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Bend High School Distinguished Alumni nominations

January 12, 2019 by Sue Fountain (Register to contact)

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The committee that reviews nominations for the honor of Distinguished Alumni will be meeting this spring. Now is the time to think about someone in your class who has made notable contributions to the community and country. You may contact me, or the main office at Bend High to receive a nomination form. *****@gmail.com

Where I. Now live.

April 23, 2016 by Jill Vandevert Ziegman (Register to contact)

I moved to Glendale,arizona in 1969 and worked as a bank teller until l was married in 1970. We raised our 3 children here.

Where I live.

April 23, 2016 by Jill Vandevert Ziegman (Register to contact)

I moved down to Glendale, az in 1969. I worked as a bank teller until I was married in 1970. We still live in Glendale and raised our 3 children here.

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School district making plans for massive Bend High makeover  Bend Bulletin

A decade from now, Bend High School could look radically different, as the beginning of a near-complete overhaul for the campus could start as early as next ...



Construction Begins on SE Bend High School  KBND

BEND, OR -- Bend's next high school is now officially under construction. "Right now, we're essentially moving earth and taking trees down, getting the site ...



North Bend High School salutatorian to attend Ivy League's Brown University  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — From North Bend to Providence, Rhode Island, one recent North Bend High School graduate is going on to pursue her education at Brown ...



Principal of Bend's Next HS Looks to the Future  KBND

BEND, OR -- Bend-La Pine Schools' new high school, under construction near the corner of Knott Road and 15th Street, in southeast Bend, needs its own ...



John Adams ranks among best high schools in the state and nation  WSBT-TV

Some good news for a South Bend High School. John Adams is ranking among the best high schools in the state and nation. U. S. News and World Report ...



Renaissance woman: Bend High grad balances passions in arts and science  Bend Bulletin

Editor's Note: This is the final article in a five-part series about exceptional high school graduates in the class of 2019 across Central Oregon. This student is the ...



Pup and Circumstance: Pooch steals show at high school graduation  WSFA

NEW SITE, Ala. (WSFA) - You spend years pulling in the A grades, graduate top of your class, and finally find your place on the podium to give the speech as ...



Mourners say farewell to Bob Maxwell, the 'greatest of the greatest generation'  OregonLive

About 900 veterans, family, friends gathered in Central Oregon to remember Medal of Honor recipient.



Class of 2019: North Bend High School - News  The Register-Guard

North Bend High School graduation begins at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7 at the high school gymnasium, 2323 Pacific Ave., North Bend. Baccalaureate is 7 p.m. ...



Shining a Light on Accessibility | Source Spotlight | Bend  The Source Weekly

As Central Oregon grows, ASL interpreter services are stretched thin.



Two Bend students receive $40K OSU scholarships  Bend Bulletin

Two high school seniors from Bend have received scholarships worth up to $40000 each from Oregon State University.Magnus L'Argent from Bend High School ...



Guest column: Our children are leading on climate change  Bend Bulletin

Several Fridays this spring, local high school students protested climate crisis inaction by our nation's leaders. They were not alone. Students throughout Europe ...



Very good boy crashes high school graduation, ‘waters’ the plants in the middle of class photo  BGR

Graduation is a big day in the life of a high school student. It's the final step in a journey that takes years and regardless of what lies beyond — be it college, ...



High school student earns three associate degrees at SWOCC  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — Not every high school student has the drive the complete one Associate's Degree, let alone three.



Yummy Taste Buds: Summer fun at the Rec  Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend Recreation Commission is offering summer activity classes for all ages. Last week's Yummy Taste Buds class had kids in the kitchen at Lincoln ...



USD 428 graduation rates on the rise  Great Bend Tribune

Graduation rates may be on the rise at Great Bend USD 428. Assistant Superintendent Jon Popp reports the four-year graduation rate rose to 82.7 percent in ...



Dog crashes Alabama high school's graduation, causes hilarious scene  WTSP.com

The Class of 2019 at one Alabama high school will always remember their graduation, thanks to an unexpected special guest. As Horseshoe Bend High ...



Malta Bend High School says good-bye to 4 seniors  The Marshall Democrat-News

Four students graduated from Malta Bend High School on Sunday, May 19, during the school's commencement ceremony. Seniors Marcus Barney, Robin Haley, ...



Music to Heal a Dying Planet  Eugene Weekly

On a warm, sunny Sunday afternoon in May, hundreds of people crammed into the gymnasium at Burns High School in eastern Oregon for a concert.



World War II vets marching into history  Bend Bulletin

When decorated veteran Robert Dale Maxwell died in Bend on May 11, he was the most famous of an estimated 348 veterans of World War II who died that day.



Police investigate fake letter spread at a Bend high school  Bend Bulletin

A memo with Bend-La Pine Schools' letterhead was passed among students earlier this week, stating that the U.S. government and the school district would use ...



Four finalists for principal of Bend's new HS meet public  KTVZ

Bend La Pine Schools held a public forum Monday afternoon to introduce to the public the four finalist candidates for principal of the new Bend high school.



