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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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turning the tassel or 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.


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.


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!


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


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.


Fuzzy Dice, Air Freshener, Beads, Cross, Graduation Tassel


The most beautiful college wear is the cap and the gown upon graduation. The cap and the gown of college wear is beautiful because of the message that it sends to the wearer that a major goal has been accomplished which is in this case, graduation. The college wear that consist of a cap and a gown is also adorned with a gold, white or a black tassel to indicate that graduation has been accomplished. The toss of the tassel from the left to the right of the cap as applicable indicates graduation, which is not only a beautiful adornment but a beautiful achievement, as well.



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.


Hôtel Tassel was created in 1894.


Old Tassel died in 1788.


Graduation is a ceremony, where students become graduates. The date of graduation is called "graduation day". Some people have graduation parties to celebrate graduation. They are quite popular.


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.


They are temperature graduation marks.


Because you are moving on to a next level. If it was a High school graduation, you'd be leaving there for good. Leaving friends, teachers, and the environment If it was a Kindergarten graduation, then you'd be moving up from babies to kids. Any graduation deserves a celebration, from school, work, or even one you made up. -Allie(:


the 14 year education in Pakistan is called graduation


Yes, it is. It is graduation from high school, or also called secondary school graduation.


No, a tassel is a string bobble hanging from the fez


Ashley Van Tassel is 5'.


Graduation is part of the events of Commisioning Week.


Sabrina Van Tassel is 175 cm.


Van Tassel Sutphen died in 1945.


Ashley Van Tassel goes by Ash.


George Van Tassel was born on 1910-03-12.



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