Week at a Glance
- 20 – Track starts
- 27-31 – Spring Break
- 3 – No School; 2nd Trimester Grading Day
- 4 – 3rd Trimester Begins
- 7 – Early Release; 12:45 PM (Advisory, 1, 2, & 3)
- 10 – Kelly Co-Pilots Meeting (Parent Group)
- 11 – Site Council; 3:40 PM
- 13 – Track Meet
You can always check the Kelly calendar on our website for days off and early release days. The Kelly calendar has been revised to reflect the changes made by the school board for make-up weather days.
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Track Starting Monday
Track season will begin March 20. It’s not too late to sign up!! Students can pick up track packets in the office or you can download the forms from our website.
AVID Strides for Education Run/Walk
Please read about this healthy way to support our school! On April 9, 2017, we are joining all middle and high schools to participate in the 1st Annual “Eugene 4J 6K Strides for Education” run/walk to celebrate AVID and raise funds to support this program in each of our schools. On-line registration ($20 for adults; $10 for 4J students) is now available at the following link: http://www.eclecticedgeracing.com/4j-6k-strides-for-education.html
This will be a professionally managed 6 kilometer run/walk on the bike path along the banks of the Willamette River. The proceeds will support having college tutors at our school, sending students on college visit field trips, and more.
Parents and friends, in case you didn’t know, our school is one of many AVID sites in the Eugene School District. AVID is a college and career readiness system; it stands for “Advancement Via Individual Determination.” Hundreds of 4J teachers have been trained to utilize AVID strategies to improve instructional practice. You can learn more about AVID at http://www.avid.org
Nominate “A Champion in Education” Today!
Who always makes a difference in your child’s school day? An inspiring teacher? An encouraging school secretary? A dedicated volunteer? A principal who leads by example? A bus driver who always takes the time to listen? Now is the time to recognize their contributions through the annual ACE (A Champion in Education) Awards!
To nominate a 4J employee or volunteer who demonstrates excellence in education, go to www.theaceaward.org. Every nominee will be honored at an awards ceremony in April, and one person in each category will win a $1,000 cash prize toward a project or program in their school. Nominations must be submitted by March 24.
The ACE Awards are a collaborative effort of the Eugene and Springfield chambers of commerce and the Eugene, Bethel and Springfield school districts. The program is presented by Oregon Community Credit Union and supported by others from the local business community.
ParentVue is available for you to be able to monitor your student’s grades. Activation code information was sent home with your student at the beginning of October. If you did receive your activation code, please contact the front office. ParentVue is now available for Android or iPhone users just go to the app store and download for free.
Do you have questions about how your student is doing? You can reach teachers through an email or a phone call. Simply go to the Staff Directory page on the Kelly website. There you will find staff email addresses and phone numbers.