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    Friday May 15th-

    PROMOTION DANCE

    Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm (Doors open at 5:45 PM)

    Place:  Sierra Verde MPR

    Theme: To Be Determined

    • Student cell phones will be checked in at the door
    • School Dress code applies
    • 8th grade students only… no parents 

    Tuesday May 19th

    PROMOTION PRACTICE:

    Time: 1:30 – 3:30 pm (time is tentative)

    • Attendance is required for students participating in the evening Promotion Ceremony
    • Please do not sign students out of school 

    Wednesday May 20th –

    PROMOTION BREAKFAST & AWARD CEREMONY:

    Time: 9:00 -10:15 am

    Place: Sierra Verde MPR

    • Parents are invited and encouraged to attend
    • This is a casual event; so normal school attire is appropriate for students
    • Honor Roll; Principal List; Special Area classroom awards; Character awards; Kindness awards; Presidential Academic Awards

    EARLY RELEASE @ TBD pm FOR 8TH GRADE ONLY

    PROMOTION CEREMONY:

    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm

    Place: Sierra Verde MPR

    • Students must arrive between 5:00-5:15 (please no later) and report to their assigned promotion room to check in. Students may enter through the green doors.
    • Carpooling is highly encouraged.
    • Doors to MPR will open for families at 5:30 pm… please be aware that due to Fire Marshall building capacity restrictions seating is limited. Tickets will not be issued. We ask that each family limit their guests to six people in order to safely accommodate everyone. We appreciate your flexibility and understanding.
    • Flash photography and videotaping is permitted, however, please be courteous of others in the audience.

     

    DRESS CODE REQUIREMENTS:

    All guidelines of school dress code apply to this event.   

     

    Girls

    • Semi-formal modest dresses, skirts and blouses, or dress pants outfits (no prom dresses)
    • Skirt length should be modest and appropriate. (no micro-mini skirts)
    • See-through, backless, strapless, spaghetti straps, or halter top dresses or blouses are NOT appropriate.
    • Tops must not be low cut or reveal stomach areas, nor should undergarments be visible.
    • Jeans, shorts, or sweatpants are NOT acceptable.
    • Avoid extremely high heels and floor length dresses for safety purposes.

    Boys

    • Dress slacks and collared dress shirts are acceptable. (tucked in)
    • Suits, sports jackets, and ties are optional.
    • Dress shoes are recommended.
    • Jeans, shorts, or sweatpants are NOT acceptable.
    • Sagging pants are NOT acceptable.

     

    ALL STUDENTS:

    • No gum allowed during the ceremony
    • No cellphones allowed during the ceremony
    • No hats allowed during the ceremony

     

    Minimum Promotion Ceremony Requirements

     

    • Attending the promotion exercise is contingent upon passing all classes. A yearly average of course grades determines student eligibility. Students must average a grade of “D” or better, in each core subject. It is important that students work hard and do well these last weeks of school. Students must be eligible to participate in these ceremonies. Please encourage your son/daughter to complete all assignments and turn them in on time. We hope that all 8th graders will be successful and eligible to participate in the Promotion Ceremony. Students who may be academically ineligible to participate in the ceremony are monitored through the Counseling Office. Non-participating students will be notified prior to the ceremony.

     

    • Students must also maintain satisfactory citizenship and behavior. Students may be excluded from the promotion activities due to disciplinary reasons per the discretion of administration.  Attending the end of year promotion events is a priviledge, not a right. 

     

    • Students must attend school on the day that promotion rehearsal is scheduled. We want our students to feel comfortable with their responsibilities during the promotion programs and this practice allows them to become familiar with the ceremony.

8th Grade Promotion May 20, 2020