Bethel School District

Eugene, Oregon USA

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Bethel Celebrates Valley’s First LEED School Building

Willamette students Jessie Gerlach and Kim Troung had the honor of revealing the LEED plaque in the lobby of the Science/Office building.

This is a first. Willamette High School’s new Science/Office building is the first K-12 public school building in the Willamette Valley to earn official LEED status.

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is a rating system devised by the United States Green Building Council, and is used worldwide to evaluate the environmental performance and sustainable designs of buildings.

The LEED plaque was officially unveiled Friday in the office lobby in front of students, staff and some local dignitaries.

Some fun facts about the new Science/Office building include: Continue reading

Bethel’s Best Honored With ACE Awards

Bethel’s 2017 ACE Awards champions are Gina Clark, Lisa Bateman, Anne Johnstone-Diaz and Michelle Toney.

For the 12th consecutive year, Bethel’s best have been honored with ACE Awards as Champions in Education.

Gina Clark from Fairfield (Teacher), Lisa Bateman, Assistant Special Ed Director (Administrator), Anne Johnstone-Diaz from the Bethel Family Resource Center (Classified staff) and Willamette music supporter Michelle Toney (Volunteer) each win $1,000 for the school program of their choice.

They were among 30 Bethel staff and volunteers nominated for ACE Awards, which are sponsored by Oregon Community Credit Union, numerous business partners, and the Eugene and Springfield Chambers of Commerce.

Congratulations go out to all the nominees who were recognized at a special awards ceremony at the Hult Center.

Notice Of Budget Committee Meeting

A public meeting of the Bethel School District Budget Committee will take place Monday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m., at the Bethel Administration Building.

The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to take comment from the public on the budget for the 2017-18 school year. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place, and any person may appear at the meeting and discuss proposed programs with the Committee.

A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 8th at the Bethel School District Administration Office.

Musicians Return From Trophy Run

The Willamette Jazz Band 2 brought home a first place trophy from the Pleasant Hill Jazz Festival.

The 42nd annual Pleasant Hill Jazz Festival became a Bethel highlight show.

With 39 schools represented, Willamette’s Jazz Bands brought home first and second place trophies.

The Shasta Jazz Band took second in the middle school division, and the Shasta Sessions choir wound up third.

And Willamette’s Topnotchers choir was also a second place finisher.

With tradition and reputation, Pleasant Hill is a high quality festival, attracting schools from Washington and California.