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Bond News (2018)

News and updates about the November 2018 bond measure to fund improvements at every 4J school.

  • 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 being installed in all 4J buildings 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 spaces ...
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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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  • North Eugene High School Design Nearing CompletionNorth Eugene High School Design Nearing Completion
    Final school design process wrapping up mid-January Design documents are nearly complete and construction will begin this spring on the new building for North Eugene High School. The North region’s new flagship high school will be the first new high school building to be constructed in the Eugene–Springfield area in over 50 years. The North Eugene High ...
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  • Architects Sought to Design New Camas Ridge School
    District is soliciting architect proposals to design new elementary school Before new schools can be built, they must be designed. The district this fall will select an architect and then a construction manager/general contractor to design and construct the third new school building funded by the 2018 school bond measure, Camas Ridge Elementary School. Statements of Qualification ...
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  • Edison Elementary Design DeterminedEdison Elementary Design Determined
    Final design will honor the old school building’s history Design details have been completed and construction will begin soon on the new building for Edison Elementary School. The Edison Elementary School design team of Mahlum Architects and Robertson Sherwood Architects have completed the design of the new school, meeting district standards, reflecting community input, and incorporating some ...
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  • Summer Slate of Bond Work Wraps UpSummer Slate of Bond Work Wraps Up
    District completes packed schedule of spring and summer school improvements While school buildings were closed, facility improvement projects continued this spring and summer, many of them thanks to voter-approved bond funds. From security additions to athletic facility improvements to much-needed facility repairs, Eugene School District 4J continues to complete priority projects promised with the passage of the ...
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