Bowling on Friday at 12:00pm

Spring is finally here! If you have not scheduled for Spring term (Starting Tuesday April 4th) please contact your case manager.

On Friday March 24th regularly scheduled classes will be cancelled because we are going bowling and then eat pizza at Papa’s Coburg.

Join us at any point in the day, you can choose the following:
– Arrive at the Connections building by 11:00am to take the activity van to Emerald Lanes at 11:30am

-Meet at LCC downtown lobby by 11:45am to get into the activity van

-Meet at Emerald Lanes 140 Oakway Rd. Eugene, Oregon 97401 at 12:00pm

-Activity van will drive students to Papa’s pizza at 1:15pm

-Meet at Papa’s pizza at 1:30pm

-2:30pm Activity Van will transport students back to the bus station and then back to the Connections Building

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Spring Schedule is Available and No School Thursday and Friday

The Connections Spring Schedule is now available and we will be scheduling with students over the next two weeks. To see the schedule and the course descriptions click on the “Spring 23 schedule” tab above.

There are no school/advocates/work sites for Connections students Thursday 3/16 and Friday 3/17. This is due to progress Reports and a teacher work relief day. Connections staff will be participating in the Oregon Statewide Transition Conference these days. We will be selling paracord keychains, lanyards and dog collars from our production class.

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4j is on a 2 hour delay, Connections open at noon

Due to the snow and ice Connections will be open at noon today Thursday February 23rd.  We do not know if lunches will be available so eat or pack one if you need to.  Lane Community College is closed for the full day.  A connections staff will be in the lobby to allow students into the downtown LCC location. If you are unsure what to do call or text Jasmin at 541 760-5590. Connections classes will meet at LCC downtown in the afternoon.

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Swim at Sheldon today. We’ll meet in the 210 LCC-classroom at 1:00 to go over expectations,  and we’ll leave on bus #67 at 1:30. Swim will be from 2-2:40pm,  and then go back on bus #66 at 3:14. 

Please call your advocate if you have any questions. 


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Bowling this Friday 12/16

All Connections classes and advocates are cancelled this coming Friday for bowling, food and socializing.

– Connections students will be going to Emerald Lanes at 140 Oakway Rd, Eugene OR 97401 at 11:30am.

– Students can meet at the bowling alley at 11:30am or an activity van will be available to transport student from 2120 Bailey Hill leaving at 11:00am.

-Afterwards students will be treated to a pizza lunch at Papa’s Pizza on Coburg Rd at 1:00pm and we will provide items for a white elephant gift exchange (if you want to.)

-Students will return to 2120 Bailey Hill by 2:50pm.

We hope you have a healthy, restful Winter break! Winter Break will be Saturday 12/17/22 through Tuesday 1/3/23. Winter term begins on Wednesday 1/4/23 and we are so excited to start the second term with you.

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Connections Winter term Schedule is Posted and Clothing Giveaway on Saturday

There are two more weeks left to Fall term and we are looking forward to having a great Winter term. Please click on the Winter 23 Schedule link above to see a list of classes and descriptions. You will schedule during your regular advocate meeting times or please contact your case manager if you do not have an advocate at this time.

There is a clothing giveaway for families and 4j students at ECCO High School 200 North Monroe St Eugene, OR 97402 between 12:00pm-4:00pm on Saturday 12/10/22.

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In Case of Snow and Reminder there is no school on Thursday 12/1 and Friday 12/2

Our Thanksgiving gathering on Wednesday was a great success and it was great to see everyone helping out and spending time with friends.  Connections staff hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving.

Below are some reminders about what happens when it’s icy or snowy outside:

In case of snow: Connections is part of the Eugene 4J school district. If 4J is open, Connections is open. If 4J is closed, Connections is closed. The 4J web site                              ( ) will have the latest information on school closures. I will post a message on this website if we are delayed or closed for the day.

In case of a 2 hour delay: All morning classes are cancelled and 12 (noon) classes resume at Connections. We will have a regular schedule starting at 1 pm.

Sometimes Lane Community College will be closed and 4J will be open. In that case, Connections will be open. If you have classes or advocates that take place at LCC, please talk to your teacher about what to do if LCC is closed.

If you have any questions, you can always call Anders (541) 912-3618, or Jasmin at (541) 760-5590. If you choose to text, please leave your name and a phone number.

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