Redcliffs School has vowed to fight against its closure through the court if needed.
It was a double celebration for Maureen and Douw Grobler who donned graduation gowns and mortarboards together.
Invercargill's Fernworth Primary School latest to get iPads.
Southland's new trades academy is likely to focus on construction, engineering, agriculture and hospitality.
For most, graduation is a day of celebration but for the Strydom family it served as a reminder that their eldest daughter was no longer with them.