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70 Staff Honored for Excellence

Recipients Selected from Each School
Apr 16, 2019
On Thursday, May 2, Bend-La Pine Schools will celebrate 70 staff members who make a positive difference in the lives of students — from counselors to office staff to classroom teachers — during th... (more)

Bond Project Updates

Construction in Full Swing Throughout District
Mar 22, 2019
Construction projects throughout Bend-La Pine Schools are in full swing this spring thanks to the 2017 bond passed overwhelmingly by voters. North Star Elementary School (pictured at top)About th... (more)

Battle of the Books, Job Fair and More

April is Packed with School Events
Mar 22, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: March 22, 3 p.m. Choice Option Applications due for Elementary and Middle School Prospective families must apply by 3 p.m. on March 22. Learn more and apply at http://bit.ly/BLSchoice... (more)

Boyd Selected New High School Principal

Chris Boyd is Currently Principal at Pacific Crest Middle School
Mar 15, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: Bend-La Pine Schools Superintendent Shay Mikalson announced today that Chris Boyd has been selected to serve as the principal for the new high school in southeast Bend. Boyd is currentl... (more)

Meet New High School Candidates

Public forum set Monday, March 11
Mar 08, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: Community members are invited to meet four finalists for the principal position for the new high slated to open in southeast Bend. The forum will take place Monday, March 11 at 4 p.m. a... (more)