Local Freshmen Attend Orientation

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s goodbye, summer break and hello, school this week for many students across Western Oregon. Thursday both 4J and Springfield high schools held freshman orientation. Sheldon officially starts Friday, but Thursday staff members helped orient about 350 incoming freshmen. Students got their schedules, went to class and even toured campus to learn … Continue reading »

Local School Districts Begin Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s back-to-school week for thousands of families in Western Oregon. Some schools already started. Other students head back to class Thursday.¬†All students will be back by Friday. 4J, Bethel and Springfield say they each have some exciting changes. “It’s exciting to see the kids back,” said Sheldon Berman, Superintendent of Eugene School … Continue reading »

Springfield Kicks Off New School Year

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District kicked off the start to their school year with their annual State of the Schools Address. This year’s event ended a little differently than in years past. Springfield School District Superintendent Nancy Golden gave the annual address. Golden, who is entering her tenth year as superintendent of the … Continue reading »

Students Head Back to School

EUGENE, Ore. — September is here, and kids across western Oregon are getting ready to head back to school. School starts Wednesday for K through eighth graders in Eugene’s 4J School District. Ninth graders start on Thursday; other students start on Friday. For Springfield schools, classes start on Thursday for K through sixth grade and … Continue reading »

Resale Sales Remain Healthy

EUGENE, Ore. — Labor Day weekend is synonymous with back-to-school sales. Big stores are offering deals from clothing to sports gear. Resale remains healthy. According to the Association of Resale Professonals, there are currently more than 25,000 resale shops in the U.S., and they are attracting consumers from all economic levels. Sales are also up. … Continue reading »

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