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Ohana Gathering, 4/6

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CHS Parent Update 3/19

G’Lancer 3/16

A new G’Lancer is posted under News > E-Newsletters or click HERE! Please take the time to read through the newsletter for important announcements and details about school and community events.

The G’Lancer is published at the beginning of each term, plus our special back-to-school issue in August and summer issue in June. Please remember to check our calendar for the most up-to-date schedules and check our news feed frequently for timely announcements.

Salud Mental

CHS Parent Update 3/12

Graduation at a G’Lance 3/9

Churchill Graduating Students and Families,

Term 2 is coming to a close and now is the time to wrap up those final graduation requirements in preparation for the graduation ceremony and festivities. We will hold a Graduation Information Night for parents and students on April 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Churchill Cafeteria. We will discuss and answer questions about graduation requirements, ticket distribution, auditions, seating and walking partner signup, expectations, and other graduation events.

The Graduation Checklist

The Graduation Checklist will be posted on April 2 on the graduation website at and in my office window in the front office. In the meantime, you can work on completing your LEAP projects, community service, and Essential Skills requirements and check with the Library, Cafeteria, and Finance Office to make sure you have no overdue books or outstanding fees. If you are unsure what you have left to do, please contact your counselor for assistance. We want every student to be able to participate in the graduation ceremony. If you have financial concerns, please talk to your counselor or the Finance Clerk for assistance.

How to Use the Graduation Checklist

To protect student privacy, the checklist will be published with student numbers, rather than names. If you don’t know your student number, you can find it on StudentVUE or ParentVUE, or check with your counselor. Based on feedback from students and parents from previous years, the Graduation Checklist now has check marks. A check mark means that your requirements for that column are complete. Incomplete requirements will have a note indicating where to go to finalize that requirement.

Cafeteria Fees

Even if you haven’t eaten lunch in the cafeteria, it’s a good idea to check with Nutrition Services to make sure you don’t have a balance. Some students have an old balance of just a few dollars from as far back as elementary school. You can find contact information at


Our library has recently done away with overdue book fees, but you may still be charged for a lost book and you will not be cleared to participate in graduation until your overdue books are returned or you have paid the lost book fee. Talk to Debbie or Lisa in the library if you have any questions.

Upcoming Events

View the full Graduation Timeline at

LEAP Projects

LEAP projects are due on Wednesday, March 14. If you have not completed your LEAP interview, please contact Mary Beth Hepp-Elam at or 541-790-5262 as soon as possible to schedule an appointment.

Cap and Gown

If you have not ordered your cap and gown, please contact Miners Graduate Services as soon as possible. Prices have gone up, but you may still order. Call 541-689-4588 or visit Assistance is available for students on free and reduced lunch. Check with Jill in the front office if you need to borrow a cap and gown.

Ticket Distribution

Tickets will be available for graduating students at the front office during student lunch starting on May 14. The Hult Center requires a ticket for every person who enters the concert hall. This includes infants. Tickets will be free to all graduating students. Each student will receive six reserved tickets: two tickets in the orchestra section (main floor), the remaining four in the orchestra or mezzanine (second floor) as available. Students may request additional tickets until they are sold out. Any student who requests more than 14 tickets must bring a note from a parent/guardian. Any reserved tickets remaining will be released for distribution at graduation rehearsal and in the Hult Center lobby, half an hour before the ceremony begins.

Jill Reents
Secretary, Graduation Coordinator

Parent Update 3/5

WISE Symposium: New Date!


We are so happy to announce the new Symposium date! Wednesday, March 21st, 3:30-8:00 p.m. beginning in Churchill’s auditorium. We need you to please reregister to ensure an accurate count of participants, and so that we order enough food!
Follow this link to register:
If you ordered a T-shirt, we still have your order so you will not need to re-order on the registration.

School Choice Open Enrollment 2018–’19

2018–’19 School Choice for Out-of-District Students

March 1–April 1 Open Enrollment: Transfer applications from non-residents (application window closes at midnight) at

Families who live outside of Eugene School District 4J may apply to transfer to the district. The first and best opportunity to be granted a transfer is the annual open enrollment process. The request form for out-of-district open enrollment will be available online March 1–April 1, 2018. Please visit the Out-of-District Transfers page to learn more.

Open enrollment info night for out-of-district families: Tuesday, March 13, 7 p.m., 4J Education Center, 200 N. Monroe St., Eugene. Spanish interpretation will be available.

Bond Community Forums Update

Upcoming community forums, including the new forum tomorrow night to replace the one last week that was canceled due to the weather.

(Spanish interpretation will be provided at all community forums.)

  • Monday, Feb. 26, 7–8:30 p.m., Arts & Technology Academy, 1650 W. 22nd Ave. (today)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 27, 7–8:30 p.m., Kelly Middle School, 850 Howard Ave. (new date)
  • Thursday, March 1, 7–8:30 p.m., Cal Young Middle School, 2555 Gilham Rd.
  • SPANISH: Thursday, March 8, 7–8:30 p.m., Howard Elem. School, 700 Howard Ave.

New! Building 4J’s Future online community survey.

A new community input form is available online for community members to share their views on priorities and how to proceed on the potential bond measure for the November 2018 ballot. The survey can be found here:

Recent Media Coverage on the Bond Forums:

Crowd shares school bond priorities

Eugene 4J invites community’s conversation about potential bond measure

4J: Community forums to discuss potential bond measure

4J School Board to consider bond for November ballot