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Wake County High School Graduations Under Way

Posted June 1, 2007 10:37 p.m. EDT
Updated June 2, 2007 7:26 a.m. EDT

— The first in a series of Wake County high school graduations kicked off Friday night.

Southeast Raleigh High held its graduation at Reynolds Coliseum, and 18 other Wake County high schools will hold commencement services between now and June 10.

Southeast Raleigh High is one of ten WCPSS schools that will hold graduation ceremonies at Reynolds. On Thursday June 7, Leesville Road High has graduation at 5 p.m. and Millbrook High has graduation at 8 p.m. On Friday June 8, Wakefield High has graduation at 5 p.m. and Cary High at 8 p.m. On Saturday, June 9, Garner High has graduation at 8 a.m., Green Hope High at 11 a.m., East Wake High at 2 p.m. and Apex High at 5 p.m. Enloe High will hold its graduation at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 10.

Five high schools plan to hold graduation ceremonies at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts. On Thursday, June 7, Athens Drive High will hold its graduation at 5 p.m. and Wake Forest-Rolesville High at 8 p.m. On Friday, June 8, Fuquay-Varina High will hold its graduation at 11 a.m., Knightdale High at 2p.m. and Sanderson High at 5 p.m.

Two schools will hold graduation ceremonies at Broughton High School’s Holiday Gym. On Saturday, June 9, Broughton High holds graduation at 10 a.m. and Middle Creek High at 3 p.m.

Phillips High will hold its graduation in Meymandi Hall at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 7. Longview School will hold its graduation at Longview School at 6 p.m., Thursday, June 7.

Six schools are holding graduation at four different sites on June 7. Five schools are holding graduation at two locations on Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9.

This is the first graduating class for Knightdale High. Holly Springs High and Panther Creek High opened this year with ninth and tenth grades and the Wake Early College for Health and Sciences opened this year with a ninth grade.