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Bond News (2018)

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

  • Virtual View: Soar Through Edison School DesignVirtual View: Soar Through Edison School Design
    3D virtual tour through new Edison building reflects design development concepts • Entry arch and some other elements will evolve  The vision of the new Edison Elementary School is coming into focus. Edison’s current 1926 building is the oldest and in the poorest condition among all 4J school buildings. Soon a new building will be under ...
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  • Preliminary Work to Begin at Edison SitePreliminary Work to Begin at Edison Site
    Activity to prepare for construction of the new school starts in July Preparation for construction of the new Edison Elementary School is about to begin. Starting next week, some minor pre-construction work will begin in the neighborhood. Minor traffic interruptions should be expected. The first pre-construction projects are rerouting the sewer line that runs under Edison ...
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  • Goodbye, Silver Lea: Last Look at School Building
    Virtual tours give one last look at school building that housed Corridor and Yujin Gakuen elementary schools  It’s time to say farewell to the former Silver Lea Elementary School building, which for the past few decades has housed Corridor and Yujin Gakuen Japanese Immersion Elementary School. The Silver Lea building will be removed soon and the ...
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  • Fond Farewell to Edison Elementary School Building
    Last look at Edison’s 1926 building shared in virtual tour Edison Elementary School has a long and well-loved history in the south university neighborhood. Edison will continue on, but it’s time to say farewell to the school’s 1926 building with its well-known brick entry facade. The school has the oldest and poorest condition building in the ...
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  • Corridor Elementary School to Close in JuneCorridor Elementary School to Close in June
    The Eugene School Board has voted to close Corridor Elementary School at the end of this school year, in light of significantly decreased student enrollment at the small alternative elementary school and expected school funding shortfalls resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. Corridor’s enrollment had fallen by nearly half over the past several years to 142 students ...
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  • Board Holds Virtual Community Forum on Corridor Elementary
    Facing significant school funding shortfalls and decreased student enrollment at Corridor, 4J Superintendent Gustavo Balderas has recommended that the district consider closing Corridor Elementary School at the end of this school year. Corridor is a small alternative program in the North Eugene region. Over the past several years its enrollment has decreased to 142 students in ...
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  • Bond-Funded Athletic Improvements Race Forward This SummerBond-Funded Athletic Improvements Race Forward This Summer
    Promised bond work continues while school facilities are closed Spring sports may be canceled but planned bond work marches on. Thanks to the 4J community’s support of the 2018 school bond measure, needed upgrades are being completed across the district to improve athletic facilities and support equitable athletic opportunities for all students. The packed schedule of planned ...
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  • North Eugene High School Design Comes Into FocusNorth Eugene High School Design Comes Into Focus
    Architects present design of new high school building—the area’s first in more than 50 years  The new North Eugene High School is one step closer to reality, thanks to voters’ approval of the 2018 school bond measure and design work by the team of Rowell Brokaw Architects and Opsis Architecture. The design team has presented its ...
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  • New Edison Elementary School Design Takes ShapeNew Edison Elementary School Design Takes Shape
    Architects present design of new building  The Edison Elementary School design team of Mahlum Architects and Robertson Sherwood Architects has completed design development for the new building, reflecting input received from families, neighbors and other community members. The Edison school building that will be replaced, thanks to the community’s support of the 2018 school bond measure, is ...
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  • Willard Swing School Taking ShapeWillard Swing School Taking Shape
    New space for elementary schools to open this fall Edison Elementary School will have a new temporary home this fall. Edison will move to a facility at the former Willard school site at 29th & Lincoln for two years, while the new Edison school building is constructed. Edison’s 94-year-old building at 22nd & Onyx is the oldest ...
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