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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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)