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8th Grade End of Year Activities

Permission Slips

Promotion Party:

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom:

Promotion Party (PTA event)

CWMS PTA is once again sponsoring the 8th grade Promotion Party Friday, May 20 from 7:00 - 9:30 pm on the CWMS campus (academic and behavior eligibility apply). See the PTA webpage for more detailed info.

  • $40 per student (Click HERE to donate) 
  • PTA and CWMS permission slips required (see permission slips link in side column)
  • 8th grade parents can sign up to volunteer HERE.  
  • Become a sponsor HERE.   

May 6: 

  • Baby Photos: We love the Baby Wall featuring our 8th graders! Please drop off a 4x6 photo- or a copy of a photo- of your 8th grader from their early years (baby or toddler) to the office by May 6. The photo can be color or black and white and should have your student's first and last name written on the back. These will not be returned so we encourage copies.
  • Slideshow: We are collecting baby photos and current photos for a slideshow presentation. Please email one of each of your student to Madelin Akins at, along with your student's name by May 6.

May 11 - Deadline to submit required Promotion Party permission slips.

  • PTA permission slip (Google Form electronically submitted) 
  • CWMS permission slip (print out and hand into CW main office)

May 20 – 8th Grade Promotion Party(sponsored by PTA) from 7:00 - 10:00 pm on CWMS campus. Students must follow all COVID restrictions.

Questions?  Contact Stacy Figueira. See PTA webpage for all details.

Six Flags/Discovery Kingdom Trip

Charlotte Wood is bringing back the 8th grade trip to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on Wednesday, June 1!  (academic and behavior eligibility apply)

Six Flags Information Flyer

April 1 - Deadline to turn in permission/health form to Mrs. Mignano in the Counseling Office.  

April 1 - Deadline for student donations 

  • Student ticket:  $80 (covers admission into the park, lunch and transportation.)  Click HERE to donate.
  • Students with 2022 Season Pass ticket: $55.00 (covers transportation and buffet lunch). Students are responsible for bringing their season pass the day of the trip.  Click HERE to donate.

No student will be denied participation due to donation status and all 8th-grade students will be invited to attend this end of the year celebratory field trip.  Please note: the trip to Six Flags will be cancelled if donations collected do not cover the expense for the trip.

June 1Trip to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – Students must arrive at the MPR no later than 8:15 a.m. Buses will return to school approximately 5:00 pm.

Want to chaperone the Six Flags trip?  We need approx. 20 parents.  Please email Julie Mignano if you are interested.  You must be approved through the District Volunteer System. To apply, please click here.

Questions?  Contact Julie Mignano or 855-4416. 

Promotion Ceremony

The Charlotte Wood 8th grade promotion ceremony will be held on the SRVHS athletic field on June 2 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm (academic and behavior eligibility apply).

June 2 – Promotion Ceremony Practice

  • 8:00 - 11:00 am at San Ramon Valley High School Athletic Field
  • Drop off and pick up students at Del Amigo
  • 8th grade students do not attend school this day

June 2Promotion Ceremony

  • 6:00 - 7:00 pm at San Ramon Valley High School Athletic Field
  • Students to be at SRVHS no later than 5:30 pm
  • Student must wear appropriate attire
    • Boys should wear nice pants and a nice shirt. For girls, a dress, skirt, nice pants are appropriate. Spiked heels are prohibited due to the nature of the artificial turf and bleachers.

Other helpful info:

  • No tickets necessary - open seating
  • Bleacher and some field seating is available
  • Disabled attendees can look for field seating, wheel chair accessible
  • Shade may be limited to partial bleacher seating so plan accordingly
  • Parking is available in the SRVHS parking lots and on the street
  • Promotion Ceremony lasts for about 1 hour; 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Allow time afterwards for congratulations, photos and traffic before heading out for any reservations
  • Restrooms are available near the Snack Shack adjacent to the field
  • No spiked heels - wedges, flats are fine.