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Coffee With the Superintendent

Dr. Gustavo Balderas invites community for coffee and conversation Coffee With the Superintendent Tuesday, Nov. 5, 7:00 a.m. Arts & Technology Academy, 1650 W. 22nd Ave. RSVP or invite your friends You’re invited: Drop in for coffee and informal conversation … Continue reading

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4J Staff Flu Shot Clinics 2019

School and district staff: Protect yourself against the flu! Flu shot clinics for staff on October 10 & 15 Consent Form | Vaccine Information | Información Sobre Vacunas  Getting a flu shot is the best protection we have from the flu and its … Continue reading

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New ECCO School Building Opens

Alternative high school program starts year with new building Eugene School District 4J’s ECCO alternative high school program has a new home in downtown Eugene. ECCO relocated this fall from the Lane Community College (LCC) campus to the downtown area, … Continue reading

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Gustavo Balderas Named Oregon Superintendent of the Year

4J Superintendent Gustavo Balderas: "I believe in every student. I believe in every family."

4J leader is state’s 2020 Superintendent of the Year Dr. Gustavo Balderas has been named the 2020 Oregon Superintendent of the Year by the Oregon Association of School Executives (OASE) and the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA). Dr. Balderas … Continue reading

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Parent Checklist: 12 Things to Do Before Back-to-School

Get ready for back-to-school with school schedules, bus routes, meals, and more  The start of school is just around the corner—we can hardly wait! • Tues., Sept. 3: Grade 9: High school orientation & transition day (part-day) • Wed., Sept. … Continue reading

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Kids Eat Free Breakfast at All Elementary Schools

Elementary students enjoy a nutritious start to the day at no cost Eating a healthy meal before school helps kids start their day ready to learn and engage with other students. Recognizing the importance of starting the school day with … Continue reading

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School Board Interviews Candidates for Appointment

15 candidates to speak with the board on August 5 The Eugene School Board is seeking to fill a vacant position following the June 30 resignation of board member Evangelina Sundgrenz, who moved out of state with her family. In … Continue reading

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2019–20 School Supply Lists

Back-to-school sales will begin soon, long before classes do. Check your school’s supply list online before you start your back-to-school shopping. Some schools provide a list of required supplies for each grade, other schools buy the needed materials in bulk and … Continue reading

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Summer Hours at Schools, Health Centers 2019

School’s out for summer! But you can still get in touch with a school or the district before classes begin in September. Most central offices are open year-round. High school offices are open on a limited schedule during the summer. Elementary and … Continue reading

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Thank You, Voters: Local Option Levy Renewed!

Voters approve continuing local school funding Voters in Eugene School District 4J have overwhelmingly passed Measure 20-301, renewing the local option levy that helps fund the day-to-day operations of our schools. This support makes a tremendous difference for every 4J … Continue reading

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