Education

Area high school graduations

Posted May 5, 2013
Updated June 7, 2013

It's tassle-turning season again. Local high schools will hold commencement ceremonies over the next month to honor Class of 2013 graduates.

Please note that admission lo listings below may be limited to ticket holders only. Check with the school system for more information.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

Saturday, June 8

  • East Chapel Hill High School – 9 a.m., UNC-Chapel Hill – Dean E. Smith Center
  • Chapel Hill High School – 1 p.m., UNC-Chapel Hill – Dean E. Smith Center
  • Carrboro High School – 5 p.m., UNC-Chapel Hill – Dean E. Smith Center

Chatham County Schools

Friday, June 7

  • SAGE Academy – 3 p.m., Jordan-Matthews High School
  • Chatham Central High School – 7 p.m., Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, Sanford

Saturday, June 8

  • Jordan-Matthews High School – 10 a.m., Jordan-Matthews High School
  • Northwood High School – 11 a.m., UNC-Chapel Hill – Carmichael area

Cumberland County Schools

Thursday, June 6

  • Westover High School – 8 a.m., Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
  • Douglas Byrd High School –11 a.m., Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
  • Terry Sanford High School – 2 p.m., Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
  • Cape Fear High School – 5 p.m., Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
  • Jack Britt High School – 8 p.m., Cumberland County Crown Coliseum

Friday, June 7

  • E.E. Smith High School – 8 a.m., Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
  • Gray’s Creek High School –11 a.m., Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
  • Seventy-First High School – 2 p.m., Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
  • Pine Forest High School – 5 p.m., Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
  • South View High School – 8 p.m., Cumberland County Crown Coliseum

Durham Public Schools

Friday, May 17

  • Early College High School – 9 a.m., North Carolina Central University – McDougald Gym
  • City of Medicine Academy – 1 p.m., North Carolina Central University – McDougald Gym
  • Middle College High School – 5 p.m., North Carolina Central University – McDougald Gym

Friday, June 7

  • Hillside High School – 9 a.m., Duke University – Cameron Indoor Stadium
  • Northern High School – 1 p.m., Duke University – Cameron Indoor Stadium
  • Durham Schools of the Arts – 5 p.m., Duke University – Cameron Indoor Stadium

Edgecombe County Public Schools

Monday, June 10

  • Tarboro High School – 6 p.m., Tarboro High School Football Stadium
  • North Edgecombe High School – 8 p.m., Edgecombe Community College – Keihin Auditorium

Tuesday, June 11

  • Southwest Edgecombe High School – 6 p.m., Lee R. Hall Athletic Complex

Franklin County Schools

Saturday, June 8

  • Bunn High School -- 10 a.m. 
  • Franklinton High School -- 2 p.m.
  • Louisburg High School -- 6 p.m.

Granville County Schools

Friday, June 7

  • Southern Granville High School – 7 p.m., Southern Granville High School

Saturday, June 8

  • J.F. Webb High School – 9 a.m., J.F. Webb High School
  • Granville Central High School – 1 p.m., Granville Central High School

Harnett County Schools

Friday, June 7

  • Harnett Central High School – 7:30 p.m., Harnett Central High School

Saturday, June 8

  • Overhills High School – 10 a.m., Overhills High School
  • Triton High School – 2 p.m., Triton High School
  • Western Harnett High School – 6 p.m., Western Harnett High School

Johnston County Schools

Friday, June 7

Due to the threat of rain, all Johnston County graduation ceremonies will be held indoors.

  • South Campus Community High School – 10 a.m., South Campus Community High School
  • Cleveland High School – 6 p.m., Cleveland High School
  • North Johnston High School – 6 p.m., North Johnston High School
  • Smithfield-Selma High School – 6 p.m., Smithfield-Selma High School
  • South Johnston High School – 6 p.m., South Johnston High School
  • West Johnston High School – 6 p.m., West Johnson High School
  • Clayton High School – 6:30 p.m., Clayton High School
  • Corinth Holders High School – 6:30 p.m., Corinth Holders High School
  • Princeton High School – 7 p.m., Princeton High School

Lee County Schools

Friday, June 7

  • Southern Lee High School – 7:30 p.m., Cavalier Stadium

Moore County Schools

Friday, June 7

  • North Moore High School – 7 p.m., North Moore High School Football Stadium
  • Union Pines High School – 8 p.m., Union Pines High School

