High School Bans Valedictorian's Speech, So He Uses A MegaphoneAfter reading a copy of Christian Bales' speech, Holy Cross High School in Crestview Hills, Kentucky, determined it was "political and inconsistent with the teachings of the Catholic church."
Dixon High Graduation Cermony Honors Officer Who Protected StudentsMore than 180 graduates received diplomas, but school resource officer Mark Dallas received as many hugs, cheers, and souvenirs as a measure of thanks for stopping a school shooting before it could turn deadly.
Fourth Annual Mass Black Male GraduationA ceremony was held Saturday for young black males who have graduated from kindergarten, elementary school, high school and college.
College Student Holds Graduation Ceremony On The Subway After Train StallsA college student threw his own graduation ceremony on the subway after delays caused him to miss the actual ceremony.
Michelle Obama To Speak At Graduation For Hadiya Pendleton's ClassmatesFirst Lady Michelle Obama will return to Chicago in June, to give the commencement speech at what would have been Hadiya Pendleton’s graduation ceremony.
Recovering McCarthy Says "I'm Doing Very Well. I Feel Great"Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Wednesday made his first public appearance since undergoing an emergency heart procedure last week, joking with a class of new police recruits that "Word of my demise was greatly exaggerated."
School Backs Down, Won't Punish Grads For Tossing Caps In The AirTossing your cap into the air after graduating high school might seem like the perfect way to celebrate, but a suburban school superintendent found it so “disrespectful and insubordinate” he’s withholding every graduate’s diploma until they apologize.
New Trier Senior Will Miss Graduation Ceremony After Porn PrankA New Trier High School student has lost his bid to march in his graduation ceremony, despite getting in serious trouble for printing porn from a school computer.