2016-2017 8th Grade Activities

We are excited to celebrate the 8th grade graduating class of 2017 at Pershing Middle School!  Many events are scheduled to honor the accomplishments of the entire 8th grade class.  These are driven by the students, administrators, parents and the Pershing PTO.

Currently Planned 8th Grade Activities:
8th Grade Tshirt ($10)
8th Grade Dance ($10) – Saturday, May 13
Yearbook Signing Party – Tuesday, May 23
Year End Bash / Field Day – Wednesday, May 24
Promotion Ceremony – Thursday, May 25 10:00am at Barnett Stadium Field House

In order to attend year end events a Behavior Contract must be signed by student and parent and returned to the homeroom teacher by September 16th.  Also, the terms of the Behavior Contract must be upheld.  The Behavior Contract will be available online and in your 1st day packet.


Tuesday, May 23rd – 8TH GRADE YEARBOOK SIGNING   
8th grade students will be able to bring their yearbooks for all their friends to sign during the last period of the school day. We will have an ice cream cart full of frozen treats for all 8th graders to enjoy!
If you have not yet purchased a yearbook they can be purchased from Ms. Harrington in the journalism department.


Wednesday, May 24th – 8th GRADE FIELD DAY * 
(rain or shine) 
Students will have a day of fun on our very own Pershing fields including, inflatables, water slides, dunking booths, slip and slides, obstacle course, and much more!  Details including dress code included in the 8th Grade Flyer below.

A lunch of hot dogs, chips and drinks will be provided. If your child does not eat the lunch that will be provided, please have them bring a lunch. Parents welcome to volunteer.  Please click on the link below to the SignUpGenius to volunteer.


Pershing 8th grade students will walk across the podium while being promoted to high school!  Students should report to school as usual.  They will take a bus to Barnett Stadium as a group.

Dress: Pershing administration ask that students’ choice of clothing be appropriate for the occasion (church attire; no strapless, no shorts).

Barnett Stadium
Parents encouraged to attend!
NOTE – Students may checkout and leave with their parents after the ceremony. There will be checkout table. If students return to school after ceremony, they will stay in homeroom class until end of day. 

Congratulations to ALL of our Pershing 8th Grade Students!



 Have fundraiser ideas?  Want to volunteer?  Email amy.earle@invesco.com