What to write: High school graduation messages

congratulations for your graduation card

 

It took years of school, late-night study sessions, and piles and piles of homework, but it’s finally here — high school graduation. The graduate in your life worked so hard, and they deserve some recognition.

But after you find the perfect card, what kind of high school graduation message do you write in it? Something sweet and sentimental? Something funny and fresh? Or maybe just a note about how to spend the cash they’ll be receiving for their great achievement?

No matter what you want to say, we’ve got you covered. Check out these things to write in a high school graduation card, and let the graduate in your life know how proud you are!                                   

Inspirational Graduation Wishes

  • All the world is at your feet. It’s just waiting for your next step.
  • You’re destined for amazing things.
  • You dreamed it, you did it! Congrats!
  • The brightest stars begin with a single spark. Time to shine, [Name]!

Heartfelt Graduation card messages

  • So much potential in such an amazing person.
  • I’ve never been more proud of you than I am right now.
  • I love the person you’ve become. Congratulations!
  • You inspire me each and every day. Congratulations to an incredible young man/woman!

Graduation card messages about money

  • Cash, bucks, dinero — no matter how you say it, it’s all yours. You earned it!
  • Pop quiz: How are you going to spend your cash? Answer: Any way you want!
  • A little moolah for you-lah. Congrats, and enjoy!
  • After all your hard work, go ahead and treat yourself! You deserve it!

Funny Graduation card messages

  • This officially makes you a smarty-pants. Way to go!
  • So you think you know everything now? Oh, wait. You do!
  • Congrats, graduate! I’m sure you — and your teachers — are relieved!
  • No more homework for you! Enjoy it, grad!

Hopefully these ideas for high school graduation messages have inspired you. Your graduate just survived four years of high school, so let them know you care by sharing in their excitement.

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In addition to writing for American Greetings, Alyssa writes short stories and enjoys traveling to distant countries. She lives in Cleveland.

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