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Elementary School Graduation

Graduation Degradation

Liam Robb O'Hagan | Posted 06.26.2015 | Parents
Liam Robb O'Hagan

My son had his Fifth Grade graduation ceremony this week. The concept of graduating from elementary school seems odd to me. Don't get me wrong, the ceremony was lovely and I don't object to giving the kids a farewell. But do we have to call it a graduation?

Why We're So Proud of You ... and of Us ... on your Graduation Day

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 06.03.2015 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Tomorrow you will graduate from elementary school. Tomorrow we will all sit in little folding chairs in the cafeteria, watching proudly as you and your classmates line up and walk onto the stage to receive your diplomas.

Thanking the Heroes of My Son's Childhood, His Teachers

Carissa K | Posted 05.06.2015 | Parents
Carissa K

While I'm certainly proud of the person my son is and even more proud of the person he is on his way to becoming, my husband and I can't take all of the credit.

Soldier Father Gives His Fifth Grader The Ultimate Graduation Gift

Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents

Elementary school graduations don't usually come with much fanfare. But one fifth grader's dad turned the occasion into an unforgettable moment for hi...

Thank A Teacher Today (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.30.2013 | Parents

With summer vacation around the corner, Alison Slater Tate found herself thinking about how grateful she is for the role her kids' teachers play in th...

What I Would Like to Tell My Son's 5th Grade Teacher Now

Allison Tate | Posted 08.01.2013 | Parents
Allison Tate

Thank you for spending this year with my child, maybe the last year when I can really, truly call him a child, and for continuing to nurture his love of school. Thank you for the Friday afternoon dance parties, the reading breaks, and the current events assignments that had him reading news articles with new interest.