Graduation at a G’Lance, December 2021

Yearbook Due Dates

  • Senior Portraits — Friday, December 17, 2021
  • Senior Quote — Friday, February 25, 2022
  • Baby Pics/Dedications — Friday, February 25, 2022

View our Yearbook Senior Guidelines for rules about what will be accepted and technical guidelines to share with your photographer.

Contact Mr. Squires at if you have questions.


Early Graduates: Important Information

Early graduates include any student who will complete their graduation requirements before Term 3 of their 12th-grade year. This may include 12th-graders who are graduating at the end of Term 1 or Term 2 as well as 11th-graders who are graduating this year.

When you finish your graduation requirements, you will be unenrolled and you will lose access to your 4J Gmail, Google Drive, StudentVUE, and other services that use your 4J sign-in, and your contact information will be removed from our communications lists.

Saving your Data

Before you graduate, copy any files and data that you wish to keep from your 4J accounts to a personal device, external drive, or personal Google Drive. For instructions on using Google Takeout to download your 4J Google data, visit

If you are using your 4J email address for your Naviance account, you must change it to a personal email to avoid losing access to Naviance.

Walking in Graduation

Early graduates who want to walk in the graduation ceremony and receive news and updates about graduation, please contact Jill Reents at or 541-790-5112. She will add your name to the graduation checklist and your preferred contact information to the Graduation at a G’Lance distribution list.


Graduation Orders (Miners Graduate Services)

Cap and gown orders were due on November 5th, but you can still order class of 2022 products, class rings, letterman jackets, and graduation announcements at Late orders of caps and gowns are being accepted, but prices may increase. Don’t wait. Order your graduation products now to get the best deal.

  • Order online at, or get a paper order packet at the front office.
  • Graduation announcements and other printed materials will be distributed in late March or early April. Caps and gowns will be distributed in May.
  • Class Rings and Letterman Jackets may be ordered online throughout the school year.

If you have any questions, please contact Miners Graduate Services by email or phone.

Miners Graduate Services
1885 River Road • Eugene, OR 97404
(541) 689-4588 •

If you cannot purchase a cap and gown and need to borrow one from Churchill, please email Jill Reents at Jill will need to know your name, height in feet and inches, and the color of gown you would like (red or blue). Churchill will provide a cap, gown, and tassel for you to wear at the graduation ceremony.


Graduation Party 2022

Our next grad party planning meeting is Monday, December 6, 7:00 pm, at Putters Family Entertainment Center, 1156 Highway 99 N.

Join the Churchill 2022 Grad Party Facebook Group for updates and information.

For information, to be placed on the email committee list, and with questions please contact

The Graduation Party is a community-sponsored event independent of and receiving no funding, services, or supervision from the Eugene School District 4J. Liability is the responsibility of the organizers of the event.


College & Career Center News

Congratulations to Aceia Jones-Spade, who was awarded the National Miss Juneteenth Title in October. Aceia had previously won Miss Juneteenth Oregon. Miss Juneteenth pageants serve as both a celebration and contest in commemoration of that historic day on June 19, 1865, the day that news of the Emancipation Proclamation became known.

Aceia will receive college scholarships for her win. Read more about this incredible student, here.

Please join us in honoring and celebrating Aceia. We are proud of you.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, December 8th, 6:30–8:00 pm
Lane Community College Admissions Presentation

You will learn about applying to LCC and the many programs they have to offer. There will be time for questions.

WHERE: ZOOM — Click HERE to join us. No passcode required.

Families are encouraged to attend.

Martes 11 de enero de 6:30 a 8:00 pm
Presentación de admisiones de Lane Community College

Aprenderá cómo postularse a LCC y los muchos programas que tienen para ofrecer. Habrá tiempo para preguntas.

DÓNDE: ZOOM — Haga clic AQUÍ para unirse a nosotros. No se requiere contraseña.

Se anima a las familias a que asistan.

Tuesday, January 11th and Tuesday, February 1st, 3:45–4:45 pm in room F36
OSAC Scholarship Application Workshop

Get hands-on help with your personal statements, activities chart, and more.

The early bird due date is 2/15 and the final due date is 3/1, so don’t miss this opportunity for feedback and assistance.

Bring your computer.

Thursday, February 11th, 3:30pm-5:00pm
Lane Community College Scholarship Application Workshop

Hands-on help filling out the Lane Community Scholarship Application.

LCC awards more than one million dollars per year in scholarships. Let us help you become the most competitive candidate you can be!

WHERE: To be announced

You will need your computer.


If you haven’t filled out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Oregon Application for Student Aid (ORSAA), it’s time to do it now! You do not fill out both the FAFSA and the ORSAA.

The FAFSA/ORSAA are the applications to apply for federal and/or state financial aid. Many colleges and universities use the information to award their own money too. You must fill out a FAFSA if you are applying for the Oregon Promise.

Don’t put it off. Colleges, universities, and the State of Oregon have deadlines.

If you need help with the FAFSA or ORSAA, schedule an appointment with Sheree Houck using this link:

The Oregon Promise application is available now. Oregon Promise is free money from the State of Oregon to help you pay for tuition to any Oregon community college. For more information and to apply go to:

Request Transcripts Now!

If you are applying to a college or university whose application for admission is due in January, you MUST request any required transcripts and letters of recommendation BEFORE Winter Break. Staff will go on break too and we don’t want you to miss deadlines. You will find the directions to request transcripts and letters of recommendation here; Click here for the Letter of Recommendation Information Form referenced in the directions.

Resources for Seniors

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