Grade 8

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God * Scholarship * Community * Service





Welcome to 8th Grade – GSC Class of 2017


 Come visit GSC and learn about the great things at our school.  Contact Mrs. Wilkes in our Advancement Office to arrange for a tour.  Email or call 215-886-0126.



Alleluia!  Happy Easter!


8th-Grade Car Wash


Thank you, GSC and Queen of Peace families and friends for supporting the 8th-grade Car Wash on Sunday, April 23rd.





Dress Down Day

On April 24, “Blue Monday,” we are having a Dress Down Day.  Everyone at GSC should wear something blue to demonstrate our support for the prevention of child abuse. 


Singin’ in the Rain Performance

Singin’ in the Rain will be presented by Bishop McDevitt High School this week.  Our students in Grades 4 to 8 will attend on Thursday, April 27th.  Our own Maria Abraham and Mollie Naessens are part of the orchestra.  Several of our GSC alumni are in the cast:  Ed Wagner, Colleen McDermott, Joey Lounsberry, Victoria Winicki, Erin Gouak, Kathleen Naessens, Chopper Rooney, and Julia Dougherty.  Congratulations to the cast.





New York Trip

Our 8th-grade New York trip is Thursday, May 11, 2017.  We will be visiting St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Radio City for a backstage tour, Top of the Rock observation deck, and Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum.    Our day will end with dinner at Dave & Busters.




Looking ahead:

4/16     Easter

4/17     Easter Monday–No School

4/23    8th Grade Car Wash from 8 am — 1 pm

4/27    Trip to Bishop McDevitt to see Singin’ in the Rain

5/11      New York trip

5/17      May Procession

5/18     8th Grade Retreat


James and the Giant Peach










Catholic Schools Week Pictures–Mass and Thank you Brunch

Thank you 8th grade and 1st grade students for your participation.

Thank you First Responders and Volunteers for your service to our school and community!














Christmas Pageant Pictures








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Dooney & Bourke Claremont Dover Tote                     2 Tickets for January 12, 2017







Thanksgiving–working with our buddies



Halloween with our 1st Grade Buddies





Peanut Butter and Jelly Collection



Student Council Installation

Congratulations to the 8th Grade officers of the Student Council!

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President                 Maria Abraham

Vice President        Kevin Wilkinson

Secretary                 Samantha Carlson

School Rep              Morgan Jones

Here are the 8th grade students on the first day of school.  Rocky the Ram, our school mascot, helped us start off the new school year!

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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.