Howard Students Take Selfie

EUGENE, Ore. — Selfies–they’re all the rage these days, and some kids in Eugene got in on the action in a big way Friday. At Eugene’s Howard Elementary School, students and staff gathered to take a whole-school selfie photo. It was also a chance to show off their school pride by wearing T-shirts with their … Continue reading »

4J Bond Supporters Kick Off Campaign

EUGENE, Ore. — Members of the Yes for 4J Schools group made their presence known Monday. Parents, teachers, administrators and community members gathered in front of Howard Elementary School in hopes of bringing greater attention and support to the district’s need to improve their schools’ infrastructure. “One of the major issues is the heaters honestly. … Continue reading »

4J Plans to Renovate or Rebuild

EUGENE, Ore. — A number of 4J schools could be getting a facelift. The Eugene School Board will make a decision in a month which schools will get remodeled or replaced, but first it wants to hear the public’s opinion on plans. The Eugene School District’s long range facility plan focuses on remodeling or rebuilding … Continue reading »

Public Response Wanted on 4J Upgrades

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District is asking for public comment on its long-range plans to upgrade and replace aging schools Wednesday night. Superintendent Shelley Berman recommended improving school security and classroom technology and replacing or renovating three or four of the district’s schools, including Roosevelt Middle School and Howard Elementary School. Voters would … Continue reading »