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

Podcast: LGBTQ+ Youth in Our Schools

Supt. Cook Talks to Students, Teacher About Identity, More
Jun 14, 2022
Listen Now Online: bls.fyi/podcast Apple Podcasts: bls.fyi/listenonapple Spotify: bls.fyi/listenonspotify Google: bls.fyi/listenongoogleSupport Matters: LGBTQ+ Youth in Our SchoolsDid you kn... (more)

Celebrating Class of 2022

More than 1,280 Students Graduating from Our Schools
Jun 08, 2022
During the next week, more than 1,280 students will graduate from Bend-La Pine Schools during graduation ceremonies at six local high schools. “Every graduate who walks across the stage has a st... (more)

Community Invited to Review World Language Curriculum

NOTE NEW DATE: Review in Person or Online by June 13
Jun 08, 2022
Community members, staff and students are invited to share input on the World Language curriculum, grades 6-12, up for approval for adoption during the Bend-La Pine Schools’ Board of Directors meeti... (more)

New Principal Selected for La Pine Middle

Brian Barringer Currently a Principal in Denver
Jun 06, 2022
Bend-La Pine Schools Superintendent Steven Cook announced today the hiring of Brian Barringer to serve the next principal at La Pine Middle School. “Brian Barringer has great experience as a prin... (more)

Class of 2022: Ready to Reflect

Supt. Cook Dishes with Two Realms High Seniors
May 31, 2022
Grab your mortarboards and get ready to toss some confetti, it’s senior week on the podcast! This week, two seniors at Realms High take Superintendent Cook on a tour of their small choice high s... (more)