North Point graduation ceremony changed to 7 p.m.

North Point graduation ceremony changed to 7 p.m.

North Point High Schools’ graduation ceremony time on Tuesday, June 3, has been pushed back to start at 7 p.m. This is a one-hour time change to the 6 p.m. start time that has been previously advertised. After school system officials consulted with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, it was determined an earlier start time would cause a disruption to the safe dismissal of William A. Diggs Elementary and Theodore G. Davis Middle schools.

On Tuesday, June 3 the parking lots at North Point and the school’s convocation center will open at 5 p.m. Graduating seniors are expected to arrive at North Point by no later than 5:15 p.m. North Point High School will be closed to all students on June 3 in order for ceremony arrangements to be finalized.

Parents were notified of the time change by school officials today. The Charles County Public Schools 2013-14 Parent Handbook/Calendar was updated on the school system website at to reflect the change.

Charles County Public Schools provides 26,400 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 35 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, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Patricia Vaira, Title IX Coordinator and Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Pamela Murphy, Section 504 Coordinator (employees/adults), at Charles County Public Schools, central office building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, Maryland 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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