The Howard County Public School System has announced graduation dates for the class of 2014.

The school system typically announces graduation dates later in the spring; this year, the dates were confirmed earlier "to better accommodate parents, students, schools and community members," according to the Wednesday announcement.

The graduation dates are as follows:

Friday, May 23

  • Cedar Lane School — 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, May 27

  • Oakland Mills High School — Noon
  • Reservoir High School — 4 p.m.
  • Howard High School — 8 p.m.

Wednesday, May 28

  • Wilde Lake High School — Noon
  • Marriotts Ridge High School — 4 p.m.
  • River Hill High School — 8 p.m.

Thursday, May 29

  • Hammond High School — Noon
  • Glenelg High School — 4 p.m.
  • Centennial High School — 8 p.m.

Friday, May 30

  • Atholton High School — 8 a.m.
  • Long Reach High School — Noon
  • Mount Hebron High School — 4 p.m.

All commencement ceremonies will be at Merriweather Post Pavilion, except for Cedar Lane. That ceremony will take place at the Fulton school.