High school commencement season will get underway Tuesday as Garces Memorial High School seniors get ready to turn their tassels to the left side of their cap and become graduates.

The ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Rabobank Convention Center. 

The graduation kicks off a long list of high school ceremonies expected through the end of May and concluding early June. Bakersfield Christian High School will hold its commencement at 10 a.m. May 25 at the campus sports center. 

Kern High School District will kick off commencement season for its 18 comprehensive school sites with East Bakersfield High School. Its ceremony will be held 2 p.m. May 29 at the Rabobank Convention Center.

Ema Sasic can be reached at 661-395-7392. Follow her on Twitter: @ema_sasic

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