Bend-La Pine celebrating Kenwood School’s 100th anniversary

The building’s 100th birthday party will take place Sept. 21

Kenwood School, Bend-La Pine Schools’ oldest school, will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sept. 21 … Read more

Crook County School District enrollment sees 6.5% growth since October

The district hired four teachers and five educational assistants to handle growth

Crook County School District officials anticipated enrollment to grow this school year. But when an … Read more

Bend-La Pine Schools’ enrollment grows by 1.5% districtwide

Summit High School gained 155 students while Bend High and Mountain View shrank

After marginal growth last year, enrollment at Bend-La Pine Schools jumped by a more typical … Read more

Redmond’s kindergarten home visits ease students into school

Teachers have visited new kindergartners at home for four years

REDMOND — Identical triplets Jaxson, Mason and Hunter Marcum hadn’t begun kindergarten yet Thursday, but … Read more

First day at Bend’s new elementary school

North Star Elementary School welcomed 291 students on its first day

The first day of school had a special meaning for the students at the brand-new … Read more

With strike looming, union accuses Oregon universities of misplaced spending priorities

SALEM — As thousands of public university workers in Oregon prepare to strike at the … Read more

Lane County to teach entrepreneurship

Program to build on success of teaching coding to elementary school students

An organization that has helped bring computer coding to Lane County students now is hoping … Read more

COCC adding electric car charging stations in Madras and Redmond

The charging stations are mostly funded through a Pacific Power grant

When classes start at Central Oregon Community College on Sept. 23, students and faculty at … Read more

School starts this week for Central Oregon

Drivers need to be aware of children

School will begin Tuesday for thousands of students in Redmond, Jefferson County, Crook County, Sisters … Read more

Failed smoke dampers replaced this summer at nine Bend-La Pine school buildings

District-wide inspections are result of widespread fire code violations at Summit High

After multiple fire code violations at Summit High School were revealed to the public in … Read more

North Star Elementary inviting public to tour, barbecue Thursday

Attendees can tour the new building, meet teachers and staff

Community members and families interested in seeing Bend’s new North Star Elementary before school starts … Read more

Bend-La Pine buses will drop off elementary school students earlier

The early drop-off allows drivers enough time to pickup middle and high schoolers

With less time this year to bus children each morning, transportation officials in the Bend-La … Read more

Principal of Bend’s new high school already planning for 2021 opening

Chris Boyd has already helped open two Oregon schools as a principal

When it comes to opening new schools and forming their identities, educator Chris Boyd has … Read more

OSU-Cascades’ Summer Academy gave high schoolers a taste of college

More than 45 West Coast teens slept in dorms, took classes, explored Bend

When Grace Layton arrived at the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis two years ago, … Read more

Registration for OSU-Cascades’ adult learning workshops is open

Registration is now open for Oregon State University-Cascades’ adult community learning workshops, which run throughout … Read more

School start times, back-to-school events for Central Oregon

All six Central Oregon school districts will start classes after Labor Day

Although summer still has a hold on Central Oregon, school will start for nearly every … Read more

Culver to add new school board member in September

Lindsay Cloud will a half-term, is up for re-election in 2021

The Culver School Board will be adding a new member in September: Lindsay Cloud, owner … Read more

Madras High’s new principal hoping to maintain school’s success

Brian Crook wants to focus on keeping ninth graders on-track to graduate

MADRAS — Brian Crook knows there’s pressure on him to continue Madras High School’s recent … Read more

Crook County School District buys land for possible school expansion

The pending sale of $300,000 for the 1.4 acres could help the school expand in future

PRINEVILLE — Crook County School District will spend $300,000 for 1.4 acres of vacant land … Read more

Teachers, staff move into new Bend elementary school

Teachers and administrators hope to build a strong community at new school

Teachers began moving in to Bend’s newest elementary school Monday. It was the first day … Read more

State recommends north Lake County move from COCC to Klamath college tax district

Education coordinating commission rejects north Lake County’s petition to leave COCC district

After a year-long petition effort for sparsely populated north Lake County to leave Central Oregon … Read more

COCC set to unveil resurfaced, electric blue track

The college’s track had not been resurfaced in a decade

When people first use Central Oregon Community College’s newly-renovated, bright-blue track when it opens to … Read more

Bend-La Pine School Board to have co-chairs for next school year

Julie Craig, Carrie Douglass will split responsibilities of leading board

For the first time in five years, the leadership of the Bend-La Pine School Board … Read more

Bend-La Pine’s new school board members want to promote equity, safety

Four of the school board’s seven members were newly elected in May

In May, the Bend-La Pine School Board had its biggest shake-up in years, as four … Read more

New COCC president plans to maintain college’s current plans in her first year

Laurie Chesley said the college ‘welcomes’ changes brought by Kaylee’s Law

Laurie Chesley, the new president of Central Oregon Community College, plans to spend her first … Read more

CS for Oregon helps teachers make computer science accessible

Program seeks to attract students of color, rural students and girls to computer science

Concerned about a lack of rural students, students of color and girls signing up for … Read more

Bend-La Pine Schools hosting job fairs for support staff

School district looking for bus drivers, custodians, secretaries and more

Bend-La Pine Schools will host job fairs on Aug. 6 and 7 as the school … Read more

Minecraft-themed camp teaches kids physics, problem-solving and teamwork

The STEM camp uses the popular video game as a unique teaching tool

REDMOND — Chris and Annie Scott gave the 30 elementary-age kids in their summer camp … Read more

New Redmond High principal brings decades of experience

Audrey Haugan says her goals are to increase attendance, extracurricular participation

REDMOND — Audrey Haugan was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. She spent over … Read more

Redmond schools’ summer food tricycle more popular than ever in fourth year

The amount of free meals served by cart has more than doubled, despite not adding locations

REDMOND — In four apartment complexes along SW Rimrock Way, kids hear a chirpy jingle … Read more

COCC student newspaper to return in online format

The Broadside stopped publication last school year after 65 years of printing

Central Oregon Community College’s student newspaper, The Broadside, ceased publication in the 2018-19 school year, … Read more

Local kids learn about the magic of science at Harry Potter-themed camp

Hogwarts Academy is Bend Science Station’s most popular summer camp

On Monday, local elementary-age kids wore wizard robes and pointy hats for their “potions class.” … Read more

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