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IB graduation and exam traditions

Every school has developed its own traditions surrounding graduation. How did these traditions form and where did they originate? Here are some question that got us thinking:

Who started the graduation cap toss, now celebrated by graduates around the world? Mortarboard?
Why are diplomas traditionally called sheepskins?
How did Pomp and Circumstance become a traditional graduation song?

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What are your traditions?

On July 6, the class of 2013 will receive their exam results. To congratulate these graduates, we’d like to celebrate your traditions.

Has your school developed traditions around the IB diploma or exam results? How does your school congratulate students for the hard work they completed during the DP?

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