Eighth Grade

8th Grade Student Announcements

Welcome Eighth Grade Students and Families!
We have so much important information to share!


Important Dates:

8th Grade Pictures:  Friday, February 22nd, 2019
8th Grade Graduation Trip:  Thursday, June 6th, 2019
8th Grade Service Field Trip to Lincoln Park: Monday, June 10th, 2019
8th Grade Dress Rehearsal:  Thursday, June 13th, 2019
Graduation Day/Dance:  Friday, June 14th, 2019

Monday – June 17th Talent Show K-4 / Career Day 5-8
Tuesday – June 18th Talent Show 5-7 / Kickball Tournament
Wednesday – June 19th Field Day BBQ (Thorpapalooza)
Thursday – June 20th End of Quarter / Kindergarten Celebration / Class Parties


Graduation Fees:

Mandatory Graduation Fee $40.00 – (Fees due no later than May 3rd, 2019)
(Includes Cap and Gown, Diploma Cover, 2 sets of Ribbons, Graduation Tickets and Class Gift)


Optional Fees:


8th Grade Graduation Trip – $100.00 (This trip is optional and not included in Student Fee)

(A deposit of $25.00 will be required by February 25th – final payment due no later than May 6th)

8th Grade Commencement DVD $20.00
Yearbook Dedication:  $25.00 a ¼ page, $50 Half page, or $100 full-page ad.


(Credit Card payments can be made via our website on E-pay. Cash or Money Orders are taken in the office – Partial payments accepted).


Commencement Ticket Policy:

Students receive 5 tickets each.  Tickets must be presented at the door, all participants attending including infants and children must have a ticket by Ordinance of the City of Chicago Fire Department.  Siblings of graduates will attend Graduation Dress Rehearsal to avoid missing a day of instruction.

Request Additional Tickets Here:

Please note: Requests will be handled on a first come/first serve basis.  Tickets will be distributed 2-3 days prior to the graduation; students will be asked to write their name on the back of each ticket and ticket number as well.


If you have any questions feel free to email mesanabria@cps.edu.