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Winter Weather Decisions

Stay Connected to Learn About Possible Delays, Closures
Jan 09, 2020
With wintry weather upon us here in Central Oregon, we want to take a few minutes to share how we make the decision to stay open, delay school, close schools or release students early – as a respons... (more)

Superintendent Search Process Details

Three Community Forums Set Jan. 14-16
Jan 08, 2020
PRESS RELEASE: Community members are invited to share thoughts about attributes and qualities they would like to see in a new superintendent during three public forums next week. The three public even... (more)

Families Invited to Learn More About Choice Options

Enrollment Requests Now Open for K-12 Choice Option Schools
Jan 07, 2020
Bend-La Pine Schools offers choice option schools for students in grades K-12. These schools provide learning opportunities that are significantly different from our traditional programs, while meetin... (more)

Winter Break Support

Resources Available to Families, Students
Dec 20, 2019
Message from Superintendent Shay Mikalson: The holiday season can be a stressful time for some children and families. Breaks from school mean changes to routines and extra demands on time. I believe w... (more)

Students Give to Those in Need

Dozens of Community Giving Efforts Underway
Dec 17, 2019
From collecting food to singing at senior living facilities to hosting blood drives, Bend-La Pine Schools’ students, staff and families are giving back to the community in a variety of ways during D... (more)