MGM 8th Grade Gator News

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August 31, 2015


Welcome to Eighth Grade! We are so excited to be back at school with our students and we look forward to a great school year. Please read below for house news, upcoming assessments, and 8th grade house highlights!


Open House

We look forward to meeting you at Open House tomorrow, Tuesday, September 1st from 6pm-7:30 pm. Students will bring home their schedules for you to use tomorrow evening so that you will know which teachers to drop by and visit.

There will also be a Schoology station set up to help you obtain your parent codes to access this site. We look forward to meeting everyone tomorrow evening.


Get your 2016 Gator Tales yearbook at the lowest price of the year! Orders will be taken through September 18 for $50! You can order with cash or check through the front office, or click HERE to access the Josten's site to place your order!

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The yearbook staff is always in need of sports photos. If your child is part of a MGM or Riverbluff sports team and you have pictures for yearbook consideration, please email them to Thank you!


Healing Hearts is a grief support program offered through Lexington School District 1. If your family or students has experienced loss, you may be interested. The next session of Healing Hearts will be held at MGM on October 12, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00.

For more information on Healing Hearts, click HERE.


Check Schoology for more details. Email your student's teacher with specific questions.

Pre-Algebra: Test Thursday (9/3); SLO Pre-Assessment Friday (9/4)

Algebra I: Test Thursday (9/3); SLO Pre-Assessment Friday (9/4)

Algebra II: SLO Pre-Assessment Friday (9/4)

Science: Quiz Friday (9/4) Speed, Displacement, Time-Distance Graph

Social Studies: Age of Exploration Quiz on Wednesday (9/2)

Please check Schoology three times a week for "Updates" for Social Studies.

World Language French Immersion: None

World Language Novice B1: None

World Language Novice B2: None

World Language Novice B3: None

World Language Novice C1: None

World Language Novice C2: None

World Language Novice C3 Spanish: None

World Language Latin Novice A: None

World Language Latin I: None

World Language Latin II: None

ELA Grade Level: See Schoology for updates

English I: Summer Reading assignment is due by August 31st.

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!