Education notes

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

New Bend elementary will have a familiar look

Design of new Bend-La Pine elementary will be similar to Silver Rail elementary

Bend-La Pine Schools’ new elementary will be built with the same plan as Silver Rail … Read more

Education notes

High School, Teen and Youth Notes Nearly 1,600 students from 41 Central Oregon schools participated … Read more

OSU-Cascades faces parking challenges for larger, greener campus

University seeks to create an eco-friendly campus

Jordyn Langeliers, president of OSU-Cascades student government, supports the university’s effort to create an environmentally … Read more

Student teachers at OSU-Cascades apply learning in real time

One-on-one math lessons benefit fourth-graders, graduate students

Fifty-five can’t be divided by five — at least, that’s what a couple of fourth-graders … Read more

OSU-Cascades’ plan for its 128-acre campus

Campus construction plan will go to city for review

Oregon State University-Cascades will soon submit an application to the city of Bend for review … Read more

Education Notes

Military notes • Joseph Z. Daley, U.S. Air Force airman, graduated from basic military training … Read more

Redmond school bond could renovate, fix up facilities in major need

Lynch elementary would likely be rebuilt with potential bond money

REDMOND — Two outdated schools, Lynch Elementary and Obsidian Middle, would benefit the most from … Read more

Make-a-thon may lead to new type of teaching in Central Oregon

Event emphasizes applying school skills to real-world tasks

An event at Sky View Middle School in Bend taught kids and adults basic coding … Read more

Community to meet principal candidates for strand high school

Four educators will give presentations at public meeting Friday

Bend-La Pine Schools is hosting a forum for community members to meet the four principal … Read more

Bend-La Pine says new elementary school will be in north Bend

School district plans to purchase land for $1M to $1.2M

Bend-La Pine Schools announced it will build its new $33 million elementary school in north … Read more

Education notes

College notes • Biola University, in Mirada, California, has named seven local students to the … Read more

Fewer new students at COCC getting Oregon Promise money

New eligibility requirements, less press likely to blame

Fewer new students received the Oregon Promise grant at Central Oregon Community College this fall … Read more

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