8th Grade Activities Parent Meeting - Eugenia B. Thomas K

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Eugenia B. Thomas K-8 Center
8th Grade Activities
2014 - 2015
Important Dates
Activity
Harvest Dance
Turkey Bowl
First Gradventure Payment
Date(s)
October 29, 2014
November 19, 2014
December 1 – 5, 2014
Winter Dance
December 10, 2014
Final Gradventure Payment
March 9 – 13, 2015
Youth Fair Field Trip
March 19, 2015
Marlin Cup
April 22, 2015
Grad Night
May 8, 2015
Prom
May 22, 2015
Promotional Ceremony
June 1, 2015
Fundraising
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8th Grade T-shirt
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Snow Cone Truck (tentative)
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Soccer game at Doral Meadows Park
Dances
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Coupon book is $20
8th grade receives 50% profit.
Student who sells the most receives free prom ticket.
2nd place will receive ½ off prom ticket.
Marlin Cup
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20% of truck’s profit go to 8th grade.
Turkey Bowl and Marlin Cup
Coupon Book Fundraiser (tentative)
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All students are required to have a shirt for field trips
Harvest and Winter
Pizza Sales
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Parents are needed to assist in selling the pizza
Universal Studios “Gradventure”
• Friday, May 8, 2015
• Depart from school at 11:00 a.m. /return to school at 4:00 a.m.
• Price includes:
– Bus
– Park admission ticket
– Meal ticket
• Students will have full access to BOTH parks: Universal Studios
AND Islands of Adventure!
• iPods and electronic devices are allowed for the bus ride
– STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OF THEIR BELONGINGS!
– EBT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS!
• Students must wear appropriate jeans and 8th grade t-shirt
Promotional Ceremony
• Ronald Reagan SHS
• Monday, June 1, 2015 9 a.m. to Noon
• This is a school-sponsored field trip – students are required to
ride the bus TO and FROM the high school.
• If parents would like to pick up their children early, they must
come back to the school and sign them out at the office.
• Dress code:
– Girls: Dress OR skirt and blouse.
• Skirts must reach the knee.
• NO bare shoulders, spaghetti straps, or mini skirts
– Boys: Suit OR dress pants, dress shirt, tie, belt and dress
shoes
• NO JEANS/SNEAKERS
Prom
• Friday, May 22, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
• Intercontinental Hotel
• Dress code:
– Girls: Party dress at the knee (bare shoulders/spaghetti
straps ARE allowed)
– Boys: Suit OR dress pants, dress shirt, tie, belt, and dress
shoes
• This event is for students only!
Behavior Contract
• In order to participate in end-of-year activities, students must
abide by the Upper Academy Behavior Contract:
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3 Detentions as of January 5, 2015
Indoor/Outdoor Suspension as of August 18, 2014
D’s or F’s in Conduct as of August 18, 2014
10 Unexcused Absences or Tardies as of January 5,
2015
Estimated Expenses
• All payments are CASH ONLY and are NON-REFUNDABLE!
Activity
Estimated Cost
Dances
$5
8th Grade T-shirt
$15
Grad Night
Promotional
Ceremony (Bus Fee)
Prom
$130
2 payments of $65
$4
$50 - $60
Parent Volunteers
• Parents are needed to help with the following:
– Dance Committee
• Collect $ at the door
• Decorations
• Set-up/Clean-up
– Sales Committee
• Sell pizza and juices on designated days, dances, and sports events.
– Prom Committee
• Decorations
• Set-up/Clean-up
– Promotional Ceremony Committee
• Decorations
• Set-up
• If you are interested in helping, please sign-up tonight before
leaving.
Become a School Volunteer
• If you are interested in attending ANY field trip this school
year, you MUST be registered as a school volunteer.
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Login to the Parent Portal.
Click the Application/Services and Sites tab at the top
Click on the "Be a School Volunteer!" link
Choose the school and activities in which you wish to volunteer
Go to the EBT office and show your identification for final approval.
***If you were a volunteer last year, you must still login and renew
for this year!

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