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8th Grade Promotion

Welcome to our promotion page!
Promotion is an event that celebrates the culmination of our 8th-grade students. It is our hope that the students understand how much we have cherished them as a part of our community and that they return to help us grow our next leaders. As they venture off to high school we send them off with a dance, brunch, & awesome promotion.
To the right is the promotion powerpoint that was presented at our first committee meeting and the promotion packet that was given at SLCs.
Arleen Lemus | Administrator of Secondary Education
(dates may be subject to change)

February 21, 2018 Edgewood HS Open House (6pm)
February 22, 2018
Mt. Sac Early College Academy at West Covina Information Night (6pm)
2226 E Rio Verde Drive West Covina, CA
February 28, 2018 8th grade Parent Committee Meeting (6pm in room 1005)
March 2, 2018 8th grade hosts Snack Friday (please email Ms. Lemus if you can volunteer)
March 12, 2018
Edgewood HS & West Covina HS counselors present to 8th-grade students (8am in the MPR)
**Be on the lookout for class course list and review with your child.
March 13, 2018
Edgewood HS & West Covina HS Counselors begin registering 8th-grade students (8am)
(ALL students are to meet with the counselors, regardless of what HS they will be attending)
March 15, 2018
Edgewood HS 8th grade parent night (6pm)
Mt. Sac Early College Academy at West Covina Information Night (6pm)
2226 E Rio Verde Drive West Covina, CA
March 23, 2018
All day Celebration of Learning
** 8th-grade parent committee will be fundraising on this day
April 2-6, 2018
Spring Break & 8th-grade students on Washington DC trip
April 20, 2018 8th grade hosts Snack Friday (please email Ms. Lemus if you can volunteer)
May 11, 2018 8th grade hosts Snack Friday (please email Ms. Lemus if you can volunteer)
May 23, 2018
8th grade Panoramic Picture & 8th-grade Portraits (begins promptly at 8am)
June 1, 2018 Promotion Tickets delivered
June 4, 2018 PROMOTION at Haugh Performing Arts Center
June 8, 2018 8th grade DANCE located in the MPR (6pm-9pm)
June 12, 2018 JA Year End Assembly
June 13, 2018 Last Day of School 
Powder Puff Game
8th-grade Brunch located in the MPR (9:30am)
Knott's Berry Farm Trip - TBD
The committee is searching for donations of time and resources from our families! If you know of anybody that we can reach out or have a service of your own that could help us, we would greatly appreciate it. Email Ms. Lemus for questions or comments!
*Please check back for more information!
  • DJ Service for the dance (June 8 6-9pm)
  • Decor for a Masquerade Theme
  • Donations for the dance
    • water
    • soda
Promotion Details:
Venue | Haugh Performing Arts Center at Citrus College
  • The Haugh Performing Arts Center is a 1,400 seat proscenium venue located on the campus of Citrus Community College, in the heart of Southern California's San Gabriel Valley.
  • Everybody will need a ticket to enter the venue. This does include babies! Ticket request forms will be going home with the students in May. All tickets will be distributed the day before promotion.
  • There will be a short video shown at the promotion.
Time of Event | 6pm
Doors open at 5:30pm with a 6:00pm starting time. The event will last for about 1.5 hours. 
*Please note that balloons are NOT allowed in the venue. You will be asked to leave them outside. 
Dress Code | 
  • Boys must wear dress pants (khakis are fine) or black jeans and a collared shirt; jackets are optional.
  • Girls are to wear a dress or nice pant outfit. (Girls may wear summer dresses that would be appropriate for an afternoon party. Strapless or one strap dresses are inappropriate for a Junior High ceremony).
  • Dresses with “spaghetti straps” or off-the-shoulder styles or halter-tops, should be worn with a jacket and necklines should not be low-cut (shawls are not acceptable replacements for a jacket).
  • Please, no tuxedos or semi-formal dresses.
  • Blue jeans, shorts and sweat pants are not to be worn.
  • Students are asked to wear clean, neat clothes to the Eighth Grade Promotion and Dance. Clothing is expected to conform to the SJCA Dress Code with the exception that young ladies may wear dresses with shoulder straps provided they are appropriate.
Achievement Awards | Given out at promotion *not limited to
  • Core Subject
  • Specialist
  • Core Value
  • Student of the Year
  • Principal Honor Roll (4.0 – 8th-grade year)
  • Presidential Award (4.0 – 6th thru 8th grade)
  • Attendance Award (K-8)

Thank you to the families of the following students for your generous donation for promotion!
Anthony Batista
Diego Camacho
Moizes Delgado
Vance Farthing
Andrea Gallardo
Victoria Garcia
Joshua Gutierrez
Ashley Haydel
Ondrea Lee
Tiffany Lopez
Victoria Lopez
Jasmine Luong
Kylie Nguyen
Natalie Paulik
Valerie Phan
Sophia Reyes
Liam Rios
Angel Salinas
Nathan Tang
Aaron Tran
Polly Tran
Nathan Venegas
Kailey Vuong
Tiffany Wang
Promotion Files :