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Veterans Day Events and More

November Packed with Events

Article Date: Oct 31, 2019

Nov. 1, all day

Day of the Dead at Mountain View High School

Mountain View’s Multicultural Club hosts this annual event in honor of Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos. The event includes staff and students from across the school including – Spanish classes making decorations; Nutrition Services making sugar cookies to decorate; Multicultural Club setting up an ofrenda to honor loved ones who have died; staff members performing live music; art students providing face and hand painting and more.

Nov. 1

Principal for Almost a Day

Local community leaders, media members and business owners are invited to serve as principals for almost a day through this program with the Education Foundation for Bend-La Pine Schools.

Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

Veterans Honored at La Pine High School

The La Pine High School football team plans to honor local veterans during their home football game by taking the field carrying American flags.

Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

40th Anniversary Bend High Vs. Mountain View Football Game

The Cougars and Lava Bears will face off for the 40th time on Friday night for this annual crosstown game. The game will take place at Mountain View High School. The schools will also face off in a chili contest before the game ($2). Main gate and ticket booth opens at 5:30 p.m. Student entry gate opens at 6 p.m. Tickets and additional details can be found online.

Nov. 6, after school

Guitar Club at La Pine Middle School

A local community member will host a free after school guitar club for students at the local middle school.

Nov. 8, lunchtime

Veterans Day Lunch Celebration

Schools are offering a free lunch to any family member of students or staff who are active duty members of the military or veterans to honor those who have served in the armed forces. Veterans will also receive a thank you note during the lunch, which will be homemade meatloaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, Caesar salad and an American flag cookie. Contact schools for serving times.

Nov. 8, times vary

Veterans Day Celebrations

Many schools are hosting assemblies to honor Veterans including Three Rivers School, Summit High School, High Lakes Elementary School and Bend Senior High School. Contact the schools for details.

Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

Jazz Night Out Choir Performance at Mountain View High School

Free and open to the public.

Nov. 11

No School – Veterans Day

Nov. 12, 7 p.m.

Orchestra Performance at Mountain View High School

Free and open to the public.

Nov. 14, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Meet Your Match at Cascade Middle School

Eighth-graders and their families are invited to this interactive community service night in conjunction with the school’s Helping Hands Project, which encourages each student to spend 10 hours or more volunteering. Each student will be able to interact with a number of local service providers looking for volunteers, including Bend Parks and Recreation District, Campfire of Central Oregon, Discover Your Forest, Ronald McDonald House and Volunteer Central Oregon. The goal is for students to find their “match” with a local group.

Nov. 16, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Oregon Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Competition at La Pine High School

La Pine High will host the first event of the JROTC competition services. Six hundred cadets are expected to compete in a various events including marksmanship, regulation and exhibition drill and physical fitness. The cadets will come from across the state to compete. Open to the public.

Nov. 16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Robotics Garage Sale at Mountain View High School

All proceeds benefit the High Desert Droids to purchase robotic parts, entry fees and travel. Takes place in the Mountain View cafeteria.

Nov. 21, 9 a.m.

La Pine Community Connection at Rosland Elementary School

Community members in La Pine and the surrounding area are invited to come together to discuss ways to connect and support students in the community.

Nov. 22, all day

College Day Celebration

Students and staff in Bend-La Pine Schools will don the colors of their favorite college, university, military branch or other post-secondary institution to celebrate College Day as a way to encourage students to think about future success in college and career.

Nov. 25-29

No School — Thanksgiving Break.


Looking ahead:

  • December 3 & 5: Public meetings set for the Attendance Area Review options for middle and high schools. Open house-style events set to take place at Cascade, High Desert, Pacific Crest, Pilot Butte and Sky View middle schools. Details to come on our Boundary Review webpage.