High school graduations set for May 31, June 1 and June 2

High school graduations set for May 31, June 1 and June 2


Graduation ceremonies for high schools seniors in the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Class of 2018 are planned for May 31, June 1 and June 2 at the Convocation Center at North Point High School in Waldorf.

The ceremony for North Point is Thursday, May 31. Ceremonies for Westlake, Henry E. Lackey and Maurice J. McDonough high schools are Friday, June 1. Seniors from St. Charles, Thomas Stone and La Plata high schools graduate on Saturday, June 2.

North Point’s ceremony is set for 7 p.m. May 31. North Point also is closed for all students May 31 to accommodate graduation activities and anticipated traffic on school grounds. All high schools, as well as William A. Diggs Elementary and Theodore G. Davis Middle schools, are closed for students Friday, June 1 to accommodate graduation ceremonies.

The schedule for June 1 is

  • Westlake, 9 a.m.;
  • Lackey, 2 p.m.; and
  • McDonough, 7 p.m.

The schedule for June 2 is

  • St. Charles, 9 a.m.;
  • Stone, 2 p.m.; and
  • La Plata, 7 p.m.

The childcare center at North Point is closed May 31 and June 1. Students who utilize bus transportation to the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center from North Point will be excused from class May 31. These students also can secure alternate transportation and attend classes at Stethem May 31. The Stethem Center is closed for all students June 1.

Graduation ceremonies will stream live on the CCPS website, www.ccboe.com. The Convocation Center is located at 2500 Davis Road, Waldorf, MD 20603. Questions about a specific school’s graduation planned graduation activities should be directed to the school.

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 26,900 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 36 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Patricia Vaira, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event. 

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