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School Board Position Open: Apply to Serve

District residents are invited to apply for appointment to vacant position on school board Apply online The Eugene School District is soliciting applications for a new school board member. Evangelina Sundgrenz, an elected member of the school board since 2017, … Continue reading

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ECCO Program Moving Downtown

Alternative high school program will have new building at 4J Education Center  Eugene School District 4J’s ECCO alternative high school program will have a new home downtown this fall. ECCO will relocate in 2019–20 from the Lane Community College campus … Continue reading

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Board Commends Superintendent in Performance Evaluation

The Eugene School Board commended the leadership of Superintendent Gustavo Balderas during his fourth year as superintendent of Eugene School District 4J in its annual performance evaluation. The board shared its report at the June 5 board meeting. The board’s evaluation … Continue reading

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Congratulations, 2019 Graduates!

They’ve learned. They’ve grown. And now they’ll walk, to the applause of their parents, peers, families and friends. The class of 2019 is graduating this June. Congratulations to every one of our 2019 graduates from Eugene School District 4J. Your … Continue reading

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Planning Begins for New Edison Elementary School

Community invited to meetings in June and August Local voters approved a bond measure in November 2018 to fund capital improvements at every 4J school and replace three aging school buildings with high-quality facilities built for school safety, sustainability, modern … Continue reading

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Going Local: New Leadership for School Nutrition

Expert local food service managers hired to replace Sodexo contractor management team Eugene School District 4J is going local, bringing our school food service program in-house after more than 20 years of contracting with large food services management companies. In … Continue reading

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Schools Welcome New Principals for 2019–20

New leaders selected to replace outgoing administrators Several 4J schools and departments will have new leadership in 2019–20. Sheldon High School Principal: Mike Ingman Mike Ingman will be principal of Sheldon High School next year, replacing Bob Bolden who is … Continue reading

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Thank You, Voters: Local Option Levy Renewed!

Voters approve continuing local school funding Voters in Eugene School District 4J have overwhelmingly passed Measure 20-301, renewing the local option levy that helps fund the day-to-day operations of our schools. This support makes a tremendous difference for every 4J … Continue reading

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Special Education Parent Symposium Tue., June 4

4J’s district improvement plan and special education Parents and guardians of students receiving special education services are invited to a bimonthly series of events to learn more about 4J services, share your thoughts, and meet, network and collaborate with other … Continue reading

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Have You Turned In Your Ballot?

Bring your ballot to an official ballot box—it’s too late to mail it May election ballots are in voters’ hands. The May 21 election includes four positions on the Eugene School District board of directors and a ballot measure to … Continue reading

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