8th Grade End-of-Year Activities


Eighth Grade Students and Parents,

The end of the year is almost here and we have many exciting opportunities for our eighth grade students to celebrate their accomplishments.  These end of the year activities include:

Saturday, June 1

8th grade dance starting at 7:00 P.M. and end at 10:00 P.M.

  • The dance will be held at the Irvine Boys and Girls Club (295 E. Yale Loop)

Monday, June 3 (Late Start)

Finals Schedule – Per. 1, 3, 5

Tuesday, June 4 (Late Start)

Finals Schedule – Per. 2, 4, 6

Thursday, June 6

8th grade field trip to Knott’s Berry Farm.

  • Student arrive to school at 8:00 A.M.  Buses leave at 8:30 A.M. and return around 5:45 P.M.

Friday, June 7

8th grade promotion ceremony at 10:00 A.M.

  • Students report to homeroom at 9:30 A.M.
  • Promotion begins at 10:00 A.M.


*Final grades will be available to view on Parent Portal on Monday, June 10, 2019.


The Promotion Dance will be from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. at the Boys and Girls Club on Saturday, June 1.  Only South Lake eighth graders are permitted to attend the dance.  An invitation will be sent home through your student’s homeroom.


On Thursday, June 6 at 8:30 A.M., eighth graders will depart South Lake, by school bus, for Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park.  The cost of the trip is $53, cash only please, which includes all day admission and transportation.  We anticipate students returning to campus between around 5:45 P.M., depending on traffic.  Students who do not participate in this field trip are expected to attend school.  Only students with a parent-signed field trip permission slip (enclosed) will be able to participate.  Students should return their permission slip and $53 trip fee to the homeroom teachers, by Friday, May 31.  If your student has a season pass, then the trip will be $20 for transportation costs.  It will be the parent/student responsibility to carry their season pass with them to enter the park.

  • While at Knott’s Berry Farm, students are expected to abide by all school rules, park rules, and municipal codes.  This includes our school dress code.  Parents will be contacted should their student be in violation of these rules.


On Friday, June 7, at 10:00 A.M., eighth grade South Lake students will be honored in a promotion ceremony.  The ceremony will take place in the lunch area patio.  Students should arrive to their homeroom class by 9:30 A.M.  Student dress for the ceremony should be nice school clothes.  Parents are welcome and invited to attend.  Students will be dismissed at the end of the promotion to enjoy the remainder of the afternoon with family.