Bend Senior High School
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Dear Lava Bear Students/Parents/Guardians,
In my 27 years in education, I can’t remember a more eventful start to a school year, one that brims with both enthusiasm, potential and hope.I am very excited to begin my 10th year as the Principal of Bend Senior High School! I LOVE this place and everything that it stands for and have a renewed energy to continue this powerful story. We have 116 years of pride and tradition, which we affectionately refer to as the “Long Blue Line”. Bend High has a PHENOMENAL culture of respect, acceptance and trust that is developed through positive relationships.Our staff is outstanding and they amaze me every day. We are truly blessed to be Lava Bears.
I hope you all had a fantastic summer. I am so excited for all of you to be a part of this outstanding community and school culture. The Bend High story is powerful. We have assembled and retained an amazing staff that is committed to making this year successful for you.Student engagement, a sense of belonging and attendance is of the utmost importance to make this work. We will do everything in our power to make this year as rewarding as possible. Our students and families deserve our best.
Thanks for your continued support of the Bend High story and being a part of the “Long Blue Line”.
GO BEARS!Christopher Reese
Principal Bend High School
Bend Senior High School is a comprehensive four-year academic high school designed to meet the ever-changing
needs of our students. This guide is designed to assist students, parents, teachers and counselors through the
The VISION of Bend Senior High School is of a people-centered community that celebrates a passion for learning
through challenge, growth, and success.
The MISSION of Bend Senior High School is to provide a secure academic environment in which all participants are challenged to reach their potential.
PHILOSOPHICALLY, we believe that positive relationships and a focus on character development foster
continuous academic achievement. We believe cooperation among students, staff, parents, and community is
essential. We believe in decisions based on what is best for students.
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