian speech, going on, instead, to speak about More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Kaitlin Nootbaar battling Oklahoma school for diploma after using ‘hell’ in speech

An Oklahoma high school valedictorian, Kaitlin Nootbaar, is being denied her diploma because she used the world “hell” in her commencement speech and now doesn’t plan on apologizing. photo/Piotr VaGla More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 10th, 2012

South Carolina high school okays student to use Bible verse in her graduation speech

A South Carolina high school has reversed course and will now allow their Student of the Year to cite Proverbs from the Bible in her graduation speech, reports the Christian Post. Mariah Kirby Student of the Year, More...



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