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  • Return to Learning Update: New Metrics for SchoolsReturn to Learning Update: New Metrics for Schools
    A message from Superintendent Cydney Vandercar   Getting students safely back to school in-person is a high priority for Oregon and for Eugene School District 4J. Governor Kate Brown has released updated health metrics and guidance, developed in conjunction with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and Oregon Department of Education (ODE), that must be met for schools to ...
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  • Parent Technology Training SessionsParent Technology Training Sessions
    Live webinars: Learn about navigating Canvas and Seesaw student learning platforms • First session is for elementary parents on Nov. 5 Parents, do you need tech help? Join 4J educators for a live webinar to get a better understanding of the technology your student is using for distance learning, learn how you can support your student ...
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  • 4J Delivers: 750,000 Free Meals Served4J Delivers: 750,000 Free Meals Served
    More than three-quarters of a million free meals served since schools closed • Bus drivers now providing home delivery to families in need 4J families have a new way to get healthy and balanced school meals: Home delivery. Eugene School District 4J’s new meal delivery service has hit the road, increasing access to nutritious food for hundreds ...
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  • Childcare Options: 4J Partnering With Local ProvidersChildcare Options: 4J Partnering With Local Providers
    Childcare for 4J elementary students is available at three school sites Eugene School District 4J is providing space and partnering with local childcare providers to offer families childcare options for their elementary school students. Childcare programs for students in grades K–5 will be hosted at three school sites across the district, in addition to other community childcare ...
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  • School Meal Delivery Available
    Need help accessing school meals? Home delivery for families in need will begin in October Eugene School District 4J is offering free meals 7 days a week for all 4J students and youth 18 years old and younger. Meals are available to grab-and-go from 10 sites across the district (see locations), from 10:45 a.m.–2 p.m. each ...
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  • Ready for Learning at Home?
    Key back-to-school information for families  Welcome to the 2020–21 school year. This year’s back-to-school preparations are different than usual, as students will be learning at a distance through the fall. Do you have what you need for your student’s return to learning? Here are links to some key back-to-school information. Family Toolkit: Are You Ready to Zoom? • ...
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  • First Day of School Video
    Welcome back to school—at a distance  Welcome to the 2020–21 school year. Our students are returning to learning in a different way this fall. Their first-day-of-school photos still capture their irrepressible spirit and lift our hearts! Video: First Day of School 2020–21   
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  • Free Meals For All Until DecemberFree Meals For All Until December
    Grab-and-go meals available free for all youth at more sites, more hours this fall Free grab-and-go meal distribution is back, with more locations and longer hours to ensure all 4J students and youth 18 and younger have convenient access to nutritious food. Starting Monday, September 21, meals will be available for pickup at 10 school locations with ...
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  • Air Quality: 3-Hour Delay of Technology PickupAir Quality: 3-Hour Delay of Technology Pickup
    Student device distribution delayed to 4–7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 Student technology pickup scheduled for Thursday afternoon is delayed 3 hours due to unhealthy air quality conditions. Device pickup will be held 4–7 p.m. Technology pickup will be held at the following times: • Thursday, September 17, 4–7 p.m. (delayed start) • Friday, September 18, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. • Saturday, September 19, 9 ...
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  • Teacher Contract Agreement Approved
    Teachers, school board have approved key economic provisions to extend contract for 2020–21  Eugene School District 4J and its teachers’ union, the Eugene Education Association, have reached a contract agreement. The teacher contract extension agreement: • Extends the 2017–2020 collective bargaining agreement through June 30, 2021 • Provides a cost of living increase of 1.75% • Increases the district’s health ...
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