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REDMOND — Two outdated schools, Lynch Elementary and Obsidian Middle, would benefit the most from … Read more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

Enrollment rises slightly at OSU-Cascades

In its second year, the Bend campus is gaining traction among students

Enrollment at OSU-Cascades rose about 7 percent in fall 2017, and its number of first-year … Read more

Snow removal for Bend-La Pine Schools will look different this year

School district emails show stress, frustration behind snow removal last winter

Ahead of what may well be another big winter, Bend-La Pine Schools leaders are thinking … Read more

Once-closed Brothers school is growing, needs a new well

Well at rural school isn’t enough to grow grassy play field

Reopening Brothers Elementary School in the Crook County School District in fall 2015 has so … Read more

Becoming principal for the day in Bend

Reporter learns principal job at Jewell Elementary

As I arrived at Jewell Elementary School in southeast Bend, just before school started at … Read more

OSU-Cascades will buy landfill for $1

County votes 2-1 to approve land deal

With a 2-to-1 vote of approval by the Deschutes County Commission on Monday, Oregon State … Read more

Education Notes

Teen feats • Samuel Price, of Troop 21 in Bend, earned his Eagle Scout rank … Read more

Classroom pets are out in Redmond

Redmond School District updates practice to match policy, bans most animals

In an age of frequent lawsuits, something as seemingly simple as keeping a class pet … Read more

OSU-Cascades could finally acquire landfill

University, county could sign purchase and sale agreement

A tentative agreement long in the making for Oregon State University-Cascades to acquire Deschutes County’s … Read more

$4.2-million Highland gym contract goes to Kirby Nagelhout

Kirby Nagelhout Construction Co. was awarded the contract to build the new gym at Highland … Read more

Lockout at Bend High resolved

A lockout at Bend High School Tuesday morning was resolved after about 45 minutes, according … Read more

Parents share school wish list with Bend-La Pine board

And — surprise! — 8th-grader says teens want more time to sleep in

Transportation to their chosen school, more class options, mindful use of technology in the classroom: … Read more

Two new board members for St. Charles

Buehler takes a leave of absence from director role

Two new members joined St. Charles Health System’s board of directors in August, replacing members … Read more

New internship system for Central Oregon youth

Youth CareerConnect to streamline internships for businesses, students

When it comes to student internships in Central Oregon, there’s no lack of intern-seeking businesses … Read more

A name for High Desert’s Museum’s newest otter

Bend museum says otter youngster is ‘thriving’ in new exhibit

The baby otter the High Desert Museum received in May from the Oregon Department of … Read more

Madras school for ‘resilient’ students to get on track

Option helps kids graduate who otherwise might have dropped out

MADRAS — Inside an old high school building on SW Fourth Street in Madras, Bridges … Read more

Redmond School District may go for bond

Community meetings to provide bond information to residents

With about $90 million in deferred maintenance, the Redmond School District may ask voters to … Read more

Summit High principal announces departure

Once tapped to lead new school, Alice DeWittie now leaving district

The principal of Bend’s Summit High School announced Monday she will be leaving the district … Read more

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