District News

Press releases and news information from Bend-La Pine Schools. For media inquiries or communication-related questions contact:

  • Director of Communication and Safety Julianne Repman 541-355-1010
  • Communication Manager Alandra Johnson 541-355-1005

Caldera Hosts Week Dedicated to Mental Health, Wellness

Effort Culminates in Wolfpack Wellness Expo Friday
May 24, 2022
This week, students at Caldera High School will focus on wellness and mental health as part of a school-wide Wellness Week in conjunction with National Mental Health Awareness Month. Students will par... (more)

La Pine Middle Social Studies Teacher Earns Top Fellowship

Jessica Colburn Only Oregon Teacher to Earn Honor
May 23, 2022
La Pine Middle School teacher Jessica Colburn has earned the prestigious James Madison Foundation Fellowship, considered one of the highest honors a social studies teacher can receive. Colburn is one ... (more)

Sharing Her Passion for Chinese Language

Caldera's Lin Hong Teaches Mandarin, Serves as Asian Family Liaison
May 20, 2022
Lin Hong is hoping to change people’s perceptions about learning Mandarin. The Caldera High School teacher says it’s not as difficult as some folks think.“People are terrified of learning Chines... (more)

76 Staff Members Honored for Excellence

Award Ceremony May 19 to Recognize Outstanding Staff Members
May 17, 2022
On Thursday, May 19, Bend-La Pine Schools will celebrate 76 staff members who make a positive difference in the lives of students — from counselors to bus drivers to classroom teachers — during th... (more)

New Interim Principals Announced at Two Elementary Schools

Interim Principals Named at Ponderosa, Pine Ridge
May 13, 2022
Today Superintendent Steven Cook announced that two longtime Bend-La Pine Schools’ assistant principals have been selected to serve as interim principals at two local elementary schools: Erich Brock... (more)