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8th Grade - Class of 2020

  • **Please see below for important updates and announcements regarding 8th Grade Events AND High School Information**

    8th Grade Advisor: Nicole Ragone


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    Class of 2020

    Class of 2020 Calendar of Events

    8th Grade Parent Meeting Dates: 9/12/19, 11/14/19

    Parent Meeting Agendas/Notes Can be found here!

    **All dates subject to change**

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  • RV's Economic Awareness Night

    Posted by Nicole Ragone on 1/13/2020

    RV's FBLA (Furture Business Leaders of America) is proud to bring to middle schoolers throughout the sending districts Economic Awareness Night at RVRHS. Economic Awareness Night will be Wednesday, January 22nd in the RV Cafeteria from 6-9 P.M. Students will be able to interact with FBLA members, learn about the american enterprise system, and visit rotating stations which would teach lessons that apply to real life.

    Please see the attached flyer for more information.

    Economic Awareness Night

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  • Honors English I and World History Placement Exam

    Posted by Nicole Ragone on 1/13/2020

    If your 8th grader would like to be considered for English I Honors or Honors World History in 9th grade they must sign up to take the Honors Readiness Assessment. The attached documents provide information and the interest form.

    This is different from the Math and Science placement exams, in that NOT ALL STUDENTS will automatically be given the Honors Readiness Assessment for English/World History. This Assessment is ONLY given to studnets to sign up/elect to take the exam.

    Please see the attached documents for more information. Students will also be receiving this information in homeroom on Thursday 1/16/2020.

    HRA Parent Letter

    Interest Slip

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  • 8th Grade Placement Process

    Posted by Nicole Ragone on 1/6/2020

    As per RV: "Next year Rancocas Valley will be implementing a plan that involves adding an academic level. Please see the attached "Academic Levels Letter to Parents" for more information.

    Additionally, RV shared the attached Placement Process chart in order for incoming 9th grade parents to better understand how they place students and the options available. 

    More information regarding elective scheduling and Honors Readiness Assessments for English I Honors and World History Honors to be forthcoming.

    Academic Levels Letter to Parents

    8th Grade Placement Process

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  • Graduation Photos

    Posted by Nicole Ragone on 1/2/2020

    8th Grade Cap & Gown pictures will be on Thursday, January 16th. 

    Please consider looking at past yearbooks to get an idea of what looks best under the gowns.

    Here are the following suggestions:

    • Collared shirt and tie
    • Dress blouse/shirt

    The caps and gowns are royal blue, female students will have a gold collar. All things are provided by LifeTouch for the pictures.

    When considering hair style, students should keep in mind that they will need to be able to put a graduation cap on their head.

    Also, please be on time that day to make sure you get your picture!

    We will also be measuring for your caps and gowns that day!


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  • RV's Data Sheet - Electronic Form

    Posted by Nicole Ragone on 12/6/2019

    Please complete RV's Eighth Grade Data sheet, https://tinyurl.com/rveight . 

    As per RV "Each eighth grade student, regardless of when he/she enrolls in eighth grade and whether or not they will be attending a private school or BCIT, must have this information completed."

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  • RV's 8th Grade Parent/Student Night

    Posted by Nicole Ragone on 12/5/2019

    January 15, 2020, 7 PM - 9 PM: RV's 8th Grade Parent/Student Night. The evening will begin in the Performing Arts Center.

    8th Grade Families will be receiving a letter from RV with more information.

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  • 9th Grade Math & Science Placement Exams

    Posted by Nicole Ragone on 11/6/2019

    Update: Science Placement exams will take place on Monday, Nov. 18th due to a scheduling conflict with the Veterans Event today!! Thank you for your understanding!

    ECS 8th graders will be taking 9th grade placement exams for Math and Science on the following dates:

    Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 - Science

    Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 - Math

    An email was sent home to parents with the attached informatino as well on 11/6/19.

    Please do not hesistate to reach out to me with any questions. If your questions are specific to the programs at RV please contact that subject supervisor. Contact information is available in the attachments.


    RV Science Letter to Parents

    RV Math Letter to Parents

    ECS Letter Regarding Placement Exams to Parents

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  • Project Lead the Way Application Open

    Posted by Nicole Ragone on 11/4/2019 8:00:00 AM

    RVRHS's Project Lead the Way Application opens TODAY, 11/4/19

    Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Pathway to Engineering™ program offers a dynamic curriculum where students experience real-world hands-on learning. RV students interested in pursuing a career in engineering, biomechanics, aeronautics, or another applied math/science area are encouraged to participate in the PLTW program. The RV PLTW program was nationally certified in May 2014.

    Click here for more information and the online application.

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  • BCIT Construction Apprenticeship Expo

    Posted by Nicole Ragone on 10/17/2019

    In conjunction with National Apprenticeship Week, BCIT is hosting The Construction Apprenticeship Expo at BCIT. This is a wonderful chance for students to learn about the construction trades. BCIT hopes you will join them for this interactive and FREE event! If you can attend, please  fill out the registration form: Apprenticeship Expo  by October 21, 2019!

    This event will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 from 9AM - 2 PM! 

    Please see attached flyer for more information!

    BCIT Construction Apprenticeship Expo Flyer

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  • BCIT Discovery Night

    Posted by Nicole Ragone on 10/4/2019

    SAVE THE DATE!!!! BCIT Discovery Night for BOTH campuses will be on Thursday, Oct. 24th from 6-8PM!

    As a reminder, Eastampton residents typically attend BCIT's Medford Campus!

    Pre-Register here for Discovery Night

    BCIT Discovery Night Flyer

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