Dear 8th Grade Students and Parents/Guardians, please mark your calendar according to the events. This will allow your family to plan in advance for important 8th Grade activities at Middle School South for the remainder of this school year.
|January 25||8th Grade promotional gown measuring.|
|March 15||8th Grade promotion/casual pictures and VHHS District 128 school photo ID taken at Middle School South. Gown provided by the school for promotion pictures.|
|March 20||Detailed informational promotion letter included in T2 Report|
Cards (i.e., information regarding eligibility, attire, dance, class trip and promotion fees).
|April 21||Deadline date for returning Promotion, Class Trip, and Dance Fees.|
|April 25||8th Grade promotion/casual picture makeup for those who were absent on March 15th.|
|May 3||Trimester 3 Midterm Distribution. Class Trip details and|
Permission slip included in T3 Midterm.
|May 4||8th Grade Girls Fashion Show at Middle School South. Information regarding the fashion show will be sent home with 8th Grade girls in early April.|
|May 5||8th Grade Awards Ceremony student invitation mailing.|
|May 19||Deadline date for returning Permission Slip to attend the 8th Grade end of the year class trip on May 31.|
|May 19||Deadline date for returning promotion seating request form for|
Disabled and/or Elderly Guest seating for promotion ceremony.
|May 19||8th Grade Dance at Middle School South, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.|
|May 25||8th Grade Awards Ceremony (invitation only) at Middle School South, 7:00 p.m.|
|May 30||8th Grade Promotion Gown Distribution|
|May 31||8th Grade Class Trip|
|June 1||Last day of attendance for 8th Grade. 8th Grade breakfast, awards assembly, and promotion practice. Promotion Ceremony at Vernon Hills High School, 8:00 p.m.|
|June 2-7||Non-attendance days for 8th Grade students.|
|June 7||8th Grade Final Report Card mailed.|
Please refer to the Promotion Information Letter for important information regarding promotion and end of the year activities for eighth grade students.
- Important Information and End of the Year Activities: 2017 Important MSS Dates
- Promotion Information Letter: 2017 Promotion Letter
- Request for Disabled and/or Elderly Seating: 2017 Reserved Seating Request
For Further High School Information
Promotion/Casual pictures for all 8th graders will take place on Wednesday, March 15th. Students will pose wearing a blue gown as worn in the promotion ceremony. This pose will be used for both the individual portrait and group composite picture. A second picture will be taken with students wearing casual attire.
- Portrait Information: Promotion/Casual Picture Letter
Promotion Dance Volunteers Needed
Parents/Guardians: Your help is needed to make the dance a success. Parents/guardians are needed to help with coordinating, invitations, decorating, food, and chaperoning. If you are interested in volunteering to help, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or return this form to your students homeroom teacher.
Dance Volunteer Form-Updated when available
600 N. Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL
Office Hours: 7:00AM – 3:30PM
School Hours: 7:40AM – 2:10PM
Attendance PH: (847)990.4119
Lora Jacobs, Nurse
Nurse PH: (847)990.4118