G’Lancer, March 19, 2021


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March 29–April 2 Classes Resume; Term 3 Begins

Week-1 Schedule:

Monday: Advisory
Tuesday: A Day
Wednesday: B Day
Thursday: A Day
Friday: B Day

March 31 School Choice: last day to submit out-of-district transfer applications
April 1 1:00–3:00 pm Distribution (Library Book Pickup)
April 5–9 Week-2 Schedule:

Monday: A Day
Tuesday: B Day
Wednesday: Advisory
Thursday: Asynchronous A Day
Friday: Asynchronous B Day

April 8 6:00 pm Graduation Information Meeting
April 15 1:00–3:00 pm Distribution (Library Book Pickup)
Graduation Announcement Pickup
May 6 1:00–3:00 pm Distribution (Library Book Pickup)
May 20 1:00–3:00 pm Distribution (Library Book Pickup)
4:00 pm Site Council
May 21 1:00–4:00 pm Graduation Cap and Gown Pickup and Senior Celebration
May 31 Memorial Day – SCHOOL CLOSED
June 3 1:00–3:00 pm Distribution (Library Book Pickup)
June 10 Seniors’ Last Day
Virtual Graduation Ceremony
4:00 pm Site Council
June 17 Graduation Day
The graduation ceremony may be canceled or rescheduled depending on public health conditions.
June 17 Last Day of Classes
June 18 Grading Day — NO SCHOOL
June 21–25 Possible School Closure Makeup Days
June 28–August 13 Summer Office Hours
9 am–12 pm, 1 pm–3 pm
Closed on Fridays

Community-sponsored event: Churchill High School and Eugene School District 4J do not provide financial, administrative, or clerical support for this event. Liability is the responsibility of the organizers of the event.


Churchill News

Churchill Choir Lifts Us Up

At a recent school board meeting, Churchill choir students performed the song We Will Rise Up Together by Jim Papoulis. The song was one that they had prepared for their virtual Winter Concert. The board was very touched.

Watch the video here.

Great work, Lancers! We couldn’t be prouder.

Students ride transit for free!

Lane Transit District (LTD) will continue allowing students to ride without a bus pass until September. For now, all students need to do to ride free is tell the driver that they are a 4J student. When LTD resumes fare collection, students can still ride for free, but only if they get a pass from their school. We will share more information about how to get a free pass as we near September. Please contact Sarah Mazze at mazze_s@4j.lane.edu or 541-516-0887 with any questions.


All students who plan to graduate and walk in the graduation ceremony this year should visit our Graduation! page for information about deadlines, requirements, contacts, and events. Check back frequently for updates and look for the Graduation at a G’Lance newsletter in your email inbox.

Jill Reents


College and Career Center News

Follow the College & Career Center

Website: http://blogs.4j.lane.edu/houck_s/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/churchillccc/

The Counseling, Career, and College Guidance Team presents, College & Career Readiness Week, April 19th -23rd

Students can choose from over 30 workshops and panel discussions given by career professionals representing various occupations. Also included will be presentations on topics such as financial aid, scholarships, and the college application process. Details will be posted on the College & Career Center and School-to-Career websites, Advisory announcements, and in the Principal’s newsletter. Links to the ZOOM workshops will be sent to students via their 4j email.

Conversations with College Students Webinar Series

Join current college students to talk about what’s it’s really like to be in college. All grades are welcome.

Topics include:

  • FEELING HOMESICK — Tuesday, March 30th
  • SCHEDULING/TIME MANAGEMENT — Wednesday, March 31st
  • CHOOSING/CHANGING YOUR MAJOR — Tuesday, April 13th
  • DORM LIFE — Tuesday, April 27th
  • LIVING OFF CAMPUS — Wednesday, April 28th
  • FRESHMAN YEAR 101 — Tuesday, May 4th
  • CHOOSING THE RIGHT COLLEGE — Wednesday, May 19th
  • FINDING YOUR PLACE — Wednesday, May 26th
  • OVERSEAS STUDY PROGRAMS — Wednesday, April 7th

All workshops begin at 3:30 pm

Virtual Roundtable Discussion for Students of Color – May 5th @ 3:30-4:30

Join current college students to discuss their experiences navigating college, tips for finding resources, and strategies for success.

ZOOM link will be sent one week prior to the event

Congratulations to…

Nick Clendenen, a 2020 CHS grad. Nick has been accepted into the US Military Academy West Point and will become a Cadet in Fall, 2021.

Emma Harden, a current CHS senior. Emma is the recipient of the QuestBridge Scholarship. As a QuestBridge Scholar, Emma will receive a full four-year scholarship to Stanford University.


