Superintendent Golden’s Send-off Party

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield community had its chance to say farewell to its beloved school superintendent Friday afternoon. Students, teachers, former colleagues and community leaders–showed up at Agnes Stewart Middle School to send off Dr. Nancy Golden in a big way. There were several performances, food, and special projects made out to Golden by … Continue reading »

Interview: Superintendent Nancy Golden

EUGENE, Ore. — She’s headed Springfield Public Schools since 2003. And during that time, Dr. Nancy Golden has made tremendous strides for education. This year she’s stepping down. Friday, the district is throwing a party to give the community a chance to say goodbye. Dr. Golden will be at the party, but first, she joined … Continue reading »

School Districts Negotiate Contracts

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District and the teachers union formally moved forward with contract negotiations Tuesday night. The current contract expires June 30. Administrators have recently said they may have to cut up to 70 positions if they can’t settle on a new contract with the Eugene Education Association, which represents the equivalent … Continue reading »

School District Makes Supt. Offer

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Public Schools is closer to filling the shoes of retiring Superintendent Nancy Golden. Board members made an official offer to Dr. Hertica Martin, which they’re about to formally announce at a special meeting Monday night. It was called specifically to announce the offer to Dr. Martin a candidate board members feel … Continue reading »

Possible New Springfield Superintendent

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Public Schools Board of Education will announce its offer to fill the vacant superintendent seat at Monday‚Äôs meeting. The school board will announce its offer to Dr. Hertica Y. Martin, to fill the position of superintendent starting July 1, 2013. Dr. Martin earned her doctorate in educational leadership and change … Continue reading »

SPS Hosts Superintendent Candidate

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District is getting closer to finding a new superintendent. The district’s board spent the day meeting with Dr. Hertica Martin, one of the top candidates to fill the position. Administrators say they’re anxious to find out who the new superintendent will be, but it could take some time to … Continue reading »

School Raises Funds to Buy Campus

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Corvallis Waldorf School currently leases part of its campus from the Corvallis School District, but they’re hoping to make it their own one donation at a time. “We’ve been having the dream of having our own home since the beginning of the school in 1993,” said Liz Riley, development director. A … 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 »

Roseburg Voters to Face Bond Levy

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Voters will have the opportunity to vote on a measure this spring that may help keep the school district from closing an elementary school. The district’s board approved a bond levy for the May ballot that would raise $6 million over five years. A citizens group made up of parents and citizens … Continue reading »

Kendall Donates $50,000 to Local Schools

EUGENE, Ore. — Education in our area gets a big financial boost. Kendall Auto Group is donating $50,000 to local Eugene and Springfield schools as part of its Kendall Cares Drive for Education. The money comes on top of the $20,000 Kendall already donates to Eugene 4J and Bethel School Districts each month. Kendall says … Continue reading »

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