A celebration is planned in honor of John Dodig, who is retiring as Staples High School principal at the end of this academic year.

The event is June 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Westport Inn, 1595 Post Road East.

The cost is $45.

Those planning to attend should mail checks payable to Elliott Landon, c/o Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave., Westport CT 06880. RSVPs are due by June 5.

For those unable to attend, or who would like to make an additional gift in Dodig's honor, he has requested that a donation be make to Staples Tuition Grants, the John M. Dodig Award, which will be used to help Staples students pursue their education after high school.

To make a donation, send a check to Staples Tuition Grants, Box 5159, Westport CT 06880-5159. Indicate in the memo line "John M. Dodig Award."