8th grade activities

  • Gradventure:  Friday, May 2nd, 2025 - Expect information to be sent home in October!




    8th Grade End of Year Ceremony and Dance:

    Celebration will be Friday, May 16, 2025 in the gym!

    Dance will be Friday, May 16, 2025 from 5:00 - 7:00 in the cafeteria!  




Washington, D.C.

  • Our DC trip this year will be March 3 - 7, 2025!!!   These are details from last year's trip, but it will give you a good idea of what to expect!  :-)


    *******Click here for ROOM/BUS REQUEST FORM - Uploaded 12/08/2023********


    2023-24 8th Grade Washington, D.C. Trip

    Date: March 4-8, 2024  Contact: Andrew Keltner
    Location: Washington, D.C., Jamestown, and Colonial Williamsburg
    Cost: $1,059 student/quad

    • During Registration: 1st Deposit of $375.00 due/per person
    • 11/17/23: 2nd Deposit of $375.00 due/per person
    • 01/15/24: Final Payment of $309.00 or remaining balance due/per person

    Description: Montford's annual 8th grade trip to Washington, D.C., Jamestown Settlement Park and Colonial Williamsburg will occur March 4-8, 2024. This is the week immediately before spring break. All 8th graders are invited as long as they remain a student in good standing in regards to the behavior and academic requirements discussed at the 8th grade assembly the first week of school. The all-inclusive price for the trip is $1,059. This includes motor coach transportation with Lamers Bus Lines, hotel accommodations at Holiday Inn Express in Springfield, Va., all admissions, Potomac River Dinner/Dance Cruise, all meals, guided tours, nighttime security, and gratuities for drivers and guides. All payments will be made online or by phone directly to Educational Tours. Our contact person at Educational Tours is Brian Lattin or Brad Lattin at 1-800-343-9003. An itinerary and the online payment registration instructions for the trip are available below. An (optional) informational meeting will be held on Monday, September 18th at 7 pm in the cafeteria.  It shouldn't last more than 20-30 minutes. A mandatory parent meeting for participants is scheduled for Monday, February 26, 2024 at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria.  We will discuss everything your student needs to make the most out of their week in the Washington, D.C. area.

    Eligibility: To qualify to attend this field trip, students must have:

    • Registered with Educational Tours;
    • No more than one (1) in-school detention assignment (OFI) since the beginning of the current school year;
    • No out-of-school suspensions since the beginning of the current school year;
    • No 1's in citizenship on the second quarter report card;
    • No more than one (1) 2 in citizenship on the second quarter report card.
    • 2.0 GPA on second quarter report card.


    The room and Bus Request Form will be released after the Thanksgiving Break - Please submit electronically by e-mail or in person to Mr. Keltner in the media center no later than Friday, January 6, 2023.  If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail Mr. Keltner.  


    Register Now!! Click Here to Register and Make Payments

    Please register online and make your first payment to guarantee your spot by Friday, October 13, 2023. Please e-mail Andrew Keltner, if you have any questions or concerns.  

    2024 8th Grade D.C. Trip Itinerary - Open the PDF and click on the website at the bottom of the page to begin the registration process.