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8th grade information

Summer Advancement

If you are planning on taking a course over the summer per the district PLI's, fill out your intentions on this google form.

Upcoming 8th Grade Events


May 17                  8th grade Class Party: Totally Tubular 80's

                               Golden Skate San Ramon 7:30-10:30pm

                               $45 Requested Donation made payable ONLINE

                                or make check payable to IHMS PTA

                                Cost includes: Food, Drinks, Games, Skates and


                                *Links to online permission slips sent out to 8th

                                grade parents.      

May 29                   8th Grade Promotion Practice

                                IHMS Campus Field 7:30-10:30am

                                (shortened day for 8th graders ONLY)

                                *Please have your student arrive on time and         

                                 picked up by 10:30 following practice.

May 29                   8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

                                California High School Football Field  6:00pm

                                *Dress Code: Suits, slacks, dress shirts and ties are appropriate.                                    Dresses, blouses, skirts, slacks, flats or wedges are allowed. No                                    strapless or spaghetti straps allowed, no flip flops or spiked heels                                    allowed on Cal High turf)

May 30                   8th Grade Field Trip to Six Flags


                                 $75 Requested Donation ONLINE or checks made

                                  payable to IHMS. Includes: Park Admission,             

                                  Transportation and Lunch.

                                  *Links to online permission slips sent out to 8th

                                   grade parents.     

May 31                    Last Day of School: Minimum Day

                                  Dismissal at 11:47am

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High School and Summer Advancement Information

District Information on Student Advancement


Students who are planning on taking a course over the summer must follow the directions carefully, apply for advancement through the district, and THEN see your counselor.  

Summer School

District Summer School Information

Information for the district summer school programs can be found at:

Cal High Chinese Placement

If you would like to apply to take the Chinese placement test at Cal High, please download the application in the locker on the left hand side of this webpage.

Dougherty Valley High School

Post title:  High School Chinese Language Assessment Info

Chinese Placement Application

Dear 8th Graders,

If you are  interested in taking Chinese at Dougherty Valley High School and you know some Chinese, either speaking or writing, we’d like to invite you to take a placement assessment to properly place you into a class.


Please use the link attached to this post to fill out an application form and follow the instruction for assessment .  The deadline to submit an application is 3:00 pm on March 7, 2018. 


Jennifer Shuen

Chinese Teacher

Dougherty Valley High School