SPS Asks Voters to Pass Bond Measure

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District is asking voters once again to pass a bond measure for the second time in a year. The last measure failed by about 500 votes. The school board approved a measure in August to put a $71.5 million bond on the November ballot. That’s about $10 million more … Continue reading »

$34M LBCC Bond Measure to go on Ballot

ALBANY, Ore. — Voters in the Linn-Benton Community College District will be asked to approve a bond measure in November, to help expand some of the college’s programs. On Wednesday, the Board of Education unanimously agreed to send the $34 million bond measure to voters who live in the college’s district, mainly in Linn and … Continue reading »

Springfield Holding School Bond Forum

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District is reaching out to the public for help after its bond measure failed. It’s hosting two open forums for people to share their thoughts about how the district should deal with the problems the bond would have helped address. District Communications Specialist Devon Ashbridge says they are encouraging … Continue reading »

Springfield Reacts to Failing Bond

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Bond measure 20-219 likely didn’t fail by a wide margin, just about 500 votes. Now it’s back to the drawing board for the Springfield School District. District leaders say it’s time to figure out the next steps for the district as it is still left with a school that won’t be functional … Continue reading »

Junction City Starts Bond Campaign

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Supporters of the Junction City School District’s bond measure kicked off their campaign Monday. The $32.4 million bond will fund the replacement of the elementary school, update heating-ventilating systems in all the schools, upgrade communication and security infrastructure throughout the district, and replace the grandstands and lights at Junction City High … Continue reading »

Springfield Board Discusses Bond Measure

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Public School board will meet to discuss a $60 million proposed bond for the school district on Monday. The bond would replace Hamlin Middle School, which is more than 50 years old, and would bring wi-fi and new computers to schools. The board will discuss approval for the bond’s appearance … Continue reading »

Bond Measure Could Head to Ballot

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District took its first step towards asking voters for more funding. The board discussed the possibility of placing a bond measure on an upcoming ballot. The timing and amount hasn’t been determined. Any money would be used to replace Hamlin Middle School as well as increase technology district wide. … Continue reading »

4J Searches for Architects

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District got voter approval to rebuild several schools on Tuesday, and the district is already on the hunt for an architect. Money raised from the bond measure will replace or renovate Howard and River Road/El Camino del Rio elementary schools and Roosevelt and Jefferson middle schools. 4J reps say … Continue reading »

4J Moves Ahead with Improvements

EUGENE, Ore. – After the 4J bond measure passed in Tuesday, district administrators and teachers are looking forward to the next step, spending all the money raised. Administrators aren’t wasting any time with plans for the future; even though construction won’t begin for a while, they say they can’t wait to break ground. It would … Continue reading »

Voters Approve 4J School Bond

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District administrators were surrounded in celebrations after they found out voters had approved their massive bond. Parents and 4J School District members rejoiced as their hard work paid off, and they say now it’s time to get to work and put the money to use. “This would not have … Continue reading »

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