Your Voice, Your Vote: 4J Schools Levy

EUGENE, Ore. — 4J School Board members and a number of campaign groups were fired up Tuesday night at a watch party as the numbers were called for a number of measures across the state. So far about 75 percent of ballots have voted in favor of the 4J Schools Levy. About 25 percent voted … Continue reading »

4J Supporters Ask for Levy Renewal

EUGENE, Ore. — In less than two months, voters in Eugene will be asked to renew a five-year local option levy for the 4J School District. The kickoff was held at Sheldon High School. It’s just one of the many schools in the district that would benefit if this measure passes. Supporters say ballot Measure … Continue reading »

4J Distributes New MacBooks

EUGENE, Ore. — 4J students are starting to see the recently passed bond money at work. Though the measure went through almost a year ago and the fancy new Mac Airbooks were bought back in January, the district is just now distributing the carts of 36 laptops. Administrators and teachers say the additions go a … Continue reading »

4J Bond Supporters Canvas For Support

EUGENE, Ore. — Parents, teachers, grandparents and kids hit the pavement Saturday to raise awareness about the 4J bond measure on the May ballot. The supporters of the bond measure walked door to door in a North Eugene neighborhood, explaining what the bond measure would do if it was passed. Supporters say they chose to … Continue reading »

4J Approves Bond, Moves to Ballot

EUGENE, Ore. — After months of speculation and debate, the 4J School District has decided to move forward with a $170 million bond. It’s makes the third bond measure now on the May ballot for thousands of Eugene voters to decide. If approved, the money will be used to help carry out the district’s long-range … Continue reading »

4J Talks Bond Measures

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School Board is looking at two different bond options to replace aging buildings and ┬áincrease safety and technology. There are two different amounts proposed for a bond. One totals $145 million and the other totals $170 million. Members of the school board met Wednesday night to hear about the proposals. … Continue reading »