8th Grade Important Information

8th Grade Important Information
Posted on 03/07/2019
Comets LogoMarch 7, 2019

Dear 8th Grade Parent/Guardian:

This is pertinent information for you and your 8th grade student!  Successful completion of 8th grade is the culmination of your child’s elementary and middle school experience.  We are honored to be able to recognize our students as they transition from their grade school years into high school.  Listed below are important guidelines and expectations regarding upcoming 8th grade events.  Thank you in advance for making this your child’s best year ever!

Student Participation for all 8th Grade Events
  1. Students who are on Social Probation, Academic Probation/Watch/Warning or Suspension at the time of any of our scheduled events will not be eligible to participate.  Students who are up for retention and/or have excessive absences from school will also be excluded from participating in any of these events.  Parents will be notified in advance of such instances.   Administration reserves the right to remove any student from a school event/field trip if any of the above circumstances apply.
Mandatory 8th Grade Parent Meeting
  1. Thursday, May 2, 2019—6:00 P.M. Crete-Monee Middle School
  2. Parents/guardians are required to attend this mandatory meeting to review our guidelines and expectations for the ceremony.  Students will not be permitted to participate in the ceremony if a parent/guardian does not attend. 
  3. Tickets will only be disbursed to parents/guardians who have taken care of any financial obligations to the district.
8th Grade Dinner Dance
  1. Friday, May 17, 2019 - 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
  2. Event Cost is $25.00 
  3. Semi-Formal Attire
  4. See Attached Form
8th Grade Boat Trip
  1. Wednesday, May 29, 2019
  2. Students are transported via bus from CMMS to Navy Pier.  Students will participate in lunch/dancing aboard the Mystic Blue Chicago.  Students will return to CMMS by the end of the school day.
  3. Event Cost is $65. 
  4. See Attached Form
8th Grade Awards Ceremony ​ 9:00 am
  1. Thursday, May 30, 2019 -
  2. This event will take place during the school day.
  3. A list of all 8th Grade Student Awards, and criteria for selection will be posted to our school webpage.
8th Grade Recognition Ceremony ​- 6:00 - 8:30 pm
  1. Friday, May 31, 2019
  2. This event will take place at Crete-Monee High School
  3. Cap and gown will be worn for the ceremony
  1. Event Cost—The total cost for this event is $27
  1. Payment for this event must be made in full by Thursday, May 2, 2019.
Outstanding Fees and/or Fines
  1. By this time, you should have received a copy of your fee statement in the mail. All outstanding fees and/or fines must be paid prior to Friday, May 3, 2019.
  2. Fees can be paid online or in the main office.  Please call Mrs. Bond at 367-2410 if you have any questions about owed fees.

Kokona Chrisos
Crete-Monee Middle School

Parent Letter 
8th Grade Boat Trip Letter
8th Grade Dinner Dance