MGM 8th Grade Gator News
Learn By Doing...Lead By Example
September 21, 2015
Please read below for house news, upcoming assessments, and 8th-grade house highlights!
NEWS AND UPDATES
SWAMPFEST THIS FRIDAY - NEED VOLUNTEERS
SwampFest is coming September 25th. There will be inflatables, food and fun for students and staff. Each grade level will get around 1 hour to come out and enjoy the fun. Please consider volunteering for this event. The students and staff love SwampFest!
Sign in at the office and then head to the bus loop. Please arrive 10 minutes before your start time. Click Below.
PARENT CONFERENCES NEXT WEEK - October 1st and 2nd
It is not required that you have a parent-teacher conference. If you would like to request a conference, please complete the form by clicking HERE.
You will be contacted by Ashley Holmes with an assigned date/time. On the day of the conference, report to MGM's main office where you will be told where to go for your conference.
**If the volume of requests is too large to be accommodated on these two days, we will contact you to find another time that works. Thank you for your understanding!
YEARBOOK STAFF NEEDS YOUR HELP!
PSAT RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS
MID-CAROLINA AHEC (Health Careers Academy Medical Explorers Program)
Program for 8th-grade students. This program provides exploration
into health careers and prepares students for healthcare training
programs through activities that focus on communication, math and
science. The program is held one Tuesday evening monthly at Midlands
Technical College Airport Campus from 6pm-8pm. If you are interested
learning more about health careers through this program, please stop
by the MGM Counseling Center for an informational brochure and
application. Application deadline is September 30th.
For more information on Healing Hearts, click HERE.
Check Schoology for more details. Email your student's teacher with specific questions.
Pre-Algebra: Test Friday (9/25)
Algebra I: Quiz Tuesday (9/22)
Algebra II: Test Tuesday (9/22)
Science: Test Friday (Motion, Speed, Balanced and Unbalanced Forces, Time-distance Graphs) (9/25)
Retest Request Forms for the Mid-Unit 1 Test is due Tuesday 9/22
SC Proprietary Colony Quiz is Thursday 9/24
Retests are Thursday 9/24 & Friday 9/25 (based upon appointments)
ELA Grade Level: Summative Assessment Wednesday (9/23)
English I: See Schoology for updates
World Language French Immersion (8th): None
World Language French Passport: None
World Language Novice A: None
World Language Novice B2: Unit 5.1 Assessment
World Language Novice C1: None
World Language Novice C3 Spanish: None
World Language Latin Novice A: None
World Language Latin 1: None
World Language Latin 2: None