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

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)

Community Invited to Review Foundational Skills Curriculum

Online or In-Person Available Through May 19
May 11, 2022
Community members, staff and students are invited to share input on the Foundational Skills curriculum, part of English Language Arts, up for approval for adoption during the Bend-La Pine Schools’ B... (more)

This Podcast is Poggers

(Did we do that right?) Dr. Cook Celebrates Middle School Teachers
May 06, 2022
This Pod is Poggers (did we get that right?) It’s Teacher Appreciation Week and that means Dr. Cook is headed to a middle school classroom to celebrate two outstanding educators. Cascade math te... (more)
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Drive and Apply Events Every Thursday in May

Starting Driver Pay Now $25 per Hour
May 02, 2022
Community members are invited to test drive a school bus on an obstacle course, enjoy a free pizza lunch and get a job interview on the spot during interactive transportation job fairs hosted every Th... (more)

Joint Military Recognition Event Set May 9

Celebration Includes Seniors from Across District
Apr 29, 2022
Bend-La Pine Schools hosts its first ever joint Military Recognition Event May 9 to celebrate students who have enlisted to serve in a military branch after graduation. More than a dozen students from... (more)