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8th Grade End of Year Activities

Important Dates for all 8th Grade Parents/Students


All 8th Grade parents, please keep the following important dates and deadlines in mind as the school year comes to a close:


April 18 & 19  –  Promotion Party Permission Slips will be accepted at lunch only in the MPR.  The suggested donation is $40 per student if not already paid during online registration in August.   Donations still accepted, checks should be made out to: Charlotte Wood PTA. All students must have a signed permission slip to attend. No Permission Slips will be accepted after April 28. Click the link below to download the permission slip.


April 20 – Please submit a 4 x 6 picture with your student's name as she/he would want it displayed publicly, marked on the back of the envelope. Please submit HARD COPIES ONLY. Select a picture anytime from baby to toddler years and it can be black & white, color, sepia or whatever you desire. We discourage submitting original copies; please provide a copy. Just make sure it is a 4 x 6 marked hard copy.

Pictures may be dropped off at the CW Main Office in the designated box.

Deadline is April 20. The pictures will be available to be picked up after the event. If you have questions, please contact Jennifer French at


May 188th Grade Promotion Party - 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Charlotte Wood.  8th Grade Parents sign up to help with donation of items, set up and clean up. 

May 18 - Deadline to turn in permission slips to Mrs. Mignano in the Counseling Office for the 8th Grade Trip to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.

May 31 – 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony Practice at San Ramon Valley High School Athletic Field from 8:15 – 11:30 a.m.

May 318th Grade Promotion Ceremony at San Ramon Valley High School Athletic Field from 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.  Students to be at SRV no later than 5:20 p.m.

June 18th Grade Trip to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – Leave school at 8:45 and return at 5:30-6:00 p.m. The recommended donation for this trip is $60.  This donation covers admission into the park, lunch and transportation.  If you are not sure if a donation had been made to date, please contact Julie Mignano in the counseling office.



Promotion Party




If you have any questions about any of the documents provided, please contact CWMS Assistant Principal, Mr. Corral at or call 925-855-4415.


(If you want to chaperone (we need 20 parents), you must be approved through the District Volunteer System. To apply, please click here. Please email Mr. Corral if you are interested ASAP.)

Promotion Ceremony-May 31

  • No tickets necessary - open seating
  • Bleacher and some field seating is available
  • Disabled attendees can look for field seating, wheel chair accessible
  • Shade may be limited to partial bleacher seating so plan accordingly
  • Parking is available in the SRVHS parking lots and on the street
  • Promotion Ceremony lasts for 1 hour; 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Allow time afterwards for congratulations, photos and traffic before heading out for any reservations
  • Restrooms are available near the Snack Shack adjacent to the field
  • No spiked heels - wedges, flats are fine.