Hello 8th Grade Parents!

This year has a lot in store!


We are so excited to be back with your students for their third and final year at Wakefield Middle! While some things stay the same from year to year, 8th grade does bring a good number of new topics and challenges. Please take a look below at all the things we will have going on for 8th grade.

8th grade is a huge year for growth and learning to be autonomous. We are, after all, working to prepare your students for high school! Please check with your student to make sure that they are using their agenda, signing in to powerschools with their own login, and keeping up with their academic commitments.

We can't wait to see what the year has in store!


Mrs. Huber

Mrs. Ciffone-Baker

New topics in 8th grade

This year we will focus on three main topics

1) High School Registration

2) Exploring College/CFNC

3) Focusing on how NOW impacts LATER

High School is Coming!

Schedule an appointment to talk about high school.

This fall, as we set our sights on high school, Mrs. Huber is available to talk about your student's 4 year plan with you. She's happy to tackle questions about class placements, block schedule, sports, electives, and more. Please call or email if you are interested in talking with her about what high school will look like for your student and his/her goals!

In the Spring Mrs. Huber will be working with students one-on-one to create their 4-year plan and discuss their high school goals.

High School Registration

Timelines change each year, so keep your eyes and ears open for information about high school registration in the Spring

Exploring College

Lunch & Learn

This year, small 8th grade lunch groups will talk with guest speakers about their college experience!

College Memorabilia

Do you have a college pennant or sign that you would like to donate to student services?! Help us grow a unique collection of college and university memorabilia to display for students to see!

Please note "for student services collection" when you bring it to the front office.

The Now

Grades, Registration, and High School, Oh My!

Feeling overwhelmed?! Make sure to sign up for PowerSchools so that you can monitor your student's grades! What they make now will have an impact on their high school classes next year.

Have a friend who hasn't received this email?! Feel free to forward it! And please encourage others to send me an updated email and I will add them to the list.

Contacting Mrs. Huber

Mrs. Huber is the 8th grade counselor at Wakefield Middle. Please contact her with any questions regarding schedules, high school registration, or concerns about your student. New to Wakefield? Feel free to contact her to set up an appointment to say hello!

Contacting Mrs. Ciffone-Baker

Mrs. Ciffone-Baker is the 8th grade assistant principal at Wakefield Middle. Please contact her with any questions regarding discipline or concerns about your student.