2020 8th Grade Newsletter: Week 8

May 26 - May 29

Summer is On the Way!


  • What an amazing Memorial Day weekend! As May winds down and we head into June, we hope you are finding time to get outside and enjoy the summer-like weather.

  • Shortened School Week: Tuesday through Friday this week. A few changes have been made to our Zoom schedule for this week, so check carefully below.

  • As always, continue to monitor email, the online portal, teacher platforms (Schoology, Google Classroom, Remind, etc.), and School Tool for communications and work completion information.
Naples CSD Online Portal (click here)

Your one-stop-shop for all of your classes--assignments, Zoom schedules, announcements, etc.

NCS School Closure Update Information From Mr. Frahm

Click here for the latest communication from Superintendent Frahm.

8th Grade Zoom Schedule: May 26 - May 29

Monday, 5/25:

No School--No Zoom Sessions

Tuesday, 5/26:

Thayer/Ramsey (Success Strategies): By email appointment only this week.

McMullen (Algebra): 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Ellison/Boylan (MS Science): 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Green (SS 8): 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 5/27:

McMullen (Math 8 Period 7): 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

McMullen (Math 8 Period 3): 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Healey (MS English): 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Kretschman (Earth Science): 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, 5/28:

Bariteau (8th Grade Band): 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Reigelsperger (Spanish 8): 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Green/Boylan (MS SS): 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Green (SS 8): 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Friday, 5/29:

McMullen (Algebra): 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Weller (English 8 Period 1): 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Weller (English 8 Period 7): 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

8th Grade Work Schedule: 5/26 - 5/29 (CLICK HERE)

Check here for each class's weekly work requirements.

The PE Department's Fitness Tip This Week: RUNNING!

Click HERE to learn about the benefits of running and how to stay safe!

ART CHALLENGE from Mrs. Neubauer: Recreating Famous Artwork!

ONE WEEK LEFT to recreate famous pieces of artwork at home!

Choose a famous piece of artwork and try to recreate it. Check out these creative recreations HERE.

Submit your pictures to Mrs. Weller (jweller@naplescsd.org) and Mrs. Neubauer (mneubauer@naplescsd.org) to be included in a future 8th grade newsletter and as part of the NCS Art Challenge Virtual Show by this Friday, May 29.

How Mindfulness Can Help During COVID-19 (CLICK HERE)

This Week's Mental Health Resource From Mrs. Kastner!

First Chapter Fridays with Mrs. Weller and Mrs. Betrus!

Join these NCS English Nerds every Friday at 3 p.m. on Facebook Live to hear about the latest young adult books you should be reading! This week: Books That Will Make You Cry


Check out last week's video about "Books That Are Perfect For Adults & Teens Alike" HERE.

VIrtual Spririt Week: We Love Our Pets!

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Please reach out to any of the 8th grade teachers for assistance and guidance. Teachers check their email regularly throughout the week.

If you have specific questions about the newsletter, please contact Jaime Weller (jweller@naplescsd.org).