2016-17 Important Dates for Grade 8
October - Turn in your diploma form. This version of your name is what will be on your Forrestdale diploma and what will be read in the graduation roll call.
September 26th - 8th Grade Washington DC parent meeting 7:30 Pm FD Cafeteria
October 8th - 8th Grade Car Wash 8AM-12PM
October 28th - 8th Grade Halloween Dance
December 7th - RFH Tour, 3:30 in the RFH Auditorium
February 1st - 6PM, Forrestdale/Holy Cross Basketball Game
February 6th - RFH incoming parent pre-registration meeting 7PM / tours for students starting at 6:00, last tour wil leave at 6:15
February 22nd - 3:15 RFH World Language Placement Tests (for French and Spanish beyond level 1)
February 25th - Pancake Breakfast 8AM-12PM.
March 2nd - 3:15 Math Placement Test RFH
March 3rd - Four School Dance
March 28th and March 30th -Forrestdale Course Selection Days for RFH
April 18th- DC parent meeting- 7PM in the cafeteria
April 20t h- All RFH course requests/edits/changes will be final at the end of the school day
April 28th Community Service hours are due. Students must hand in the Community Service form into Mrs. DeWyngaert.
May 17th, 18th, 19th - Washington D.C. trip
June 9th -Graduation Practice RFH
June12th - 8th Grade Trip- Waterpark
June 13th - Graduation Practice 9-11 RFH Auditorium
June14th - Practice 9am-11 RFH Auditorium
June 15th - Practice 9am-11 RFH Students to be dismissed at 11am from Forrestdale (permission slip required)
June 15th - Graduation ceremony RFH Auditorium (6:00 pm, doors open at 5:30)
June 15th Parent-sponsored graduation dance after ceremony
June 16th- Class of 2017 Picnic 11AM-1PM (students can report to homeroom at 11AM)
June 19th - 8th grade breakfast/diploma pickup, 10 am in the Forrestdale Courtyard.
Attire for Washington D.C.
Girls: Dresses or skirts and tops, comfortable walking shoes. No flip flops.
Boys: Blazer, button down shirt, khakis (clean sneakers are permitted)
Other items to bring: umbrella, rain coat
Razors not allowed
Attire for Graduation ceremony
PM Girls: Pastel short dresses, strapless or spaghetti strap dresses are permitted
Boys: Jackets, button down shirts and ties. Sneakers are not permitted.