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


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)

Librarian of the Year at Pilot Butte

Shelby Paulson Earns Top State Honor
Sep 18, 2017
Shelby Paulson, a teacher librarian at Pilot Butte Middle School, was recently selected as the Secondary School Librarian of the Year for Oregon by the Oregon Association of School Librarians (OASL). ... (more)

Summit Track Earns Two Titles

Summit Boys and Girls Finish First; Bend High Girls Take Second
Jun 12, 2017
Congratulations to Summit High School girls track team for winning the state title for the ELEVENTH straight year! Bend Senior High School finished second on the girls side. Summit also took home... (more)

Summit Boys Tennis Wins State

Summit Girls Take Home Second
May 25, 2017
We want to give a huge shout out to the tennis teams from Summit High School! The boys team, which sent 10 players to state, took home the state title, while the girls team, which includes 8 students,... (more)

Summit Boys Win Golf Title

Congratulations Storm; Girls Team Places Third
May 17, 2017
Congratulations to the golf teams from Summit High School! The Storm boys team earned first place in state, while the girls team finished third! Way to go Storm!... (more)

Summit Band Wins State Title

Third Straight Year Ensemble Wins Title
May 15, 2017
Congratulations to the Summit High School Wind Ensemble! The high school band recently won the 5A state title in band, for the third consecutive year in a row. Watch the band's award-winning performan... (more)

Dave Williams Named AD of the Year

Bend Senior High Athletic Director Earns State Honor
May 09, 2017
Dave Williams, the Athletic Director (AD) for Bend Senior High School, was recently named the 5A Athletic Director of the Year by the Oregon Athletic Directors Association (OADA). Williams has wor... (more)

Robotics Teams Earn Top Honors

Teams from MVHS, Summit Earn Trip to World Champsionship
Apr 11, 2017
Press release: Creativity, design, engineering, teamwork and ingenuity: That’s what it takes to put together a successful robotics team. Two local high school teams demonstrated those qualities and... (more)