8th Grade Homeroom

Important Information:

Cap and Gown information went home today, please make sure to read and send back no later than January 31st.  Thanks!

Friday, January 18th is an early dismissal day

Tech Expo will be January 17th from 5:30-8 pm at the James Forrest Technology Center.

SMCPS will begin taking applications for the following Public School Academies on March 6th.  The deadline to have these applications submitted is April 19th.


Leonardtown High School: Wed. 3/6/19  6-7:30

Great Mills High School: Thursday 3/7/19 6-7:30

Chopticon High School: Thursday 3/14/19 6-7:30


The Confirmation Retreat will be March 25th and 26th.  More details to come.

8th Grade’s last day of school will be Thursday, May 30th.  Graduation will be on Monday, June 3rd.

I have created a Facebook group for our class.  It is a closed group where I will post pictures of the fun things we are doing at school.  If you would like to join the group, please look for Mrs. Engel’s 8th Grade.  This is just for parents/guardians.

6th Grade:

Reading: Walk Two Moons: Read THROUGH chapter 15

English: none

7th Grade: 

Reading: Read pages 41 THROUGH 60 in Zlata’s Diary.  There will be a quiz on this reading.  Recovery for today’s quiz is due on Friday.  If it is not turned in on Friday, it will not be accepted.  


8th Grade:

Reading: Complete comprehension questions for Chapters 1-5 of Unbroken.  If you do not have the book, you are still responsible for this work.  I gave you class time as well as the opportunity to read at recess.

English: none