SMS 8th Grade Families,

Promotion is getting close!  We are about two weeks away, so I wanted to give you more details about the event, and a few reminders.

  • Date & Time: June 5th, 2024 at 6:00 PM
  • Location: McGinnis Field at Silverton Middle School
  • Tickets: No tickets are required.
  • Parking: If you have any special parking requests please let us know soon. See the attached map for parking areas.
  • Seating: Silverton High School will be having their ceremony on June 6th, and we will use their same seating arrangement, which will be a mix of the stadium bleachers as well as chairs on the football field. There is no reserved seating. We will open the gates at 5:00 PM.
  • Weather: This will be a rain or shine event.  Oregon weather is unpredictable, so please prepare accordingly.  However, please do not use umbrellas as they will block the view of people behind.
  • Dress: Students are expected to dress nicely for the event. It does not need to be formal attire, but should be nicer than a normal school day.  If students come to promotion inappropriately dressed they will be asked to change before participating.
  • Drop-Off Areas: Students should be dropped off at 5:15 PM. Please refer to the map for where your student is supposed to report on the evening of promotion.
  • Practice: We will be practicing on June 5th. 8th graders will arrive to school as normal, but we will transition to promotion practice during 1st period. Once we are done (which will take a couple of hours) we will dismiss students for the day. They will be allowed to walk home or be picked up. There will be no bus service at that time. Please contact the office if you need to make special arrangements. Students who do not come to practice, or are a behavioral problem during practice, may not be allowed to participate in the promotion ceremony. 

As the day approaches our 8th Grade AG teachers will be talking with their classes about what to expect. Thank you for your patience, and we look forward to celebrating our 8th graders on June 5th!

Promotion Map 2024