8th Grade Procedures
In order to ensure open communication, our team would like to sharesome frequently asked questions and answers as outlined below.
How do I know if my student has homework?
Students each have been provided with a planner that they are
required to use in every class, every day. Students should be recording
objectives, homework, or classwork depending on their teacher’s
requirements. Any questions about homework can be clarified by contacting
the teacher, preferably via email.
How do what grade my student is getting?
In addition to the Aeries Parent Portal, grades are periodically posted
in class. They are sent home monthly through Math class to be returned,
signed by a parent, for extra credit. At any time you are welcome to email
us for information about your students grade(s).
Can my student complete make-up work?
If a student is absent, it is their responsibility to get all of their make-
up assignments from their teachers upon their return. For help with a
specific assignment, students should arrange a time to speak with their
teachers before school, after school or during lunch. For make-up packets
that involve several assignments, please schedule a parent meeting with us
so that we can implement a plan and clarify expectations for completing
How far in advance should I ask for work if my student is going to be
Please allow up to 48 hours for teachers to prepare work.
Can my student complete any extra-credit to increase their grade?
Student grades are determined by their performance on carefully
crafted tasks that are designed to show proficiency. Students need to
complete their assigned work before they are given extra-credit