Author Archives: Meghan Hale

Welcome to 8th Grade Class of 2020

Welcome back class of 2020. The 8th grade team is thrilled to see you Monday and promise to make this your best year at Charter yet. Sincerely, Ms. Lodgen, Mr. Veiga, Ms. Hale and Mr. Taranto

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World War Two Museum and Upcoming Fundraiser

On Thursday, February 14 the 8th graders were immersed in rich collection of World War Two memorabilia when they ventured to the International World War 2 Museum in Natick. Among some the items were a copy of the Treaty of … Continue reading

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Chemistry of Baking

As part of their study of chemistry, students baked cakes, leaving out key ingredients to observe the effect on the final product. There was the control cake and four others that omitted either baking powder, egg, oil, or sugar. Students … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday

Here are just some of the organizations 8th graders donated to using the gift cards supplied to them for Giving Tuesday. Thank you to the PTO and the family behind this generous activity!

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8th Grade Mentors and STEM

The 8th grade students participated in Massachusetts STEM week by working on an engineering challenge with their 5th grade mentees. We chose to design trebuchets because the 5th grade is studying the Middle Ages in class. The challenge was to … Continue reading

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DC Meeting and ADL

Reminder of Upcoming Meeting regarding DC Trip   The information night with EF is Monday, October 1 from 6:30 to 7:30. We hope to see there. You can enroll in the trip through this link: Updates from ADL  A group of … Continue reading

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Children’s Island, Science and Back to School Night

It’s been an eventful first start to the year in 8th Grade! Back to School Curriculum Night: Please join us on September 20 from 6-8 to learn about the 8th grade curriculum. In Science: students did an observation activity to help … Continue reading

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Welcome Class of 2019

Welcome class of 2019 to the 8th grade. We had a wonderful first day of ice breaker activities and discussions about expectations. The team is looking forward to working with this exceptional group of learners. Reminder: NO SCHOOL Friday, August … Continue reading

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Graduation Information

  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 … Continue reading

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Eighth Graders Step Up for a Cause

We are humbled by our eighth grade students who facilitated the walk out in support of stricter gun laws and in honor of those affected by the tragedy in Parkland, FL. The students spoke eloquently when expressing their stance on … Continue reading

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