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8th Grade Information

8th Grade End of the Year Activities



Tickets for Knott's and the 8th grade dance can be purchased online or through the GMS bookkeeper. For Knott's, in addition to paying for your ticket, please make sure you complete two copies of the Medical Permission Slip (linked below) and turn them in to your language arts or science teacher. There is no additional permission slip for the dance. 8th grade students who purchased dance tickets should check in at the MPR entrance at 6PM on Friday and their name will be noted on our guest list. The dance is all-inclusive so no need to bring extra cash. Our 8th graders will be treated to a Hollywood-inspired evening that includes a pro DJ, catered dinner, dessert, treats, featured artists, a professional photo booth, and more! We have a very special silhouette artist, Leslie Stone, who will be there to cut silhouette portraits for our Grizzlies. Deb Allen, the Cartoon Lady, will also be in attendance to render her masterful caricature drawings of individuals or groups. 1024 Productions will bring their epic beats and lights to keep our Grizzlies partying like rockstars all evening long---so many wonderful memories are sure be made! Again, all of these things are included in the price of admission ($10 for ASB cardholders, $15 for general admission) and the cutoff to purchase tickets is on Wed, May 24th, at 12 Midnight. It's Hollywood, folks, so whatever your famous self would like to wear on the Red Carpet (as long as it's dress code appropriate!) works! See you on Friday!! <3


The bookkeepers are available during these times:

Tuesdays 7 AM -11 AM

Wednesdays 12 PM - 4 PM

Fridays 7 AM - 11 AM


*Checks should be made out to "GMS" with your child's name in the memo line.


8th Grade Knott's Parent Letter

Knott's Permission Slip (Medical)


Photos From 8th Graders: Please email a favorite photo(s) (group shots are good, too) to Mrs. Shack so we can incorporate them into our Hollywood themed dance decor this Friday night! Baby pictures, little kid pics, and "all growed up" pics are all fantastic and we are grateful for those who have sent them in so far. Keep 'em comin'!

Mrs. Shack's email:


Dance "Best of" Ballot:

On Wednesday you will receive a neon Nomination Ballot for our "Night of the Stars" 8th grade dance this Friday night. Feel free to nominate yourself or your friends for any of the fun categories listed on the ballot. You can also suggest a category of your own and add your nominatios  to the form.  Throughout the night we'll be accepting additional nominations at our Ballot Box Table. Recipients must be present to claim their trophies and Oscars              

Thanks, all!


8th Grade Presentation

Here is a copy of our school's 8th grade presentation.