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Blachly-Lane Electric Cooperative
Youth Tour 2016 Representative
Audrey Sherman
JCHS student Audrey Sherman represented Blachly-Lane Electric Cooperative as their Youth Tour 2016 representative in June. Audrey was featured in the recent addition of the Ruralite, an electronic magazine, that the co-op sends its customers.

Click here to read about Audrey's learning experience in Washing D.C.

Blachly Lane Electric stated, "We acknowledge the contributions of family, school and community that have helped shape Audrey into quite an extraordinary young woman."

Congratulations Audrey! Thank you for being such a good ambassador for Junction City High School!
School Bond Market Favors
Junction City
In a fluctuating market, Junction City School District was able to leverage buyers for a successful return on bond sales this week.  The District hired Piper Jaffray to facilitate $14.635 million in bond sales as generously authorized by our voters this last May.  All bonds were purchased during the sale window coordinated between the District and Piper Jaffray.  The calculated yield rates made them very palatable to a number of financial management companies, private investors, and industry professionals.

The estimated tax rate impact to our community was originally stated in our informational bond campaign as $1.62 per thousand dollars of assessed home value.  The final rate has come in just under that amount and is estimated to remain at that amount throughout the ten year term, thus meeting our commitment to our taxpayers.

Additionally, the structure of the sale enabled the District to also realize premiums paid by the investors.  These premiums have resulted in more than $2.8 million in additional capital construction revenue beyond the $14.635 million in bonds.  Combined with the $4 million in matching funds from the State, the District will have a total of just over $21.5 million in capital funds to invest in the projects identified under the initial bond title.  This means the District will be able to invest in more of the critical infrastructure needs at each of our buildings as well as achieve greater progress toward our high school investment master plan.

As outlined in our earlier bond information, the District will adopt an evaluation and decision –making process for distributing these funds to projects as identified in both our original bond title and master plan and will share the results with our community as that evolves.

Junction City students, staff, and community will be updated throughout this process, and our staff will be available to answer any questions.  This week’s bond sale success will allow us to further our goal of maintaining and advancing district facilities to support district educational goals, enhance safety, and promote community involvement.

Thank you again to all of our community for your support.


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Junction City School District is committed to Engage, Inspire and Educate all our students by offering physical education, music, comprehensive art, computer technology, as well as enrichment and academic support in before and after school programs.
Enrollment: 520
Student Teacher Ratio: 28.11/1
Licensed Staff: 21.3

 



Principal, Nadira Rizkallah

Dear Parents and Guardians,

I cannot believe summer is almost over and our first day of school on September 6th is around the corner. I hope that you found some time to enjoy the sun, laugh, play, and spend time with your children. We sure missed our students and we can’t wait for them to be back.  I wanted to write and share a few things with you before the start of the year.

Our staff has engtage in the past two years, co-visioning and painting a bright picture for the future of our students, school and community. We are asking for your support to help us achieve the following vision:

Laurel is committed to creating a safe learning community where each and every student is actively engaged. We strive to be compassionate and responsible citizens with a focus on academic growth and individual excellence.

I am planning to designate a special section in my bi-weekly newsletters that goes out to all of our families to keep you informed of ways we are living this vision and continuing to strive to achieve it. I will also include ways you can be of support to this vision in hopes to work together as a community to provide our children with the best educational experience possible.

Please help us welcome the following new additions to the laurel staff:  Miranda Linville (Counselor), Alan Cook (fourth grade), Allison Jaimes (pronounced as Hymas) (fourth grade), Tristan Esch (IA), Melanie Paulson(IA), Jacque Cox (IA), Carrie Truesdell (secretary), and our OWN, Darcey Edwards as a full-time Behavior Specialist/Coordinator.

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Important Dates, Information»
Welcome to Junction CIty Schools - Video Link Here
2013-14 State Report Card: English Spanish
LES - Kindergarten Registration
Sept. 1 LES - Supply Drop-Off & Watermelon Social, 2:30-3:30pm
Sept. 6 First Day of School
Sept. 6 Kinder Group A Begins School
Sept. 7 Kinder Group B Begins School
Sept. 8 Kinder Group A attend
Sept. 9 Kinder Group B attend
Sept. 12 Kindergarten - Groups A and B attend
Sept. 14 1.5 Hour Early Release Day
Sept. 26 School Board Meeting, 6pm
Sept. 29 Back to School Night, 5:30-7pm
Oct. 3-7 LES Book Fair
Oct. 6 LES Picture Day
Oct. 14 No School (Non-Contract Day)
 
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1401 LAUREL STREET
JUNCTION CITY, OR 97448
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