HMS 8th Grade
Parent conferences are welcomed. Please contact the main office to schedule an appointment 828-389-9924.
February 8th - Students will visit the CTE department at Hayesville High School from 1:45-2:50 pm
February 11th @ 6:00 pm - Valentine's Dance at The Black and Gold
February 27th @ 6:00pm - Rising 9th Grade Registration Parent Meeting
8th Grade Math
December 2 Chapter 4 Key Term Quiz
December 5 Projects due
December 7 Chapter 4 Test
We will begin our unit on the Civil War on Tuesday, December 6.
High School Planning
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8th grade teachers make recommendations for HS courses.
Driver's Education courses offered end of school year.
English Language Arts
All 8th grade students should be reading independently at least 30 minutes each day. The HMS media center and the public library in Hayesville are excellent resources for finding books middle school readers will enjoy. Students also have access to the SORA app.
1st Quarter - Fiction (Unit 2 in Ready Reading)
2nd Quarter - Non-Fiction (reading The Outsiders) (Unit 1 in Ready Reading)
3rd Quarter - Non-Fiction
4th Quarter - Fiction (reading Wednesday Wars)
Test and Quizzes
1/12/23 -iReady's due/Vocab Quiz
1/18/23 - Unit 1 Test (lessons 1-5)
1/19/23 - The Outsiders project due
Students are selecting novels today that are geared to their reading levels. They will be reading these novels independently and then creating a presentation that summarizes, in-depth, the novel they read.
Students are required to complete and pass 1 iReady lesson per week
Classes that pass the most lessons within the month get rewarded!