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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)