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Summer Office Hours at Schools

School’s out for summer! But you can still get in touch with a school or the district before classes begin in September. Most central offices are open year-round. High school offices are open on a limited schedule during the summer. Elementary and … Continue reading

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Dollars & Sense: Board Adopts 2017–18 Budget

Investments to strengthen the foundation of education Budget provides full school year, holds the line on class sizes, restores student supports, plans for targeted investments if funding improves The Eugene School Board has adopted a school district budget for 2017–18. The budget is aligned with the … Continue reading

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Time to Learn: Instruction Time Counts

Students deserve equal and adequate class time Kids need to be in school, engaged in high-quality teaching and learning, as much as possible. In Eugene School District 4J, we’ve made strong strides toward achieving that goal by returning to a … Continue reading

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Weigh In: North Region Visioning Survey

Share your views, shape your schools Help define future of North Eugene area Survey: http://bit.ly/4JNorthRegionSurvey Eugene School District 4J is working to support and strengthen schools across the district, starting in the North Eugene region, and we want to hear from … Continue reading

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Board Commends Superintendent in Annual Evaluation

Superintendent noted for educational leadership, student-centric focus and systemic approach The Eugene School Board has completed its annual performance evaluation of the superintendent, Dr. Gustavo Balderas. The board commended Dr. Balderas’s leadership during his second year as superintendent of Eugene … Continue reading

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Congratulations, 2017 Graduates!

They’ve learned. They’ve grown. And now they’ll walk, to the applause of their parents, peers, families and friends. Eugene School District 4J’s class of 2017 is graduating this June. Congratulations to all of our graduates. Your success is inspiring those … Continue reading

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School Board Members Elected

Two newcomers, one returning member elected to school board  Eugene School District 4J welcomes new and returning school board members! The May 16 election ballot included three 4J school board positions. In the two races that were contested, the successful candidates won by … Continue reading

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Calling All Jeffersonians: Farewell to Former Jefferson Middle School / ATA Building

Arts & Technology Academy’s new building opens this fall Goodbye old school, hello new: Please join in a celebration and fond farewell to the former Jefferson Middle School building. Jefferson Farewell Celebration Arts & Technology Academy / former Jefferson Middle School building … Continue reading

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Labor Negotiations Underway Between District, Teachers Union

District proposes contract that would maintain full school year and class sizes, protect student time with teachers, provide compensation increases, maintain sustainable budget 4J’s Initial Proposal – Overview | Contract Language EEA’s Initial Proposal  The Eugene School District and the Eugene Education … Continue reading

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Superintendent Presents Budget Proposal for 2017–18

Budget plan provides full school year, holds the line on class sizes, restores student supports, plans for future Proposed Budget Document  4J superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas presented his proposed budget to the district’s budget committee on May 8, setting in motion the budget process for the … Continue reading

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