Prepare to toss high your mortar boards, graduates. With May comes the end of high school and the beginning of everything that comes after. Here are the times and places high schools in Reporter Newspaper communities plan to hold graduations for the class of 2012.
Atlanta Girls’ School
Where: Rich Theatre, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street NE
When: 5 p.m. May 19
Speaker: Elizabeth Vale, acting associate director of external affairs at the U.S. Treasury’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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Atlanta International School
Where: Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, 2715 Peachtree Road NE
When: 10 a.m. May 25
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Brandon Hall School
Where: Kimbrell Hall Auditorium, 1701 Brandon Hall Drive
When: 10:30 a.m. May 19
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Chamblee Charter High School
Where: North DeKalb Stadium, 3688 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road
When: 5:30 p.m. May 25
Speakers: Valedictorians Christina Curlette and Aidan Bevacqua; Salutatorians Patricia Beech and Anthony Chung
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Cross Keys High School
Where: Adams Stadium, 2415 North Druid Hills Road NE
When: 7:30 p.m. May 24
Speakers: Valedictorian Laura Ramirez and Salutatorian Chandra Dickey
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Cumberland Academy of Georgia
Where: Cumberland gymnasium, 650 Mt. Vernon Highway
When: 11 a.m. May 25
Speaker: Eva Galambos, mayor of Sandy Springs
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Dunwoody High School
Where: First Baptist Church Atlanta, 4400 North Peachtree Road
When: 5:30 p.m. May 24
Speakers: Valedictorian Luke Only and Salutatorian Jessica Anderson
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The Galloway School
Where: Galloway School gymnasium, 215 W. Wieuca Road NW
When: 6 p.m. May 24
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Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School
Where: Holy Innocents’ gymnasium, 805 Mount Vernon Highway NW
When: 10 a.m. May 19
Speaker: Holy Innocents’ valedictorian Natalie Sterrett
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Holy Spirit Preparatory School
Where: Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 4465 Northside Drive
When: 12:30 p.m. May 29
Speaker: Dr. William K. Thierfelder, president of Belmont Abbey College
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The Lovett School
Where: Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 3434 Roswell Road NW
When: 4 p.m. May 20
Speaker: Dr. Edward Ayers, president of the University of Richmond
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Marist School
Where:  Marist School Centennial Center, 3790 Ashford-Dunwoody Road
When: 2 p.m. May 26
Speakers: Archbishop Wilton Gregory, Father Jim Harrison
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Mount Vernon Presbyterian High School
Where: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, Glenn Campus, 510 Mount Vernon Highway
When: 10 a.m. May 19
Speaker: Journalist Violet Gonda
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North Atlanta High School
Where: Atlanta Civic Center, 395 Piedmont Avenue NE
When: 8 p.m. May 22
Speakers: Valedictorian Eric Zemmali and Salutatorian Paige Curtis
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North Springs Charter High School
Where: Cobb Energy Center, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway
When: 2:30 p.m. May 18
Speakers: Top 10 students Michelle Zaneta Plavnik, Madeline Rachel Frank, Chaitanya Tondepu, Clarice Virginia Reid, Angela Marie Berry, Courtland Michael Granish, Justin David Eisenberg, Claire Elizabeth Smith, Megan Sara Eisenberg, Haley Elyssa Goldman
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Pace Academy
Where: Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 3434 Roswell Road NW
When: 4 p.m. May 19
Speaker: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed
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Riverwood International Charter High School
Where: The Convocation Center, Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw
When: 3 p.m. May 19
Speakers: Valedictorian Julia Wahl, and students Elijah Owens, Rachel Staton
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St. Pius X Catholic High School
Where: Atlanta Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street NE
When: 9:30 a.m. May 19
Speakers:  Alumni James M. and Susan A. Lauria Seaver
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The Weber School
Where: Ferst Center for the Arts, Georgia Tech, 346 Ferst Drive
When: 11 a.m. June 3
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The Westminster Schools
Where: Pressly Patio, Westminster Schools campus, 1424 West Paces Ferry Road NW
When: 8:30 a.m. May 19
Speaker: Clyde Tuggle, senior vice president, chief public affairs and communications officer, the Coca-Cola Co.
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–Sources: various schools