California Middle School 8th Grade End Of The Year Activities


Tuesday, June 4th – Awards Ceremonies 

5:00-5:45 pm (7th Grade Ceremony)        6:00-6:45pm (8th Grade Ceremony)

Who: All invited 7th/8th graders & parents/guardians

What: Special assembly honoring students with notable grade point averages, departmental specialties, citizenship, & athletic achievement. Parents will be notified if their child is receiving an award via mail and notice sent home w/student.

Where: Cal Middle Gymnasium

What to Wear: We highly recommend students wear a nice outfit as they will be seated in front of the audience throughout the ceremony and families will want to take photos of this special moment.

NOTE: Street parking will not be enforced during the awards ceremony-you may park on street and in staff lots. Please be mindful not to block neighbors’ driveways.


Monday, June 10th – 8th Grade Sunsplash Field Trip
Buses return to Cal Middle at 4:00pm (depending on traffic) 

Please arrange transportation for your child and be on time for pick up at 4:00pm @ Cal Middle.

Who: All eligible 8th graders (Permission form attached must be completed and returned to the Front Office)

What: Special field trip just for 8th graders who bought the Spirit Pack or paid $55 for a ticket.

Where: Golfland Sunsplash, 1893 Taylor Rd, Roseville, CA 95661

What to Bring: Students are encouraged to wear modest swimwear/ rash guard, sunscreen, sunglasses/hat, towel. They should bring a small bag/purse with money for extra snacks (lunch is provided) or arcade games. (Small locker $8, medium locker $12). No backpacks or bulky items. Any medications need to be in a ziplock bag with label and dosage and given to Mrs. Arnoult or Ms. Wong. Students can bring phones but they will be collected/stored on the bus. 

Feel free to contact (916) 395-5302 in case of any emergencies or if you are unable to communicate with your child. Cal Middle Staff will relay your message to a chaperone at the park. 

Behavior Note: Students must follow park rules and maintain behavior that best represents their school. Any profanity, rule-breaking, or inappropriate behavior may result in expulsion from the park and a chaperone will sit with them until the end of the day or parent comes to pick them up.


Tuesday, June 11th -Yearbook & 8th Grade Photo Distribution
Regular Schedule

Students who purchased yearbooks will receive one during 2nd period, and their promotion photo, certificate, and promotion lei (Spirit pack only) during 6th period. Parents: If you did not purchase a Spirit Pack but wish to purchase a Yearbook ($30) and/or a Promotion Lei ($15) please pay at the Front Office.


Tuesday, June 11th – 8th Grade Dance (Silent Disco)

Who: All eligible 8th graders

What: Special FREE dance just for the 8th graders! AND it’s free! 

Where: Cal Middle Cafeteria

What to Wear: Students are asked to dress up in semi-formal, school-appropriate attire. They should not bring anything besides a phone/small purse. No bags or outside food/drink allowed. 

Behavior: No phones will be allowed in the dance. We will offer a bag check for students to leave bags or phones stored under teacher supervision. Any inappropriate behavior or misuse of phones/Silent Disco Headphones will result in expulsion from the event and possible removal from remaining 8th grade events including Promotion. If you do not feel your child is able to handle this responsibility, please make sure they leave at home. If you need to reach your child, please call the Front Office at (916) 395-5302. 


Wednesday, June 12th – 8th Grade BBQ
Shortened Day Schedule (out at Noon)

8th Graders will receive a meal ticket and will be released for the BBQ during 5th period. BBQ will last until 12:00pm. This will be the last day for 8th grade students to see all of their teachers and collect or turn in any materials.


Thursday, June 13th 8th Grade Promotion (Last Day of School)
Student Drop-off:  8:15am         Ceremony: 9:00-10:30am

Who: All eligible 8th graders

What: Students will walk across the stage and be acknowledged for their hard work!

Where: Land Park Amphitheater

What to Wear: Students are encouraged to wear semi formal attire. Keep in mind this is a school event. Students will be walking on uneven grass and stone steps, so consider appropriate shoes for this terrain.


Students should be dropped off directly at the park no later than 8:15am and go directly to the staging area to line up with their 4th period classes. 

Family members should be seated in the designated areas. Family seating in the amphitheater is limited and is first come, first served.

* We encourage families to pack lawn chairs for those who are willing to sit on the sides of the amphitheater behind the rope line 

*8 seats will be reserved for “Soiree In The City” auction winners along the rope line! 

Air horns are NOT permitted. The ceremony should conclude by 10:30am, at which time students will be dismissed for the day and should NOT return to campus.   

If you did not purchase a Spirit Pack at the beginning of the school year, you may purchase a Promotion lei for $15 at the Front Office (while supplies last). Leis may be available for cash purchase on promotion day.