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All 8th grade activities are subject to the Eighth Grade Eligibility rules.

Event Dates

Where event dates are absent or tentative, watch for news:

Eighth Grade Events

Fall Semester

Fall Trip: Knott's Scary Farm

Tuesday, October 1, 2019: First day to pick up permission packet

Thursday, October 3, 2019: Tickets go on sale

Friday, October 25, 2019: Knott's Scary Farm Trip

  • The price is $90.
  • Eligibility is based on 10-week Progress Report & Activity Eligibility Requirements.
  • Ineligible students will have their $ refunded.
  • You must clear Library fees, Cafeteria fees, unexcused absences, and 6th & 7th grade textbooks.
  • Hand in the eligibility tear-off to your homeroom teacher.
  • Students can pick up their permission packets in Ms. McCarrell's room before or after school, break, or lunch.
  • Seats are limited. Sales close once the buses are filled.

See the Knott's Scary Farm page for more details.

Halloween Dance

Thursday October 31, 2019

Culmination Cap/Gown Fitting

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

  • All 8th grade students will be fitted for a gown during an extended homeroom.
  • Donations are welcome to cover the costs.
  • Absent students will be fitted during the week of culmination practice

Spring Semester

Panorama Picture Day

Thursday, March 5, 2020

  • Students should dress in school colors (green or white) or the class hoodie/T-shirt.
  • The picture will be taken during first period.
  • Photos are sold at the student Store, cash only, sale date to be announced.

See the Class Photos page for previous class photos.

Class Trip

Founding Fathers East Coast Tour

April 3 to April 9, 2020

  • Sign-ups: April 2019 thru Fall 2019

See the Class Trip page for details.

Class of 2020 Activities Donation Tear-Off
  • All 8th grade students must wear a gown for culmination.
  • All 8th grade students must hand-in the tear-off form to the Student Store to be eligible for culmination.
  • Tear-off is due March 20th at Student Store 
  • $20 cash-only donation are optional but greatly appreciated.
  • Donations allow the school to continue 8th grade festivities.
Culmination Parent Update

Hand-out date: to be announced

Return deadline: to be announced

  • During homeroom, students will receive an informational packet concerning culmination with a mandatory tear-off.
  • To ensure tickets and participation in the ceremony, students must return the tear-off to homeroom by the return deadline.
Spring Trip: Magic Mountain

Friday, May 15, 2020: Magic Mountain Trip

April 2020: First day to pick up permission packet Monday April 13th 

April 2020: Tickets go on sale Wednesday April 15th - Friday April 24th 

  • Sales will close once the buses are filled - Seats are limited. First come first served!
  • The price is $90.
  • Students can pick up their permission packet in Ms. McCarrell's room during break or lunch.
  • Eligibility is based on 15-week Progress Report & Activity Eligibility Requirements.
  • Ineligible Students will have their $ refunded.
  • Library fees, cafeteria fees, and unexcused absences must be cleared.
  • The necessary 8th-grade tear-off form must be handed in.
  • See the Magic Mountain page for more details.
Textbook, Library, & Cafeteria Fees Cleared

Deadline to be announced.

  • To be eligible for culmination, students must clear all of the following by the deadline:
    • Textbook fees
    • Learning resources
    • Library books
    • Cafeteria fees
Eighth Grade Picnic

Monday, June 8, 2020

  • Students must meet "Culmination Eligibility" requirements.
  • Students must be in attendance for the morning rehearsal to attend the picnic in the afternoon.

See the Eighth Grade Picnic page for more details.

Culmination Rehearsals

June 8-11, 2020

  • Students must meet Culmination Eligibility requirements and must attend all rehearsals for the entire day to participate in the culmination ceremony.
  • Students must have handed in the Class of 2020 Activities Donation tear-off to the Student Store to ensure a gown for the ceremony.
Class of 2020 Culmination

Friday, June 12, 2020

  • All culminating 8th graders must wear gowns.
  • No additional decorative items are allowed to be worn outside of your gown for the ceremony.

See the Culmination page for more details.