4J Set to Announce New Superintendent

EUGENE, Ore. — 4J’s search for a new superintendent is now in its final phase. School board members met again Saturday morning at the 4J’s Education Center to select the district’s new leader. On Saturday they reviewed feedback from the community after meetings this past week. The three finalists spent time interacting with groups including parents, … Continue reading »

Digital Classroom 101

EUGENE, Ore.– Schools across the nation are becoming more and more high tech, and the 4J school district is following the trend. On Wednesday, students will show off their latest technology and demonstrate how they use them in the classroom. New this year is a 3-D printer. Students will also show how they are creating … Continue reading »

4J School Choice Event

EUGENE, Ore. — A chance for 4J parents to check out a variety elementary schools. The district held its elementary school showcase at the 4J education center. Parents were able to meet staff from 19 elementary schools and learn about what each school has to offer. Parents have the choice to register their child for … Continue reading »

4J School Choice Events

EUGENE, Ore.– It’s that time of year again for parents to decide where their children will attend school next year. The 4J School District will hold a series of events at the 4J Education Center to help parents explore their options. It’s a great way for families to see what different schools have to offer, … Continue reading »

4J Returns Days to This Year’s Calendar

EUGENE, Ore. — An improving economic outlook means a changing schedule for the 4J School District. During a school board meeting Wednesday night, the board approved removing two furlough days from this year’s calendar. One was scheduled for the end of the year. The other was a professional development and planning day that will be … Continue reading »

4J Seeks Appraisal Following Y Bid

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District calls for an appraisal following a bid from the YMCA to buy a piece of the school district’s property. The YMCA’s looking to lock in a new home at the location where the Roosevelt Middle School sits. The district will soon replace the aging building next next to … Continue reading »

First Day of School Advice

EUGENE, Ore. – Wednesday was the first day of school for many students in the 4J School District. At the transportation services for 4J School District, bus drivers were getting ready for pickups. Parents got their children ready for school and had some personalized encouraging words to chase away those first day jitters. “Parker, just … Continue reading »

4J Superintendent to Step Down

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District will soon have to search for a new superintendent. Dr. Sheldon Berman delivered a letter to the school board Wednesday night requesting that he be let out of his contract a year early. The board unanimously accepted his request. Next year, the 2014-2015 school year, will be his … Continue reading »

YMCA Reacts to 4J Land Decision

EUGENE, Ore. — The YMCA in Eugene is one step closer to finding a new home. The 4J School District approved a motion Wednesday night to set aside up to seven acres for the group to eventually buy, near Roosevelt Middle School. The decision came a few months after the YMCA lost out on purchasing the … Continue reading »

4J Discusses Land Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — As 4J prepares to rebuild part of its aging infrastructure — in the process — it may make way for a new Eugene family YMCA. The district’s debating whether to sell part of the land where the current Roosevelt Middle School sits — to the YMCA. It seems there’s an understanding of … Continue reading »

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