An early look at Bend's next high school  KTVZ

Bend's next high school is another step closer to becoming a reality.



Restoring the interior art at the Historic West Bend Theatre | By John Torinus  washingtoncountyinsider.com

June 6, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Historic West Bend Theatre, Inc. (HWBT) has selected Conrad Schmitt Studios, Inc., of New Berlin, along with renowned local ...



Community Notes: June 13, 2019 | Community  Daily Astorian

FRIDAY. AAUW Walking Group — 9:30 a.m. Seaside Branch of American Association of University Women weekly low-impact group walk, followed by coffee ...



Pacific Crest principal tapped to lead new Bend high school  Bend Bulletin

Pacific Crest Middle School Principal Chris Boyd will be the principal at a southeast Bend high school slated to open in 2021, Bend-La Pine Schools announced ...



School board seeks $44.87 million in bond referendums; mail ballot planned  Great Bend Tribune

The Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education is ready to ask voters to approve as much as $44.87 million in bonds for school improvements that address safety ...



Russell J. Keizer | Obituaries | theworldlink.com  Coos Bay World

A funeral Mass for Russell J. Keizer will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 18 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Seaside, Ore. A recitation of the ...



North Bend duo places second at state | Local Sports  Coos Bay World

BEAVERTON — Macy Metcalf started the tennis season with an injured leg and no doubles partner. She finished it boasting the best doubles finish in North ...



Runner dominates middle school season  Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend's Kaiden Esfeld did not think that he would like running, especially long distances, at the start of his middle school career. As the season started, ...



Robert Dale Maxwell  Bend Bulletin

October 26, 1920 - May 11, 2019. Robert Dale Maxwell, 98 of Bend, OR entered rest peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 26, 1920 ...



North Bend High School science team wins first in engineering design  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — A science team from North Bend High School took home first place in the engineering design competition over the weekend.



John Velure | Obituaries | theworldlink.com  Coos Bay World

A chapel funeral *service* to celebrate the life of John Velure, 83, of Redding, Calif., formerly of North Bend, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at the North ...



Career and technical education teachers create a culture of teamwork at North Bend High School  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — Inside North Bend High School, a culture of teamwork is fueling the Career and Technical Education classes. In fact, working together to ...



Bend-La Pine high schools add fencing for security  Bend Bulletin

High school students arriving late to class in Bend or La Pine, scrambling to find parking, might have noticed something in their way Monday morning — new ...



Jason Wood | Obituaries  Coos Bay World

Jason Wood, 48, passed away May 13, 2019, in Dresden, Tenn. As a 1988 North Bend High School graduate, he began working at JGS Precision as a computer ...



North Bend High School Trade Building to be finished in two weeks  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — The North Bend High School Trade Building is expected to be finished in two weeks.“Right now they are putting bricks up, which was the big ...



No artificial turf for Bend’s new high school  Bend Bulletin

A fourth comprehensive high school in Bend will open its doors in fall 2021, complete with a large sports complex. But its football, soccer and lacrosse teams will ...



Bend-La Pine teachers, parents, staff rally to support education funding  Bend Bulletin

A sea of 2000 red-clad teachers from Bend-La Pine Schools, parents, kids and even dogs flooded downtown Bend on Wednesday afternoon as part of a ...



Bend-La Pine teachers won’t participate in statewide walkout  Bend Bulletin

Teachers across Oregon — including those in Bend-La Pine Schools — planned a mass walkout from schools May 8 in a plea to the Legislature for more ...



USD 428 emphasizes wellness for life  Great Bend Tribune

Driving by the Great Bend High School Memorial Stadium or the Panther Activity Center, the community is quick to recall football games, track meets, wrestling ...



North Bend High School students earn honors for second term  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — North Bend High School students have earned second-term honors for the 2018-2019 school year. Students on the honor roll list earned a ...



North Bend High School renovates new gender neutral bathroom  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — By Monday, the North Bend High School will have seven gender neutral bathrooms.



Perfect Attendance Bike Giveaway concludes  Great Bend Tribune

More students received new bicycles Wednesday as the Perfect Attendance Bicycle Giveaway concluded. Jane Isern and Karen Shaner visited Park Elementary ...



Dorothy Jean Bryan - Obituaries  The Hutchinson News

LIBERAL - Dorothy Jean Bryan, 86, of Liberal, passed away on Tuesday May 21, 2019, at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita, KS.



Former North Bend High School Principal Bill Lucero files tort claim  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND – Former North Bend High School Principal Bill Lucero has filed a tort claim with the North Bend School District.By definition, a tort complaint ...



OTR for June 3, 2019  Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend Fire EMS. A vehicle fire was reported at 7:25 a.m. Monday at Doonan Big Wrecker, 36 NE K-156. There were three Emergency Medical *Service* calls.



Texas Football: 4-Star WR Troy Omeire skips Longhorns, picks Aggies  FanSided

A potential game-changer for the 2020 Texas football recruiting class was lost to a rival with WR Troy Omeire committing to Texas A&M.



