Presentation on theme: "8 TH GRADE ASSEMBLY April 19, 2013 Be the change you wish to see in the world. - Gandhi."— Presentation transcript:
8 TH GRADE ASSEMBLY April 19, 2013 Be the change you wish to see in the world. - Gandhi
MS. SOMOZA Welcome Pledge of Allegiance
Reflections The theme is: “Magic of a Moment” “Magic of a Moment”
Optimist Club Winners Emma O’Neil – 7 th Grade, First Place Jacob Novorr – 8 th Grade, Third Place
SPRING SEMESTER (began January 7th) 5wk – (already passed) 10wk – (already passed) 15wk - 18wk – determines eligibility for CULMINATION 20wk - FINAL SPRING GRADES CULMINATION REQUIREMENTS
CULMINATION REQUIREMENTS (Cont.) NO MORE THAN 2 “FAILS” FOR BOTH FALL & SPRING SEMESTERS COMBINED NO MORE THAN 2 U’s IN WORK HABITS ON THE 18- WEEK (SPRING U’S ONLY) NO MORE THAN 2 U’s COOPERATION ON THE 18- WEEK (SPRING U’S ONLY) HOMEROOM U’s COUNT!!!! HAVE NO MORE THAN 10 FULL DAY ABSENCES OVER THE COURSE OF THE SCHOOL YEAR. HAVE NO MORE THAN 10 UNEXCUSED TARDIES OVER THE COURSE OF THE SCHOOL YEAR. PAY LIBRARY & TEXTBOOK FINES BY MAY 10 TH, 2013!!
Reminders: Culmination Speeches Due – 4/29/13, 8:00 am, to Ms. Kobashi 8:00 am, to Ms. Kobashi LAUSD Open Enrollment, May 1 – 31, 2013 Pali Assessment Test – Saturday, 5/18/13
Culmination Speeches Open to all 8 th graders eligible for culmination Theme: “Our Voices Make a Difference” “Our Voices Make a Difference” Criteria: Maximum time length-3 minutes Typed, 12pt Times New Roman font, double spaced Dates: Mon 4/29- due to Counseling Office by 8:00 am Fri 5/ speeches will be chosen to tryout Tues 5/7 & Wed 5/8 - tryouts during lunch & Period 5 Mon 5/13- 3 speeches chosen for Culmination Thurs 6/6 0 Culmination at Palisades High School
MAY 1-31 – LAUSD OPEN ENROLLMENT This program allows parents to apply for designated "open enrollment" seats at specific campuses. In recent years, the number of available seats has declined steadily. The application process typically occurs during May for the following school year. Check the LAUSD website for periodic announcements.
May 18th – Pali HS MATH & READING Pali HS All Revere 8th grade students planning to attend Pali HS are required by Pali HS to take a Math and Reading Assessment. Pali HS will send information to parents directly regarding this assessment. Questions? Call Pali High
GOT ALGEBRA? Are you having a hard time in Algebra? YES, it is more difficult in the Spring semester. Are you going to tutoring on Mondays & Wednesdays after school? Come to the Counseling Office for an application. Ask your teacher if they provide help during Lunch.
8 th Graders going on the CSULA Field Trip, please remain seated.