June 1-3: 8th grade field trips to Oregon State University (students will attend one of those 3 dates during periods 1-4). Field trip permission slips will be coming home soon!

June 3: Straub dance/activity night (4:30-5:45pm). This event is for all Straub students. Tickets will be on sale soon for $5 in the main office. Students can also bring extra money for snacks! We will have BINGO (and prizes!), open gym with a variety of sports options, and dancing! Parents/guardians, here is a link to sign up for chaperoning, volunteering, or donating to the dance: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090D44ACAF2EA4F85-straub

June 10: 8th grade Straub & Walker dance at West Salem High School’s Commons (7pm – 9pm). This event is for 8th graders only, and it’s free – no cost! Both Walker 8th graders and Straub 8th graders are invited. The theme is “glowing gala” – dress up a little if you want! There will be dancing, a live DJ, a photobooth, giveaways, and lots of food! Come celebrate the end of middle school! Parents/guardians: Here is a sign up link for helping out in a variety of ways… you can donate food, help with set up/tear down, and even chaperone during the dance:


June 15: 8th grade Promotion Ceremony at West High School (5:30pm) with Kona Ice truck treats immediately afterward – served in the Straub parking lot! This event is free- come celebrate the your 8th grader!

June 16: Last day of school-this is a half day!

Students who purchased yearbooks will receive them this day. We will also have a fun field day! Students can bring money for snacks! School ends at 1:30pm.