Grade Eight

Literature selections include short stories, letters and dramatic contrast in Shakespearean drama.  Advanced instruction in composition, grammar and spelling rounds out the language arts curriculum.  Mathematics includes arithmetic (review of solids and measurement), algebra and geometry.  The geography of Asia, as well as American history are covered in social science.  Hard sciences include physics (hydraulics), organic chemistry and physiology.

CALENDAR REMINDERS

Knit-a-thon - ongoing through March 22

Thu Feb 29| All-city Honor Orchestra Performance, 6pm McClatchy HS
Wed Mar 13 | School Site Council 4:30pm/Guild Meeting, 5:30pm (zoom)
Fri Mar 15 – Fri Mar 22 | 1st-6th grades- 12:20pm dismissal
Fri Mar 22 | Knit-A-Thon squares due (in office)


ATTENDANCE REPORTING

Email: alicebirneyattendance@gmail.com or call: 916-395-4510, press 1
Please include the following information when reporting an absence:

  • Parent’s name
  • Child’s full name
  • Teacher’s name
  • Date(s) of absence
  • Reason for absence

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