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Nov 30,2007
Teachers And Students Celebrate Post-Secondary Education During College Day The halls, classrooms, and playgrounds at Bend, La Pine, and Sunriver schools are bursting with school spirit today, Friday, November 30, as thousands of students and staff arrived in the colors of their favorite collegiate schools.Superintendent Doug Nelson says that while many Bend-La Pine Schools (BLS) students may be too young to ‘hum’ their favorite team fight song, it’s not too early to instill an excitement ... [full story]
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Nov 16,2007
Public Input Welcome As 32 Community And School Representative Will Help Community Draw New School Attendance Areas Bend-La Pine Schools announced on Wednesday the 2007-08 Bend-La Pine Schools Boundary Advisory committee, a group that will review current Bend-La Pine Schools school attendance area boundaries and consider community input as they develop new attendance area recommendations for the 24 current schools and three new elementary schools slated to open in the next two years.“We look forward ... [full story]
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Nov 16,2007
The Center Foundation and Redmond High School have announced that the ImPACT Concussion Program has been implemented for Redmond student athletes.     Concussions are one of the leading causes of injury to high school athletes and, if not properly managed and healed, can lead to long term brain dysfunction and even death.    Nationally, it is estimated that 10% of high school athletes will sustain a concussion in a given year and some estimates are as high ... [full story]
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Nov 07,2007
Students at Pine Ridge, Lava Ridge, Juniper, Buckingham, & Ensworth elementary schools in Bend will join peers from across the globe on Thursday, November 8, as they attempt to stake a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. During physical education classes, students will up-stack and down-stack 12 specially designed cups called “Speed Stacks” in predetermined sequences as fast as they can.  Stackers will race against the clock and compete in relays. For the ... [full story]
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Nov 02,2007
reSource Partnership Encourages Energy Conservation, Recycling, And Waste Prevention For more than 15 years, Bend-La Pine Schools has been working diligently to ensure sustainable schools through curriculum, community partnerships, and classroom practices. This week, they announced plans to take these efforts to the next level through an extended relationship with reSource; a local not-for-profit organization whose mission is to ensure a healthy, sustainable future for Central Oregonians.“Thanks to our partnership with reSource, we believe that ... [full story]
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Oct 26,2007
SALEM, Ore.  – State Schools Superintendent Susan Castillo announced Wednesday that thirteen Oregon public schools have been placed on a “watch list,” under the school safety provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Because these schools exceeded the minimum rate of expulsions due to violence, they have been identified as needing school safety improvement plans and must file a corrective action plan with the state. Third year: Salem-Keizer SD 24J - McKay High ... [full story]
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Aug 30,2007
REDMOND, Ore. - The Oregon Department of Education released this week the preliminary Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) report required by No Child Left Behind (NCLB).   AYP is a key provision of NCLB Act signed into law by President George Bush in January 2002.  It is an annual determination of whether schools, districts and states have made progress toward the goal of having all students meets rigorous academic standards by 2014.  Oregon’s statewide reading and ... [full story]
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Aug 10,2007
Few phrases inspire greater dread for my seven-year old than, "back to school shopping."No doubt the same holds true for many other parents who must spend precious summer hours - and hundreds of dollars - on shopping excursions for clothes that will be outgrown (or worse, uncool) in six months. My wife and I have learned the hard way that planning ahead saves time, money and aggravation when shopping for the new school year. Try ... [full story]
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Aug 03,2007
REDMOND, Ore. – The Redmond School District is pleased to announce the addition of Kristen Allen, Carolyn Espinoza, Brian Putman and Cathy Warhank to its administrative team. §                     Kristen Allen will begin the school year as the new Vern Patrick Elementary Principal.  Allen, who previously taught at Evergreen Elementary, is recognized for her excellent professional and interpersonal skills.  She earned her Masters of Education and Initial Administrator License at the University of Oregon, and Bachelor ... [full story]
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Jun 22,2007
Walden wrote letter in support of U.S. history program The Southern Oregon Education Service District in Medford, Ore., has been selected to receive a $984,294 federal grant to improve the quality of American history education, U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings announced Thursday. This year, the Teaching American History program will award 122 new grants worth $116.6 million to school districts in 40 states nationwide. "This is an extraordinary and well-deserved grant for Southern Oregon ... [full story]
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Jun 22,2007
It’s now the law – junk food is being expelled from Oregon’s public schools. In a Wednesday ceremony in his office, Gov. Ted Kulongoski signed into law House Bill 2650, which sets healthy food standards for schools. He congratulated the large group of legislators and health organizations that helped push the bill to passage. Senator Bill Morrisette, D-Springfield, who has worked for three sessions to pass an anti-junk food law, in turn announced: “For the ... [full story]
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Jun 22,2007
Program Seeks to Build, Expand Chinese Foreign Language Programs in Local U.S. Schools REDMOND, Ore. — Superintendent Vickie Fleming and Redmond High School Principal Jon Bullock are among 800 U.S. educators who will travel to China on June 24 for a one-week tour in an effort to build and expand Chinese language programs in U.S. schools. In its second year, the Chinese Bridge Delegation aims to expose school decision-makers to the rich history and culture ... [full story]
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Jun 14,2007
Michael McLandress has joined the Bend-La Pine Schools Facilities Development team as Construction Project Manager. A Certified Green Building Professional, McLandress brings more than 23 years of commercial, school and residential project management experience to the Schools.   Michael McLandress McLandress will lead many of the 197 community approved bond projects including the planning, design, development and construction of the new westside elementary school and additions to Cascade Middle School. A graduate of the University of Washington, ... [full story]
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