A message from 8th Grade Chair
Nicole Williamson
Dear Copper Ridge 8th Grade Parents,

End of the year and promotion day planning is well underway!  

An 8th Grade Promotion/Party Information Packet will be coming home with your student after Spring Break (SUSD Spring Break is March 12-16th) . Please be on the lookout for this packe!! It will have important information including: schedule of events, permission forms, and payment info. Fees and forms are due back to Mrs. Ambri by April 14th.

If you missed the planning meeting and would still like to help with 8th Grade Promotion/Party (and other end of the year events) then don't worry, there's still time and lots of opportunity. An 8th Grade Promotion/Party SignUp Genius will be coming in the 8th Grade News - April issue.

8th Grade Yearbook Ads
Deadline March 2nd TODAY
TODAY is the last day to put an ad in the yearbook for your 8th Grader!  All checks should be made out to Copper Ridge School. Download the flyer here and get that ad in. They really will appreciate it. 8th Grade Yearbook Ad Flyer

8th Grade Slideshow
Deadline: March 30th
Please follow the directions below to upload a baby and current picture of your 8th Grade student. Students will view a slideshow of their classmates’ pictures the last week of school. Your student will be able to assist you in this process.  Please ensure both baby and 8th Grade pictures are  school appropriate .
  1. Go to and log in using your student’s login/ID
  2. Enter uthbc93 to join “8th Grade Pictures 2017-18”
  3. Click on the heading “Baby and 8th Grade Pictures here”
  4. Click “+ Attachment”
  5. Upload File (from desktop/laptop) or
  6. Pick Photo (from phone)
  7. Repeat process for second picture
  8. Click blue “TURN IN” button

8th Grade Testing
8th Grade AIMS Science testing will take place the end of March. 8th Grade AZ Merit testing starts in early April. We don’t have exact dates yet so keep an eye out for that. 

REMIND.COM - If you haven’t done this yet, you need to sign up!
Text @CRPTO to number 81010 and you will receive text messages reminding you about school events. It’s quick and easy and a great way to stay informed.

JW Marriott April 13th 7p
What a fun way to wrap up 2017-18 and prepare for all of the 8th Grade Promotion/Party events! Please join me at the annual CRPTO Dinner and Auction on April 13th at 7pm. This year's event is at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge and no costumes are required. Just come have fun and enjoy a night with parents only, music and great food. Check out the auction items, buy a table or tickets HERE . I hope to see you there so we can toast to our kiddos.

That’s all for this month. Hope you have a wonderful Spring Break and don't forget to look for those packets!!


Nicole Williamson
8th Grade Chair
(978) 866-3876
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