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Last Week of School Schedule

Wednesday, Thursday are Full Days
Jun 11, 2019
We want to remind families of students' end-of-year schedule. Wednesday and Thursday are full school days. On Friday, our last day of school for the year, students will be dismissed early (on the Scho... (more)

Listen Up Class of 2019

Our Kindergarteners Have Some Great Advice
Jun 07, 2019
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Time to Celebrate Class of 2019

More Than 1,220 Graduating This Week
Jun 03, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: During the next week, Bend-La Pine Schools will celebrate the graduations of more than 1,220 students from five high schools. Graduations take place at the following times and locat... (more)

Toy Project Teaches Design, Empathy

Pacific Crest Students Create Therapeutic Toys for 5-Year-Old
Jun 03, 2019
PRESS RELEASE:This week 5-year-old Maevin will get chance to see and play with therapeutic toys designed by students to meet her specific needs, the culmination of a project in Design and Modeling cla... (more)

JP Richards New Bear Creek Principal

Richards Begins July 1
May 31, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: Bend-La Pine Schools Superintendent Shay Mikalson announced today that JP Richards has been selected to serve as Bear Creek Elementary School’s new principal. Richards is a veteran ed... (more)