Grade 8

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God * Scholarship * Community * Service




Welcome to the Eighth Grade Class of 2016 and Families!

New York Trip–May 12, 2016

Please send in your chaperone paper as soon as possible.  Deposits are due November 30th.

Coach Bag and Samsung Smart Watch Raffle

Be sure to look at the Coach Bag and Smart Watch.  They are in the case to the right of the auditorium doors just off the lobby.  

The 8th Grade Fundraiser Raffle tickets go on sale November 1st.  Information will go home in the Tuesday Communication Envelopes.  We are selling tickets for a Coach Turn lock tote in saddle, and the Samsung Gear Live Smartwatch.  Tickets are $1.00 per ticket or 6 tickets for $5.00.  Winners will be chosen in school on December 18th.  Extra tickets are available in the 8th grade room or on this page or the GSC website.  

Thank you to everyone who supported the Bake Sale and Raffle Ticket table at the Christmas Bazaar.  It was a great success!  Thank you!

Raffle Tickets–Coach class of 2016        Raffle Tickets–Smart Watch class of 2016

Coach Bag                               Smart Watch

High School Information

This is an important time for the 8th grade parents and students as they look at everything the high schools have to offer.  Check out the high school websites for the testing and open house dates.  Click on the Admissions and Alumni links to learn about other scholarships that are available.



National Junior Honor Society

Congratulations to the  7th and 8th grade National Junior Honor Society members.  The Induction Ceremony took place Friday, Oct. 23, 2016 at GSC.





Pink Day for Breast Cancer Awareness–GSC students and faculty/staff wore pink and donated money in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness.  Thank you for all contributions!

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Congratulations to the 8th Grade National Junior Honor Society members:

          Julia Dougherty

          Mya Lepard

          Sami McElhinney

          Will Price

          Gabriella Rossi



Congratulations to the Officers of the Student Council.

President–Julia Dougherty

Vice President–Vivianna Couchara

Secretary–Mikayla Brown

School Rep for Gr. 4-9–Mya Lepard

School Rep for Gr. PK-3–Ryan Petrilli

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Looking Ahead:

  • Nov. 30–Gr. 8–attend 8 am Mass
  • Dec. 3–See Mary Poppins at Archbishop Wood
  • Dec. 8–Holyday–No School
  • Dec. 16–Christmas Pageant
  • Dec. 18–Craft Day; Pizza Lunch







8th Grade Photo Gallery

Puppet Shows with 1st and 8th grade