ESMS Promotion Information

  • The El Sausal Middle School Administrators and Counseling Department are committed to inform you and your student of the requirements for the 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony. The following is a list of the requirements that must be followed to be eligible for their 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony and all other activities related to Promotion.

    ACADEMIC
    Students must pass ALL 8th Grade classes.

    • No semester "Fs"


    CITIZENSHIP

    Students must demonstrate satisfactory citizenship.

    • No more than 1 "U" on the 3rd quarter report card
    • No more than 1 "U" on the 4th quarter report card
    • No serious violations of the behavior code during 4th quarter that result in a single 5-day suspension or two separate suspension.


    INDEBTEDNESS

    All bills are paid

    • No outstanding debts for lost or damaged books, fundraisers, etc. 


    ATTENDANCE

    • 85% attendance required (8th grade year only)

     **Promoting 8th grade students who receive two or more "U's" during the third grading period will not be permitted to participate in the Promotion Ceremony. Possible special consideration for students who demonstrate improvement by receiving no unsatisfactory grades during the fourth quarter.

    2020-2021 EL SAUSAL MIDDLE SCHOOL PROMOTION CEREMONY

    DATE: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
         TIME: TBD
          PLACE: Alisal High School Stadium at 777 Williams Rd, Salinas, CA 93905

    *Balloons will NOT be allowed in the stadium as well as any large items that may be distracting to others ex: large teddy bears, large floral arrangements etc. If brought please leave in your car. Small flower bouquets are fine. No leis during the ceremony (after ceremony OK.) You cannot add decorations of any kind to the gown.


    Promotion Practice
    *No Practice will be held for our 2020-2021 Promotion Ceremony

    Formal Dress Attire ONLY

    Boys: Slacks, long sleeve dress shirt, tie or bowtie. No blue jeans, loose pants, torn jeans, tennis shoes, or T-shirt. Formal attire is strongly recommended.

    Girls: No short skirts, dresses or shorts. Please dress appropriately. No revealing clothing such as see through fabric, spaghetti strap dresses, miniskirts or low necklines. Please wear comfortable shoes that you can walk in. Dresses and skirts are OK as long as they're NOT above your knees.