Eighth Grade Activities

  • It is time to plan for end of the year eighth grade activities.  The eighth grade packet includes information on promotion events and the requirements for students that must be met in order to participate in the activities.  If your student wants to participate in any activities, please print and complete the appropriate forms and return them to the East Avenue office.  You have the option of paying using the online webstore (please attach your receipt to the activities order form) or cash or attaching a check made payable to the appropriate payee. Please also print out the timeline and save this information to refer to in the coming months.

    Please click here for 8th grade promotion activities packet

    Please click here for  8th grade promotion packet in Spanish

     The following is further information about promotion.  The forms referred to can be found in the packet.

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    Promotion Gown Orders

    All students who participate in the East Avenue Middle School promotion ceremony must wear the school's designated promotion gown. The school has a number of previously worn gowns that may be borrowed for the ceremony. If you prefer, you may purchase a new gown for $23.00.  To purchase or borrow a gown, please check the appropriate height on the Promotion Activities Order Form.  If you already have a gown, please check the appropriate box on the form. 


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    Promotion Dance Party

    Friday, May 29, 2020

    7:00 PM-9:30 PM

    This event is sponsored by The East Avenue Boosters Parent Club.  If your student wants to attend the 8th Grade Dance Party, please complete the Dance and T-shirt Order form in the packet and make your check payable to EAMS Boosters or pay through the webstore.

    Dress Code: LVJUSD dress code applies to this event.

    Eligibility: Student may not be on current suspension

    Must have paid all fines and returned all books and materials

     Food and drinks will be provided.  This dance is only for EAMS 8th grade students who have met the eligibility requirements.  Students must be picked up promptly at 9:30 PM.

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    Discovery Kingdom Trip

    Monday, June 1, 2020

    8:30 AM- 6:30 PM

    Cost: Bus (No Refunds) $40, Discovery Kingdom admission $50 (includes a meal voucher) (No Monetary refunds – an entrance ticket will be issued if a student cannot attend).

    If you have a Discovery Kingdom season pass, please check the appropriate box on the Promotion Activities Order Form

     Eligibility: No grades of “F” on the second trimester report card

    Maintain no “F” grades third trimester

    No suspensions during the third trimester

    Must have paid all fines and returned all books, materials, and uniforms

     No Refunds – the school cannot refund your ticket or bus fee for any reason, including disciplinary exclusion.  

    About the Trip: Students will be allowed a small backpack (which they will search at the gate), cell phone, sunscreen, a hat and they must follow dress code.  Students may not bring food, but may bring a sealed bottle of water,  

    Parents should plan to pick up their students at 6:30 PM at the school.


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    Promotion Rehearsal

    Thursday, June 4, 2020

    Please do not make any appointments for your child until after 12:25 PM.  Students must attend the rehearsal in order to participate in the ceremony.

     Promotion Ceremony

    Thursday, June 4, 2020

    6:00 PM at Livermore High School (more information to follow)

    Dress Code: Gowns must be worn during the ceremony.  Because the ceremony is held on the field, sensible shoes are recommended. We will be following the district dress code policy for all eighth grade students.  Student's dresses should not be strapless, backless or low cut.  Student's garments must conceal undergarments and midriffs.


     t shirt design contest

     8th Graders - Design the 2020 promotion t shirt.  Submit hand-drawn, original artwork on an 8 x 10 piece of paper no later than March 13th.  Please see the flyer below for more information and requirements for the contest.

    Please click here to download the t shirt design contest flyer