With second semester upon us, we wanted to inform you of important upcoming 8th grade events that will help their transition into high school. This is a general list and description, more details to follow in future communications. Please note, dates are subject to change. We will keep students notified:
January 11th - Department Chairs from both East and Central are coming to explain course recommendations, elective options, and the various clubs and sports students can participate in.
January 16th - Both high schools will be hosting their Exploration Nights. That night, each Indian Trail student will receive a folder with much more detailed information about their school's opportunities, along with a course selection sheet with their core class recommendations. They will also be able to meet club sponsors, guidance counselors, coaches, and teachers.
January 23rd - Guidance counselors from Plainfield Central will be on hand for students to select their electives.
January 30th - Guidance counselors from Plainfield East will be on hand for students to select their electives.
February 4th - 8th - Gown fitting
February 12th - Guidance counselors from Plainfield East will be on hand for students to select their electives.
April 17th - 8th grade students will visit their respective high schools for Step Up Day.
April 18th - Students will receive their promotion gowns along with additional information about the 8th grade end of the year activities and behavior expectations. Please note: any 8th grade student with outstanding school fees will need to be paid in full before receiving their promotion gown.
May 1st and 2nd - Promotion Speech Auditions
May 3rd - 8th grade lock-in
May 22nd - Great America Field Trip
May 23rd - Promotion Ceremony