8th Grade Information

Important upcoming 8th Grade Event



May 24 - PTO 8th Grade Dance Celebration themed "A Night of Stars” to be held at the Wood Dale Junior High from 6:30 – 9pm. All students who are eligible are welcomed to attend. COST:  NONE


May 24 – ½ Day for all students – 11:25am dismissal time.


May 28 - Recognition Day trip to Great America for all 8th graders who are eligible.  Your student may use a season pass if you have one previously purchased.

COST:  $37.00


May 29 - 8th Grade promotional exercise practice.  Graduation tickets and gowns (if purchased) are sent home with your student after the practice.  Each graduate receives five (5) tickets for graduation. If you need additional tickets, please send a written letter or email to my attention with your request by Friday, May 10th, 2019.  Due to limited seating, there are no guarantees that additional tickets can be provided. Graduates do not need a ticket as they are seated on the auditorium stage.  Anyone attending the promotional exercise needs a ticket including children 1 year of age or older.  This is the last full day of attendance for 8th graders.


May 30 -  8th grade student celebration breakfast sponsored by PTO followed by 8th grade promotional exercise practice in the auditorium.  8th Grade students go home at 10:30 am and bus transportation is provided.  Promotional exercise to be held at the Center for the Arts at 7:00 pm. 8th grade students must arrive no later than 6:30 pm. Note:  wearing a graduation gown is mandatory for the ceremony.