Over the weekend, Elizabeth Vanderhoof, a substitute bus driver in South Lane School District for the past year, was arrested on various charges involving a minor.
The District is cooperating fully with authorities and will assist in protecting the integrity of their ongoing investigation. While we cannot comment on the specifics of the allegations or the investigation, we can assure you that nothing is more important to this district than the safety and well-being of each of our students. Our staff members work diligently with our students to ensure that they are safe and secure in their school environment. We hope you will not let the alleged misconduct of one person cast a shadow over all of our staff members, who demonstrate their commitment to education and to our students every day. If you have any information that you feel might be pertinent to this investigation, please contact the Cottage Grove Police Department at 541-942-9145.