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

Digital books outpacing traditional textbooks

Publisher to release all future U.S. editions digitally first

The world’s biggest educational publisher will release all future editions of its U.S. titles digitally … Read more

OSU-Cascades starts new arts and technology degree

Students learn art skills alongside marketing and graphic design knowledge

A new program introduced to Oregon State University-Cascades in June combines multiple classic studies — … Read more

Mountain View High School’s agriculture science program named best in Oregon

The agricultural sciences and technology program at Mountain View High School was named the best … Read more

Culver School Board member resigns

Dave Slaght’s seat will be filled in August or September

After a decade of service, Dave Slaght resigned from the Culver School Board to accept … Read more

COCC plans Redmond campus expansion

Legislature approved $8.1 million for new classroom building

Central Oregon Community College’s second-largest campus will likely add a fifth building with the approval … Read more

New Bend high school will have turf field

Kirby Nagelhout is expecting to begin construction this month

Despite initial plans to give southeast Bend’s new high school a grass field stadium for … Read more

Redmond School District superintendent to retire after 2019-20 school year

Mike McIntosh has worked in the school district for 22 years, including seven as its superintendent

After 22 years working for Redmond School District and seven years as its superintendent, Mike … Read more

Redmond schools plan to dip into reserves for second straight year

Redmond School Board approves $116.9 million budget for next school year

REDMOND — For the second year in a row, the Redmond School District plans to … Read more

Bend-La Pine school board passes student-requested climate change resolution

The resolution acknowledges the threat of climate change and pledges to promote sustainability

Bend-La Pine’s school board affirmed its dedication to reducing emissions and promoting sustainability by unanimously … Read more

Bend-La Pine approves raises for teachers, staff for next 2 years

Teachers and staff will receive 2% to 3.1% cost-of-living raises

Teachers, staff and administrators in Bend-La Pine Schools will receive cost-of-living raises in each of … Read more

Bend-La Pine school board looking at $505.8 million budget Tuesday

Biggest spending increases go towards PERS, bond-funded construction

Bond-funded construction projects and rising pension costs have resulted in a potential budget increase of … Read more

Crook County teachers negotiate raises

School district hopes to entice young teachers with increase in base pay

Teachers in Crook County Schools will be paid more starting in September, with new teachers … Read more

Bend teacher expands her classroom management program

Lindsey Kealey is leaving teaching to coach teachers and parents on her PAWsitive Choices program

Kindergarten teacher Lindsey Kealey’s classroom management plan focused on teaching young students to make responsible … Read more

Crook County High School buys sawmill for classes

Educators say the sawmill will help students learn the entire cycle of forestry

Students at Crook County High School interested in forestry and natural resources will get to … Read more

School iPad shows porn to 9-year-old after ‘bouncing balls’ search

School district says it has strong filters for obscene material

About two weeks ago, a 9-year-old Bend girl saw a pornographic image on her school-issued … Read more

Featured photos: So long, school

Friday was the last day of school for the more than 18,300 students of Bend-La … Read more

COCC trims spending in new, $93 million budget

The college expects enrollment to drop by 5% in 2019-20

Central Oregon Community College has made more than $4 million in cuts in its $93.4 … Read more

OSU-Cascades graduates3rd-largest class Sunday

Oregon State University-Cascades will see 331 students graduate on Sunday, the third-largest graduating class in … Read more

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