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Bond News (2018)

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

  • Gilham Elementary Construction BeginsGilham Elementary Construction Begins
    Phase 2 of planned school expansion and improvements is underway  Design details have been completed and preliminary construction has started on phase 2 of Gilham Elementary School’s planned school expansion. The design team, GMA Architects, has completed the design of the new phase of planned improvements for the school, meeting district standards and reflecting the school’s master ...
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  • Local Contractor Joins Camas Ridge Project TeamLocal Contractor Joins Camas Ridge Project Team
    Experienced local firm chosen to manage construction of new elementary school The new Camas Ridge Elementary School building is one step closer to reality with the selection of the construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) for the project. Chambers Construction, a local construction company founded in 1955, will coordinate the planning and construction of the new school building alongside ...
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  • Camas Ridge School Design Coming into FocusCamas Ridge School Design Coming into Focus
    Community invited to review, give feedback on initial design for the new elementary school  Planning for the new Camas Ridge Elementary School is underway and the school design is coming into focus. Families, neighbors and community members turned out virtually on May 26 to an open house with the design team of Pivot Architecture, to get an ...
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  • Camas Ridge School Design Meeting WednesdayCamas Ridge School Design Meeting Wednesday
    Virtual open house May 26: See initial school design and share feedback  Architects are at work designing the new Camas Ridge Elementary School, thanks to voters’ approval of the 2018 school bond measure which is funding three new school buildings to replace aging facilities and other capital improvements. A design open house will be held this Wednesday, ...
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  • Camas Ridge School Design Open HouseCamas Ridge School Design Open House
    You’re invited: See initial school design and share feedback in virtual open house May 26 Planning for the new Camas Ridge Elementary School is underway, thanks to voters’ approval of the 2018 school bond measure which is funding three new school buildings to replace aging facilities and other capital improvements. The new school will be designed ...
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  • Chinese Immersion Preparing to Move in Fall 2021Chinese Immersion Preparing to Move in Fall 2021
    Local contractor chosen to renovate Kennedy Middle School for Chinese Immersion program co-location  Preparations for the program move of 4J’s Chinese Immersion School are underway and the contractor to complete facility improvements has been chosen. Local company Bridgeway Contracting was selected among several proposals to complete the renovations needed at Kennedy Middle School this summer to ...
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  • Planning a New Camas RidgePlanning a New Camas Ridge
    Community invited to review, give feedback on preliminary building siting plan and next steps for new school Planning is underway and design work is beginning for the new Camas Ridge Elementary School. The new school building will be designed for safety and security, efficiency and sustainability, and 21st century learning. In a first step, community members ...
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  • 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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