Middle School parents work together to provide social activities for 7th and 8th graders at Riverdale. Activities include the Friday Night Dancing School, a formal Winter Dance, and a year-end 8th Grade Brunch and Promotion celebration.  One fundraiser usually occurs to pay for the 8th grade class gift.

For more information or if you’d like to help, please contact your 7/8 Activity Chairs: Christina Summers (8th) and Danielle Anfuso (7th). If you have any questions about the fees or paying online, please contact Wanda Dawson.  Thanks!

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Key Dates

7th/8th Grade Activities Key Dates:
-October 4th, 2016: Parent Information Meeting, RGS Commons (7pm-8pm)
-January 25, 2017: ALL 8th Grade Parent Meeting, RGS Commons (7pm-8pm)
-February 11th, 2017: 7th/8th Grade Winter Formal (Dinner 6:00, Dance 7:15-9:15)
-June 3rd, 2017: Field Day (and Dance for 6th-8th Grades)
-June 4th, 2017: 8th Grade Brunch (11:30am for 8th graders and parents only)
-June 7th, 2017: RGS Awards Ceremony & 8th Grade Clap Out (Time TBD)
-June 8th, 2016: 8th Grade Promotion & Party (7pm)

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8th Grade Promotion

Eighth graders celebrate the end of their grade school experience with a long standing tradition—”Promotion”. This is a big deal at Riverdale Grade School. Their final day of grade school is capped off by a beautiful and touching promotion ceremony.

8th grade parents will have more information to be on top of, so stay in touch with your Promotion Chairs: Suzi Maddocks and Michelle Janke.

Pay your fee for Promotion by January 25th. This fee covers the cost of the 8th grade promotion ceremony events and an after-party.

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Music field trips for 6-8th band students

        Music teacher Lindsey Sandoval has announced two upcoming field trips for middle school band students: in April, the 7th/8th Grade Band will be headed to Seattle to visit the EMP Museum and attend a concert at the prestigious Benaroya Concert Hall, and in February, the 6th Grade Band will watch the

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7th/8th Grade Fees

Please pay the following fees by 1/25:
7th Grade: Winter Formal Fee $35
8th Grade: Winter Formal Fee $35 AND Promotion Events $165
**Financial Assistance is available through the PTC. Please contact the District Office for information.

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