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

  • See What’s Next for Arts & Technology Academy Community meeting Feb. 4: Design & construction update Design is complete and construction will get underway soon on a new building for Arts & Technology Academy, the neighborhood middle school at the former Jefferson site, thanks to voters’ approval of the 2013 school bond measure. When the new school opens in fall 2017, it will provide better learning ... Read more...
  • Sound Off On Science! K–8 Science Curriculum Open House Jan. 22–23 Parents, educators and community members are invited to learn about and give feedback on new science curriculum options for 4J elementary and middle schools at a science adoption open house. Multiple curriculum options will be available for review and feedback on Friday, Jan. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday, Jan. 23, from ... Read more...
  • New Schools Coming Soon: Design & Construction Update Meetings Bond project updates: Feb. 4: Arts & Technology Academy Feb. 11: River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary Designs are complete and construction will soon get underway on new buildings for Arts & Technology Academy and River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary School, thanks to voters’ approval of the 2013 school bond measure. Families, neighbors and community members are invited ... Read more...
  • Community Meetings: New School Design & Construction Nov. 2 & 3: Get the latest on new school projects The first two of four new school buildings have completed designs and are well underway in their construction, thanks to voters’ approval of the 2013 school bond measure. The first two older school buildings being replaced are Howard Elementary School, in north Eugene, and Roosevelt Middle ... Read more...
  • Bird’s-Eye View of New School Construction See new schools taking shape—from the air Howard Elementary School  Roosevelt Middle School  Students and teachers from Howard Elementary School and Roosevelt Middle School have been getting an up-close look at the construction sites of the new school building where they will be teaching and learning next year. Now the public can get a closer glimpse of the ... Read more...
  • Gilham Elementary School Master Plan Master plan developed to guide improvements at Gilham  The Eugene School District 4J bond measure resoundingly approved by voters in May 2013 included funds to improve and expand Gilham Elementary School, a neighborhood school in the Sheldon region in northeast Eugene. To map the route forward, the district hired GMA Architects to provide a master plan for Gilham that more ... Read more...
  • Summer Construction Is Heating Up In progress: New schools and improvements from east to west and floors to roofs  Summer work is heating up at schools across the Eugene School District, thanks in large part to voters who resoundingly passed school bond measures in 2011 and 2013. Two aging elementary schools and two middle schools will be replaced with new buildings in the next two ... Read more...
  • Family School to Relocate to Crest Drive School will open in new location this fall The Family School alternative elementary school program will have a new home this fall: the former Crest Drive Elementary School site. Family School is currently co-located with a neighborhood middle school, Arts & Technology Academy, in the former Jefferson Middle School building at 22nd & Fillmore. Family School’s middle school ... Read more...
  • Master Plan for Gilham Elementary Plan developed to guide improvements at Gilham  The Eugene School District 4J bond measure resoundingly approved by voters in May 2013 included funds to improve and expand Gilham Elementary School, a neighborhood school in the Sheldon region in northeast Eugene. To map the route forward, the district hired GMA Architects, working with Bassetti Architects, to provide a master plan for ... Read more...
  • Gilham Elementary Master Plan Coming Together Learn more, give input at design open house March 17  Parents, neighbors and community members are invited to a design open house on March 17 to learn more and provide input about the future of the Gilham Elementary School building. Building improvements are coming soon, thanks to voters’ approval of the 2013 school bond measure. A draft master plan for the improvements ... Read more...