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  • Elementary Learning Change Requests: Deadline Extended
    Información en español | Solicitud para cambio | Request form Online or on-site? Request changes for elementary students through Wednesday Families of 4J elementary school students have two additional days to request a change between online and in-person learning for the second semester. The deadline has been extended to Wednesday, January 12. There are three learning pathways available ...
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  • COVID Vaccine Booster Shots Now Available for Ages 12+
    Información en español Boosters are now needed to stay up to date on vaccination • Shots are widely available at no cost More 4J students are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots now that the CDC has expanded eligibility to youth ages 12–15—and getting the booster may help keep them learning in school. On Wednesday, January 5, the ...
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  • Sports Update: Changes for Extracurricular Events
    Información en español Temporary changes aim to let extracurricular activities continue while working to maintain in-person learning and limit the spread of COVID-19  As COVID-19 begins to circulate throughout our community at increased rates, Eugene School District 4J is working with our partners at the Springfield and Bethel school districts to plan to mitigate impacts of the ...
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  • Online or On-Site? Request Changes Now for Grades K–5
    Información en español | Solicitud para cambio Deadline January 10: Families of elementary school students may request change for second semester Request Form Families of 4J elementary school students have until Monday, January 10, to request a change between in-person and online school programs for the second semester. There are three learning pathways available to 4J elementary school students ...
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  • Keeping Up With COVID Protocols
    Información en español Vaccines, face masks, distancing, health monitoring and testing help keep students in school Welcome back to school! The omicron variant of COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Oregon. As we return to school in 2022, it is critical to keep up our established health and safety measures in schools—including physical distancing, face masks, hand hygiene, enhanced ...
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  • Changes Coming in COVID ProtocolsChanges Coming in COVID Protocols
    Información en español Starting in January face masks will be optional outdoors • “Test-to-stay” protocol being implemented • Quarantine times reduced Eugene School District 4J’s COVID-19 protocols are evolving in response to new state and local public health guidelines aimed at keeping students in school while maintaining the health and safety of our community. Masks optional outdoors after ...
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  • Mobile Food Pantry Makes 4J School StopsMobile Food Pantry Makes 4J School Stops
    Información en español The weekly pantry provides free food to 4J families in need every Wednesday through February Eugene School District 4J is partnering with FOOD For Lane County to provide 4J families in need with weekly access to the local food bank’s mobile pantry. The pantry will be set up every Wednesday from 2:30–4:30 p.m. (ends at ...
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  • Free Meal Boxes Offered for Winter BreakFree Meal Boxes Offered for Winter Break
    Información en español Sign up by Dec. 15 for a youth food box with seven days of meals Winter break is coming, and so are winter break meal boxes. 4J students and other youth 18 years old and younger can request a free meal box to have nutritious food to eat during the school break. Meal boxes ...
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  • Students in Grades K–6 Begin to Get VaccinatedStudents in Grades K–6 Begin to Get Vaccinated
    Información en español Vaccine appointments for children age 5–11 are available from Lane County Public Health each Friday for the following week Vaccines against COVID-19 continue to roll out, now for students in grades K–6. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized emergency use of Pfizer’s vaccine for children age 5–11 and the U.S. Centers for ...
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  • Calendar Changes: 3 No-School Days Added
    Información en español School board approves changes to school calendar • First new no-school day is Dec. 6 for elementary schools and Dec. 7 for middle and high schools  Printable Calendar Three no-school days have been added to the 2021–22 school calendar. These will be no-school days for students and full work days for district staff. Monday, December 6, ...
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