Shasta Middle School

Shasta Middle School

Shasta Middle School

Enrollment: 475

Grades: 6 through 8
Phone: (541) 688-9611
Fax: (541) 689-9382
Address: 4656 Barger Dr. Eugene, OR 97402
School Hours: 9:10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Driving instructions: Beltline Road to Barger Drive. West on Barger.

Curriculum Night Reminder

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Please join us for Curriculum Night next Tuesday October 21st from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  in the cafeteria.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about  proficiency grading, new curriculum and Common Core State Standard.  We look forward to seeing you then.  Refreshments to follow.

Shasta News and Up Coming Events

Curriculum Night - Tuesday, October 21st - 6:30 -7:30 pm in the Cafeteria.  Please join us for an informative evening regarding Proficiency Grading, New Curriculum and Common Core State Standard.  Refreshments to follow.

Picture Retakes – Friday, October 24th

The Shasta Thunder Newspaper  – The 1st and 2nd  edition of the The Shasta Thunder  are available for viewing in a pdf. format by click on each highlighted edition.  The Shasta Thunder is  an elective class with 6th and 8th grader reporters making contributions to the newspaper, 7th grade articles will be added later.  The landscape of the paper will morph as the students become more familiarized with the aspects of reporting

Spirit Week – The week of the 27th we will be promoting school spirit among our students and staff.  We will have some fun by dressing up each day and some friendly competition between the grade levels to see who has the most participates.  More details will be coming soon.

Mini No Referral Party – Students who have not received a referral from October 1st thru October 30th are invited to participate in a no-referral social in the small gym on October 30th.

Winter Hult Center Concert – tickets for our annual Winter Concert held at the Hult Center go on sale October 17th.  This is our 25th year holding our concert at the Hult Center and is sure to be our most attended concert to date. Click here to see the order form.



PTO Meeting Tonight – October 8th

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Just a reminder…Our first PTO meeting of the year will be held tonight at 6:30. We will be gathering in the library.

We hope to see you there!

Mr. Cottle: School Safety

School Safety Training

The protection and safe-keeping of all students is our #1 priority. That is why all Bethel School District staff will take part in school safety training on October 10th, a no-school day for educator training.

This workshop will make sure our staff members have a shared understanding of how to respond in emergency situations, especially a worst-case scenario of an armed intruder on campus. It is sad that there is a need to adequately prepare our staff for such a remote possibility, but we believe it is better to train for a worst-case scenario and never use that training than to sit back and just hope a life-threatening event never happens.

Every school in our district already practices fire drills, lockdowns, and earthquake drills. This training will add to our staff’s abilities to respond in extreme emergencies in order to keep students safe. Contact me, Brady Cottle, if you have any questions.


Volunteering at SMS

Click here to volunteerShasta Middle School appreciates supportive parents and a community willing to be involved in our school.  To become a volunteer at Shasta please fill out the School Involvement Information Sheet (SIIS) telling us how you would like to get involved.  If your student is an incoming 6th grader,  are new to the District, or have never filled out a background check, you will need to fill out the online Criminal History Verification of Volunteers with Bethel School District before you are able to volunteer at Shasta.

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QR Code for Online Background Check Form

The background checks do not transfer from school to school. Even though one may have been completed for another school within Bethel, you will still need to fill one out for Shasta.  If you filled out the SIIS at registration, but have not yet done the online background check, please do so as soon as possible.

We so appreciate you taking time out of your busy life, to support our students, staff, and school.



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