Will you be joining Mrs. Ortega in 8th-grade honors?
Mrs.Ortega who is happy to be running 8th-grade honors will only have ONE class of honors next year. The class requirements will be more difficult, as many students are in 7th-grade honors.
The first requirement is student must exceed normal reading standards for 8th grade and be reading at a 10th-grade level.
The second stipulation is the student must show initiative and participate regularly in class.
The third condition is that the applicant must be able to think outside the box, be creative.
“Students must be able to take risks when it comes to assigned tasks.” Mrs. Ortega would also like it if the students had a teacher recommendation.