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New World Language Curriculum On Its Way

Board adopts new learning materials for Spanish, Japanese, American Sign Language courses Starting this fall, middle and high school students in Eugene School District 4J will benefit from new, districtwide world language curriculum for Spanish, Japanese and American Sign Language courses. For … Continue reading

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Summer Construction Projects Are Underway

Summer facility improvement projects make the most of empty schools and good weather School’s out for summer, and construction crews are hard at work across the district making improvements to school facilities while students are out of school. In addition … Continue reading

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You’re Invited! Final Bond Forum and Survey

Image of two girls reading together in Eugene School District 4J elementary school in 2018. (Photo by Chris Pietsch)

Board seeks public input before final decisions  Forum  |  Survey Eugene School District 4J’s school board is considering referring a bond measure to voters on the November 2018 ballot to replace and improve aging school buildings and learning materials. Community … Continue reading

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2018–19 School Supply Lists

Back-to-school sales will begin soon, long before classes do. Check your school’s supply list online before you start your back-to-school shopping. Some schools provide a list of required supplies for each grade, while other schools buy the needed materials in bulk … Continue reading

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Tentative Agreement Reached on Classified Contract

4-year contract agreement must be ratified by union members and approved by school board  Members of the bargaining teams of Eugene School District 4J and the Oregon School Employees Association have reached a tentative agreement on the issues under negotiation … Continue reading

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Welcome New Principals, Other Administrators

Several 4J schools and departments will have new leadership in 2018–19 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS—Courtney Leonard, Charlemagne principal • Deirdre Pearson, Chávez principal • Dan Sterling, Holt principal • Sebastian Bolden, Spring Creek principal • Denisa Taylor, Twin Oaks principal MIDDLE SCHOOLS—Chris Mitchell, Cal Young principal … Continue reading

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Summer Meal Program Begins

Free breakfast and lunch for kids July 5–August 17 Summer is here and school is out—but some 4J cafeterias are still cooking. Eugene School District 4J serves about 10,000 meals to students each day when school is in session. Kids’ … Continue reading

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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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