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
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Two Finalists for Sky View Principal Position

Community Invited to Virtual Forum Tonight
Jun 01, 2021
Students, staff and community members are invited to meet two finalists for the principal position at Sky View Middle School during a virtual forum Tuesday, June 1 at 5 p.m. Attendees will get a chanc... (more)

Four New School Building Leaders Announced

High Lakes, Bear Creek, Silver Rail, Pacific Crest Announcements
May 24, 2021
Bend-La Pine Schools’ Interim Superintendent Lora Nordquist announced today that four schools will have new leaders starting July 1: Bear Creek Elementary School, High Lakes Elementary School, Silve... (more)

Updated Mask Requirements

New Indoor, Outdoor Guidance
May 21, 2021
en EspañolUpdated Masking Requirements: May, 2021Bend-La Pine Schools’ Families,With changes to Oregon’s requirements for masking, many of you have raised questions with school and district staff... (more)

Hanson is OSEA Employee of the Year

Outside Services Staff Member; Union President
May 20, 2021
In a surprise award ceremony today, Brian Hanson, Outside Services Crew member and president of the local classified association, learned that he was chosen as the Oregon School Employees Association... (more)

Wetherald Named Regional Teacher of the Year

Bend High Teacher Longtime Special Education Teacher, Grad Coach
May 20, 2021
Today, the Oregon Department of Education announced Bend Senior High’s Steve Wetherald as the 2022 Central Oregon Regional Teacher of the Year. Wetherald, a graduation coach and longtime special edu... (more)