Grade 8 Information
Grade 8The end of the year is fast approaching and there is a lot of important information for 8th grade students and their families!

Dates to keep in mind:
  • Wed. May 23 - Grade 8 panoramic photo
  • Thurs., May 31 - National Jr. Honor Society Induction Ceremony at 6:00 pm for honorees and their invited guests.
  • Monday, June 11 - Grade 8 Move-Up Day at BHS
  • Wed., June 13 - Grade 8 Trip to Boston
  • Fri., June 15 - Last day to register for BHS Laptop Lease; locks and money for lost books due
  • Thurs., June 21 - Last day of school for 8th grade students. Recognition Ceremony & Celebration at BHS starting at 6pm. (Students arrive 5:30 pm)

Grade 8 Recognition Night Ceremony
The Grade 8 Recognition Night Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, June 21 at the Beverly High School Field House at 6:00 p.m. Students will participate in rehearsals prior to the evening of the Recognition Night. The Grade 8 Recognition Night Ceremony and Celebration are for ALL Briscoe 8th graders to celebrate the closing of their Briscoe years as they move on to high school! 

On Thursday, June 21, students will walk with their teachers to Beverly High School for a final on-site rehearsal after homeroom and return to Briscoe Middle School before lunch at 12:36. Students will receive their yearbooks and report cards after lunch. Students must be dropped off at the BHS Field House by 5:30 p.m. to allow time for them to get ready for the ceremony. Seating is on a first come, first served basis so please leave time to get to the field house and find seats.

Grade 8 Recognition Night Celebration 
The Grade 8 Recognition Night Celebration will begin shortly after the Recognition Night Ceremony, in the Beverly High School cafeteria. This is a celebration with pizza, ice cream sundaes, a photo booth and a DJ and dancing. Tables will be set up to hang out with your friends. Come and celebrate the night with fellow 8th graders! Only Briscoe Middle School’s Grade 8 students and teachers/chaperones will be allowed into the dance. If any student leaves the building for any reason during the dance, he/she will not be allowed to re-enter the building. Parents/Guardians should make arrangements to pick up their children at 10 p.m.

Appropriate Attire for Ceremony & Dance
This is a school event and only proper attire will be allowed. Suggestions for boys would be a (collared) shirt & tie with slacks and comfortable shoes; sneakers are discouraged. Boys may wear a suit but should think about comfort. Suggestions for girls include pants, capris, skirts, or sun dresses. Dresses and skirts should be of appropriate length, and shoes should have a lower heel. Strapless dresses, semi-formal wear, and long gowns are not appropriate for this event. 

No School Friday, June 22 for Gr 8
There is no school on Friday, June 22 for grade 8 students. They can sleep in after a big night! Grade 6 and 7 students will report to school at the regular time on Friday and be dismissed at 1:00 pm.

For students going to BHS in Fall 2018 
Registration for the BHS 1-1 Laptop program is now underway. For more information, please go to this page. We will post information and dates as we have it about laptop pickup, BHS registration, freshman orientation, and fall athletic signups. At this time, the first day of football practice is August 17 and the first day of practice for all other BHS sports is August 23. If you have any questions, please contact Beverly High School.