Eighth Grade

Welcome to the Eighth Grade Home Page!

Mrs. Navia is excited to start this year as Vice Principal of St. Anthony de Padua School. She has been part of our school for three wonderful years. She is currently the 8th grade homeroom teacher and provides 6th, 7th, and 8th rigorous Math and Science lesson, she is the Student Government Liaison, and an Academic Decathlon Coach.

Mrs. Navia has a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from California State University Dominguez Hill with an emphasis in Mathematics, Spanish BCLAD credential, a California Teaching credential and is currently pursing a Masters degree in Leadership at Mount Saint Mary’s University. Mrs. Navia is the youngest of 9 siblings and the first generation college graduate and she is proud to share that, with the help of God she has been able to reach her goals and is constantly setting new goals.

Mrs. Navia has been happily married since 2004, outside of the classroom she enjoys playing softball on a co-ed team at Mas Fukai Park, visiting Disneyland and playing with her dogs.

Mrs. Navia’s Email: anavia@stanthonygardena.org

8th Grade Summer Projects 2017-18 + SUPPLY LIST

Hello incoming 8th graders! Here is your 8th Grade Summer Project Packet, which is due on the first day of school. If you do not have a hard copy of your packet, you will need to print out all of the following documents: 8th Grade Summer Projects 2017 (Letters and instructions from Junior High teachers) JUNIOR HIGH SUPPLY LIST 2017-18 Word Study WORKSHEET for The … [Read more...]


Breakfast will be served at 8:30 am. What high school will you be attending next year? What was the most memorable moment of the 8th grade? What was the most memorable moment at St. Anthony of Padua? … [Read more...]

It’s Showtime!

Hi Everyone! We have reached my favorite week of the year, our Musical Theatre Week:) Below you will see a reminder letter followed by the costumes list just in case you might need it.  Remember 2nd-5th should wear costumes for their dress rehearsal and for their performance. God Bless and see you at the theatre! Mrs. … [Read more...]

Week of 5/22/17 – 8th ENGLISH HW + TESTS

MONDAY 5/22 No School - Fiesta Cleanup TUESDAY 5/23 READING: Read Diary of Anne Frank - Thur 23 March 1944 - Thur  6 April 1944 (Short quiz on WED 5/24) WEDNESDAY 5/24 READING: Read 30 min for AR THURSDAY 5/25 READING: Read Diary of Anne Frank - Wed May 10 1944 - Tues June 13 (12-question quiz on TUES 5/29) WRITING: Work on your 2-5 min speech (Speech … [Read more...]


Dear 8th graders, I am uploading all the Parallel Read Project documents and guidelines to my Google Classroom (http://classroom.google.com). Please use the following code for access: 2jkrqu Make sure to work on your assignments every day so you are not caught trying to get it all done at the last minute! Speeches and speech outlines (for either Topic #1 or Topic #2) … [Read more...]