BMS 8th Grade End of Year Activities

This is information for you and your parents to read and understand.

Academic and behavior expectations must be met for participation in all 8th grade activities.  Eighth Grade Behavior expectations are stated in the student planner as well as in the 8th Grade Memorandum of Understanding you received and signed during registration. To participate in the promotion and 8th grade dance, you can not have more than one “F” in the 2nd semester. You will also be restricted from the 8th grade dance and the 8th grade extravaganza if you receive 3 or more referrals or one suspension during the 2nd semester.

Monday, June 4 Textbook Return Deadline

All materials, books, and equipment must be returned to your teachers by Monday, June 4.   No books or materials will be accepted in the Main Office. A list of lost or damaged materials will be maintained in the Main Office. Fees and/or fines must be paid by Wednesday, June 7th.

Tuesday, June 5 8th Grade ID pictures for BHS Talk Town

A Benicia High School staff member will be here to take pictures during regular PE classes for BHS ID cards for the 2018-2019 school year.

Wednesday, June 6 8 th Grade Farewell Dance 6:30-8:00 PM BMS Gym

This dance, sponsored by our PTSA, is for BMS 8th grade students only.  No guests are allowed. All students must have a student ID, a pre-purchased ticket for $5, and arrive no later than 7:00 PM.  Light refreshments will be served. Boys should wear a dress shirt and slacks. A sweater, jacket or tie is optional, but no tuxedos.  Girls should wear a simple party dress or nice pants. If students are not appropriately or modestly dressed, they will not be allowed to enter the dance. There should not be undergarments, midriffs, bare backs or cleavage exposed.  If in doubt, please check with a Vice Principal before the dance. No limousines will be allowed at BMS. Students will not be released early unless a parent/guardian picks them up, and we will not release friends of friends to other parents. Clean up takes a while, so please pick your student up promptly at 8:00 pm.

Thursday, June 7 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony Practice                        BMS

Promotion practice will be held at BMS during the school day on June 7.

Thursday, June 7 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony      3:00 BHS Football Stadium

All eligible 8th grade students may participate in our ceremony.  All eligible students will have their name recited and they will be able to walk across the stage.  A professional photographer will be taking pictures so every family may purchase a photograph, if desired.   To pre-register for your photograph proofs, please visit  Promotion certificates are available for pick up immediately following the ceremony.

Friday, June 8 8th Grade Extravaganza 8:30-11:30am BMS

This day will start in the BMS MP room and will include a variety of activities including breakfast, games, activities, videos, snacks, and other fun ways to send off the 8th graders. The school day for  8th graders will be 8:30-11:30am.