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School Board Meeting Summary: Sept. 11, 2019

September 11, 2019 School Board Listening Session and Work Sessions On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, the school board held a listening session followed by a work session. All board members were present. Listening Session The first 30 minutes of the … Continue reading

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Gustavo Balderas Named Oregon Superintendent of the Year

4J Superintendent Gustavo Balderas: "I believe in every student. I believe in every family."

4J leader is state’s 2020 Superintendent of the Year Dr. Gustavo Balderas has been named the 2020 Oregon Superintendent of the Year by the Oregon Association of School Executives (OASE) and the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA). Dr. Balderas … Continue reading

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School Board Listening Session

Board holds forum for community conversation and public testimony Be heard: The Eugene School Board wants to hear from you. Community members are invited to a listening session on Wednesday, September 11, 5–6 p.m., at the 4J Education Center, 200 … Continue reading

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Superintendent’s Welcome Message to Families

Welcome to 2019–20

Read the Superintendent’s Message to Families Welcome to the 2019–20 school year! We hope students had a wonderful summer and are ready for a busy and exciting year. The start of the school year is always exciting. This fall, there’s … Continue reading

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Get on the Bus: Students Ride Free on LTD

Lane Transit District offering free bus transportation to students Kids ride free! That’s the message Lane Transit District (LTD) is sharing, as they launch a new ridership program for local students. Starting September 1, all students in kindergarten through 12th … Continue reading

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What Do Our Schools Need? Weigh In on Student Success Act

Community input will help develop $12–13 million investment plan Share Your Voice: Online Survey New funding is coming to Oregon schools, and we want to hear from you about how to best support student success. This spring the Oregon Legislature … Continue reading

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Architect Teams Chosen to Design New Schools

Designers will shape new Edison Elementary and North Eugene High School buildings    Architect teams have been selected to design the first two new school buildings to be built using 2018 school bond measure funds. Three of the district’s aging … Continue reading

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Eugene Online Academy: Learn Anywhere

4J’s online learning program is enrolling new students Is online learning the right fit for your student? The Eugene Online Academy is enrolling students for the 2019–20 school year. The program opened for high school students earlier in 2019 and … Continue reading

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Parent Checklist: 12 Things to Do Before Back-to-School

Get ready for back-to-school with school schedules, bus routes, meals, and more  The start of school is just around the corner—we can hardly wait! • Tues., Sept. 3: Grade 9: High school orientation & transition day (part-day) • Wed., Sept. … Continue reading

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Kids Eat Free Breakfast at All Elementary Schools

Elementary students enjoy a nutritious start to the day at no cost Eating a healthy meal before school helps kids start their day ready to learn and engage with other students. Recognizing the importance of starting the school day with … Continue reading

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