8th Grade: The Next Step

Most students who graduate  from Highland Middle School attend Libertyville High School.  During student's eighth grade year,  several events happen to prepare  and celebrate students for this next journey. 

End of the year activities - 8th grade students are celebrated with an end of the year graduation ceremony.  Other activities such as end of the year picnic also are celebrated may vary from year to year.  

Important Dates - Freshman Registration for LHS - Libertyville High School will send out information regarding registration.  Please look out for emails for this.  Course Selection for Grade 8 for LHS provides more information.  This Freshman Timeline provides an overview of the process for starting at LHS.  

Libertyville High School (LHS) PSAT™ - All 8th grade students entering Libertyville High School or Vernon Hills High School in the year following their 8th grade year are encouraged to participate in the administration of the PSAT™ 8/9 (Preliminary SAT) at the high school they will attend. For more information about the PSAT, click HERE.

8th Grade Class Shirts -  Class  shirts are created by 8th grade students.  Student Council will send information regarding deadlines for this project.  

8th Grade Diploma Form -   8th grade parents should fill out the 8th grade Diploma Form in the fall.  

Students in graduation gowns waiting for the ceremonies to begin.