Should high school officials be allowed to withhold diplomas from students as punishment for behavior deemed inappropriate during a graduation ceremony?

Yes 124 votes


No 196 votes


Undecided 8 votes


328 total votes


myopinion1 4 years, 4 months ago

can they take your paycheck away after you've earned it because you did something they did'nt like? NO!!!!


mpietrick66 4 years, 4 months ago

Oh for crying out loud! Let the kids celebrate...they've worked their hineys off to get to graduation a little revelry such a terrible thing? Don't steal their joy.


jasper123 4 years, 4 months ago

thom cant take there diploma just the privilege of walking with the rest of the class at the ceremony and ya let them have some fun. thom just want everyone to see he has control of the students while there are witnesses the rest of the year its a free for all my spouse worked at the high school for many years and had to quit because of the stress there is no support for the teachers or aids from the administation they send a trouble maker to the office and ten minets later they are back in class with a peice of candy for punishment and a smirk on ther face so this whole lets keep it respectfull letter is just for show


Tammy Showalter 4 years, 4 months ago

graduation is about the graduates, not him or his prison tactics....he has to do something to put the light on himself doesn't he??


Militaryfam09 4 years, 4 months ago

You can not with hold a persons diploma for celebrating the one of the greatest time of their lives. When I graduated from high school my class did the whole beach ball and bubbles. We were told not to and we still did. It's kind of a last minute senior prank along with the excitement of being out of high school. Also they are sitting there through hours of people talking. In all they are ferric in touch with their kid side. Congrats class of 2012.


Marilynn Hill 4 years, 4 months ago

Wow, a plethora of misspellings in these comments. Great to know correct spelling is not a requirement to graduate in Moffat County. But hey, let them graduate and of course a rowdy celebration is always in order even if you can’t use punctuation properly.


Allen Hischke 4 years, 4 months ago

To myopinion1: Yes they can take away from you what you have earned if you don't follow the rules.
For instance.
If you paid for a house, and don't pay your property taxes, they will take your house away from you.
If you earn a drivers license, and break the law enough times, they will take your drivers license away from you.
The entire world is built around rules and laws. Teens graduating from high school need to understand that now, not learn it the hard way later.


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