There are no losers but four Bethel educators were winners, recognized as Champions In Education at the 8th annual ACE Awards.
In a special ceremony at the Hult Center Willamette’s David Novak, Fairfield’s Traci Laubsch and Cindi Peterson, and Assistant Superintendent Chris Parra were named Bethel’s 2014 ACE Award winners.
Selected from a strong pool of candidates, Bethel’s ACE Champions will each receive $1,000 to be used for the school program of their choice.
The ACE Awards are presented by the Eugene and Springfield business community in recognition of the outstanding efforts taking place in Bethel, Eugene 4j, and Springfield schools.
Thanks go out to the awards sponsors: Oregon Community Credit Union, Selco Credit Union, PacificSource, Hershner Hunter Attorneys, Lane Community College, All Academic, McDonald’s, and the Springfield Education Association.
A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Bethel School District #52, Lane County State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 will be held at Bethel School District Administrative Office, Board Room, 4640 Barger Drive, Eugene, Oregon. The meeting will take place on the 12th day of May 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget.
A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 12, 2013, at the Bethel School District Administration Office, 4640 Barger Drive, Eugene, Oregon, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.
Willamette High School is one of 48 schools across the country to receive recognition as a 2014 National Green Ribbon School.
The honor, announced today by the U.S. Department of Education, is for the school’s efforts to improve the health and wellness of its students and staff, reduce environmental impacts, and provide environmental and sustainability education.
WHS recycles more than 2,000 pounds of material every week, uses paper towels that are EPA certified 85 percent post-consumer waste, is part of the city’s Love Food Not Waste composting program, uses more than two dozen large, raised garden beds that serve as skills training for students, and much more.
Willamette representatives will be invited to Washington, D.C. this summer to receive recognition as a National Green Ribbon School.
Willamette’s old front office building is coming down quickly. Take a look at video from the first day of demolition Thursday.
See more school bond-related news on the Bethel Bond web page.