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UPDATE: School Calendar Changes Announced

Changes Made to Add Instruction Time
Feb 08, 2017
UPDATE: February 8, 2017Bend-La Pine Schools Superintendent Shay Mikalson announced changes to the 2016-17 school year calendar today.“After meeting with the state Deputy Superintendent of Public In... (more)

Video: What Does Honesty Mean?

R.E. Jewell Students Share Thoughts on Monthly Character Trait
Feb 07, 2017
What does it mean to be honest? These students at R.E. Jewell Elementary School offer their perspectives on this important character trait in this sweet video that will make you smile. ... (more)

Pilot Butte Student Helps Cancer Patients

Video: Inspired to Create Chemo Kits from Personal Experience
Feb 06, 2017
Our students inspire us every day. We absolutely love this story about a student from Pilot Butte Middle School who was inspired by a challenging personal experience to do good for others. Her mother... (more)

School Counseling Week is Feb. 6-10

We Celebrate Our 29 School Counselors
Feb 06, 2017
Thank you to our school counselors for all they do to help our students! During National School Counseling Week, Bend-La Pine Schools honors the contributions school counselors make to our students an... (more)

Lots Happening in Our Schools This Month

Info Nights, Art Receptions and Much More
Feb 03, 2017
February 2, 7 to 8:15 p.m.Anxiety and Suicide Panel Discussion at Pacific Crest Middle SchoolCommunity members and families are invited to attend a panel discussion about adolescent anxiety, depressio... (more)