8th Grade Information and Events
Promotion Requirement Letters
Winter Formal Dance
Parent & Student Meeting
Learn about SPHS and your transition to High School. SPHS High School Principal will email information.
High School Counselors
High School Counselors meet with 8th Graders to go over the High School classes, requirements and registration.
Students will meet 1:1 with a HS counselors to quickly review their 4 year plan, and then set up their classes for Freshman year.
8th Grade Panoramic Picture
The 8th graders have a long tradition at SPMS to make the panoramic picture extra special by dressing fancy for the photo. All students need to dress in accordance with the school dress code. No T-shirts or jeans.
8th grade boys:
Please wear a collared shirt with tie and slacks, khakis, or dress pants.
8th grade girls:
Please wear a dress or a nice blouse/collared shirt with khakis, dress pants, or a skirt.
Meeting for High School Competitive Sports (forms below)
Promotion Speech Writing Contest
The Speech Writing Contest will be held in the library. Students will have 45 minutes to write a rough draft of a speech. The top two rough drafts will be selected. The 8th grade English teachers will then work with those two students on revising and finalizing their speeches to present at Promotion ceremony.
Running for Freshman Class Officer for the High School
Informational Meeting & 8th Grade Freshman Officers Election Day
Auditions to Perform at Promotion
Promotion Letter Details
Lip Sync Contest
8th Grade Presidential Awards
Eligibility criteria, please click here
8th Grade Faculty Awards
8th Grade Breakfast or Luncheon & Yearbook signing
8th Grade Activities Club
Meets regularly with the 8th grade advisor to work on the 8th Grade spirit wear, dances and activities, fundraisers, donations and more.
Advisor: Mrs. Vredenburg, email@example.com
8th Grade Washington DC Trip
1st Meeting, for 7th Graders and their families, will take place during Open House in the Library. Advisor Katy Chen: firstname.lastname@example.org
Below are the requirements for participating in promotion activities. These expectations are effective as of quarter 2 of the school year (quarter 1 will not be factored into the below criteria). Students in danger of not promoting or students who have not met the below requirements will receive reminders at the beginning of quarter 3 and quarter 4. Students who do not meet the criteria must fill out an appeal request form and turn in by the announced date during the 4th quarter (appeals will be considered if there are extraordinary or extenuating circumstances).