Parents/Guardians of 8th Grade Students:
You and your 8th grader are invited to participate in a Grade 8 Individual Planning Conference. This conference is designed for you and your student to focus on your child's current talents and interests along with their educational and career developement. Other topics will include an overview of high school information and high school scheduling.
Conferences generally last 30 minutes and can take place during various times throughout the school day. Your involvement in this conference is very important!
Mrs. Smestad, Mrs. Pagel and Mrs. Larson will be running these conferences on the following dates from 8:00-3:00 at Viking Middle School:
Monday, April 28th
Tuesday, April 29th
Friday, May 2nd
Please call Laura Hanson at 715-684-3321 x127 to set up a time to meet with any of the counselors. We look forward to meeting with you and your 8th grade son/daughter.
Thursday, April 17th - All 8th graders should report directly to the High School to spend the day. Woodville walkers will need to be at Viking by 7:20 AM to catch a bus. Students will be introduced to classe offerings for next year. There will be a question/answer time and students will meet the HS staff.
Thursday, May 1st - All 8th Graders will will attend a career fair in Eau Claire. Students can order a bagged lunch thru school by letting Mrs. Larson know or they will need to bring money to eat at the Oakwood Mall.
Friday, May 23rd - All 8th Grade students will spend the day at the Eau Galle Recreation Area - Leaving VMS at 9:00 Rt. 2:45. Dress s appropriately to be outside for the day and bring a sack lunch or notify the kitchen staff if for a school bag lunch
Thursday, June 10th - 4th Quarter "Rewards/Incentive Party" for 8th Grade Students who meet the requirements to go to Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. The criteria for trip eligibility is: 1. Passing grade in all 4 quarter classes 2. Appropriate behavior on all previous field trips 3. 22 or more behavior points for 4th quarter. Students will leave VMS at 7 AM and return at approximately 8:30 PM.
36 Students from VMS went to the National History Day regional competition at UW-EC last week. Ten students will be going to Madison to represent VMS in the state competition. Those qualifying are: Madelyn & Lily Kobs, Kaylee Lokker, Sam Benoy, Jayson Dahlby, Christian Lunde, Natalie Larson, Dan Weninger, Zach Tapp and Chris Wangen.
Registration for Summer School classes is now open at Viking Middle School. You can access course descriptions by clicking the course information link below. You can also enroll your child for classes online using the link below.
You may request paper versions of the course descriptions and enrollment form from the Viking office.
The deadline to register for summer courses is May 16, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Cindy Ramberg at 698-2456 X: 103
Click here for the course descriptions
Click here to fill out the online enrollment form
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