8th Grade Open House


Mark your calendars for January 13, 6:00pm

We will be hosting our first 8th Grade Open House this season as a virtual event, due to ongoing restrictions related to Covid-19. Zoom links will be provided the week of January 11, 2021.

6:00-6:28: Welcome and Overview by Leadership

6:30-6:43 – Academic Session 1

6:45-6:58 – Academic Session 2

7:00-7:13 – Academic Session 3

For Academic Sessions, attendees can go to Zoom rooms in any of the following subject areas. Designated teachers in each department will present an overview of their subject area and take questions from families as time permits:

  • English
  • Math
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • World Languages
  • Career Connect – BioMed, Business, Computer Science, Engineering
  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts, PE, Dance

7:15–7:28 – Supplemental Session 1

7:30-7:43 – Supplemental Session 2

7:45-7:58 – Supplemental Session 3

For each Supplemental Session, families can choose one of the following options, where there will be an introduction/overview and the opportunity for Q&A with hosts and panelists:

  • Student Panel – hear from our current Northfield students about what it means to be a Nighthawk – Q&A session
  • IB Overview – our IB Coordinator will introduce our program and take questions as time permits
  • Special Education & Social Emotional Overview – our Special Ed team will discuss our program and take questions regarding 504s, IEPs and more; counselors and mental health team available to share information on whole child approach
  • Athletics Overview – meet our Athletic Director, hear about the incredible sports program and ask questions as time permits