SVDP Launches Fundraising Campaign for SVDP Youth House

from St. Vincent de Paul Society News At a March 9 fundraising launch at the former Cascade Presbyterian Church in south Eugene, speakers ranging from Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis and Lane County Board Chairman Pat Farr to philanthropist/activist Tom Bowerman and St. Vincent de Paul Executive Director Terry McDonald exhorted a standing-room-only crowd to give generously…

Elementary students stage protest march against DAPL

It was Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 when President Donald Trump signed the executive order reversing the halt of the Dakota Access Pipe Line (DAPL). With help from the First Nation Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, who pointed out that the project would violate treaty rights, protests succeeded in halting one of the largest proposed projects to…

Editorial: Waldorf In Eugene: A high school for the students?

With growing dissatisfaction for a chronically under-funded public education system, American parents are looking more and more toward alternative models of learning for their children. For those who do in depth research on successful teaching methods and education models, it is clear that the current system of public education in the United States is falling…

Roosevelt Grand Opening Celebrations Sept. 27 & 29

It’s Time to Celebrate!  Three years ago our community voted to support education. Voters approved the 2013 Eugene School District 4J bond measure to replace aging and inefficient school buildings and update materials for teaching and learning. Now it’s time to celebrate! After more than a year of construction, Roosevelt Middle School’s 1950 building in the South Eugene neighborhood…

School Resumes Wednesday, September 7: Use Extra Caution

The Southeast neighborhood feeds into five neighborhood schools and is home to two charter schools and a choice school. Camas Ridge Community School (neighborhood) Charlemagne French Immersion Elementary School (choice) Edgewood Community Elementary School  (neighborhood) Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School (charter) Roosevelt Middle School (neighborhood) Spencer Butte Middle School (neighborhood) South Eugene High School (neighborhood) Village School (charter) The start of school on Wednesday,…