8th Grade Accomplishments 2023

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On June 6, MVWSD eighth-graders are promoting from Crittenden and Graham Middle schools, and are on their way to MVLA and other local high schools this fall.

In addition to many personal and individual accomplishments, we recognize our eighth-graders’ contributions to these school accomplishments.



Theater and Music:

16 eighth graders participated in the MUSICAL production of Matilda (either on stage, or back stage)

37 eighth graders went to Disney with the music department to participate in Disney Innovation Workshops and play at Medieval Times Dinner Theater

After School Sports Teams/Events:
We had 102 eighth graders who participated in after school sports.


11 girls and 10 boys made it to the playoffs in soccer and the 8th grade girls made it all the way to the semi finals. 


3 eighth graders represented Crittenden in the Varsity Finals making it to the semi finals in 2 weight divisions. 

Track and Field: 

9 eighth graders make it to the county finals competing against over 6500 students.  Two Crittenden 8th graders won first place! (Boys 100m Dash and Girls Long Jump).

Specialized Classes:
Leadership Class - Ten 8th graders were in Leadership, planning activities, dances and fundraisers for the rest of the student body.

WEB Class -  24 eighth graders were in WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) to plan activities for all students, celebrate cultural events, and to help sixth graders transition from elementary to middle school. 

ELD Reclassification:

6 eighth grade English learners reclassified at Crittenden this year

Assistant Principal’s Honor Roll (3.33 - 3.66 GPA)

Tri #1 = 22 eighth graders

Tri #2 = 33 eighth graders

Tri #3 (preliminary, but pretty accurate) = 23

Principal’s Honor Roll (3.67 - 4.0 GPA)

Tri #1 = 94 eighth graders

Tri #2 =  83 eighth graders

Tri #3 (preliminary, but pretty accurate) = 88


17 Crittenden students were accepted to AVID at Los Altos High School. 

21 Crittenden students were accepted to AVID at Mountain View High School. 


Theater and Music:

65 8th graders went on tour to the Forum Musical Festival

5 8th graders in the Moana musical

1 8th grader participated in the CMEA Honor Choir

2 8th graders participated in the All State Honor Choir

1 8th grader participated CMEA Middle School Honor Orchestra 

Specialized Classes:

50 8th graders participated in GMStv, and 45 8th graders won Grammys for their films. They started a filming club after school to film performing arts and sports, and also created a video to welcome the incoming 6th graders.

Club and Activities participation:

ROAR: 18 8th graders participated as mentors. They hosted a 6th grade movie night and an Oakland A’s baseball night in collaboration with the MVPD SROs.

Robotics- 5 8th graders participated on the Robotics Team. Graham won the Champions Award for the Spring League Tournament and the Robot Performance Award for the highest scoring robot in regional competitions.

ELD Reclassification:

15 8th graders reclassified in the 2022-2023 school year.

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