The school has decided to eliminate the tradition of calling each student to the stage to receive their diploma as a way to shorten the five-hour-long commencement ceremony by an hour.
School board vice president Wayne Gottlieb is apologizing for joking during a commencement speech about a sniper being inside the football stadium.
Parents Upset After ‘God Bless The USA’ Taken Out Of Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony At Coney Island School
The song that was initially said to be taken its place was “Baby” by teenage heart-throb Justin Bieber. However, at a Monday afternoon news conference with the mayor and schools chancellor, it was learned that won’t be the case.
P.S. 132 in the Morrisania section of the borough is replacing graduation with a “moving-up” ceremony for fifth graders, but only for select students.
The parking attendant who allegedly stabbed 19-year-old Isayah Muller to death in a Bronx parking lot Tuesday afternoon was not charged Thursday, angering the victim’s family.
19-year-old Isayah Muller led his Truman High School team to a victory in the PSAL Bowl Championship last fall, but his promising career came to an end Tuesday night.
Some Long Island high school students are paying a hefty price for their end-of-year hijinks.
It would be Christie’s second time at the ceremony at the Community Education Resource Network. It helps dropouts in Camden earn their high school diplomas.
The Neptune Township graduation will take place at the Ocean Grove Great Auditorium, but the school board has agreed to cover religious symbols and students and guests will enter through side and back doors to avoid a 20-foot cross on the building in the religious enclave.
A high school on Long Island is trying to figure out how to accommodate family and friends for its upcoming graduation.
Because of construction, the ceremony has had to be moved from the school’s stadium that can hold up to 5,000 to CW Post College, which only holds about 2,000.
1,150 newly minted New York City cops were set to graduate today and will be working Times Square on New Year’s Eve.
Rockland Community College’s Dean of Enrollment, Karen Gualtieri, says enrollment for the school is up about 6 percent compared to last year’s fall semester.