Report Cards were distributed to scholars on Friday February 7, 2014. Some scholars also received Promotion-In-Doubt letters. Those letters need to be signed and returned Monday February 10, 2014. Thank you for your cooperation.
REMINDER: Parent-Teacher conferences will be on February 27th in the afternoon and evening. If you need more than 5 minutes per teacher, please contact the school office to schedule a longer meeting. We look forward to seeing you there.
F.D.A. VIII is pleased to announced that the Scholastic Book Fair is coming to town! Scholastic provides excellent texts at very reasonable prices. What a perfect way to reward your scholar for a great report card! Or, find grade level texts to support your scholar's need to improve as a reader.
Please stay tuned for more information.
FDA VIII Goes to Washington D.C.
When: May 7 – May 9, 2014
What Colleges? US Naval Academy & Howard University
What Tours? Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Korean Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, MLK Memorial, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, US Supreme Court, Arlington Memorial Cemetery, and US Capitol tour.
How Much? $320.00 for scholars includes hotel accommodations, transportation, tours, and meals.
First deposit of $50.00 is due on/or before December 19, 2013, to hold your seat.
Second Payment of $90.00 due on January 15th 2014.
Third Payment of $90.00 due on February 24, 2014
Final Payment of 90.00 due on March 24th, 2014.
All payments should be submitted to Mrs. Yearwood (Money orders are preferred) All payments are non-refundable after February 2014.
See Ms. Green, Trip Coordinator for more information.
All students enrolled in an arts class should take the following survey. Only take the survey once.
The arts includes: dance classes, music, visual arts, theater and drumming.
Click here to take survey
Scholars can now access the computer room after school under Ms. Martin's supervision. Computer access is for academic purposes only. The lab will be open Tuesdays (3p.m. to 5p.m.) and Thursdays (2:30 p.m.- 4p.m.).
Just a reminder that we have now transitioned into our winter uniform. Please take the time to read the attached letter so you have a clear understanding of the winter uniform requirements.
National Junior Honor Society members please be advised that the marking period is coming to an end. It is essential that you maintain an 85 average in all subject areas and satisfactory conduct.