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8th Grade Capstone Event is a HUGE Success!
8th Grade Capstone Event is a HUGE Success!
Matt McCullough
Monday, July 02, 2018

Now in its third year, the 8th Grade Capstone Event continues to gain momentum as a highly regarded, culminating activity for middle school students as they transition to the high school.

Included in this event, our SMS 8th graders:

  • Take the PSAT8 Test to determine their progress towards college and career readiness. (Overall Results were very encouraging!!!)

  • Use the Test Results to set goals for high school and beyond

  • Complete an “application to go to high school” modeled after the GVSU application

  • Submit a college type entrance essay outlining their goals

  • Practice for and conduct an entrance interview with their Freshman Academy Mentor (FAM)

  • Accompany their FAM to the high school for orientation activities including lunch, a tour, and presentations from Mr. Seager and Mr. Ledlow.