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Schools Closed Jan. 12-13

UPDATE: 4 p.m. January 12

Article Date: Jan 12, 2017

ALL SCHOOLS CLOSED Thursday, Jan. 12 and Friday, Jan. 13.

A roof collapse at Highland Magnet at Kenwood School gym prompts emergency closure of all schools to allow for roof assessments district-wide. No one was inside the gym at the time of the roof collapse.

All schools are closed and all activities and events at schools are canceled through Monday evening.

Check our Alerts & Updates page for more information and updates.

UPDATE January 12, 4:25 p.m.:

Reminder: No school on Friday, January 13.

Athletics and activities updates: All athletic and activities at Bend-La Pine Schools facilities through Monday, Jan. 16 are canceled.

Please refer to the following list of high school activities and events. Approved events will take place as indicated; canceled events will not take place; pending activities may be canceled or moved to another site.

Mountain View High School


  • CANCELED - Boys Basketball at MVHS
  • APPROVED - Wrestling hasbeen moved to the Hooker Creek Event Center at Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center in Redmond


  • CANCELED - Girls Basketball at MVHS
  • APPROVED - Wrestling will beat theOregon Classic at Hooker Creek Event Center


  • APPROVED - Wrestling continues atthe Oregon Classic
  • APPROVED - Swimming atthe Rumbaugh Invitational in Corvallis


  • PENDING - Girls Basketball atBend Senior HighSchool
  • PENDING - Boys Basketball hosts Bend Senior High School


  • PENDING - Wrestling hosts Redmond

Bend Senior High School


  • APPROVED - Wrestling at Deschutes County Fairgrounds Oregon Classic wrestling tournament
  • APPROVED - Swim Practice atJuniper Swimand Fitness 3 to 5 p.m. then travels toCorvallis (Competes Saturday)
  • CANCELED - Boys Basketball host Summit
  • CANCELED - Girls Basketball @ Summit

Saturday 1/14

  • APPROVED - Wrestling at Deschutes County Fairgrounds Oregon Classic wrestling tournament
  • APPROVED - Swimming at Osbourne Aquatic Center, Corvallis Oregon

Summit High School


  • PENDING - Tuesday - Boys basketball, Home vs. South Eugene, Frosh, JVand Varsity, 5:15 and 7:00 p.m.

La Pine High School


  • APPROVED - Basketball @ Glide
  • APPROVED - Wrestling @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, Oregon Classic


  • APPROVED - Basketball @ Coquille
  • APPROVED - Wrestling @ Oregon Classic


  • APPROVED - Basketball @ P. Hill
  • PENDING - Wrestling @ Culver

UPDATE January 12, 12:20 p.m.:

All Bend-La Pine Schools facilities were cleared of students by 10:55 a.m. Students and staff are cleared from the buildings and all buildings are closed.

All activities and events scheduled at school facilities through Monday evening are cancelled.

Bend-La Pine Schools administrators have met with a roofing consultant and several structural engineers who are assessing schools throughout today and in coming days. The following school sites have potential roof load issues and are being assessed today: Education Center in downtown Bend, Buckingham Elementary School, Juniper Elementary School (one building), La Pine High School and R.E. Jewell Elementary School.

The gymnasium at Highland Magnet at Kenwood School is scheduled to be demolished today as a safety precaution.

School maintenance crews have been out during the last several days clearing roofs and checking on drains.