School-to-Career News

Follow Us for Career Exploration and Job Opportunities for Students

Website: http://blogs.4j.lane.edu/elam_m/

LCC Gateway to College and Careers

Seniors, are you thinking about attending Lane CC in Fall 2021 or thinking of Lane CC as a backup plan? Then please consider this HIGHLY RECOMMENDED course called RTEC 101 Gateway to College and Careers. This is free and online.

Seniors will learn:

  • What classes to take for your major/degree
  • How to get a personalized approach to college and financial aid advising
  • What happens once your FAFSA is filed
  • About support services
  • How College Now credits apply to a degree
  • What it’s like to be in college
  • The 10-Week, 2-credit option offers more specific career technical careers research

Online options (pick one)

How it will work

Optional: Registered students are invited to attend a first-day live Zoom session from 3:00-5:00 P.M. on the first day of the session for which you are registered. It is okay if you cannot make the live Zoom session but it is recommended that you attend.

Tools Needed

  • Reliable internet connection
  • Zoom

Who can take the free class: The Class of 2021 or dual-enrolled HS students.

Option 1: 2 Credits, March 29–June 12 (CRN: 43202)

  • Has more Career Technical career information than the one credit

Option 2: 1 Credit, May 3–June 5 (CRN: 43592)

  • 10 weeks of content put into 5 weeks

How to Reserve Your RTEC 101 Spot

Click on the link in the first paragraph for a complete description and reserve your spot. If you have any questions, please contact the LCC instructor, Brenda Williams, WilliamsB@Lanecc.edu, 541.463.3443.

Juniors and Seniors — Tuition-Free Courses at LCC

Juniors and seniors can register for one tuition-free course at LCC. Students can register for trade classes or traditional courses that will help them pursue their college goals. Students can choose to take a class in spring *beginning March 29th or for a summer course but not both. See links below. Students may request dual credit for their high school transcript after their course and grade are completed and applied to their Lane CC transcript.

Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash

Attention Seniors!

A hiring fair made for you! Presented by Elevate by Connected Lane County. Need a summer job? Looking to enter the workforce after high school? Then register for this fantastic event and get your life moving on! Click the link below for more information and for the registration link.


Elevate by Connected Lane County

  • Mentorships — Interested in pitching a project idea? Elevate Lane County will match you with an industry mentor and fund the cost of supplies! Click here for the application and find out more.
  • Internships — Open to Juniors, Seniors, or those that have completed a job shadow. Apply for a 6-week internship and we’ll place you in a local company to learn the ropes. Required: 4-8 hours of open time during business hours (M-F, 9am-5pm). Apply by emailing info@connectedlanecounty.org; put “Internship” in the subject field.
  • NEW Tour Tuesdays! — Click here to view the schedule and register. Tours begin on March 9th.
  • Working Wednesdays — click here to view live webinars designed to teach useful life and career skills, hosted by industry experts. Webinars begin on March 10th.

Note — CHECK OUT MORE EVENTS BY ELEVATE LANE CO. at https://connectedlane.org/events/

For more career exploration opportunities please go to the CHS School-to-Career website at http://blogs.4j.lane.edu/elam_m/career-exploration-2


4J District News


Free and Reduced Benefits

All 4J families are encouraged to learn more about the benefits of the Free and Reduced-Price meals program. Families who qualify can benefit outside of the school lunch program with healthcare, low-cost internet, reduced sports fees, and more!

Learn more about these benefits at http://www.4j.lane.edu/nutrition/freelunchbenefits, or http://www.4j.lane.edu/nutrition/freelunch.

Bullying, Harassment, and Discrimination

Eugene School District 4J has policies and programs to prohibit and prevent bullying and harassment, including intimidation, cyberbullying, hazing and teen dating violence. Discrimination, meaning any act that has the purpose or effect of unreasonably differentiating in treatment in any instructional program, extracurricular activity, or in the provision of any other service or benefit, is prohibited on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, age or disability.

The district encourages students, parents and other patrons to share their concerns with district officials if they believe they or someone else has been the victim of bullying and harassment, including intimidation, cyberbullying, hazing and teen dating violence, or discrimination. No reprisal or adverse action will occur as a consequence of initiating a complaint in good faith.

Incidents should be reported to the school principal or another staff member. If the complainant has worked with the school and is not satisfied with the resolution, or if the principal is believed to be involved, a complaint may be directed to the superintendent’s office. Complaint forms and information about the complaint process are available in all 4J school offices and at the 4J Education Center, 200 North Monroe Street, Eugene, OR 97402. For more information, contact your school principal or the superintendent’s office, 541‑790‑7707.


Community News

Driver’s Ed at Churchill

Oregon Driver Training Institute offers Drivers Ed classes year round. View the schedule and sign up at oregondrivertraining.com/class.htm.


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