Shasta Middle School
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.
Please join us May 24th for our Incoming 6th Grade Orientation Night and Shastafest. The evening starts at 6:00 p.m. for Irving, Clear Lake and Danebo 5th grade students. Students will receive helpful information regarding transition to middle school from elementary as well as tour classrooms and meet next year’s teachers.
Beginning at 6:30 p.m., PTO will be serving up hot dogs in the cafeteria during Shastafest. Be sure to check out the buy one, get one free Book Fair and Silent Auction Raffle while you’re there. Finally, head over to the Main Gym for Family Engineering Night. We hope you will be able to take in the sounds of our fabulous jazz band and choir’s as they will be preforming throughout the evening. For more information, please click on the flyer.
Eighth Grade Departure Ceremony & Celebration: Following the departure ceremony, students are invited to attend a graduation celebration in the Cafeteria/Main gym from 7:30-10:00 p.m. on June 15th. We are looking for donations that can be used as prizes for the party. The prizes should be $5 or less (Gatorade, gift cards, snacks, etc.). There is also a need for snacks and drinks for the celebration, such as (soda, chips, snacks, cookies, etc.) if you can donate something to the celebration please drop it by the office on June 15th. If you would like to help chaperone the celebration, please let Kim in the front office know. Please click here to read important information regarding the 8th grade Year End events.
Camp Harlow: On Monday (June 13) the 8th grade students will be spending the day at Camp Harlow (9:15-3:00). In order to fund this event, we are asking students to bring in $10. Please have your son/daughter drop off their payment and permission slip to their homeroom teacher. You can print off the permission slip and signup to help with the 8th grade end of the year activities by clicking here.
8th Grade Behavior Letter: Please take a moment to read over the attached behavior letter to make sure your student qualifies to attend these end of the year activities. Click here to view letter.
On May 6th, Shasta’s Concert and Advanced Choirs headed to the University of Portland to attend the Best of the Northwest Concert Choir Festival, for Jr. High and Middle schools students from all over the Northwest region (Idaho, Washington, and Oregon). Shasta received a No. 1 rating and second place out of the sixteen schools that performed. This was the tenth year in a row that Shasta has competed in this annual event with over ninety of our students performing choral literature in Swahili, Indian, and Latin. Great job Shasta choirs!
Session Jazz Choir collects toys for Tuckers Toy Box
Shasta Choirs are collecting new toys for Tuckers Toy Box at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Session Jazz Choir will be traveling up to Portland on Friday May 20th to perform and bring toys to terminally-ill children and their families. All donated items need to be in the original packaging and need to be shoe-boxed sized or smaller. Examples of appropriate gifts : coloring books/coloring utensils, Barbie Dolls/Action Figures, money donations, small Legos, Hot Wheels, and journals. Thank you as always for your tremendous support of Shasta’s Music Programs.
Shasta PTO is holding a fundraiser next week. Print out this voucher and take it with you when you eat out at Dickie Jo’s or Dickie Yo’s on Monday, May 9th or Tuesday, May 10th and we will receive 25% of the value of your purchases. We are also holding our PTO meeting there on Monday, May 9th and you are welcome to join us. We will be meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. We hope to see you there!!