06/12/2013 02:29 pm ET

'Twerking' Video Suspension: Students Allowed At High School Graduation (VIDEO)

Six seniors from California almost missed out on their high school graduation because of a twerking video gone viral. According to UT San Diego, more than 30 students were suspended from Scripps Ranch High School after shooting a twerking dance video on school property with school equipment.

The teens who took part in making the video were also banned from prom and commencement, but Fox 5 San Diego reports that students were allowed to walk at graduation, despite concerns otherwise.

According to one parent, the school board was convinced to change their decision after a group of parents fought back and stood up to the administration.

"I think that's the right thing to do," one graduating senior said.

Watch the video above for more on the story.

While students at Scripps Ranch High School were able to walk in their graduation despite serious controversy, other teens in the class of 2013 haven't been as lucky. Haley Coker from South Carolina was told she could not walk at her high school graduation because she missed the event run-through, and attendance at graduation practice is required of all students.

Even after a valiant attempt at a social media campaign to change her school's mind (including the hashtag #HaleyCokerWalkItOut), Fox Carolina reports that Haley still wasn't able to walk up to the stage and receive her diploma.

Tell us: Do you think these students should have been allowed to participate in their graduations? Sound off in the comments or tweet at @HuffPostTeen.



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