/Eclipse/HAB Information
Eclipse/HAB Information2017-07-05T14:35:46+00:00

Silver Falls School District & Silverton High School are proud to be a part of the upcoming events surrounding the total solar eclipse occurring August 21st, 2017. Specifically, Silverton High School students were chosen to participate in a High-Altitude Balloon launch.

  • The HAB will launch from the SHS athletic complex at approximately 8:00 am.
  • Gates will open at 6:00 am.
  • Parking cost: $20 per car, which will include access to sports fields. We encourage you to bring a blanket or lawn chairs for seating.
  • Parking spot pre-sales will open at the District Office (open 7:30-4:00, Monday thru Friday) beginning August 1.
  • Breakfast items will be available for purchase during the event, and restrooms will be open at the athletic facility.

Complete information on the HAB Launch can be found on the SHS HAB site.

Additionally, commemorative items are available for purchase at the District Office, Monday-Friday from 7:30 to 4:00. These items include:

Item Cost


Eclipse T-Shirts


Viewing Glasses

Eclipse Viewing Glasses


Shirts & glasses will also be available at the First Friday celebration in August.