MJS Class of 2016

A Newsletter for All Things 8th Grade

Week of April 11, 2016

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It's Time for the Show!

Tickets for The Wiz are now on sale! Seating is reserved and we have almost sold out the evening performances, so click here to buy your tickets today!


Friday, April 15 7pm (Call time 6pm) Blue Cast/Crew

Saturday, April 16 2pm (Call time 1pm) Blue Cast/Crew

Saturday, April 16 7pm (Call time 6pm) White Cast/Crew
Sunday, April 17 2pm (Call time 1pm) White Cast/Crew


  • Monday-Thursday (4/11-4/14) Rehearsals 3:10-6pm, Snacks will be provided
  • Your child should have shared with you a Dress Rehearsal Checklist (see Schoology)
  • Everyone is expected to stay after the show on Sunday to strike the set
  • Parking for the performances will be available at the Sheraton. Validation cards may be picked up at the box office in the HPAC.
  • THANK YOU so much for all of your donations for snacks, concessions, and your help backstage - your support and generosity is extraordinary!

Click here for the complete TECH schedule.

Friday Families: So You Wanted to Meet the Wizard?!

Google Cardboard Pioneer Expedition

Community Day: Do the Hustle!

End of Year Events

You should have received your Graduations Announcements, they were handed out to students on Wednesday, March 23.

2nd dress fitting April 22, 2016

Girl's don't forget you will need your white 2" heel graduation shoes.

There will be a special schedule for 8th graders in May/June. Please be prepared for a host of special events!

Baccalaureate Mass: Wednesday, June 1at 5pm

Last Day of School: Thursday, June 2, dismissal at noon

Graduation: Friday, June 3 at 4pm

8th Grade Reach Out: St. Francis Center

Student ambassadors to St. Francis Center on Tuesday, April 12 will be Hayden, Hayley E., Carter, and Kaitlin M. Mrs. Byrne will meet you in front of the school at 6:45am. For the complete schedule and more information on our Reach Out, please click here.

Thank you to Mrs. Dilbeck for your supervision of this Reach Out and to all of our parent drivers!

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Please come and support our Mayfield Mustangs! Here is what's coming up this week, for the complete season schedule, please visit the "MJS Athletics" page on the parent portal.

APR 12

Golf Tryouts

Start 11:00 AM

At Altadena golf course

Location: Altadena Golf Course

Have you followed us on Twitter yet? @MJSAthletics It's a great way to get up-to-date game results!

Author Visit: Kwame Alexander

Things to Look Forward to...

  • Monday-Thursday (4/11-4/14) Rehearsals in the HPAC 3:10-6pm

The Wiz Performances:

Friday, April 15 7pm (Call time 6pm) Blue Cast/Crew

Saturday, April 16 2pm (Call time 1pm) Blue Cast/Crew

Saturday, April 17 7pm (Call time 6pm) White Cast/Crew
Sunday, April 18 2pm (Call time 1pm) White Cast/Crew, Strike immediately following

  • Monday, April 18: No School for 8th Grade (Games in the afternoon)
  • Friday, April 22: Earth Day - 8th Grade will stay on campus all day
  • Tuesday, April 26: Field Trip to Homeboy Industries
  • Tuesday, May 3: Field Trip to City Council
  • May 4-6: Magical Mystery Tour - More information to come!

Recyle & Read is Coming Soon!

Morning Prayer Channel

Have you visited our Morning Prayer channel on Vimeo lately? Your child may have been featured this week!

Morning Prayer @MJS

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8th Grade Advisory Team

Pamela Danni, Team Leader and Director of Student Activities (pdanni@mayfieldjs.org)

Lisa Byrne, Advisor, Play Director, and Co-Team Leader (lbyrne@mayfieldjs.org)

Chris Goethals, Advisor and Secondary School Liaison (cgoethals@mayfieldjs.org)

Juan Garcia, Advisor and Student Council Leader (jgarcia@mayfieldjs.org)

Ruth Villarreal, Advisor and Athletics Director (rvillarreal@mayfieldjs.org)

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