“You can definitely see the maturing take place between 7th and 8th grades....
Magically, when they reappear as 8th graders, they’ve grown up a bit.” Eighth-graders are still concerned with fitting in with their peers, yet finding that ideal group can be difficult. Longtime best friends may find that one is growing up faster than the other.
Even with a best pal, your 8th grader will probably want to find a larger group to hang out with.
Each orientation will consist of an assembly, small group sessions facilitated by Link Leaders, and a campus tour, in addition to students receiving their schedule, photo ID, text books and locker assignment.
Illustrious alumni include Jonas Salk, who developed the first polio vaccine.
Curriculum instills a mastery in the humanities, with an emphasis on classics, as well as math and science.
On the plus side, 8th graders typically have settled into themselves after the initial years of puberty.
There’s a good chance the child you see each morning will resemble the child you said goodnight to the night before.“By 8th grade, kids are a little more predictable,” says Len Patton, principal at Rising Starr Middle School in Fayetteville, Ga.
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