IKFB – Graduation Regalia

Acceptable attire and regalia for graduation ceremonies will be determined by the building Principal, and published in advance in the school handbook. Exceptions and changes will be made only at the discretion of the building Principal.

A student shall have the right to wear a dress uniform issued to the student by a branch of the United States Armed Forces while participating in the graduation ceremony, provided that:

I. The student has fulfilled all of the requirements for receiving a high school diploma in the state of New Hampshire and the school district and is otherwise eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony;

II. The student has completed basic training for and is an active member of a branch of the United States Armed Forces.

A student wearing a dress uniform shall not be required to wear any other piece of regalia, or to wear the uniform in a manner inconsistent with the customs and regulations of his/her branch of service.

The policy language regarding military uniforms shall be included in the school handbook.

Category: R

Legal Reference:
NHRSA 189:71 Military Uniform

See also IJOC:

1st Read: September 20, 2016
2nd Read: October 4, 2016
Adopted: October 4, 2016