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In order for students to participate in the graduation ceremony the student must meet the following:

Academic requirement:

a. Students must complete 8th grade courses in Social Science, Science, Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics, and Physical Education with a 1.75 cumulative GPA over the four quarters of 8th grade.

b. In the fourth quarter, students may have no more than one F in the above mentioned subjects.

c. Participation in the Celebration of Learning Interview

d. Alternative Individual Educational Plans (I.E.P.) and 504 Plans may specify alternative promotion and graduation standards.

Behavior Requirement:

a. No expulsion for offenses occurring during 8th grade.

b. No more than 10 days of suspension during 8th grade. This includes an accumulation of detentions and referrals during 8th grade with three detentions equivalent to one day of suspension and one day of bus suspension equivalent to one detention.

c. Students who participate in actions that would result in suspensions/expulsions during graduation practice may be excluded from graduation exercises, activities, and/or ceremonies.

Attendance Requirement:

a. In order for students to participate in the graduation ceremony, students must be present for 90% of the school year. No more than 18 days can be missed with the exception of a medical situation requiring a doctor's note.


a. Students must have no outstanding obligations. All textbooks, library books, and team uniforms must be turned in. All fees must be paid in full.

Exceptions, due to special circumstances, may be granted only through an appeal to the VUSD Governing Board.


approved: November 9, 1994 Murphys, California

revised: November 6, 1996

revised: July 19, 2000

revised: August 16, 2000

revised: July 18, 2001

revised: August 15, 2001

revised: February 20, 2008

revised: October 21, 2009

revised: September 15, 2010

revised: August 14, 2013

revised: February 15, 2017