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4J Educator Named Oregon’s Top Teacher

Churchill High School teacher is Oregon Teacher of the Year One of Eugene School District 4J’s outstanding educators has won the highest teaching recognition in the state: Keri Pilgrim Ricker, health sciences teacher at Churchill High School, is the 2019 … Continue reading

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School Bond Measure on November 6 Ballot

Bond measure would fund improvements for every 4J school if approved by voters Measure 20–297, the school bond measure on the November 6 ballot, would repair schools, improve security, update technology and learning materials, support career education, address overcrowding and … Continue reading

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District, Classified Employee Union Settle Contract

4-year contract agreement provides fair salary increases for all classified employees  Eugene School District 4J has agreed on a four-year contract with our classified employees’ union that includes fair salary and insurance increases for every employee. The Oregon School Employees … Continue reading

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Parent Checklist: 12 Things to Do Before September 5

Get ready for back-to-school with new school schedules, bus routes, supply lists, and more  The start of school is just around the corner—we can hardly wait! • Tues., Sept. 4: Grade 9: High school orientation & transition day • Wed., … Continue reading

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Air Quality and School Activities

Wildfire smoke is affecting air quality in the Eugene area. We take our students’ health and safety very seriously, and closely monitor conditions to guide decisions around school-sponsored outdoor student activities. Eugene School District 4J staff regularly monitor the Heat … Continue reading

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School Board Approves Referring Bond Measure to Voters in November

Bond funds would improve safety, career education, technology, curriculum, overcrowding, and replace 3 aging schools, if approved by voters The Eugene School Board has unanimously approved referring a $319.3 million bond measure to voters on the November 2018 election ballot. … Continue reading

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School Bus Route Changes

Students arriving at Bertha Holt Elementary in Eugene School District 4J in 2018. (Photo by Chris Pietsch)

Buses have new stops and times this fall Does your student ride the bus to school? Please check your bus route for any changes before school begins. School bus routes, stops and schedules are adjusted every year. This fall, many … Continue reading

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School Offices Open This Week

Need to contact your school? Now is the time! School offices reopen or resume regular hours this week. High Schools: Wednesday, August 15—Regular hours resume Middle Schools: Wednesday, August 15—Offices open with regular hours Elementary Schools: August 16 and 17—Open … Continue reading

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Board Close to Decisions on School Bond Measure

Image of two girls reading together in Eugene School District 4J elementary school in 2018. (Photo by Chris Pietsch)

After 18-month community-engaged process, board will make decisions this month on bond measure for November ballot   Eugene School District 4J’s school board is considering referring a bond measure to voters on the November 2018 ballot to replace and improve aging … Continue reading

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New World Language Curriculum On Its Way

Board adopts new learning materials for Spanish, Japanese, American Sign Language courses Starting this fall, middle and high school students in Eugene School District 4J will benefit from new, districtwide world language curriculum for Spanish, Japanese and American Sign Language courses. For … Continue reading

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