ORANGE COUNTY – High school graduation weekend kicks-off Friday—first up is Orange County Schools.

Orange High School and Cedar Ridge High School are celebrating their commencement ceremonies in the Dean Dome. Partnership Academy is holding its ceremony at 9:30 a.m. in the A.L. Stanback Auditorium.

More than 800 graduates of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools will turn their tassels Saturday in the Dean Dome as well. Also in the CHCCS family, Phoenix Academy’s commencement is taking place Friday evening at the school, which is located off Merritt Mill Road.

Northwood High School of Chatham County Schools is celebrating Saturday in the Carmichael Area on UNC’s campus.

The Friday Center will host Pace Academy’s Saturday morning commencement.

Check-back with WCHL and Chapelboro through out the weekend for coverage of all the festivities.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools: Saturday, June 8, at the Dean E. Smith Center

– East Chapel Hill HS: 9 a.m.  

– Chapel Hill HS:  1 p.m

– Carrboro HS:  5 p.m.

– Phoenix Academy HS: 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Phoenix Academy HS

Orange County Schools:  Friday, June 7, at the Dean E. Smith Center

– Orange HS: 7:30 pm

– Cedar Ridge HS: 4:30 pm

– Partnership Academy: 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 7,  in the A.L. Stanback Auditorium 



– Pace Academy (Charter): 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at The Friday Center

– Northwood High School (Chatham County Schools):  Saturday, 11:00 a.m. June 8, at Carmichael Area