Colorado school district stops endorsing baccalaureate services (January 2, 2018)

Where: Palisade High School.

Violation: An invocation led by a pastor was scheduled for its 2018 graduation ceremony and the district was endorsing a baccalaureate service for graduating seniors.

Outcome: On Jan. 2, in a letter from an attorney representing the school district, FFRF was assured that Palisade High School would discontinue the invocation portion of its graduation ceremony and that the principal of the high school was reminded of the district’s policy regarding graduation exercises.

FFRF attorney who handled the case: Patrick O’Reiley Legal Fellow Christopher Line.

Freedom From Religion Foundation