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Education Champions Named in 2018 ACE Awards

4J educators honored in awards program 4J staff and volunteers were honored for excellence in education at the 2018 ACE (A Champion in Education) Awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 23. All 117 nominees were recognized and four outstanding educators were named as champions … Continue reading

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Community Invited to Discuss Potential Bond Measure

Online comment form, community forum May 30 School bond measure community forum Wednesday, May 30, 7–8 p.m. 4J Education Center, 200 N. Monroe St., Eugene School bond measure comment form surveymonkey.com/r/4Jbondsurvey2 Eugene School District 4J’s school board is considering a … Continue reading

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District Publishes Final Proposed Schedules for 2018–19

4J students learning in classroom

Final standard bell schedules, pending school board approval of schedule parameters, will be implemented next fall Eugene School District 4J is changing to a consistent calendar and standard schedules for all schools in 2018–19 to provide enough, fair and equal … Continue reading

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Superintendent Presents Budget Proposal for 2018–19

Budget plan holds the line on class sizes and full school year, expands elementary PE, provides behavioral supports  4J superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas presented his proposed budget to the district’s budget committee on May 7, setting in motion the budget process for … Continue reading

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Nominees Named in 2018 ACE Awards

2017 ACE Awards Champions Brianna Stiller, Judy Salisbury, Jaimee Massie, Londa Rochholz and Fernell Lopez, with superintendent Gustavo Balderas (second from right)

117 staff and volunteers nominated for educator excellence awards Eugene School District 4J staff and volunteers make a difference in the lives of students every day. In a show of appreciation, 117 of our outstanding 4J staff and volunteers have … Continue reading

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Protect Your Family Against Pertussis 

(Updated) Lane County Public Health is investigating numerous local cases of pertussis (whooping cough), including cases at several schools. Pertussis is highly contagious and is a serious illness, especially for infants. At Sheldon High School and Monroe Middle School, where public … Continue reading

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Middle School Math Pathways: Parent Information Night

Increasing math achievement and access for all 4J students Middle School Math Pathways Let’s talk about math! Parents of future middle school students are invited to an information night about middle school math pathways on Thursday, May 10. Middle School … Continue reading

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Community Input Sought on Second Standard Schedule Draft

Standard school schedules will be decided this spring, implemented next fall Second Schedule Draft Community Input Survey Community Forum on May 9, 5:30–6:30 p.m. To provide enough, fair and equal instruction time for all students and consistent schedules for families, … Continue reading

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Notice of Budget Committee Meeting: 2018–19 Proposed Budget Presentation & Public Comment

LEGAL NOTICE:  Eugene School District 4J School District No. 4J, Lane County, Oregon Notice of Budget Committee Meeting A public meeting of the Budget Committee of Lane County School District 4J (Eugene Public Schools), Lane County, State of Oregon, to … Continue reading

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Coffee With the Superintendent

Dr. Balderas invites community for coffee and conversation Coffee With the Superintendent Wednesday, April 25, 6–7 p.m. 4J Education Center 200 N. Monroe St., Eugene (invite your friends!) You’re invited: Drop in on Wednesday evening, April 25, for coffee and … Continue reading

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