8th Grade Graduation Information
Dear 8th Grade Families,
Please see below for several 8th grade specific updates. Please read the entire message.
Final Grade Deadline for Summer School Eligibility - June 4th
The final grade deadline for summer school eligibility is Friday, June 4th. Students who received an average of D or F during the first through third quarters in reading or math already received notification emails about the Bridge+ program. Grades will continue to be calculated through June 17th for final report card grades.
Please pick up a poster board between 7:30am-4pm on school days to decorate and celebrate your graduate. These poster boards will be hung on the fence on Panama Ave. Please return the posterboard to Canty by June 7th at 4pm. We cannot guarantee that late posters will be hung in time for graduation.
Outdoor Graduation Ceremony - Friday June 18th (Monday June 21st Rain Date)
9:30-10:10: Homeroom 220 (Mr. Callaghan)
10:45-11:25: Homeroom 221 (Ms. Smolenski)
12:00-12:40: Homeroom 234 (Ms. Messar)
Monday, June 21st and Tuesday June 22nd
Student Item Retrieval, Diploma Pickup, and Canty Property Return
Monday, June 21st:
Taft High School Registration and Freshmen Connection
Please see below for information regarding Taft registration process. If you have any questions, please contact AP Ryan Glowacz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-534-7488.
Below you will find important information for students who plan to attend Taft for the school year 2021-2022.
All students who plan to enroll at Taft for the 2021-2022 school year are encouraged to apply to Freshman Connection. The deadline to apply for Freshman Connection is Friday, June 4, 2021.
Freshman Connection will be hosted on site at the Taft Freshman Academy over 4-weeks starting on July 12, 2021 and ending on August 5, 2021. The program will run Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 1 PM each day. Students should only register to attend one week of Freshman Connection. The program is free and gives students the opportunity to:
Families must complete both of the forms provided below to register for Freshman Connection at Taft. The first form was created by Taft and allows Families to select the week you would like your student to attend Freshman Connection. The second form was created by CPS and must be completed in order for Taft to enroll your student in Freshman Connection.
Please reach out if you have any questions!