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Graduations Begin May 26

May 2, 2017

The 2017 high school commencement season is set to begin on Friday, May 26, and will end on Wednesday, June 14. Graduations taking place at DAR Constitution Hall will be streamed live, courtesy of DAR, on DAR’s website.

MCPS is inviting parents to submit their favorite graduation snapshots. Parents should select the best graduation photo of their child(ren) and email it to Many of the pictures will be posted on the MCPS website. Parents and students also can submit photos via Twitter and Facebook (using the hashtag #mcpsgrad). We will repost some of the photos on our social media pages.

To contribute a photo via email, follow these simple steps:

  • Choose your best, horizontal snapshot.
  • Send the photo as a jpeg file (no larger than 4 MB) and email it to
  • Include your child’s first name and school name. (We will not publish last names.)

By submitting a photo, parents are agreeing to its use for publication on the MCPS website. If you have questions, contact the Department of Public Information and Web Services at 301-279-3853 or email us at

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