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Traditionally, the moving of the tassel at graduation is called, "turning the tassel" or "the turning of the tassel ceremony." It symbolizes one's transition from candidate to graduate. Standard protocol in the US dictates that the tassel be worn on the right side of one's mortarboard at commencement and then, during the ceremony, moved to the left side. Teachers and administrators at commencement place their tassels on the left.

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What is moving the tassel over called?

turning the tassel or turning of the tassel.


What should be said to turn the tassels?

In moving a graduation tassel, this represents moving from a child's life to a new life as an adult. A nice poem or verse pertaining to a new start would be good.


What is said during the turning of the tassel?

There is no common saying that occurs during the turning of the tassel but it common for a speech to be given. Turning of the tassel occurs during a graduation ceremony.


What is the graduation head cover called?

The graduation "cap" is called a mortar I believe. The cap and tassel have a long history of educational significance. The graduation cap today continues to signify personal and academic achievement, despite the fact it's only worn for a few hours!


What side of the graduation cap should the tassel hang for high school before graduation ceremony?

Right moved to left


Should preschool and kindergarten graduates also turn the tassel during a graduation ceremony?

Turning the tassel might be a little bit much for children that age.


What side of the graduation cap should the tassel hang for high school?

Left side.


What side should the tassel go on graduation pictures?

Traditionally, at the ceremony, the tassel hangs to the right, then either en masse or as the diploma/degree is given, it is switched to the left. For the purposes of photographs taken before you graduate you should hang the tassel to the left as the pictures are of a graduate, not of a someone who will graduate.


What would you see hanging from a rearview mirror in a car?

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What is a red felt cap with a tassel called?

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On what side of the graduation cap should the tassel hang?

According to the answer posted for another question, US protocol is for it to start on the student's right and be moved during the ceremony to the left.


Which side does the graduation tassel go after a student graduates?

For high school graduations and undergraduate degrees, it goes on the right before you graduate and is then switched to the left after you graduate. For masters degrees and doctorates, it starts on the left and stays on the left. It is not moved before, during, or after graduation.


When did Old Tassel die?

Old Tassel died in 1788.


When was Hรดtel Tassel created?

Hôtel Tassel was created in 1894.


When is graduation day in Canada?

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Why would your graduation be a significant moment?

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What are the lines on a thermometer called?

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How tall is Ashley Van Tassel?

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What is a naval academy graduation called?

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How tall is Sabrina Van Tassel?

Sabrina Van Tassel is 175 cm.


When did Van Tassel Sutphen die?

Van Tassel Sutphen died in 1945.