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

Class of 2021 Graduation Rate Continues Positive Trend

Bend-La Pine Schools’ grad rate of 82.4 percent is second highest on record, up more than 14 percentage points in decade
Jan 20, 2022
Bend-La Pine Schools recorded its second highest graduation rate on record, 82.4 percent, continuing a decade-long trend of increasing graduation rates for our schools, according to a report released ... (more)

Key Updates from Jan. 14

Striving to Keep Schools Open In-Person
Jan 14, 2022
En EspañolGood evening families,As we are seeing a few schools across the state temporarily close for in-person learning, we have had some families reach out to ask if Bend-La Pine Schools has simila... (more)

School Honor Martin Luther King, JR

Summit Students Flood Hallways with King's Words
Jan 14, 2022
Schools and classrooms throughout Bend-La Pine Schools are honoring the legacy of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in conjunction with the holiday, Monday, January 17. From reading books re... (more)

What is it like to be a School Resource Officer?

PODCAST: Supt. Cook Talks with Officer Amy Ward, Chris Reese
Jan 13, 2022
Episode 12: What it is like to be a School Resource OfficeWhat does a School Resource Officer do? Superintendent Steven Cook talks with longtime School Resource Officer Amy Ward from Bend Police D... (more)

Key Updates from Jan. 7

Changes to Spectators; Isolation and Quarantine Notifications
Jan 07, 2022
en EspañolJanuary 7, 2022Bend-La Pine Schools Families, In the week we have been open since coming back from winter break, it feels as if our conditions are changing on a daily, even hourly, basis. ... (more)