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2018–19 School Supply Lists

Back-to-school sales will begin soon, long before classes do. Check your school’s supply list online before you start your back-to-school shopping. Some schools provide a list of required supplies for each grade, while other schools buy the needed materials in bulk … Continue reading

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Welcome New Principals, Other Administrators

Several 4J schools and departments will have new leadership in 2018–19 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Charlemagne Principal: Courtney Leonard Chávez Principal: Deirdre Pearson Holt Principal: Dan Sterling Spring Creek Principal: Sebastian Bolden Twin Oaks Principal: Denisa Taylor MIDDLE SCHOOLS Cal Young Principal: Chris Mitchell Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Summer Meal Program Begins

Free breakfast and lunch for kids July 5–August 17 Summer is here and school is out—but some 4J cafeterias are still cooking. Eugene School District 4J serves about 10,000 meals to students each day when school is in session. Kids’ … Continue reading

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School Board Adopts Budget

Budget plan includes full school year • steady class sizes • counselors at every school • more elementary PE • high school success • behavioral supports The Eugene School District 4J Board of Directors has adopted the district’s budget plan … Continue reading

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Bond Measure Plan to Be Finalized in August

Board takes time to thoroughly consider options Eugene School District 4J’s school board is considering referring a potential bond measure to voters on the November 2018 ballot to replace and improve aging school buildings and learning materials—but not yet. To … Continue reading

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Board Commends Superintendent in Annual Evaluation

The Eugene School Board commended the leadership of Superintendent Gustavo Balderas during his third year as superintendent of Eugene School District 4J in its annual performance evaluation. The board shared its report at the June 20 board meeting. The superintendent’s annual … Continue reading

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4J Summer Programs

Summer learning, free meals, health care Summer is here, and with it some no-cost opportunities for students to learn and stay nourished. Free Meals: Kids are invited to eat breakfast and lunch for free this summer. NO forms to fill out. FREE … Continue reading

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Summer Hours at Schools, Health Centers

School’s out for summer! But you can still access the school-based health centers and 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 … Continue reading

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4J Educator Named One of Oregon’s Top Teachers

Churchill High School teacher wins Regional Teacher of the Year Award One of Eugene School District 4J’s outstanding educators has won accolades from the state: Keri Pilgrim Ricker, health sciences teacher at Churchill High School, is Oregon’s Regional Teacher of … Continue reading

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Coffee With the Superintendent

Dr. Balderas invites community for coffee and conversation Coffee With the Superintendent Wednesday, June 20, 10–11 a.m. 4J Education Center 200 N. Monroe St., Eugene (invite your friends!) You’re invited: Drop in on Wednesday morning, June 20, for coffee and … Continue reading

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