8th Grade Promotion Ceremony - Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 9:00am. Norwood Ampitheater
Participation in 8th Grade Promotion Activities
Students must meet a minimum academic requirement in order to participate in Norwood's promotion ceremony and promotion dance. Students who do NOT meet promotion requirements will not participate in the ceremony or the 8th grade promotion dance. This is a participation criteria only and per school district policy, all students will be promoted to the 9th grade.
Eighth Grade Promotion to High School
All 8th grade students must comply with the district criteria set forth by the TRUSD Board. The Board desires that each middle school with 8th grade students provide age-appropriate promotion exercises to recognize students who have completed the school's course of study, and who demonstrate proper citizenship and habits of mind like good attendance.
In order to participate in the 8th grade promotion exercises, students must follow this contract:
* Have a 2.0 grade point average or higher for the second semester
* Have no more than one failing grade in classes for the second semester
* Maintain at least a 90% attendance rate for the school year
* Have no violations of California Education code 48900 that result in a suspension for the 4th quarter
Promotion Dress Code
Students participating in the ceremony are to wear:
For the gentlemen: Dress shirts, appropriate to wear to semi formal functions or a nice restaurant, and dress slacks/casual slacks; tie is optional. Tuxedos, jeans, shorts, t-shirts and overalls are not acceptable.
For the ladies: Dresses, skirts, pants and blouses, appropriate to wear to semi formal functions or a nice restaurant. Strapless, off the shoulder, backless, formal and floor length dresses are not acceptable. Dresses may not be shorter than fingertip length when arms are placed at the side.
This is an occasion of dignity and dress should reflect respect for the graduates, the school and the community.