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Art Education in Action at Elk Meadow

Warrior Dances, Drawing, More on Display at Art Focus School
Jan 30, 2017
Art Education is alive and well at Elk Meadow Elementary School. This school is Bend-La Pine Schools' art focus school. This means some curriculum is taught through art. A few times a year, students d... (more)

Graduation Rates Tick Upward

District Rate Higher Than State Average
Jan 26, 2017
The graduation rate for students in Bend-La Pine Schools continues to outpace the graduation rate of students statewide, according to information released by the Oregon Department of Education today. ... (more)

Community Members Invited to Apply to Board

Applications for Open Seat Due Feb. 9
Jan 25, 2017
Update: Summary of Board Interest Meeting that took place Feb. 2Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a member of the school board? Bend-La Pine Schools’ Board of Directors members will host... (more)

Superintendent Message on Snow, Community

Reflection on Process, Calendar and Moving Forward
Jan 20, 2017
Friday, January 20, 2017 Families, students, staff and community members, Thank you. What a week it has been, filled with anticipation, anxiety and admiration. Anticipation of the arrival of... (more)

Have a Problem? Visit the Peacemakers!

Video: Pine Ridge Students Learn to Keep the Peace
Jan 20, 2017
Students at Pine Ridge Elementary School in Bend receive training on how to help students avoid conflict and work together. These students serve as peacemakers during recess. We love how this prog... (more)