Students who have met the requirements for graduation will be allowed to participate in commencement exercises provided they abide by the commencement rules organized by the school district.
It is the responsibility of the building principal to solicit input from each graduating class regarding the proceedings for their commencement.
Failure of a student to participate in commencement will not be a reason for withholding the student’s final progress report or diploma certifying the student’s completion of high school.
Reviewed: 4/11; 4/12; 7/13; 10/14; 11/17; 12/20
Related Policy (Code#): 605.5; 605.31; 605.31-R; 605.31-E1-E2
Legal Reference (Code of Iowa): § 279.8; 280.3; 281 IAC 12.5
IASB Reference: 505.7