Graduation Cap Decoration Information

  • PSJA ISD Graduates will be allowed to decorate their cap for graduation. Please know they must comply with the following guidelines as failure to follow them will result in the removal of the cap at the ceremony: 

    • Only the flat, top area of the mortar board may be decorated. There may be nothing hanging down from any of the sides of the cap. 
    • Decorations must be flat on the surface of the cap. 3-D creations are prohibited. Make sure items are secured and not falling off
    • Do not use battery operated devices or blinking lights
    • Do not use anything that makes noise

    They should NOT:

    • contain any business or political advertisement, symbols, abbreviations, initials, words, slogans, patches, or pictures that: Refer to drugs or controlled substances, tobacco, alcohol, or weapons or be of a sexual nature or denote an affiliation with gangs or which advocate drug use, violence, illegal activity, or disruptive behavior which is detrimental to the safety and welfare of other students  
    • Be obscene, profane, or vulgar 
    • Include numbers other than the graduation year 
    • Threaten the safety and welfare of any person  

    Graduation caps will be reviewed and approved in advance of the ceremony. It is appropriate to put the following on your cap.   

    • Thank a parent, grandparent, teacher, friend 
    • Recognize the university you will be attending 
    • Your graduation year
    • Bible Verse  
    • Inspirational Quote  
    • Sports/Fine Arts, other extracurricular activities you were part of 
    • COVID-19 symbolic images or phrases 



Last Modified on May 26, 2020