Saturday, June 8

  • Pinecrest High School – 8 a.m., Pinecrest High School Football Stadium

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools

Friday, June 7

  • Tar River Academy – 6 p.m., Tar River Academy

Saturday, June 8

  • Rocky Mount High School – 9 a.m., Rocky Mount High School
  • Northern Nash High School – 11 a.m., Northern Nash High School
  • Nash Central High School – 2 p.m., Nash Central High School
  • Southern Nash High School – 4 p.m., Southern Nash High School

Orange County Schools

Friday, June 7

  • Partnership Academy – 9:30 a.m., A.L Stanback Middle School
  • Cedar Ridge High School – 4:30 p.m., UNC-Chapel Hill – Dean E. Smith Center
  • Orange High School – 7:30 p.m., UNC-Chapel Hill – Dean E. Smith Center

Person County Schools

Saturday, June 8

  • Person High School – 9 a.m., Person High School

Roanoke Rapids Graded School District

Friday, June 7

  • Roanoke Rapids High School – 3 p.m., Roanoke Rapids High School

Sampson County Schools

Friday, June 7

  • Union High School – 4 p.m., Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center
  • Lakewood High School – 7 p.m., Lakewood High School

Wake County Public School System

Monday, June 10

  • Enloe High School – 8 a.m., Raleigh Convention Center
  • Broughton High School – 10 a.m., Broughton High School Holiday Gymnasium
  • Wakefield High – Noon, Raleigh Convention Center
  • Knightdale High School – 2 p.m., Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – Memorial Auditorium
  • Leesville High School – 4 p.m., Raleigh Convention Center
  • Heritage High School – 6 p.m., Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – Memorial Auditorium
  • Millbrook High School – 8 p.m., Raleigh Convention Center

Tuesday, June 11

  • Green Hope High School – 8 a.m., Raleigh Convention Center
  • East Wake High School – 10 a.m., Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – Memorial Auditorium
  • Sanderson High School – Noon, Raleigh Convention Center
  • Middle Creek High School – 2 p.m., Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – Memorial Auditorium
  • Cary High School – 4 p.m., Raleigh Convention Center
  • Phillips High School – 5 p.m., Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – Meymandi Hall
  • Wake Forest-Rolesville High School – 8 p.m., Raleigh Convention Center

Wednesday, June 12

  • Fuquay-Varina High School – 8 a.m., Raleigh Convention Center
  • Panther Creek High School – Noon, Raleigh Convention Center
  • Holly Springs High School – 4 p.m., Raleigh Convention Center
  • Longview High School – 5:30 p.m., Longview High School
  • Athens Drive High School – 8 p.m., Raleigh Convention Center

Thursday, June 13

  • Garner High School – 8 a.m., Raleigh Convention Center
  • Apex High School – Noon, Raleigh Convention Center

Wayne County Public Schools

Friday, June 7

  • Rosewood High School – 7 p.m., Branch Pope Football Field

Saturday, June 8

  • Charles B. Aycock High School – 9 a.m., Hardy Talton Athletic Field
  • Eastern Wayne High School – 9 a.m., Warrior Football Stadium
  • Spring Creek High School – 10 a.m., Mount Olive College – Kornegay Arena

Tuesday, June 12

  • Southern Wayne High School – 7 p.m., Mount Olive College – Kornegay Arena

Thursday, June 14

  • Goldsboro High School – 6 p.m., Goldsboro High School

Weldon City Schools

Sunday, June 9

  • Weldon High School – 4 p.m., Halifax Community College – The Centre

Wilson County Schools

Saturday, June 8

  • Ralph L. Fike High School – 10 a.m., Ralph L. Fike High School
  • James Hunt High School – 1 p.m., James Hunt High School
  • Beddingfield High School – 4 p.m., Beddingfield High School

Vance County Schools

Friday, June 7

  • Western Vance High School – 7 p.m., Western Vance High School

Saturday, June 8

  • Northern Vance High School – 8 a.m., Northern Vance High School
  • Southern Vance High School – 11 a.m., Southern Vance High School
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  • ncooke97 May 30, 12:04 p.m.

    Why was a college pic chosen to represent a "high school" graduation article? I'm just sayin.....

  • jrfergerson May 30, 11:53 a.m.

    HEY WRAL, DID NOT SEE THE GRADUATION SCHEDULES FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM

  • yinyangtkdgirl May 30, 9:36 a.m.

    CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL GRADUATES OF CLASS 2013