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Bond News (2018)

News and updates about the November 2018 bond measure to fund improvements at every 4J school.

  • Board Holds Virtual Community Forum on Corridor Elementary Facing significant school funding shortfalls and decreased student enrollment at Corridor, 4J Superintendent Gustavo Balderas has recommended that the district consider closing Corridor Elementary School at the end of this school year. Corridor is a small alternative program in the North Eugene region. Over the past several years its enrollment has decreased to 142 students in ... Read more...
  • Bond-Funded Athletic Improvements Race Forward This Summer Bond-Funded Athletic Improvements Race Forward This SummerPromised bond work continues while school facilities are closed Spring sports may be canceled but planned bond work marches on. Thanks to the 4J community’s support of the 2018 school bond measure, needed upgrades are being completed across the district to improve athletic facilities and support equitable athletic opportunities for all students. The packed schedule of planned ... Read more...
  • North Eugene High School Design Comes Into Focus North Eugene High School Design Comes Into FocusArchitects present design of new high school building—the area’s first in more than 50 years  The new North Eugene High School is one step closer to reality, thanks to voters’ approval of the 2018 school bond measure and design work by the team of Rowell Brokaw Architects and Opsis Architecture. The design team has presented its ... Read more...
  • New Edison Elementary School Design Takes Shape New Edison Elementary School Design Takes ShapeArchitects present design of new building  The Edison Elementary School design team of Mahlum Architects and Robertson Sherwood Architects has completed design development for the new building, reflecting input received from families, neighbors and other community members. The Edison school building that will be replaced, thanks to the community’s support of the 2018 school bond measure, is ... Read more...
  • Willard Swing School Taking Shape Willard Swing School Taking ShapeNew space for elementary schools to open this fall Edison Elementary School will have a new temporary home this fall. Edison will move to a facility at the former Willard school site at 29th & Lincoln for two years, while the new Edison school building is constructed. Edison’s 94-year-old building at 22nd & Onyx is the oldest ... Read more...
  • Contractor Chosen to Build New North Eugene High School Contractor Chosen to Build New North Eugene High SchoolLong established firm with local experience will serve as CM/GC Planning for the new North Eugene High School is underway. A construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) has been selected to coordinate planning and construction of the new building: Lease Crutcher Lewis (Lewis), a construction company with offices in Eugene, Portland and Seattle, founded in 1886. Lewis’s numerous high-profile ... Read more...
  • 4J Seeks Architect for Gilham School Expansion 4J Seeks Architect for Gilham School ExpansionDistrict is soliciting architect proposals for school improvements Voters in Eugene School District 4J resoundingly passed the school bond measure in November 2018 to fund capital improvements for 4J schools. Bond funds will be used to construct three new school buildings, expand Gilham Elementary School, and make other capital improvements across the district. Every school will ... Read more...
  • Contractor Sought for Gilham Elementary School Expansion Contractor Sought for Gilham Elementary School ExpansionProposals invited for Gilham Elementary School construction manager/general contractor  Gilham Elementary School will soon have more space for students. thanks to voters’ approval of the school bond measure in November 2018. The bond will fund the construction of three new school buildings, the expansion of Gilham Elementary School, and other capital improvements for all 4J schools. Now, ... Read more...
  • Video Cameras to Enhance School Security Video Cameras to Enhance School SecurityBond-funded camera installation nearly complete School safety is a top priority for Eugene School District 4J and for our community. Recent 4J school bond measures overwhelmingly approved by voters have included funding for school safety and security among many other important capital improvements. Now, a key school security enhancement is close to completion. Video cameras have ... Read more...
  • Contractor Chosen to Build New Edison Contractor Chosen to Build New EdisonLocal company will construct new building to replace Eugene’s oldest school The contractor has been selected to build the new school for Edison Elementary. The project team for design and construction of the new Edison Elementary School will be formed of the selected construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC), John Hyland Construction; the architect team, Mahlum Architects and ... Read more...