8th Grade

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!

Dear 8th Grade Parents,

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! We hope that you all had a great summer with your families. We are excited to serve as your HSA 8th Grade Coordination Team.

There will be numerous HSA Board and school-wide activities this year, including the Ice Cream Social on 9/6/18 (6-7:30pm), Back to School Night and the Book Fair on 9/13/18 (reminder – it’s a half day as well), an Oktoberfest Auction, the Washington DC trip, the end of year dinner dance and, if it works out with our schedule, an end of year pool party to make up for the canceled 7th grade pool party. Our year will end with the 8th grade graduation.  What a milestone!

Stay tuned for more updates.  Please make sure you have signed up for the HSA email list, as we will send grade-specific emails throughout the year.

We hope that you are as excited as we are about the upcoming school year.  We look forward to collaborating with all of you on creating memorable and enriching activities for our last year at SOMS.

There will be multiple opportunities for you to lend a hand, so please be prepared to participate when and as you can. We look forward to working with you!


Your 8th Grade Coordinators

Leah Gomberg – ldgomberg@gmail.com

Sarah Hayden – westvillageclothing@gmail.com

Karen Hudson – karenwhudson@yahoo.com

Danette McBride – dannimcbride@gmail.com


School Hours and Drop-Off

School Hours are from 8:15 AM to 3:05 PM.  From 3:05 PM to 3:15 PM, students can conference with teachers.

Students must arrive at school no later than 8:15 AM.

At Drop Off  8th graders go to the front of the building (on Ridgewood Road, the most southern point) 


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