Kalapuya High School

Bethel School District Eugene OR

New Location for Free Farmers Market

New Location For Bethel Free Farmers Market

The weekly Bethel Free Farmers Market has provided free vegetables, bread, and dairy products to Bethel residents since the start of 2013.

Now the Free Farmers Market is relocating from Cascade Middle School to the Bethel Farm, behind Prairie Mountain School.  This will allow the Farm to provide more of its own free, completely fresh vegetables (grown by Kalapuya students) to market-goers.

The free food will be available every Tuesday from noon-4:00 p.m., beginning September 10th.

To reach the Bethel Farm, turn from Royal Avenue onto Patriot Way and drive behind Prairie Mountain School. Be sure to park in the Farm’s gravel parking area.

 

Nueva ubicación para Bethel Free Farmers Market

El mercado semanal de agricultores libres de Bethel ha proporcionado verduras, pan y productos lácteos gratuitos a los residentes de Bethel desde principios de 2013.

Ahora Free Farmers Market se está mudando de escuela secundaria Cascade a Bethel Farm, detrás de Prairie Mountain School. Esto permitirá que la Granja proporcione más vegetales gratuitos y completamente frescos a los visitantes del mercado.

La comida gratis estará disponible todos los martes desde el mediodía hasta las 4:00 p.m., a partir del 10 de septiembre.

Para llegar a Bethel Farm, gire desde Royal Avenue hacia Patriot Way y conduzca detrás de Prairie Mountain School. Asegúrese de estacionar en el área de estacionamiento de grava de la granja.

Community Public Safety Forum

Prairie Mountain School will host a free family event in Spanish for Bethel community members to ask questions about public safety resources. Save the date for this event (PDF) presented by the City of Eugene: May 21st, 5:30. Free childcare is provided.

 

Foro communitario sobre la seguridad pública

La Escuela Prairie Mountain organizará un evento familiar gratuito en español para que los miembros de la comunidad de Bethel hagan preguntas sobre los recursos de seguridad pública. Guarde la fecha para este evento (PDF) presentado por la Ciudad de Eugene: 21 de mayo, 5:30. Se proporciona cuidado de niños gratis.

Kalapuya Plant Sale

Hanging baskets, organic vegetable starts, perennial flowers, and more are available at the annual Kalapuya Plant Sale, Saturday, May 11th.

Flower baskets, zinnias, peppers, tomatoes, bush beans, squash, and succulents are some of the plants available at Kalapuya High School (1200 N. Terry) from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  You are encouraged to get there early for this popular event.

Proceeds from this plant sale support the hugely successful agriculture program at Kalapuya.

Kalapuya Calendar

We wanted to remind everyone of calendar changes for the end of the year due to the snow storms and teacher walkout tomorrow. 

  • There will be no school on Wednesday, May 8th.

We will make up the snow days by having school on two days previously not scheduled to have students.

  • We WILL have school on Friday, May 17th
  • We WILL have school on Thursday, May 13th
  • The ‘Kalapalooza’ evening will be on Friday, June 7th (3:30-6:00 – more info to come later)

Kalapuya GRADUATION! will be Friday, June 14th at 6:30 pm.

And don’t forget, Saturday, May 11th is our Mother’s Day Plant Sale at Kalapuya!

 

Message From Superintendent on Teacher Walkout

I want to bring your attention to action planned by the Eugene Education Association that will impact our schools in Bethel on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. You may have already heard about this in the media.

This is what we know. In an effort to rally support for increased funding for K-12 education, Eugene Education Association leadership in Bethel has indicated that the majority of licensed school staff have pledged to a “walkout” and therefore will not show up for work on Wednesday, May 8th. They will instead be attending rallies in Eugene and at the state capitol. It will not be possible to find enough substitute teachers to cover all classrooms and safely operate schools, so we will have no choice but to close all Bethel schools for the day. The district will approach this event like a snow day, with only essential staff reporting to work, such as building front office staff, administrators, custodians and maintenance staff.

The district fully understands the intent of the actions planned for May 8th, but we also have the important daily responsibility of educating, guiding, feeding, and transporting 5,400 students. The walkout will create a hardship for families and the district cannot sponsor or support this action. We also know our educators are caring individuals who are completely dedicated to their students, and they want increased funding to better support all students. Eugene Education Association has been transparent in their intentions for May 8th, giving time for parents/guardians to make arrangements for their child’s care on this day.

Exceptions:

  • The District will work with preschool programs and school-based child care providers who will communicate directly with families regarding operating on this day
  • IB testing at WHS will take place as scheduled
  • After school youth sports schedules will not be interrupted
  • Principal Stefan Aumack will send out information regarding other events and programs specific to Kalapuya that are scheduled for May 8th

This missed school day will not be made up at the end of the school year in June. The make-up snow days from February have extended the school year beyond what is normally scheduled and Continue reading