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

  • Designing New Schools for Eugene
    Community invited to provide input on school design  Four of 4J’s oldest schools will be replaced or renovated in the next few years, thanks to voters’ approval of the school bond measure in May 2013. Design has started on three of the new schools. Please join us at an upcoming public meeting about the design of each school. • Get a look at design progress ...
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  • 4J & YMCA Consider a Future Together at Roosevelt Site
    The Eugene School District and the Eugene Family YMCA are moving forward to consider if the Roosevelt Middle School site could also be the Y’s future home. Superintendent Shelley Berman is recommending that the Eugene School Board initiate a public process to consider whether to sell, lease or trade a portion of the Roosevelt Middle School ...
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  • Virtual Tour of New School ExamplesVirtual Tour of New School Examples
    Photo tour shows design teams’ school visits Take the Virtual Tour First, see what’s possible. That’s the thinking that led the design committees for 4J’s new elementary schools to take a road trip to Portland this fall. A group of River Road/El Camino del Río and Howard Elementary School teachers, principals, district administrators, and architects toured three Portland-area ...
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  • New Howard Elementary School Taking ShapeNew Howard Elementary School Taking Shape
    New project website shows initial design concept  Public invited to share comments at open house Thanks to voters’ resounding approval of the 4J school bond measure last spring, four of the district’s oldest, most inefficient school buildings will be replaced or renovated over the next few years. The first project to to break ground, possibly as early as this spring, will be Howard ...
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  • Edison Master Plan Public Meeting
    Plan being developed; public invited to provide input A master plan is being developed to guide future improvements of the Edison Elementary School building in the South University neighborhood. A public meeting will be held on September 17 for Edison families, neighbors and any other interested community members. Robertson Sherwood Architects will share information about goals, process and timing; what has been done so far; and some initial ideas about improvements; then invite ...
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  • Architect Teams Chosen to Design New Schools
    Three architect teams have been selected to design 4J’s new school buildings. The architectural partnership firms’ proposals were ranked highest among the 19 proposals received. Four of the district’s oldest schools will be rebuilt in the next few years, thanks to voters’ approval in May of the school improvement bond measure. The first step is to select ...
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  • Selection Teams Reviewing Architect Proposals
    Eight architectural firms have submitted a total of 19 proposals to design 4J’s new school buildings. Four of the district’s oldest schools will be rebuilt in the next few years, thanks to voters’ approval last month of the school improvement bond measure. In a first step, the district is seeking architects to provide architectural, engineering and other ...
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  • Strong Interest in School Design Projects
    Thanks to voters, four of 4J’s oldest schools will be rebuilt in the next few years. In a first step, the district is seeking architects interested in providing design services. Architectural and engineering firms are showing strong interest in the school projects. Turnout was tremendous at an optional pre-proposal meeting held by the district. A total of 45 ...
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  • Architects Sought to Design New Schools
    District issues request for proposals, due June 14 Voters in Eugene School District 4J have resoundingly passed Measure 20-210, the school bond measure to provide funding for 4J schools. Bond funds will be used to replace four aging school buildings, improve classroom technology, update instructional materials, upgrade security, repair schools, and more. In a first step toward building ...
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  • Thank You Voters!Thank You Voters!
    May 21, 2013 — Voters in Eugene School District 4J have resoundingly passed Measure 20-210, the school bond measure to provide funding for 4J schools. Bond funds will be used to replace four aging school buildings, improve classroom technology, update instructional materials, upgrade security, repair schools, and more. The 4J School Board thanks the voters and community for ...
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