Bend-La Pine Schools celebrates the accomplishments of staff, students and schools. To read more about each Accolade, click on the headline.


Congratulations Bend High Unified Soccer

Team Earns State Title
Dec 01, 2017
Congratulations to the Bend Senior High School unified soccer team! The team won the state title! Our unified teams are a combination of students with and without disabilities playing against other ... (more)

Congratulations Bend High Water Polo

Summit Boys Take 2nd; Summit Girls Earn 3rd
Dec 01, 2017
Congratulations to the Bend Senior High School boys water polo team! The Lava Bears earned the state title in water polo! Summit High School boys finished in second place and the Summit High School gi... (more)

Congratulations Bend High Volleyball

Summit Finishes in Second
Nov 18, 2017
Congratulations to Bend Senior High School volleyball team! The Lava Bears earned the state title for the second straight year. Summit High School's volleyball team finished in second place. ... (more)

Congratulations Summit Girls Soccer

Team Earns State Title
Nov 12, 2017
Congratulations to the Summit High School girls soccer team! The Storm are the state soccer champions! Read more about the 5A championship game... (more)

Congratulations Summit Cross-Country

Girls are State Champs for 10th Straight Year
Nov 05, 2017
Congratulations to the Summit High School girls cross-country team! The team earned a PERFECT score and earned its 10th straight state championships! Way to go Storm! Read more about this outstanding ... (more)

Elk Meadow Earns Healthy Distinction

School One of Healthiest in Nation
Nov 01, 2017
Congratulations to Elk Meadow Elementary School! The school was recently named one of the healthiest schools in the United States, according to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. Way to go Elk M... (more)

Two Teachers Named Civic Scholars

Congrats Erica Dietz of Cascade and Heather Marr of Pacific Crest
Oct 24, 2017
Congratulations to these two dedicated middle school teachers for being named Civic Scholars! Heather Marr, left, from Pacific Crest Middle School, and Erica Dietz, from Cascade Middle School, ... (more)

Library Staffer Wins State Honor

Summit's Catherine Blue Paraprofessional of the Year
Oct 17, 2017
Congratulations to Summit High School's Catherine Blue, who is the 2017 Oregon Association of School Libraries Paraprofessional of the Year! Summit teacher librarian Eila Cash offered this prai... (more)
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Chamber Honors Board Member

Carrie Douglass Named Young Professional of the Year
Oct 09, 2017
Congratulations to Carrie McPherson Douglass! Our board member was recently named Young Professional of the Year by the Bend Chamber of Commerce. This is a write up from the Bend Chamber, explaining w... (more)

Two Students Named National Merit Semi-Finalists

Congratulations Susan Garcia and Henry Rogers
Sep 18, 2017
Two Bend-La Pine Schools’ students have earned top academic recognition as National Merit Semi-Finalists. Susan Garcia, of Bend Senior High School, and Henry Rogers, of Summit High School, are among... (more)