How to submit

Teen feats: Kids recognized recently for academic achievements or for participation in clubs, choirs or volunteer groups. (Please submit a photo.)

Contact: 541-383-0358,

Mail: P.O. Box 6020, Bend, OR 97708

Other school notes: College announcements, military graduations or training completions, reunion announcements.

Contact: 541-383-0358,

Story ideas

School briefs: announcements of general interest.

Contact: 541-633-2161,

Student profiles: Know of a kid with a compelling story?

Contact: 541-383-0354,

college notes

The following local students were named to the spring 2013 dean’s list at Pacific University in Forest Grove: Peter Schweitzer, Carly Swisher, Mitchell Wettig, David Yecha and Hayley Palmer.

Zach Close, of Bend, was named to the fall 2013 dean’s list at AIB College of Business in Des Moines, Iowa.

Kelli Cooper, of Bend, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Pacific University in Forest Grove.

Matthew Miller, of Bend, graduated with a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Pacific University in Forest Grove.

Military Notes

Air Force Airman Reese Riel has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. He is a 2012 graduate of Mountain View High School and the son of Roger Riel, of Klamath Falls, and Sue Riel, of Bend.

Navy Petty Office 3rd Class Jordan Fletcher-Wise has graduated from Officer Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C. He is a 2012 graduate of Crook County High School and the son of Jody Fletcher, of Prineville.