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


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)

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)