Dear 8th Grade Students and Parents:
**Please mark these important dates on your calendar**
The 8th Grade Celebration will be on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. in the quad at Riles Middle School.
The 8th grade celebration takes place on a regular school day. The celebration will include each student being called to the stage to receive a certificate, student speeches, and recognition of our 4.0 and Honor Roll students. Students need to arrive at school at the normal time and report to their 1st period class at 7:55 a.m. Students with 3 or more Fs at the 4th quarter progress report and students who have been suspended in the 4th quarter may not participate in the celebration.
Each student meeting requirements to attend the ceremony will be given four tickets for admission. Only ticket holders will be admitted at 8:30 a.m., after which non-ticket holders will be admitted as room permits. The promotion celebration will conclude by 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be provided Tuesday, May 28th. Students are required to remain seated until the conclusion of the celebration. Students will follow our school dress code as this is a regular school day; hats are not allowed. At the conclusion of the ceremony, parents will be able to sign their child out for the remainder of the school day.
The 8th Grade Awards Night will be Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Riles Multipurpose Room. Individual students and families will receive an invitation to this event. Students that have been chosen by teachers for outstanding academic performance in each subject area and students that demonstrated outstanding citizenship throughout the year will be recognized. Also, our top female and male scholar/athlete will be announced.
The 8th grade promotion trip will be on Friday, May 24, 2013 at Sun Splash in Roseville. Admission, lunch and transportation are $30.00 for each student. Tickets may be purchased May 6th- May 17th, before school or during lunch in the main office. Students will need money for any other food/drinks. No food or drinks are allowed to be brought inside the park, and bags will be checked. Other schools may be there, but no public admissions will be allowed. Students must have at least 90 merits, no suspensions in the 4th quarter, and a minimum 2.0 grade point average to attend the trip. The last day to earn merits is Wednesday, May 1, 2013. In addition, all students must clear any outstanding debts prior to purchasing a ticket. Please complete and return the Field Trip Permission/Emergency Information form when purchasing a ticket for the event. Students will receive the permission form in their 2nd period class on Friday, May 3rd.