Eight Grade News

This grade page will be updated infrequently, so please refer to weekly email updates for the most current information about grade-specific information.

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Addy, Katrina, Virginia, and Yvette

HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS: This year, we are providing high school admission links for the high schools presenting at high school night.  Please check the schools’ sites for important dates and key information.  There are numerous high schools to choose from.  We have only listed those schools that the school administration advised us to list:

  1. Chaminade College Preparatory: https://www.chaminade.org/admissions/apply
  2. Crespi Carmelite School: https://www.crespi.org/admissions/your-journey-starts-here
  3. Immaculate Heart: https://www.immaculateheart.org/high-school-admissions/admissions-process
  4. Louisville: https://www.louisvillehs.org/admissions/how-to-apply
  5. Loyola High School: https://www.loyolahs.edu/admissions/
  6. Marymount: https://www.mhs-la.org/admission/applying-to-marymount
  7. Notre Dame Academy: https://academy.ndasla.org/admissions/apply-to-nda
  8. Notre Dame High School: https://www.ndhs.org/admissions
  9. Saint Monica Catholic High School: https://www.stmonicachs.org/


  • Check uniforms – check the handbook for requirements. Students may wear festival clothing every day until the weekend of the festival. After that, festival t-shirts may be worn on Fridays only, and festival sweatshirts may be worn at any time.  Please note that festival attire from any previous years may no longer be worn to school.
  • Updated Virtus training, fingerprinting, and TB testing are required for volunteering on campus and field trips but are not required for mandatory traffic duty and festival duty.
  • Turn in the form for family badges, required for entry on campus at https://school.sp-apostle.org/school-info/family-badge-submission-form.
  • Check Schoology for assignments and grades, and set reminders (if desired).
  • Student self-sign out (if desired). Send a note to the teacher (no form this year).

Important Dates

  • March 3-5 – Mammoth Ski Trip (not school sponsored)
  • April 7-16 – Easter Vacation
  • May 5 – Spring Junior High Dance
  • May 19 – 21 – Campout @ El Capitan Canyon – details are released in February/March (not school sponsored)


Thursday, May 25th – 8th Grade Retreat

Thursday, May 25th – 8th Grade Dinner & Slide Show 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 1st –Disneyland Trip

Friday, June 2nd – Graduation Rehearsal

Sunday, June 4th – Pentecost Mass & Blessing

Monday, June 5th – Courtyard Reception 8:00 a.m.

Monday, June 5th –  Graduation Liturgy & Ceremony 9:30 a.m.

Monday, June 5th – Graduation Dance 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.