Bancroft Middle School

8th Grade Promotional


Map to LBCC (Location of Promotion and Awards)


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2016 8th Grade End of the Year Information

Dear Eighth Grade Parent/Guardian:

The second semester is underway and there are several activities planned to celebrate the culmination of your child’s hard work.  The following are reminders for you.  A signature page is included with this mailing.  It must be signed and returned to school by Friday, March 4, to allow your child’s full participation in all of our activities.

  • Qualifications for 8th grade activities
    • Students must meet academic and behavioral qualifications to participate in the 8th grade activities.  Students who have 2 or more F’s on their grade check prior to the events will be ineligible. 
    • Students who have 10 points for inappropriate behavior will be ineligible.  All eighth grade students will begin with 0 points on Monday, March 7.  If a student earns 10 points by June 8, he or she will NOT be allowed to attend the events listed below.   
  • Bancroft’s Promotional Activities
    • Eighth Grade Awards Night: On Monday, June 13, we have a very special evening at Long Beach City College Auditorium beginning at 6:00 p.m. Our awardees are invited to attend with their parents to be recognized for their accomplishments at Bancroft.  Letters of invitation and tickets will be mailed to parents of recipients prior to the evening. Each awardee will receive (3) three tickets. Additional tickets may be available. There is a fee to park at LBCC.
    • Eighth Grade Activity: This event will be held on Friday, June 10. Additional information on this exciting evening will be distributed in April.
    • Eighth Grade Picnic/Class Video: On Tuesday, June 14, 8th graders will be invited to a movie and a chance to view their 8th grade class video
    • Promotional Practice/Eighth Grade Picnic/Activity: On Wednesday, June 15, we have a picnic/activity at CSULB after the promotional practice at LBCC.  Students who are eligible for promotion and participated in the morning practice can enjoy this fun afternoon.
    • Promotional Ceremony:  On Thursday, June 16, at 9:30 a.m., we will conduct our promotional ceremony in the large gym at Long Beach City College (see enclosed map). There are no balloons allowed due to airport safety rules. Please arrive early to purchase a parking pass from machines in lots J or M or purchase you parking pass at school in June. Vehicles without parking passes will be ticketed. The ceremony will last until approximately 11:00 a.m. Since this is a major achievement for students, standards for dress and behavior have been established.  The following information outlines the dress code for the promotional ceremony.





  • Dress or skirt of appropriate length
  • Dressy pants outfit
  • Modest tops
  • Flat shoes or wedge heels only!
  • Dress shirts / or button down
  • Dress pants
  • Suit jacket  (nice but optional)
  • Vests

Not Acceptable

  • Floor length skirt or dress
  • Formal or club type dresses
  • Strapless, tank tops,  halters, or bare midriff (shoulders must be covered)
  • Shorts, jeans, t-shirts, or athletic clothing
  • Spike or high heels not allowed on gym floor
  • Jeans, shorts, athletic clothing
  • T-shirts
  • Oversized clothing (baggy)
  • Tuxedos

If you have any questions about these activities and requirements, please contact either one of us at 425-7461.




Kimberly Dalton, Principal                                                    Angela Suttles, Assistant Principal