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

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 Associationâ... (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)

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Expand Access

Ages 12-14 Must Be Accompanied by Parent/Guardian
May 17, 2021
Starting this week, the regional High School COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics program will expand eligibility to provide vaccines for those age 12 and older at new and existing sites, thanks to a partners... (more)

Celebrating School Nurses

May 12 is National School Nurse Day
May 12, 2021
Bend-La Pine Schools will celebrate National School Nurse Day on Wednesday, May 12, to recognize the valuable contributions of 22 regular and two substitute school nurses from elementary to high schoo... (more)

Class of 2021 with Billboard Takeover

Celebrating Our Seniors from Seven High Schools
May 06, 2021
This week, contractors are giving several local billboards graduation makeovers to celebrate the Class of 2021. First conceived of for the Class of 2020, each high school billboard will feature indivi... (more)