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

  • 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...
  • Gilham Elementary School Grand Reopening: Thanks, Neighbors! Celebration and open house Tuesday, Nov. 15 After months of construction, Gilham Elementary School’s building in the Sheldon neighborhood has been significantly improved thanks to voters’ approval of the 2013 Eugene School District 4J bond measure. The improvements at Gilham include enhanced safety features, renovated classrooms and office, added restrooms and other new spaces. The building is ... Read more...
  • Weigh In On Math! Curriculum Open House—Nov. 1 & 3  Learn about curriculum adoption process, give feedback on open source options to update elementary math materials  2 + 2 = 4. That will never change. What has changed over time is how students learn math and what they’re expected to know and be able to do at each grade level. The district will soon ... Read more...
  • Time to Celebrate! Howard & Roosevelt Grand Opening Events Celebrations at Howard Sept. 20 & 21, Roosevelt Sept. 27 & 29 Please join us — it’s time to celebrate! Three years ago our community voted to support education. Voters approved the 2013 Eugene School District 4J bond measure to replace aging and inefficient school buildings and update materials for teaching and learning. After more than a year of ... Read more...
  • New Science Curriculum Arrives First science curriculum adoption since 1997, thanks to bond voters  Students in 4J elementary and middle schools will learn hands-on with new science materials this fall, thanks to school bond voters and the teachers and community members who participated in an extensive curriculum adoption process. Eugene School District 4J has adopted new science curriculum for elementary and middle schools for ... Read more...
  • New Schools, Old Stuff Where does everything go? With the new Roosevelt and Howard school buildings getting ready to open, the district is quickly moving out of the old buildings so they can be demolished. So where does all the stuff go? Teachers’ classroom materials, library books, and other items are packed and moved to the new building. The district then ... Read more...
  • Roosevelt Family Reunion and Farewell Celebration Say goodbye to old building before new school opens Roosevelt community members, past and present: Please join us to remember and honor more than 65 years in the Roosevelt school building. Family Reunion and Farewell Celebration Roosevelt Middle School, 680 E. 24th Ave. Saturday, June 4, 1–2:30 p.m. Roosevelt Middle School’s current building—the second facility in the school’s history—has housed generations of students and teachers since ... Read more...
  • Farewell to Howard Building New school building will open in the fall Calling all Howard Roadrunners, past and present! Please join the Howard community and friends in remembering nearly 70 years in the original Howard school building. Farewell Celebration Howard Elementary School, 700 Howard Ave. Wednesday, May 25, 5:30–7:00 p.m. The original Howard Elementary School was built in 1949 and has housed generations of ... Read more...