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Bond News (2018)

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

  • Elementary School iPad Pickup RescheduledElementary School iPad Pickup Rescheduled
    Every school will offer multiple times for families to pick up student tablets • Original dates were canceled due to hazardous wildfire smoke  Eugene School District 4J is working to get a school learning device into every student’s hands before students begin learning online starting September 21. Every 4J student will be issued a take-home tablet ...
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  • Kelly Renovations to Welcome Yujin GakuenKelly Renovations to Welcome Yujin Gakuen
    Facility improvements to co-locate Japanese immersion program at Kelly Middle School on track for fall 2020 With the community’s overwhelming support of the 2018 school bond measure, important capital improvements are being completed throughout the school district. The new North Eugene High School, one of three new school buildings funded by the bond measure, will be a ...
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  • Take-Home Learning Devices for Every StudentTake-Home Learning Devices for Every Student
    4J schools are scheduling pickup times for tablets, laptops before classes begin Every student in Eugene School District 4J will be provided a take-home device for learning online and on-site this year. High school students will receive laptop computers; elementary and middle school students will receive tablets (for grades 3–8, iPads come with keyboards). The district ...
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  • Team Chosen for Gilham Elementary School ExpansionTeam Chosen for Gilham Elementary School Expansion
    Experienced local construction contractor and architect firm will plan and build school expansion Planning for the Gilham Elementary School expansion is underway, with a construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) and project architect now on board. GMA Architects, the architecture firm chosen to design the building upgrades at Gilham, has extensive local experience including knowledge and experience of the ...
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  • 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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