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

  • Camas Ridge School Design Meeting WednesdayCamas Ridge School Design Meeting Wednesday
    Virtual open house May 26: See initial school design and share feedback  Architects are at work designing the new Camas Ridge Elementary School, thanks to voters’ approval of the 2018 school bond measure which is funding three new school buildings to replace aging facilities and other capital improvements. A design open house will be held this Wednesday, ...
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  • Camas Ridge School Design Open HouseCamas Ridge School Design Open House
    You’re invited: See initial school design and share feedback in virtual open house May 26 Planning for the new Camas Ridge Elementary School is underway, thanks to voters’ approval of the 2018 school bond measure which is funding three new school buildings to replace aging facilities and other capital improvements. The new school will be designed ...
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  • Chinese Immersion Preparing to Move in Fall 2021Chinese Immersion Preparing to Move in Fall 2021
    Local contractor chosen to renovate Kennedy Middle School for Chinese Immersion program co-location  Preparations for the program move of 4J’s Chinese Immersion School are underway and the contractor to complete facility improvements has been chosen. Local company Bridgeway Contracting was selected among several proposals to complete the renovations needed at Kennedy Middle School this summer to ...
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  • Planning a New Camas RidgePlanning a New Camas Ridge
    Community invited to review, give feedback on preliminary building siting plan and next steps for new school Planning is underway and design work is beginning for the new Camas Ridge Elementary School. The new school building will be designed for safety and security, efficiency and sustainability, and 21st century learning. In a first step, community members ...
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  • Virtual Meeting: Camas Ridge School Design BeginsVirtual Meeting: Camas Ridge School Design Begins
    Community invited to online presentation about school design process Design work is beginning for the new Camas Ridge Elementary School. Thanks to voters’ approval of the 2018 school bond measure, three new school buildings will be built to replace aging facilities and other capital improvements will be funded at every 4J school. The new North Eugene ...
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  • Local Architect Chosen to Design New Camas RidgeLocal Architect Chosen to Design New Camas Ridge
    Eugene firm joins the Camas Ridge Elementary School project team Planning for the new Camas Ridge Elementary School is underway and the project’s architect team has been selected. The chosen architect has extensive local experience including designing four Eugene School District 4J school buildings. Local architect firm Pivot Architecture has leveraged over 60 years of experience to ...
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  • School Ventilation Upgrades a Breath of Fresh AirSchool Ventilation Upgrades a Breath of Fresh Air
    Ventilation system changes to improve air quality, including “bipolar ionization” air purifying devices installed in all 4J buildings Información en español The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the 2020–21 school year and our community, and it is transforming some aspects of our school facilities as well. Building technologies and practices are important tools to provide safe, secure, sustainable learning ...
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  • Taxpayers Will Save $9 Million From School Bond Resale
    District pursues bond refinancing to save taxpayers money  Savings for taxpayers are on the horizon, thanks to the district’s refinancing of bond issuances to capitalize on current low interest rates. In 2018, voters overwhelmingly approved a $319.3 million school bond measure to replace three aging schools and fund capital improvements across the district. Previous capital bond measures ...
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  • New Edison Building On the HorizonNew Edison Building On the Horizon
    Removal of the old building signals a new phase It’s the end of an era and the beginning of a new one for Edison Elementary School in southeast Eugene. The longstanding neighborhood school’s structure is being dismantled to make way for a new school building that will serve generations of students to come. Constructed in 1926, the ...
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  • Demolition Begins at North Eugene SiteDemolition Begins at North Eugene Site
    Silver Lea building removal making way for the new high school On a wet fall morning, big machines started moving at the North Eugene High School site. After salvaging materials for reuse and completing abatement, workers have begun careful demolition of the old Silver Lea elementary school building, to the west of the current high school ...
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