Bend Senior High School
From left: Ms. Baxter, Ms. Zavala, Ms. Ewing, Ms. Maestas, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Calbreath, and Mr. McCracken
We welcome all students and parents to seek assistance from our counseling office when they are in need of help. Our staff can offer assistance with social, emotional, behavioral or academic issues.
We are still here to help and connect with you during comprehensive distance learning! We are available via email and Webex. If you have a quick question you will likely get your answer faster by emailing your school counselor at [email protected]
You can also schedule a phone or Webex appointment with your counselor by clicking their name or booking link below. Do not schedule an appointment during your live Webex class sessions.
Parents: Please email or sign up for an appointment. During CDL, counselors do not regularly access their district phones. Parents cannot make student appointments.
Who Is Your Student’s Counselor?
To find out who your student’s counselor is, Login to ParentVue from a web browser (not the app), Click on 'Student Information', counselor’s name will be listed in the box titled ‘Counselor’s Name.’ You may email the counselor from ParentVue by clicking on their name.
**Privacy and Limits of Confidentiality**
When you are meeting with your school counselor, please keep in mind the limits of confidentiality that your school counselor is legally and ethically bound by. Everything you tell them will stay between you and your school counselor except in the following instances:
1. If you may harm yourself or someone else
2. If someone is harming you or someone else
3. If someone else may harm themself
4. If you give your school counselor permission to share information with someone else
*Please note that your school counselor cannot guarantee the confidentiality of the physical setting that you are in. This means that we don’t know if there are unintended viewers or recipients in your physical setting. Please be mindful of choosing a private space and if possible, use headphones with a microphone to promote your privacy. Start using the Webex chat feature with your school counselor if you are worried and need more privacy during your conversation.
For a list of important senior dates, please click here
The senior graduation party is an all night, drug and alcohol free event for graduating senior students that is organized, funded and staffed by senior parents. This event is not school or district sponsored. Contact information for this year's parent planning committee is below.
Student, are you wanting to stay up to date with the most current information? Sign up for our Canvas classroom here:
Parents, if you would like access to your students Canvas account and the information provided on the Counseling and Future Center Canvas classroom, please ask your student to add you as an observer. Instruction on how to add an observer can be found here.
Find information about our classes and their prerequisites, NCAA approved classes, grad requirements and much more: 2020-2021 BSHS Curriculum Guide
*Please be aware that we are in the process of updating our course options for the 21/22 school year so the following course options may be subject to change based on our enrollment numbers
Welcome to Bend Senior High School! Visit the counseling office to make an appointment and register. Please bring the following items:
If you are considering enrolling for courses through Bend LaPine Online School instead of taking BSHS classes via CDL, this document includes information to help you with your decision:
We provide transcripts to colleges, universities, trade schools and employers through Parchment for current and former students. You can also order a transcript for yourself. Please go to our Contact Us page to order your transcript. You may also contact Mikaela Bird at [email protected] and/or watch this short video on how to set up a Parchment account.
***Call 911 if YOU or someone else is in immediate danger***
24/7 Deschutes County Crisis Line: 541-322-7500 ext. 9
24/7 Oregon Youthline: 1-877-968-8491 Text: teen2teen to-839863
24/7 TrevorLifeline (LGBTQ+ specific): 1-866-488-7386
24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Text: ACT to-741741
24/7 National Hopeline Network: 1-800-442-HOPE (4673)
24/7 Safe & Strong Helpline: 1-800-923-HELP (4357)
Racial Equity Support Line: 503-575-3764
Reach Out Oregon: 1-800-REACH-OR (732-2467)
24/7 Walk-in Crisis Services at the Deschutes County Stabilization Center (63311 Jamison Street, Bend)
School and Community Mental Health Resources:
The Deschutes County School Based Health Center (SBHC) at BSHS- School Based Health Centers provides affordable convenient health care and health education to young people who live in the Bend/La Pine School District. SBHCs are a collaborative partnership with medical sponsors (Mosaic Medical), local school districts, and Deschutes County Health Services (Behavioral Health). By providing routine and basic health care, the SBHCs seek to support improved health for all young people and their families. Call: 541-383-3005
The Bend-La Pine School District Student Mental Health webpage includes information to help connect students and families with mental health resources, including help lines, free counseling resources, tips for families and more.
The Child Center provides community-based outpatient programs focused on individuals with emotional, behavioral and mental health issues, and their families. BSHS students and families can access The Child Center services through the main clinic (541-728-0062)
The Mental Health Provider Directory is intended as a local resource list with providers who can help individuals with a variety of mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, eating disorders, substance use disorders and more. The list is offered voluntarily by providers themselves. Deschutes County Health Services and Bend-La Pine Schools do not endorse any providers listed here. Please make sure to research potential providers and contact them directly with any questions you may have.
You can a request a letter of recommendation from your counselor by filling out the form link below and emailing it to your counselor:
Bend Senior High School Student Information Sheet
Don’t be afraid to “brag” about yourself a little! Your counselor will use this information to recommend you for scholarships, college admissions, summer programs, and other honors/awards. Letters of recommendation need to be requested 3 weeks in advance of when they are needed.
Monday to Friday
7:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
If you have questions about College Visits, Careers and your future, please visit our College and Careers page.