Juniper Elementary School



SPECIALIST TEAM: Claire Eilers - School Psychologist, Cammy Vodak, Jackie Vance - Social Emotional Skills
Kelly Hartsock - Speech Pathologist, Kristi Goslin - ERC EA, Britni Mason - ERC Teacher and Becky Stephenson


LIFESKILLS TEAM: Kathryn Nichols, April Ramirez, Shawn Warfield, Donna Ruzicka, Bobbi Nelson


TITLE 1 TEAM: (from back left) Robin Raiter, Heather Anderson, Shelly Kelley, Beth Carey and Sheryl Storlie


SPECIALISTS: (from left) Tracy Howk - Media Manager, Marna Larsen - Music Specialist and Kaleo Renstrom - PE Specialist

Areas of Focus

Some key academic areas of focus for Juniper include:

  • Technology Magnet School – Integrating technology into instruction K–5th grades.
  • Juniper Technology Plan
  • 1:1 iPads for all students grades 3-5.
  • 71 percent of all third-graders, 60 percent of all fourth-graders, and 72 percent of all fifth-graders students were proficient on the SBAC Literacy
  • 64 percent of all third-graders, 60 percent of all fourth-graders and 57 percent of fifth-graders were proficient on the SBAC Mathematics
  • 78 percent of all fifth-graders were proficient on the SBAC Science
  • Juniper scored a 5 — the top score — on Oregon Schools Report Card and was named an Oregon Model School
  • 2016 Oregon Teacher of the Year - Heather Anderson
  • Apple Distinguished School
  • Apple Distinguished Educator
  • Two SeaSaw Ambassadors
  • Three National Board Certified Teachers
  • USDA Healthier GOLD School
  • Oregon Green School

Individually Focused. Committed to All.

When Bend-La Pine Schools students graduate, they should come equipped to do the following:

  • Persevere when faced with challenges
  • Value and exercise creativity
  • Discover how critical thinking skills are used across disciplines
  • Become a functioning member of a team
  • Exercise effective communication and presentation skills
  • Understand the importance of taking initiative
  • Learn about various aspects of leadership and develop those skills
  • Adapt and problem solve
  • Manage time and create a plan for accomplishing a task or goal
  • Know how to find reliable, accurate information

Juniper Technology Plan

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