Walk the Amazon!

Coming this fall! Students, staff and families all participate in our annual Walk the Amazon fundraiser which provides much needed equipment, classroom supplies and materials, as well as helps extend our teaching staff so that we can provide academic interventions in English Language Arts and Math. Walk the Amazon Volunteers Needed! To help out with our Walk, please contact Jen Doerr:  brad.jend@gmail.com Can You Help? Walkers Crossing Guards Field/Carnival Supervision Popcorn/Snow Cone Raffle Set-up and Drawing Prize […]

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Direct Donation Drive

  The annual Spencer Butte Direct Donation Drive (DDD) raises funds to ensure adequate funding to support staff salaries. Without fundraising efforts from the community, our school would have classrooms with over 40 students in each. Past efforts have helped to provide much needed elective offerings, Language Arts and Math intervention classes. More information about the 2016-17 DDD will be coming soon.

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Dinner & The Arts

This annual spring event raises money for our Art, Drama and Music programs and is an inspiring evening which showcases our students’ talents. More information coming soon!

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AVID: Site of Distinction

The AVID program, a college readiness program designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in college, has been in place at Spencer Butte for the last six years and was awarded the highest level of certification, “Site of Distinction.” This accolade comes through the tireless efforts of Laura Queirolo who has been at the helm of the AVID program since it started. Our program is school-wide; all students benefit from AVID strategies including […]

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Back to School Events

  We are excited that students are  back in the building and we invite all families to attend these Back to School events:   Thursday, September 22, 5:00-6:00pm: AVID Family Dinner Thursday, September 22, 6:15-6:45pm: Parent Coffee Thursday, September 22, 7:00-8:45pm: Open House         Click here for the 2016-17 School Supply List.      

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New Principal at SBMS!

  As of July 1st, Tasha Katsuda stepped into the role of principal at Spencer Butte Middle School. Ms. Katsuda brings a wealth of experience to our school. For the past two years, she has been 4J’s School Improvement and Federal Programs Administrator overseeing supplemental funding and fiscal compliance guidance for all Eugene 4j schools and departments. Her work at the district level also included working with the English Language Learners (ELL), Title 1, Reading […]

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SBMS: Oregon Premier Green School!

Spencer Butte is an Oregon Premier Green School! At schools across Oregon, students, teachers and staff are making a difference in their communities with programs to recycle, reduce waste, save energy, and conserve water. Oregon Green Schools is a nonprofit organization that was formed in 1997 that has nearly 300 participating schools and is dedicated to energizing and engaging students through student-driven activities that advance their understanding and ownership of sustainability.

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New Science Curriculum

                Eugene 4J School District announced this spring that all elementary and middle schools will get a new science curriculum for the 2016-17 school year! Watch below for more details!  

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