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July 31 Update - Back to School Update from Superintendent Nordquist
Jul 31, 2020
En EspañolTonight we made a decision about reopening schools in order to provide clarity for our families and staff and to help our community plan for the fall. Our board of directors, with the suppo... (more)

Learn More About Bend-La Pine Online

Your Frequently Asked Questions Are Answered
Jul 27, 2020
Bend-La Pine Online FAQ WebsiteWhat is Bend-La Pine Online?Bend-La Pine Online is a long established virtual education offering through Bend-La Pine Schools. The program, which started in 2010, serv... (more)

School Reopening

Share your transportation plans
Jul 23, 2020
This fall, students and bus drivers will be required to wear a mask over their mouth and nose on school buses, per new guidance just released by the state. We will also be opening windows on buses to ... (more)

Finalists for Curriculum, Instruction Leader Announced

Public Invited to Virtual Forum July 22
Jul 17, 2020
Press release: Bend-La Pine Schools invites community members to attend an online public forum with three finalists for the Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction on Wednesday, July 22 at 5 ... (more)

Bond Projects Underway This Summer

Juniper, Bend High, High Desert, La Pine Middle and More
Jul 10, 2020
Projects at schools throughout the district are underway this summer to improve teaching and learning environments for students, as part of the 2017 construction bond. Families can read about ongoing ... (more)