Staff photo: Julie Wells

Staff photo: Julie Wells

Staff photo: Julie Wells

Ashley Frix, who is Agnes Scott College bound, helps her friend, Ashley Grant, place her cap on just right. Grant in undecided between Savannah College of Art and Design and Georgia State College for her college career. The Newton County School System kicked off its 2011 graduation ceremonies with Alcovy High School's program at Church in the Now in Conyers. Newton High School's Class of 2011 will graduate at 10 a.m. today and Eastside High's at 4 p.m. today, both at Church in the Now.