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Grant Will Fund School Safety Improvements

$370,000 grant will support emergency planning, safety assessments, visitor access management Eugene School District 4J has been awarded a significant federal grant to support school safety. The grant will provide $370,289 over two years to improve safety and emergency preparedness … Continue reading

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Free For All: At 10 Schools, Students Eat for Free

Elementary students at lunchtime

Five more schools are providing free meals this year No such thing as a free lunch? There is for students at some 4J schools. Students need a healthy breakfast and lunch to be ready to learn. Eugene School District 4J … Continue reading

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School Board Meeting Summary: Nov. 6, 2019

November 6, 2019 School Board Work Session and Regular Meeting NOTE:  This is a quick summary of the topics and actions at a meeting of the school board. It is NOT the official minutes of the meeting. Meeting minutes are … Continue reading

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Board Appoints Budget Committee Members

Juan Carlos Valle and Maya Rabasa selected for budget panel The school board has appointed two 4J residents, Juan Carlos Valle and Maya Rabasa, to serve on the district’s budget committee. Both will serve three-year terms expiring in 2022. The … Continue reading

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Student Success Act: Weigh In on Investments for Success  

District developing plan for $12 million in funding • Community forums November 13–25 New funding is coming to 4J schools. Oregon’s Student Success Act is expected to provide Eugene School District 4J about $12–13 million per year starting with the 2020–21 … Continue reading

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Coffee With the Superintendent

Dr. Gustavo Balderas invites community for coffee and conversation Coffee With the Superintendent Tuesday, Nov. 5, 7:00 a.m. Arts & Technology Academy, 1650 W. 22nd Ave. RSVP or invite your friends You’re invited: Drop in for coffee and informal conversation … Continue reading

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Measles Information for Families

Lane County has a confirmed case and local exposures to measles    Eugene School District 4J is sharing information to ensure all of our families and staff are informed about measles, also known as rubeola. Measles has returned to Oregon, … Continue reading

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Contractor Sought to Build New High School

Proposals invited for North Eugene High School construction manager/general contractor  Voters in Eugene School District 4J resoundingly passed the school bond measure in November 2018 to construct new school buildings for three schools with aging facilities and fund other capital … Continue reading

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School Board Work Session Summary: Oct. 23, 2019

October 23, 2019 School Board Work Session  NOTE:  This is a quick summary of the topics and actions at a meeting of the school board. It is NOT the official minutes of the meeting. Meeting minutes are posted after they … Continue reading

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Construction at Willard Site Begins Soon

Site concept for construction of swing school space at the Willard site

Temporary school site for Edison and Camas Ridge reconstruction Construction will be underway soon at the former Willard school site at 29th & Lincoln in south Eugene. Thanks to voters’ approval of the Eugene School District 4J bond measure last … Continue reading

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