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  • What every parent should say to their child before they leave the nest
    What every parent should say to their children before they leave the nest
    There's a certain comradery shared between parents who have managed to accomplish the task of raising their child well enough to see the day they have to say goodbye and send them off into the world. That day may come when sending them off to...
  • At LIPA graduation
    Paul McCartney attends LIPA ceremony honoring grads, Giles Martin, others
    Liverpool Institute For Performing Arts co-founder and Lead Patron Paul McCartney, on a break from his Out There tour in the U.S, was featured speaker at the school's graduation ceremony July 31 in Liverpool. McCartney handed out certificates...
  • Finally graduating
    Letting go of your child at graduation time
    The season of endings and beginnings is upon us.During these past few weeks, high school seniors are graduating and preparing for post-high school endeavors. Some have been accepted to colleges, others are planning to enter the work force, while...
  • A Dream Comes True
    93-year-old celebrates GED graduation in grand style
    In the United States, high school graduation is considered to be a major accomplishment, so much so that many persons who do not graduate with their classes return to classes at a later date to earn a General Educational Development Diploma (GED)....
  • high school graduation
    7 gifts your graduate will treasure for a lifetime
    For parents, high school graduation is riddled with mixed emotions. We are proud of our graduate’s accomplishments, excited about the infinite possibilities that lie in front of them, sad that our baby is all grown up and leaving the nest,...
  • Bible
    Calif. student defies school, speaks of Christian faith in graduation speech
    Brook Hamby, this year's class salutatorian at California's Brawley Union High School, asserted his First Amendment right tofreedom of expression and spoke of his Christian faith, despite having his speech denied three times by the school,...
  • Watch as high school grad strips off his robe, shows some skin: Diploma denied
    Watch as high school grad strips off his robe, shows some skin: Diploma denied
    Pulling some shenanigans at your high school graduation is nothing new. Many a grad have taken the solemn moment of ceremony and dignity and turned it into their personal staging ground for one last outgoing prank. What is new is this North...
  • The energy of hope
    The energy of hope
    Can you feel the energy of hope and opportunity in the air? It is the time of year for graduations; do you know someone who has proudly crossed the line of a marked educational achievement? It is thrilling to look at this person; you can actually...
  • Brutal fight takes place at kindergarten graduation ceremony
    Brutal fight breaks out at kindergarten graduation, 20 in brawl caught on video
    A brutal fight broke out this week in the middle of a kindergarten graduation in Ohio — and it was all caught on video in a viral pop culture trend. Local authorities are still working on charging a 33-year-old man who is suspected for...
  • West Point tradition
    Graduating to a transformed America
    These last few weeks have seen graduation ceremonies across the land spewing forth what for some is their first experience with the real world. No longer coddled in the cocoon of academia the real world awaits with lessons in theory verses reality...
  • Rachel Jeantel keeps her promise to Trayvon Martin
    Rachel Jeantel: Good friend to Trayvon Martin graduates high school, keeps vow
    Rachel Jeantel, a former close friend of Trayvon Martin, recently graduated high school, keeping her vow to the slain teen that she would one day finish her studies in his memory. A photo of Jeantel in her graduation cap and gown went viral on the...
  • The joy of graduation
    5 things to do before you graduate from high school
    The end of senior year can be pretty hectic. Between finals and the excitement of graduating, it’s easy to get distracted and lose track of time - and the really important things that still need to be done. So, just in case you need a little...
  • 4 tips for do-it-yourself graduation announcements
    4 tips for do-it-yourself graduation announcements
    Are you celebrating the graduation of a high school, college, or university student? As you eagerly anticipate the commencement ceremony and celebration, you are likely preparing to notify family members and friends.Customarily, families announce...
  • How to remove wrinkles from a graduation gown
    How to remove wrinkles from a graduation gown
    Ironing out the issues of graduation attireFor generations, high school and college seniors rented caps and gowns for graduation days. Like rented formalwear, these garments were usually dry cleaned and returned to the rental shop or the school...
  • Special Graduation Hat at Great Lakes Cyber Academy
    Great Lakes Cyber Academy holds its first graduation ceremony
    Do you think cyber schools wouldn't interact live with their students? Think again. The inaugural year of the Great Lakes Cyber Academy included a graduation ceremony on May 18, 2014.The event was held at the Okemos Conference Center. Well...