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School Improvement Bond News & Updates

News and updates about how your school bond dollars are being put to work.

  • 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 replace three aging school buildings. Bond Information Sheet (English / Español) If the bond measure passes, it would: Fund ... Read more...
  • 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. If approved by voters in November, the bond measure would provide improvements for all district schools. Bond ... Read more...
  • 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 French studies and for language immersion programs, new curriculum will be adopted in the 2018–19 school year and ... Read more...
  • Summer Construction Projects Are Underway Summer facility improvement projects make the most of empty schools and good weather School’s out for summer, and construction crews are hard at work across the district making improvements to school facilities while students are out of school. In addition to the annual summer work of deep cleaning, grounds keeping and maintenance projects, the 4J facilities team ... Read more...
  • High School Field Named to Honor Alumna Honoree Karen Meats with South Eugene High School softball teamKaren Meats’ name graces new softball field at South Eugene South Eugene High School’s new softball field has been named in honor of 1964 graduate Karen Meats. Ms. Meats was a standout female athlete, coach, and pioneer in the development of athletic opportunities for girls, before and after Title IX, the 1972 federal law requiring gender equity ... Read more...
  • New World Language Curriculum Open House Drop in to review and provide input on curriculum options World language curriculum open house: Review new middle and high school options Monday, March 12, 6–8 p.m. (drop-in) 4J Education Center, 200 N. Monroe St., Eugene (invite your friends!) New Spanish, French, Japanese and American Sign Language learning materials will be coming to middle and high schools next fall! Parents and ... Read more...
  • Healthy and Safe Schools Eugene School District 4J provides safe, healthy school facilities where students learn, grow and play. The district has developed a plan in accordance with Oregon law to maintain safe and healthy school facilities for all students. This plan covers all school buildings and addresses areas including radon, lead in drinking water, lead paint, and integrated pest management. All ... Read more...
  • World Language Curriculum Upgrades Underway New language learning materials are coming soon! 4J has kicked off the process to adopt new world language curriculum materials using bond funds approved by voters in 2013. The last districtwide world language curriculum adoption was 15 years ago. Some materials still in use today rely on outdated technology and no longer align with state standards. The ... Read more...
  • 4J Schools Grow in 2017 North Eugene High School and Arts & Technology Academy see strong growth; districtwide enrollment rises for third year in a row Welcome to all 4J students! Schools in Eugene School District 4J are attracting more families to enroll: Student enrollment increased again this fall to 16,355, continuing a recent trend reversing several years of declining enrollment. Every ... Read more...
  • ¡Celebremos! Grand Opening of New River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary School Front of River Road El Camino del Río Elementary SchoolPlease join us: Thursday, Oct. 5, 5:30–7:30 p.m. We can’t thank you enough, but we can thank you again! Please join us to celebrate the grand opening of the new River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary School building on Thursday, Oct. 5.  This fall students launched into the new school year in their modern, light-filled and colorful new ... Read more...