Dear 8th Grade Parents/Guardians:
As the end of the calendar year approaches, I would like to take this opportunity to outline some key dates in 2017. Please note the following 8th grade events on your family calendar:
Graduation ceremonies will be held Friday, June 23, 2017, at Francis Lewis High School. The ceremony will begin at 9:30 A.M. in the Francis Lewis High School auditorium. There are two tickets allotted for each graduate, due to the available seating in the auditorium. Please plan accordingly.
The prom will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Douglaston Manor from 6:00 P.M. until 9:30 P.M. Please arrange to pick up your child promptly at 9:30 P.M. in front of the restaurant.
Awards Night will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. in the M.S. 67 auditorium. Students receiving awards will be notified by letter in advance.
The Second Language Proficiency in Spanish will be on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 9:15 A.M.
The Geometry Regents will be on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 9:15 A.M.
The Earth Science Regents (Written Exam) will be on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1:15 P.M.
The Living Environment Regents will be on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 1:15 P.M.
The Common Core Algebra I Regents will be on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 1:15 P.M.
The Earth Science Regents Lab Practical (Performance Test) will be on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 8:30 AM.
Our School Field Day Event will be on Tuesday, June 6, 2017
The 8th Grade Intermediate Science Written Exam for 8th graders that do not qualify for the Science Regents will be on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:30 A.M.
The 8th Grade Intermediate Science Lab Performance Exam for 8th graders that do not qualify for the Science Regents will be on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 8:30 A.M.
The Washington DC Overnight Trip (for those that will attend) will be on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – Friday, May 26, 2017.
The New York State Math Exam for all grades, except students who are taking a Math Regents exam, will be on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – Thursday, May 4, 2017.
The New York State ELA Exam for all grades will be on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 – Thursday, March 30th, 2017.
Our School Career Day will take place on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 8:00am – 12:00pm (Period 1-5)
Students taking Regents and Proficiency exams will report to school ½ hour before the scheduled beginning of the test. Students not taking the Regents will report to school at the regular time and will be dismissed at the regularly scheduled time.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me by phone at (718) 423-8138 or by email at Tlampoutis@schools.nyc.gov.