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

  • 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...
  • Arts & Technology Academy Will Shine at Grand Opening Grand opening invitation image showing the new Arts & Technology Academy at night.Come celebrate: Thursday, Sept. 28, 5:30–7:30 p.m. You’re invited! Arts & Technology Academy students have started the school year in their newly built light-filled, energy-efficient, state-of-the-art learning center. Now it’s time to showcase the new building and say thank you to the voters, families, community members and neighbors who made all this possible. Please join us and come see ... Read more...
  • Let’s Celebrate! New School Grand Opening Events Join us for grand opening celebrations: Sept. 28 at Arts & Technology Academy Oct. 5 at River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary School You’re invited! Please join us to help celebrate the opening of two new school buildings: Arts & Technology Academy and River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary School. We couldn’t have done it without you! Four years ago, our ... Read more...
  • Modern Science: High Schools Get New Curriculum Two high school students work on a science projectBoard adopted new science curriculum to roll out this year Starting this fall, students in Eugene School District 4J high schools will benefit from a new, districtwide high school science curriculum. Before the adoption of the new curriculum, high schools across the district were relying on a variety of decades-old textbooks and materials to teach science. The ... Read more...
  • Better Buildings: Improvements Are Underway Summer construction projects are happening across the district, taking advantage of empty schools and good weather School’s out for summer, and construction crews are busy across the district while students are out of school. This summer we’re completing the construction of two new schools and making repairs and improvements to existing buildings. By the end of this ... Read more...
  • Rebuild, Reuse, Recycle Old materials find new uses: Aim is to reduce waste Thanks to the community’s support of the 2013 bond measure, two more new school buildings are nearly complete. Sustainability is a goal right from the start. Not only will the new schools be more energy-efficient and sustainable—designed to the equivalent of LEED Silver standards—sustainability also is taken ... Read more...
  • Calling All Jeffersonians: Farewell to Former Jefferson Middle School / ATA Building Arts & Technology Academy’s new building opens this fall Goodbye old school, hello new: Please join in a celebration and fond farewell to the former Jefferson Middle School building. Jefferson Farewell Celebration Arts & Technology Academy / former Jefferson Middle School building 1650 W. 22nd Ave., Eugene  Friday, June 9, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Arts & Technology Academy will soon move next door into ... Read more...
  • Goodbye Old, Hello New: River Road Farewell Celebration ¡Adios! to River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary School’s 1953 building • New school opens this fall River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary School has a long and well-loved history in the River Road neighborhood. Starting this fall, the school will continue in its new building—so it’s time to say farewell to the old one. Farewell Celebration River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary School 120 ... Read more...
  • High School Science Curriculum Open House April 4: Drop in to review and provide input on curriculum under consideration  WHAT:    Open house: Review high school science curricula WHEN:    Tuesday, April 4, 5–6 p.m. WHERE:  4J Education Center, 200 N. Monroe St., Eugene Eugene School District 4J will soon adopt new high school science curriculum, using bond funds approved by voters in 2013. New ... Read more...