8th Grade Graduation
Rehearsals & Ceremony Information
~ Rehearsal Schedule~
Tuesday, June 19th 1-2:30pm
During C Block, 8th graders will walk to Abbot Hall for rehearsal. Students will walk back to Charter for regular dismissal.
Wednesday, June 20th 10:30-noon (half day)
During B Block, 8th graders walk to Abbot Hall for rehearsal. Students will be dismissed from Abbot Hall at noon.
Students can be picked up from Abbot Hall at noon or they need a permission note from parents allowing them to leave on their own. Any students not picked up or dismissed with a note will be walked back to Charter.
~ Graduation ~
Thursday, June 21st at 7pm
Students should arrive by 6:20pm to take the class photo.
Please dress to impress! Boys will be given boutonnieres and girls will be given long stem roses, for the ceremony.
For questions or more information, please email Ellen Lodgen at email@example.com
Students had a fantastic trip to the World War II Museum.
Some quotes from the students:
“I thought the World War 2 Museum was very interesting and it’s amazing how many artifacts they were able to preserve.” – Sammy B
“I learned a lot about WW2 in class and when we went to the museum I learned more details about the events of the war.” Nathan P
“I was amazed by the number of one-of-a-kind artifacts on display. Personally, I thought the museum was very interesting and I would thoroughly enjoy going again.” Silas B
“I learned a lot about the war and even more about life in the war as soldier and as a citizen.” Olivia G
Greetings from the 8th grade!
Students returned from their winter break ready to fully emerge themselves in their classwork and that’s just what they’ve done.
Recently in science, students investigated properties of unidentified white substances in preparation for a forensic activity designed to identify an unknown criminal.
In Humanities, students have been learning about the events leading up to the Holocaust including the hard choice German’s were faced with when deciding on a leader for their country in the wake of the Great Depression. In the pictures below students are reading the biographies who were similar to real Germans faced with decisions about who to vote for in the 1932 election.
Upcoming Field Trip!
On Thursday, February 1 students will going to the International WWII Museum in Natick. Students should bring money to purchase lunch at the food court at the Natick Mall or pack a lunch.
On this final day before vacation, 5th and 8th graders were reunited for for their first mentor/mentee activity of the year. Eighth graders have been working diligently over the past few weeks to reassign mentors and create some get to know you games.
The kids had a blast talking with another and have a lot of great ideas for future events.
Wishing everyone a safe and healthy holiday and New Year!
Following their study of genetics, students used genetic principals to randomize the traits of Baby Reebops to investigate the principals of survival of the fittest. The Reebops are challenged by a variety of environmental changes to determine who will survive to reproduce and pass in their traits to the next generations.
Thank you to everyone who came out to support the students on Exhibition Night. The students worked tirelessly on their projects and we are so proud of all their efforts.
Upcoming Dates to Know:
Dec. 4- Report Cards Available on Powerschool at 5:00. Contact Matt Cronin if you need login information.
Dec. 7 and 12- Half Days for Report Card Conferences
Friday 12/22- Half Day, Winter Break Begins
Thursday 1/4- School Resumes
In Science: Students created an extraction mixture of soap, water, and salt designed to release the DNA from the cells of strawberries in order to collect the strands.
In Humanities: Students read arguments by various Congressman regarding the Immigration Act of 1924 and created a metaphor of their Congressman’s definition of “America”.
Stay tuned for Updates on Exhibition I!