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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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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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Goodbye Old, Hello New: River Road Farewell Celebration

¡Adios! to River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary School’s 1953 building • New school opens this fall River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary School has a long and well-loved history in the River Road neighborhood. Starting this fall, the school will continue in its new … Continue reading

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2015–16 State Special Education Report

The annual special education reports for school districts across Oregon are available online. Eugene School District 4J provides a continuum of services to meet the needs of students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). The district works to ensure that all students have … Continue reading

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School Board Election Ballots Mailed

Ballots due by May 16 at 8 p.m. Ballots have been mailed to voters in the May 16 election, which includes three positions on the Eugene School District board of directors. To be counted, ballots must be received by the elections office no … Continue reading

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Education Champions Named in 2017 ACE Awards

2017 ACE Awards Champions Brianna Stiller, Judy Salisbury, Jaimee Massie, Londa Rochholz and Fernell Lopez, with superintendent Gustavo Balderas (second from right)

Local educators honored in business-sponsored awards program Nearly 90 4J teachers, administrators, classified staff and volunteers, as well as many educators from the Springfield and Bethel school districts, were honored at the 2017 ACE (A Champion in Education) Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April … Continue reading

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Nominees Named in 2017 ACE Awards

89 staff and volunteers honored in business-supported educator awards program Public school staff and volunteers make a difference for kids and deserve appreciation every day. In a show of that appreciation, parents, colleagues and community members have honored nearly 90 outstanding 4J employees and … Continue reading

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School Safety Training for Students

Parent info nights April 17 and 26 The safety of our students is of the utmost importance. The district has updated protocols for improving school safety, and students will learn about updated safety concepts and strategies this spring. Parents are invited to two information … Continue reading

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Three School Board Positions on May Ballot

Voter registration deadline is April 25 Voters will decide on May 16 who will fill three of the seven positions on the Eugene School Board. The other four positions will be on the ballot in 2019. Candidates:  Position 2: Anne Marie Levis, … Continue reading

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