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In this part of the website, parents and guardians can get quick access to information that's most important to them. We welcome comments, suggestions and concerns from parents. 

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What's new?
 
Immunization deadline: Every year at this time, the state of Oregon gives schools a deadline for students to receive mandated immunizations. (You can see the list of immunizations here.) On February 19, students who have not been immunized (or have not received a exemption, such as a religious or medical exemption) will not be allowed to come to school until they receive the required immunizations. Our school health aides have been working hard to make sure families are informed. Families are advised to schedule an appointment as soon as possible with the student's primary care provider. Click here to see other available options.
  • For more information about Oregon's law and general information about immunizations, click here.
  • For more information about Lane County Public Health's immunization program, click here
Questions? Call the District Nurse's office at 541-744-4131.

Transfer applications for the 2014-15 school year have been posted on the website at www.springfield.k12.or.us/transfers. Students who wish to transfer between or into Springfield schools are invited to apply. Please read all the information carefully. 
 
Open Enrollment applications will be accepted through April 1. Requests received during this period will be granted as long as there is space available at the requested school and grade level.

District snow routes for use during inclement weather have been updated and posted to the website here. Families should check their routes and stops each year to understand where their children will be picked up and dropped off when the district announces that snow routes are in effect.

Early Release Fridays are new this year. This time is being used by staff for valuable collaboration and professional development to better support students. Click here to read more about this year's calendar.

Middle College isn't new, but it's expanded this year to include another grade at both Hamlin and Agnes Stewart middle schools. Mentoring is an integral part of the program—if you have just six hours that you could share over the course of the school year, please consider signing up to be a mentor. Find out more at www.springfield.k12.or.us/middlecollege.

Did you know?

Thurston High operates an excellent preschool through its Child Development Center. The preschool is open to the public, and also provides a learning venue for high school students who are interested in early childhood education. Check out their website for more details.
 
You can make lunch payments online. Click here for more info.

You can apply online for free or reduced lunch costs. Click here for application tips and guidelines.


Not taking the bus?
Here are some other ways to help you get your kids to school:
 
Safe Routes to School: Call Emma Newman, Springfield’s Safe Routes to School Coordinator, at 541-726-3483 or visit www.springfield.k12.or.us/srts to find out more about the Springfield Public Schools walking and biking education and encouragement program.

Free Carpool Match:  Point2point Solutions provides parents with a free service to help them find carpool partners among families who live nearby and whose students attend the same school. Information is confidential and is shared only among registered families. Sign up at point2pointsolutions.org or call 541-682-6213.
 
Free Walk or Bike Support:  Point2point Solutions can also help parents organize walking or bicycling groups by sending customized mailings to students’ families in their neighborhood. Call 541-682-6213 for more information.


Questions?

Call your neighborhood school, or call the district office at 541-747-3331
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