Eighth Grade Promotion 2020

We celebrated our eighth graders with a live broadcast on June 5, 2020. Check it out! The promotion ceremony begins at about the 15-minute mark in the below broadcast. See the schedule below the video for exact minute markings for each chapter of the ceremony.

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Open a copy of the Eighth Grade Promotion Program here.

Program for Eighth Grade Promotion

Friday, June 5, 10 a.m.

Processional - 15:30-Minute Mark
Processional in B-Flat, David Johnson
Sue Jensen, Organist

Invocation - 17-Minute Mark
Melissa Robinson, Middle School Chaplain

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mo Copeland, Head of School - 18:50-Minute Mark
Ann Sulzer, Head of Middle School - 21:45-Minute Mark

Lean On Me - 27:15-Minute Mark
Performed by Rachel Phelps (piano), Chris Brown (bass guitar),
Charley Adams (guitar), Storm Siegel (drums)

Eighth Grade Speakers - 30:45-Minute Mark
Sashwat Ravishankar - 31:45-Minute Mark
Mia Gramstad - 35:25-Minute Mark

Virtual 8th Grade Choir - 41:10-Minute Mark
Don’t Worry, Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin
Three Little Birds by Bob Marley, Arr. by Adam Steele

Presentation of Eighth Grade Students for Promotion - 46-Minute Mark
Ann Sulzer

Benediction - 51:15-Minute Mark
The Rev. Phillip Craig, Head Chaplain

Recessional - 53:15-Minute Mark
Trumpet Duet and Fanfare, J. Roman
Sue Jensen, Organist