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  • 4J Presents The Upstanders Film About Cyberbullying
    Información en español Virtual showings available for families week of Dec. 5–12 • In person showing + discussion open to community on Dec. 9 The 4J Equity and Inclusion team present the documentary film The Upstanders. The movie explores all sides of cyberbullying, showing the perspectives of those who bully, their victims, families, and the trauma of ...
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  • Parent Information Session on Teen Grief
    Información en español District partners with community organizations to hold meeting on how to support grieving teens Eugene School District 4J is hosting a community talk with Dr. Tiffany Brown for parents and community members to learn how to help teens process grief in a healthy way. The free information session will be held on Wednesday, November 30, ...
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  • State Testing Opt-Out Form Available
    Información en español Parents can opt students out of annual state testing Under Oregon law, a parent or student age 18+ may opt out of Oregon’s annual statewide assessments of math and language arts for any reason by filling out an annual opt-out form provided by the Oregon Department of Education. Additionally, parents can request an exemption ...
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  • Communications Survey Deadline Extended to Nov. 28
    Información en español Parents, staff and community asked for feedback on district, school communications Communications survey (open through Monday, Nov. 28) Eugene School District 4J has begun a comprehensive communications audit to evaluate and improve how they provide information and engage with families, staff and the community. The district is working with an independent auditor to conduct the ...
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  • Wondering About Winter Weather?Wondering About Winter Weather?
    Información en español How to know if schools are closed or delayed • No news = No change  Learn More | Text Messages | Staff Info When winter weather makes conditions hazardous, schools may be closed or delayed or buses may use snow routes. The school district decides early in the morning whether there is a need to change the ...
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  • Board Meeting Summary & Video: November 16, 2022
    Información en español November 16, 2022 School Board Regular Meeting On Wednesday, November 16, the school board held a regular meeting. The sessions were open to the public via live video on Zoom, live audio stream, and radio broadcast on KRVM 1280-AM and 98.7-FM. Regular Meeting Introductory Comments Superintendent Andy Dey discussed the safety and well-being of students and staff, one ...
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  • 4J, Classified Employee Union Finalize New Contract
    Información en español Three-year contract agreement provides salary increases and additional benefits for all classified employees  Eugene School District 4J has agreed on a three-year contract with our classified employees’ union that establishes an $18 an hour minimum wage, plus salary, insurance and paid time off increases for every employee. The Oregon School Employees Association represents 4J’s classified ...
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  • Recap: Summer Bond Work Finished for FallRecap: Summer Bond Work Finished for Fall
    Información en español New roofing, flooring, scoreboards, readerboards and more completed in time for fall While school was out for the summer, work crews labored across the district completing planned improvements to school facilities. In addition to the annual summer work of deep cleaning, groundskeeping and maintenance projects, the 4J facilities team tackled more than a dozen school ...
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  • 4J Launches In-Depth Communications Review
    Información en español District is seeking feedback on communications • Share your thoughts in brief online survey Communications survey (open through Wednesday, Nov. 23) Eugene School District 4J has begun a comprehensive communications audit to evaluate and improve how they provide information and engage with families, staff and the community. The district is working with an independent auditor ...
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  • Politics Aside, 4J Focus Remains on Students
    Información en español Superintendent Andy Dey reiterates district’s priorities in the wake of 2022 election results In the wake of another long and contentious election season, I recognize that there are a variety of differing opinions, experiences and feelings among our students, families and staff regarding the various outcomes. Here in Eugene 4J, we remain committed to ...
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  • Board Seeks Applicants for Budget Committee
    Información en español District residents are invited to apply by Nov. 15 Apply online Eugene School District 4J is inviting applications for its volunteer budget committee. There are two openings on the committee. Residents interested in serving on the committee should apply by Tuesday, November 15, at midnight. About the committee The budget committee has 14 members: the seven school ...
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  • Board Meeting Summary & Video: November 2, 2022
    Información en español November 2, 2022 School Board Regular Meeting On Wednesday, November 2, the school board held a regular meeting. The sessions were open to the public via live video on Zoom, live audio stream, and radio broadcast on KRVM 1280-AM and 98.7-FM. Regular Meeting Introductory Comments Superintendent Andy Dey updated board members on district initiatives to ensure equitable outcomes ...
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  • 2021–22 Oregon School Profile Reports Published
    Información en español Annual state school reports now available online Profiles of Oregon public schools, including those at Eugene School District 4J, are now available for review. Each year, the Oregon Department of Education publishes At-A-Glance School and District Profiles for every public K–12 school and district in Oregon. The profile reports include student demographics, performance on state ...
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  • Secondary School Schedule Changes ComingSecondary School Schedule Changes Coming
    Información en español Team of educators and district staff reviewing options for grades 6–12 schedule changes • Recommendations expected late November Eugene School District 4J has convened a team of teachers, licensed specialists and district leaders to review new schedule options for middle and high schools to better serve all secondary students, families and staff. The team is ...
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  • Grand Opening of Edison Elementary SchoolGrand Opening of Edison Elementary School
    Información en español Please join us: Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5:30–7 p.m. CORRECT ADDRESS: 1328 E. 22nd Ave., Eugene We can’t thank you enough, but we can thank you again! Please join us to celebrate the grand opening of the new Edison Elementary School building on Tuesday, Oct. 25.  This fall students launched into the new school year in their ...
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