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School Board Adopts Budget  

Budget plan includes full school year • steady class sizes • counselors at every school • more elementary PE • high school success • behavioral supports The Eugene School District 4J Board of Directors has adopted the district’s budget plan … Continue reading

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Bond Measure Plan to Be Finalized in August

Board takes time to thoroughly consider options Eugene School District 4J’s school board is considering referring a potential bond measure to voters on the November 2018 ballot to replace and improve aging school buildings and learning materials—but not yet. To … Continue reading

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4J Educator Named One of Oregon’s Top Teachers

Churchill High School teacher wins Regional Teacher of the Year Award One of Eugene School District 4J’s outstanding educators has won accolades from the state: Keri Pilgrim Ricker, health sciences teacher at Churchill High School, is Oregon’s Regional Teacher of … Continue reading

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New School Schedules Approved

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Standard schedules to provide enough, equal, consistent learning time will be in place this fall Eugene School District 4J is changing to a consistent calendar and standard schedules for all schools in 2018–19 to provide enough, fair and equal instruction … Continue reading

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Congratulations, 2018 Graduates!

They’ve learned. They’ve grown. And now they’ll walk, to the applause of their parents, peers, families and friends. The class of 2018 is graduating this June. Congratulations to every one of our 2018 graduates from Eugene School District 4J. Your … Continue reading

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Education Champions Named in 2018 ACE Awards

4J educators honored in awards program 4J staff and volunteers were honored for excellence in education at the 2018 ACE (A Champion in Education) Awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 23. All 117 nominees were recognized and four outstanding educators were named as champions … Continue reading

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Community Invited to Discuss Potential Bond Measure

Online comment form, community forum May 30 School bond measure community forum Wednesday, May 30, 7–8 p.m. 4J Education Center, 200 N. Monroe St., Eugene School bond measure comment form surveymonkey.com/r/4Jbondsurvey2 Eugene School District 4J’s school board is considering a … Continue reading

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Superintendent Presents Budget Proposal for 2018–19

Budget plan holds the line on class sizes and full school year, expands elementary PE, provides behavioral supports  4J superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas presented his proposed budget to the district’s budget committee on May 7, setting in motion the budget process for … Continue reading

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District Publishes Final Proposed Schedules for 2018–19

4J students learning in classroom

Final standard bell schedules, pending school board approval of schedule parameters, will be implemented next fall Eugene School District 4J is changing to a consistent calendar and standard schedules for all schools in 2018–19 to provide enough, fair and equal … Continue reading

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Nominees Named in 2018 ACE Awards

2017 ACE Awards Champions Brianna Stiller, Judy Salisbury, Jaimee Massie, Londa Rochholz and Fernell Lopez, with superintendent Gustavo Balderas (second from right)

117 staff and volunteers nominated for educator excellence awards Eugene School District 4J staff and volunteers make a difference in the lives of students every day. In a show of appreciation, 117 of our outstanding 4J staff and volunteers have … Continue reading

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