YG Family Newsletter – December 2nd, 2021

YG Family Newsletter – December 2nd, 2021

Dear friends and families of Yujin Gakuen:

I hope you’re having a good week. I can’t believe it’s December already! ❄️️🌨️

I want to remind everyone that the PTO will be having an advisory vote for the purchase of t-shirts. The vote will be held at 6:30 pm tonight. The zoom link was sent in a separate email yesterday and will go out again tonight.

Thank you for supporting Yujin Gakuen and our PTO!

Yours sincerely,
Kocho Sensei

Please see below for announcements.

Mod Pizza Fundraiser 

Our PTO is running a fundraiser through MOD Pizza! The details are below.
Date: SundayDecember 12th
Time: 10:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Location: MOD Pizza- 203 Coburg Rd. Eugene, OR 97402
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Clothing Drive

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.

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YMCA 2021 Winter Basketball 

The YMCA is starting some youth basketball leagues and they would love to have your student join! Check out the below link for more information.


Erin’s Law and Zones of Regulation: 

Hello Yujin Gakuen families;

Erin’s Law requires that elementary schools share information with students during the year to ensure our students are aware of safe and unsafe touch, and the safe people who they can talk with in their community. Our classroom teachers will be teaching and reviewing safe choices with our students over the next few weeks leading up to the winter break.

Below are web addresses for age-appropriate, Protect Yourself videos that you are welcome to review with your child at home. Included below is a snapshot of the main ideas presented in the videos, which could be displayed in a prominent place in your home.

Also, there is a link to “Hot Chocolate Talks”, which are age-specific guidelines for talking with kids about preventing sexual abuse.

Hot Chocolate Talks – Parent Resource Guides:

Barbara Sinatra videos for grades K-3:

Barbara Sinatra videos for grades 4-6:


A child abuse and maltreatment prevention and awareness program funded by the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center Foundation

Please contact Counselor Scott if you have questions:, or (541) 933-5669

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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.

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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.

Calendar Change

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.

Upcoming Events

Monday, December 6, 2021 – Calendar Change- No School

Friday, December 10, 2021 – Vision Screening

Friday, December 17, 2021 – Last Day Before Winter Break

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