Bend magnet schools plan info events


Published Feb 20, 2014 at 11:41AM / Updated Feb 20, 2014 at 11:41AM

Parents looking for information about magnet schools and other special programs in Bend-La Pine Schools may want to attend one of several upcoming informational sessions. Informational meetings and school tours will take place at the following times:

• Amity Creek Magnet School — Child-initiated learning magnet will host informational sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. March 4 and from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 5.

• Bear Creek Elementary School, which offers a dual immersion language program, offers informational sessions at 6 p.m. March 3 and March 17.

• Highland Magnet School, which offers a Scottish story-line method, will host an information session at 3 p.m. Feb. 26.

• Westside Village Magnet School, a project-based learning magnet, hosts information sessions at 6 p.m. March 11 and noon March 12.

For information about:  Online Plus, an online program for kindergarten through high school, call 541-355-1000; Buckingham Elementary School’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics program, call 541-355-2600; Elk Meadow Elementary School’s integrated arts program, call 541-355-1500.

• Due to capacity issues, Juniper Elementary School is not accepting admissions to its technology magnet.

Applications for lottery schools are due by 4 p.m. March 21.