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Learn About Serving on the School Board

Two Drop-In Sessions Set Feb. 26 and March 12
Feb 15, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: Bend-La Pine Schools’ Board of Directors invites interested community members to learn more about what it’s like to serve on the school board during two upcoming information session... (more)

Bond Project Updates

News About New Schools, Projects at Many Schools
Feb 15, 2019
(Image: This is a rendering of the entrance to the new high school, slated to open in fall of 2021.) February 2019Thanks to voters who overwhelmingly passed the 2017 Construction Bond, Bend-La Pine Sc... (more)

Winter Weather Decisions

Learn How We Make Closure, Delay Decisions
Feb 13, 2019
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)

New School Named North Star

School Board Selects Name for Newest Elementary School
Feb 12, 2019
It’s official: our newest school will be named North Star Elementary School! Tonight, Tuesday, February 12, Bend-La Pine Schools' Board of Directors selected the name North Star out of three fina... (more)

Immunization Exclusion Day Set Feb. 20

Deschutes County Reminder for Families
Feb 12, 2019
From DESCHUTES COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES: Central Oregon public health departments want to remind parents that children will not be able to attend school or child care starting Wednesday, Feb. 20, if... (more)