The Bossier Parish School Board shall not allow any student to participate in commencement exercises until he/she has successfully completed all graduation requirements as prescribed by the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE). Special Education students must meet all program requirements to receive a certificate of completion and participate in commencement exercises.
Students who complete their work at midterm may graduate at that time, but in doing so shall end their careers at the local high school.
Any senior student who is found guilty of any act which constitutes grounds for suspension or expulsion after having met the academic requirements for graduation, may be denied the right to receive his/her diploma at or participate in formal graduation exercises and in lieu thereof, be given his/her diploma in private.
Revised: June 10, 2014
Ref: La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §17:81
Board minutes, 6-10-14
Bossier Parish School Board