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  • High Schools to Shift to Semesters, New Schedule
    Información en español Students will take eight classes a semester, attending four classes a day on alternating days starting in fall 2023 Following several months of team work, involving input from parents, students, teachers and high school staff, district leadership has selected a new high school schedule. Beginning in fall 2023, 4J high schools will operate on a ...
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  • School Choice Season Is Coming in JanuarySchool Choice Season Is Coming in January
    Información en español Visit schools • Attend an info session • Apply online The school choice season for the 2023–24 school year is coming in January. In Eugene School District 4J, every school offers students excellent educational opportunities. Students may enroll in their neighborhood school at any time, or request to enroll in a different 4J school if ...
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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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  • Board Meeting Summary & Video: December 7, 2022
    Información en español December 7, 2022 School Board Work Session & Regular Meeting On Wednesday, December 7, the school board held a work session and 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. Work Session Board members welcomed and provide training for the ...
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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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