Dear friends and families of Yujin Gakuen:
We are sending the newsletter early due to having the rest of week off for the Thanksgiving holidays. I’m taking this opportunity to express my gratitude for everyone who makes Yujin Gakuen such a special place. We have dedicated, skilled, and talented staff, generous and supportive parents, and respectful and responsible students.
Thank you for supporting Yujin Gakuen.
Please see below for announcements.
Dear YG Families,
This is the last home game of the football season! The PTO is looking for 14 volunteers for the Oregon Ducks football game on Saturday, November 27th against Oregon State. Volunteers should arrive at the stadium by 9:30 AM with gates opening at 12:30 PM. This game is sponsored by the 5th grade class. Any parent or guardian of a 5th grader that volunteers can their their class an extra $25.
Please sign up at here: https://volunteersignup.org/XHFRA
Thank you all for your continued support!
Kelly Middle School is hosting a clothing drive to benefit the Eugene Mission. They are collecting new and gently used shirts, jackets, pants, sweatshirts, hats, gloves, sweaters, etc.
The clothing drive will go from November 17th-December 3rd.
If you have some items that you would like to donate, please have your student drop the clothes off in the bin near the front office.
Yujin Gakuen Directory
Dear Yujin Gakuen families,
We understand that during this time of our continued COVID precautions, it can be more challenging to meet parents from our school community and help foster connections for our children outside of school. If you would like to be included in our YG directory this year, please use this Google Link to share your contact information and we will organize these into a PDF that will be emailed to our YG
The deadline for joining the YG directory is December 3rd.
A Message from Nurse Robin Sensei:
Health Screening- December 10th, 2021
Our vision screening this year will be Friday, December 10th during the school day for grades K-3. This vision screening will be done by a “Spot Test” with the Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation volunteers and does NOT take the place of a thorough eye examination by an eye health specialist, as serious or eye health problems can be missed. If the results of the vision screening indicate your student needs a thorough eye exam, you will be notified of results after we receive them, generally 2-4 weeks after the screening date. The volunteers are required to be vaccinated against Covid-19.
Our dental screening this year also will be Friday, December 10th during the school day, for grades K-5. This is an oral health screening, a quick look, and DOES NOT take the place of a complete examination by a dentist. Serious oral health problems may be missed in a brief visual screening. The screening is performed by the Community Health Centers of Lane County, Dental Prevention. Additionally, if an authorization for Dental Hygiene Services was returned, the Dental Prevention Program may offer a fluoride varnish treatment during the screening. There is a possibility that dental insurance would be billed, as mentioned on their consent form.
Tutoring for BIPOC Students
The NAACP is hosting free tutoring sessions for our BIPOC students through the Science Factory. If you are interested in having your student attend, check out the flyer above.
The next tutoring session is on Saturday, December 4th.
Parenting Through Change
Parenting through Change (PTC) is an evidence-based, hands-on, 10-week group for caregivers of children with difficult behaviors. Participation in PTC will enhance existing skills, as well as offer hope, support and new parenting strategies.
PTC IS FOR: Parents of elementary school youth who would benefit from support in managing their children’s behaviors and increasing school success.
GROUP MEETING DETAILS: 90 minute, weekly virtual (Zoom) meetings for 10 weeks.
WHY JOIN?: Receive support from fellow parents, learn new skills in a low-stress environment, and earn incentives for attending!
ELIGIBILITY: Open to ALL families in Lane County.
Choose Your Learning Location
There are three learning pathways available to 4J students this school year:
Families may request to change between these programs at the change of term.
For elementary students, January 10th is the deadline to submit change requests for Semester 2, which begins January 31st.
If you want to change your student’s learning pathway for the second term of the school year, please complete and submit your request form by the deadline for their grade level. Submit a separate form for each student.
ONLY complete the form if you want to make a change. If you want to continue with your student’s current enrollment, you do not need to respond.
In case you didn’t hear, the 4J school board held a meeting last night in order to make a change in the calendar next month. Monday, December 6th has been changed to a no-school day. Please mark your calendars accordingly.
Thursday, November 25, 2021- No School – Thanksgiving (no COVID-19 testing through U of O)
Friday, November 26, 2021- No School – In observance of Thanksgiving
Monday, December 6, 2021 – Calendar Change. No School
Friday, December 10, 2021 – Vision Screening