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Family Newsletter 6/3

Posted Date: 6/02/24 (6:30 PM)

Good evening, families,

It's hard to believe, but this week marks the end of the NEHS journey for our seniors.  Friday is their last day, and Saturday brings graduation!  Please see below for updates and information regarding our various ceremonies and activities, and continue to be on the lookout for any additional communications via email, our website, and social media.  Congratulations in advance to all of our graduates and their families!

For our 9th-11th grade students, there are only ten days left in this school year.  If there are questions or concerns regarding classes, please be reaching out to teachers, a counselor, case manager, or your grade-level administrator.  We are here to help students in finishing strong at the end of the school year.  For those interested, please also consider the many summer program options available to students this summer! 

Take care!


23-24 4J District Calendar – High School ABC Days


June 3 - June 4

10th Grade Mock Interviews
Tuesday, June 4
7pm Band Performance
Tuesday, June 4
7pm Choir Performance
Wednesday, June 5
Senior Stroll
Wednesday, June 5
Senior Awards Presentation
Thursday, June 6
Fine Arts Showcase
Thursday, June 6
9th Grade Day of Caring


Day of Caring

This Wednesday, our 9th grade students will be participating in a Day of Caring.  This is an opportunity for them to engage in volunteer activities within our community.  Many of our 9th grade students will be helping nearby elementary schools during their Field Day activities, and some will be staying to help beautify the NEHS campus ahead of graduation.  Students will be engaged in these activities during periods 1-3.  Thanks to our 9th grade team for organizing this event!

News from the Library

Please work with your student to ensure all library books are found and returned to our library.  Notices will soon be going out to students and families.  If students are still using materials they may remain checked out.  However, students should return all books from previous trimesters and anything no longer being used this trimester.  If there are any questions, please reach out:
Amary Taylor, Librarian: 541-790-4521
Denise Seibel, Textbook Specialist: 541-790-4520

Senior Awards & Recognition

Dear North Eugene High School Community, Senior Recognition Night is on Wednesday, June 5th at 6:30pm in the NEHS Gym.
The presentation begins at 6:30pm in the auditorium; students should arrive by 6:15pm to line up with their peers. Parents and family are encouraged to attend.  Awards will be presented with light refreshments served afterwards.

This is a semi formal event and students are invited to a brief rehearsal during lunch on Tuesday, June 6th. The rehearsal is intended to go over details and answer any questions.

Students receiving an award received notification home mail and in a delivered note.
-Congratulations Class 2024!

Graduation Time!

Below is a recap of the dates and times seniors and their families/guests need to be aware of in preparation for our graduation ceremony. 

NEHS Graduation for the Class of 2024

  • Saturday, June 8th, at 2:00 pm at Swede Johnson Stadium
  • Each graduate will be able to invite up to six guests.  Additional ticket requests have been processed and granted at this time, and students should go to Jessica in the front office to pick up the additional tickets.  The entire graduation ceremony will be live-streamed for those unable to attend (the link will be available on the NEHS website).
  • Guests will be able to access the stadium starting at 1:00 pm the day of the ceremony, and should plan to exit the stadium at the conclusion of the ceremony.  
  • As always, parking is limited.  Please consider carpooling to the event.

All graduates who plan to walk in the graduation ceremony must attend a rehearsal event the morning of June 8th, at 9:00 am.  Graduates will meet in the NEHS main gym to begin rehearsal, no need for regalia at that time.  Graduates should plan on reporting back to the NEHS gym to prepare for the ceremony at 1:00 pm that afternoon, with their caps and gowns.  

Graduates will walk across the stage to receive their diploma covers (diplomas are mailed after grades are finalized) and have the opportunity for a professional photo which will be available for purchase from LifeTouch Photography. 

IB Graduation Congratulations!
It's that time of the year, where many ceremonies are happening to celebrate our students. We just wanted to take a few minutes to give a shoutout to all of our staff who are involved with the IB program. The IB graduation ceremony was fantastic, and there is nothing better than seeing our families be so proud of their students accomplishments. 

Massive kudos to you all, especially Kara and Kendall for all of their hard work all year long. 

Seal of Biliteracy Recipients & Candidates

The ability to understand, read, write, and speak multiple languages opens many doors and provides countless opportunities for our students so that they can shine, be respected for their diversity, and become successful in a labor market that is increasingly competitive and globalized. The State of Oregon, along with 38 other states, has established the Seal of Biliteracy to recognize high school graduates who have attained a working level of proficiency in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in one or more World Languages in addition to English. The Seal of Biliteracy is awarded by the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Oregon. We are honored to recognize the following students for this accomplishment.

Seal of Biliteracy Recipients - Spanish Seal of Biliteracy Recipients - Spanish Seal of Biliteracy Candidates - Spanish
Arin Violet Paz Reckers  Christy Garcia-Contreras Samuel Blake
Scout Becker Finn Gordon Courtney Hecht
Ana Rosa Bernal Odalis Hernandez Perez
Alexander Chacaj Choc William Legoretta-Pina Seal of Biliteracy Candidates - Japanese
Daniel Commons Macedo Brisa Miguel Regino Jaxson Else
Jennifer Contreras Vasquez Camille Nastiuk Gunnar Hall
Mariana Gamez Itehua Corrin Nordling Seyed Madani
Johanna Garcia Baltazar Tomas Parzuchowski Kelland Ruppenthal
Ashley Reyes Anil Remedios Mai Sakurai
Mason Tyler Adrian Vasquez Panfilo Charlotte St.Clair
Seal of Biliteracy Recipient - Japanese
Jelani Thompson
Helen Gillihan
Porter Wollen

Jack Woolley

CONGRATULATIONS on all your hard work!!!

NEHS Grad Night Party
If you're planning on coming to the Senior Grad Night Party, we need you to sign up to attend because there is a liability waiver that needs to be filled out.  You cannot simply show up the night of the event.

Extra Graduation Tickets 
Extra Graduation Tickets are being distributed this week. If you need to request additional tickets or would like to donate your extra tickets - please use this link

All the info you need to know about Graduation will be found here @

Senior Stroll Sign up   

Are you sad because you only get to wear your cool cap and gown only once?  Are you feeling nostalgic?  Do you want to inspire future graduates with your awesome accomplishments? 

“The Senior Stroll” is June 5, 2024

On Wednesday, June 5th we will continue our tradition with our Senior Stroll.  We would like you to wear your cap and gown.

We will load buses and head to Awbrey Park, Howard, Spring Creek, YG or River Road Elementary schools (you get to choose which one you would like to visit) to stroll through the halls, say hi to teachers and inspire the kids with your awesome accomplishments. 

What You Need to Do……..


Lane County health officials say a recent rise in cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, indicate the respiratory tract infection is spreading in our community. We are asking our families to be vigilant to prevent further spread of the infection in our school and larger community. Families are encouraged to stay up-to-date with their pertussis vaccinations and keep children home from school if they show symptoms of pertussis.

An FAQ with more information is available on the 4J website both in English and in Spanish. If you have further questions, please call your medical provider or Lane County Public Health, 541-682-4041.