Eighth Grade Updates

March 21 - 25

iPad Use & Charging

As we approach a long holiday, please be sure to remind your student to keep track of their device and make sure it is charged upon return to school April 4th.

As a reminder, students should not have any chat apps on their school iPad. As of March 25th, Twitter will no longer be available. We have MANY students who are using Twitter to chat amongst their peers. Please monitor your child's social media accounts for texting during class time.

Field Trip Money & Permission Slips

As a reminder, permission slips and money are due by Thursday, April 21st for our trip to Raleigh, NC.

If you need financial assistance, you must contact your child's homeroom teachers by April 4th. The cost is $30 per student which covers charter buses, lunch, and museum visits.

Yearbook Deadline

Yearbooks may be purchased through April 8th. They are priced at $45 and can be purchased through the school or through the website www.yearbookordercenter.com Order number is 10335. We have a limited number of books for sale at this point, so reserving your copy as soon as possible is important.

Also, beginning April 4th, students will be able to purchase extra books from last year (over runs) for $10. THIS WILL BE A CASH ONLY SALE. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.

Duke Summer Sessions for Middle School

http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/honors-institute-for-middle-school-students


Please see the above link for information on summer sessions for the Honors Institute at Duke University should you be interested. A great opportunity for growth for students who are seeking high academic growth.

March 25 - April 1 ~ Student Spring Holidays

Classroom Dojo

Please be sure you are linked to your student's account for updates on behavior.

Email your child's homeroom teacher for information.

March 23 - Social Studies Benchmark