What is a good gift for a high school graduate?

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  1. breathe2travel profile image80
    breathe2travelposted 7 years ago

    What is a good gift for a high school graduate?

  2. msorensson profile image67
    msorenssonposted 7 years ago

    A pen inscribed with his name and the year he is graduating

  3. profile image0
    Kommadantposted 7 years ago

    I would say money or a gift card.  High school kids are hard to shop for so I think that it'd be a good idea to give them the option to purchase the gift themselves.

    1. Ask Ashley profile image77
      Ask Ashleyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I agree. You can't go wrong with money. Have you ever given a kid money as a gift who wasn't happy to receive it? Highly unlikely and then you know they'll use the money for something they really want.

  4. cat on a soapbox profile image95
    cat on a soapboxposted 7 years ago

    The traditional gift of an inscribed or monogrammed pen, picture frame,  or paperweight is always nice especially if the graduate is a family relation or God child.  Today, I think it best to give giftcards or money and let the graduate choose electronics, dorm decorations, travel, etc. It just seems more practical.

  5. iefox5 profile image59
    iefox5posted 7 years ago

    Ask him/her what he wants, generally electronic products for boys and beautiful clothes for girls would be nice choices.

  6. coffeegginmyrice profile image82
    coffeegginmyriceposted 7 years ago

    A memorable blown-up framed photo digitally and artistically rendered of your child being in high school for his/her bedroom wall.  This will give the photograph a different, fresh look that probably would make your graduate to keep it on the wall longer.  Bonus: a matching new bookcase!  A 13" laptop would add all the happiness to your child's 4 years of hardwork and is specifically handy for college. Or a digital SLR camera where your child could perhaps produce new talents from it and explore around.

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    Chris Hughposted 7 years ago

    If she's a girl, this might be nice. http://www.examiner.com/review/purse-ho … or-ladies. It's a purse hook. One if those things you never knew you needed until you get one.

    1. breathe2travel profile image80
      breathe2travelposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Those are a great gift -- a great invention.  I received on a couple years ago.  It is handy. smile

    2. profile image0
      Chris Hughposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      They should be standard issue for women:)

  8. theseus profile image77
    theseusposted 7 years ago

    A month ago, I personally made a scrapbook for 5 of my volleyball players who graduated. It contained our pictures together, letters from me,  their co-players and their teachers. It took a lot of effort and money on my part, but the huge smiles and the hug they gave me were priceless.

    1. cat on a soapbox profile image95
      cat on a soapboxposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      What a thoughtful gift! I am sure each of your players will treasure that scrapbook for years to come. smile

  9. iwriteforyou profile image66
    iwriteforyouposted 7 years ago

    I would give them three books :

    The richest man in Babylon - George Clason
    How to win friends and influence people - Dale Carnegie
    Men are from Mars women are from Venus - John Gray

    Information, skills and knowledge they can use in the real world to fulfill their dreams.............

    Failing that an iPad always goes down well :-)

    1. ithabise profile image80
      ithabiseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Nice book choices!

  10. ackman1465 profile image60
    ackman1465posted 7 years ago

    I gave all my nieces and nephews a copy of "Harper's Study Bible" when they graduated from high school......

  11. ithabise profile image80
    ithabiseposted 7 years ago

    These days...a job if you have the ability to give it to them. Good luck to college graduates.

  12. Rpenafiel profile image65
    Rpenafielposted 6 years ago

    Cool and new gadget for the boys and a gift card for the girls. Girls love fashion and trends so gift cards will give them the freedom to shop for themselves. Maybe this hub can help you decide rpenafiel.hubpages.com/hub/Graduation-Stuff-Gifts-To-Consider-This-Graduation-Season

 
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