Bend-La Pine school board announces two options for school start times

Community invited to share feedback in April and May

Elementary school students would start classes earlier and middle and high school students later under … Read more

Bend Diaper Bank donating menstrual supplies to schools

A Bend-based nonprofit organization is donating menstrual pads to middle and high schools and plans … Read more

Mountain View principal candidates to meet community

The four finalists for principal at Mountain View High School in Bend will meet with … Read more

Education notes

College notes • Nicolas Wolnick and Tatum Abadir, both of Bend, were named to Northeastern … Read more

Power outage at COCC but classes still on

Central Oregon Community College is working to correct a power outage Monday morning. Classes will … Read more

Education notes

College notes • Alaina Mayfield, of Bend, has earned a master’s degree in emergency management … Read more

McDonald named new Summit High School principal

Educator Michael McDonald, who has been the assistant principal at Summit High School since 2004, … Read more

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Military notes • U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Daniel A. Knauss has graduated from … Read more

Education notes

College notes • Alexis Coffell, Jamison Dover, Russell Wells, all of Bend, were named to … Read more


College notes • The following students have been named to the president’s list at Gonzaga … Read more

Education notes

College notes • Morgan Evette Stewart, of Bend, has been named to the dean’s academic … Read more

OSU-Cascades to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Former MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry will help Oregon State University-Cascades celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s … Read more

Bend High honored as Special Olympics Unified Champion School

School has worked to make it a welcoming place students with intellectual disabilities

According to Bend High School teacher Robert Tadjiki, students, teachers and administrators have been working … Read more

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College notes The following students were named to the honor roll at Oregon State University … Read more

Bend-La Pine to hold info sessions for 8th graders

High schools in the Bend-La Pine school district are inviting current eighth-graders and their families … Read more

2018 “Words Matter” Student Essay Contest Rules


A. Who’s Eligible: All Central Oregon middle school and high school students, including students whose … Read more

Education notes

Youth notes • Carly Cooper, a 10-year-old Cascade School of Music student, has been awarded … Read more

Bend-La Pine system provides mentorship, quicker path to higher salary

In newer system, teachers must submit work to earn next level of pay

Several years ago, Bend-La Pine Schools began work on a new system for teacher training … Read more

Bend Science Station construction underway

New, energy efficient building expected to open fall 2018

Construction of a new, 3,750-square-foot building for Bend Science Station is well underway on the … Read more

Education notes

College notes • Bailey Riley, of Bend, has been named to the fall dean’s list … Read more

Grants will revamp high school tech programs in Central Oregon

Welding, woodworking and a functioning food truck are planned

LA PINE — Money two local school districts will receive from the state will help … Read more

Crook County School District wants input on new superintendent

District has hired search firm, expects plethora of applicants

Crook County School District officials are asking the community to take an online survey they … Read more

Class pet debate is back in Redmond

School board decides it will revisit animals in schools policy

REDMOND — Redmond School District may loosen its policy on animals in schools after tightening … Read more

COCC president’s contract extended two years

Metcalf will stay on at college at least through June 2019

Shirley Metcalf will stay on as Central Oregon Community College president for at least two … Read more

Education notes

High school notes • Collin Hester has been hired as college readiness coordinator at Crook … Read more

Bend-La Pine names new high schools

Realms, Skyline will be the district’s new small schools

Bend-La Pine Schools has named the two small high schools that will open in fall … Read more

Bend High teacher wins ‘Oscar’ of education

Surprise national award includes a $25,000 check

When teacher Andria Lindsey took a seat in Bend High School’s gym bleachers on Tuesday … Read more

Redmond’s Ridgeview offers nursing course

High schoolers can earn nursing assistant license with new program

REDMOND — If all goes as planned, come spring, 17-year-old Kailee Dyer will be graduating … Read more

Education Notes

High school notes • Jed Lawrence “JJ” Riddell, a sophomore at Redmond High School, has … Read more

School lockers: Student use has changed

Bend-La Pine ponders how to include them in its new high school

Depending on where and when you went to high school, lockers put a stamp on … Read more

Gov. Brown seeks $39M for OSU-Cascades

Money is part of a supplemental budget going to lawmakers in February

SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown announced late Friday that she will ask the Legislature to … Read more

Principals announced for Bend strand high school, new elementary

Bend-La Pine Schools hired from within to find leaders for new schools

Bend-La Pine Schools has chosen two of its existing staff members to be principals for … Read more

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