Highland Magnet at Kenwood School
Dear Highland Families,
Congratulations to all our 5th graders! Our graduation was a very different and memorable experience yesterday and we hope you enjoyed your moment of celebration. We wish you all the best with your transition to middle school and I look forward to watching your future success. Thank you to all our parents for making it work so smoothly! Thank you also to all our staff for creating such a fun environment.
With things winding down, we are all struggling with the need to provide decent closure to the weird school year. Our teachers planned some final pick-up/drop-off times to exchange the necessary materials; but more importantly, to get one last chance for some face-to-face goodbyes and air-hugs. It’s a poor substitute compared to our typical ending of the school year, but I appreciate everyone’s efforts to keep us safe.
On behalf of all the staff, I would like to thank everyone, especially our PTO, for organizing the staff appreciation events, notes, cards, messages, flowers, and anything else I might have missed. Love and kindness are the two obvious themes for every message. The final Vidhug video, we saw today, was extremely touching.
Students also have access to Sora (CLICK).
Please CLICK for an awesome surprise from Mr. Pettis. This is another great idea for a summer activity!
‘Grab and Go’ Meals Continue Through Summer
Bend-La Pine Schools served 283,000 free meals through end of May
Bend-La Pine Schools’ Grab and Go free meals for children will be extended beyond the end of the school year and through summer months in order to continue to meet the needs of the local community, according to Bend-La Pine Schools’ Nutrition Services.
“We are excited to be able to continue to serve free meals at our school sites throughout the summer months to create continuity for our families, many of whom have come to rely on these free meals. We are currently serving approximately 7,500 meals every day – way beyond our typical free summer meal program,” said Garra Schluter, Nutrition Services Supervisor.
Since the Grab and Go program began in mid-March, it has continued to expand, offering breakfast and lunch at all sites and takeaway weekend meals at some sites. Through the end of May, Bend-La Pine Schools has served 283,000 free meals through this program.
The free meals are available to children age 0 to 18, Monday to Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Visitors are asked to enter through designated doors, pick up a meal from the cafeteria and then take the meal to go. Gathering is discouraged.
Bend-La Pine Schools custodial staff will be cleaning before and after each meal. Adults can purchase a meal for $4.
Pick up sites are available:
Bear Creek Elementary School
51 NE 13th St, Bend
Elk Meadow Elementary School
60880 Brookswood Blvd., Bend
Ensworth Elementary School
2150 NE Dagget Lane, Bend
La Pine High School
51633 Coach Road, La Pine
Mountain View High School
2755 NE 27th St., Bend
Pilot Butte Middle School
1501 NE Neff Road, Bend
Silver Rail Elementary School*
61530 SE Stone Creek Lane, Bend
Three Rivers School
56900 Enterprise Drive, Sunriver
Westside Village Magnet at Kingston School
1101 NW 12th St, Bend
*This is a new location as of Monday, June 1, replacing R.E. Jewell Elementary School.
Bend- La Pine Schools is an equal opportunity provider.
Dear Highland families,
We were so sad that we were not able to host our Spring Book Fair this year. We missed all your smiling faces and seeing the excitement you have for books and reading! Here’s some good news . . . You’re invited to shop our Read-a-Palooza Virtual Book Fair now through September 4, 2020 to support our school and help students discover favorite characters, series, and collections all summer long.
Stocking up for summer reading has never been easier:
Visit our Book Fair Homepage and click “Shop Now” to get started:
Visit our school's homepage to hear the latest Book Fair news, RSVP for events, sign up to volunteer, and more!
*Free standard shipping is available on book-only orders of $25 or more, after all discounts are applied. Free standard shipping (books) must be selected during checkout. Orders containing products other than books are not eligible for this shipping promotion.