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

Mon January 17 | Martin Luther King Jr. Day [No School]
Tue January 18 | Guild meeting, 5:30pm (zoom)
Fri January 28 | Grades 7 & 8 ONLY: 12:20pm dismissal


ATTENDANCE REPORTING

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

Email: alicebirneyattendance@gmail.com
or call: 916-395-4510, press 1


SYMPTOM CHECKER

Students and staff must stay home if experiencing any of the following symptoms:
• Fever or chills
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fatigue
• Muscle or body aches
• Headache
• New loss of taste or smell
• Sore throat
• Congestion or runny nose
• Diarrhea
• Nausea or vomiting

Please follow the guidelines above in how to report an absence. Thank you for helping keep our school community healthy and safe. Click here for more information about when to return to campus.


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