North Bend High School gym retrofit to keep students safe in case of earthquake  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — Great slabs of concrete now line the walls beneath the North Bend High School gym.



North Bend High School student removed from school after gun threat  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — A North Bend High School student made an online threat yesterday evening that he would “bring the guns.” In a press release from the North ...



RSU women's basketball announces signing class  Claremore Daily Progress

RSU women's basketball announce signing class. Rogers State Athletics. The Rogers State University women's basketball team and head coach Kyle Bent have ...



North Bend High School student wins spot to study in Greenland  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — One North Bend High School student won a spot on a scientific expedition to Greenland, joining four others from the United States.



Bend High culinary students kick off food truck program  Bend Bulletin

Typically, school buses smell like sweaty kids and brown-bag lunches, but a bus on Bend High School's property is cooking up something different. Inside ...



Band camp attendees  Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend High School Band students Robbie Brining and Dustin Emig participated in the Kansas Lions Band on Saturday, June 1 at Baker University in ...



HS Principal Candidates Meet With Families  KBND

BEND, OR -- Bend-La Pine Schools invites the community to meet the four finalists for Principal of the new southeast Bend high school, which is slated to open ...



OSU-Cascades reaches out to Central Oregon high school students  Bend Bulletin

Erika Strauser's science class at Summit High School received a guest lecture from Oregon State University-Cascades engineering professor Rebecca Webb on ...



'Live, Laugh and Sing' presented in Florence - Entertainment & Life  The Register-Guard

The Florence Community Chorus Spring Concert will present “Live, Laugh, and Sing,” this weekend. The title portrays the emotional variety of this year's music.



LWV visits future voters at GBHS  Great Bend Tribune

Rose Kelly, Jari Marietta and Janice Walker from the Great Bend League of Women's Voters visited Great Bend High School U.S. Government classes on May 8.



Madras High School’s turnaround a result of culture change  Bend Bulletin

There are many ways to judge a high school's success — test scores, graduation rates — and most people wouldn't consider pep rallies to be one of them.



Top public choice snubbed as Bend-La Pine reveals short list of names for new elementary school  Bend Bulletin

Rejecting public suggestions that honored a former teacher - as well as dictators, a TV character and a dead gorilla - a school district committee presented three ...



Police respond to report of threat at North Bend High School  KEZI TV

North Bend High School was on lockdown Tuesday after police received a secondhand report a 15-year-old threatened to kill a 17-year-old student and “shoot ...



Students of the week  Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend High School Students of the Week for March, April and May got together for lunch recently, courtesy of Gambino's. Pictured are Aaron Stein, Caleb ...



If you can give up your smartphone for a week, this company will pay you $1,000  BGR

There's a good chance you're reading these words right now on a smartphone. And just as good of a chance, in fact, that you've been essentially either tethered ...



New Bend Elementary School Boundaries Released  KBND

BEND, OR -- Bend-La Pine Schools Superintendent Shay Mikalson approved new boundaries for elementary schools, Tuesday, to take effect next fall.



North Bend High School's Ty Hampton signs with Oregon  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — One day, North Bend Athletic Director Mike Forrester was walking to his office inside the Dawg Pound and looked out over Vic Adams Field ...



Donald Sherwood | Obituaries  Coos Bay World

A *service* for Don Martin Sherwood, 55 of Eugene, formerly of North Bend, will be held Thursday, May 30, at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. The viewing ...



14 Bend-La Pine schools had leaks after snow  Bend Bulletin

Fourteen schools with recently renovated and aging roofs suffered leaks throughout Bend for the past two weeks after a record snowfall, but all leaks were ...



OTR for May 21, 2019  Great Bend Tribune

Barton County Sheriff - A fraud case was reported Tuesday at Galatia.



North Bend High School wins first Battle of the Books competition  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — The Coos Bay and North Bend school districts went head-to-head in the first Battle of the Books competition of the season last night.



Mayor on hand as South Bend high school students commit to military  WNDU-TV

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The nation's next generation of soldiers made their official commitment Tuesday. It was military signing day for high school seniors ...



North Bend High School takes audience on a trip to Neverland with performance of Peter Pan  KCBY.com 11

NORTH BEND, Ore. - North Bend High School premieres 'Peter Pan' this Friday and weekend, but it took a whole village of lost boys and girls to bring ...



Bend husband, wife run for COCC, Bend-La Pine school boards  KTVZ

Oliver Tatom filed Monday as a candidate for the Central Oregon Community College Board of Directors, while his wife, Amy, filed to seek a seat on the Bend-La ...



Sleeping In Not Just For Summer: Bend-La Pine Considers Later High School Start Times  OPB News

As Oregon's school year wraps up, lots of high schoolers have one thing they're looking forward to: sleeping in. Many researchers can understand, contending ...



New program at La Pine High teaching students woodworking, work skills  Bend Bulletin

The sound of handsaws and chatter filled the high-ceiling workshop at La Pine High School recently as groups of teens, many clad in flannel shirts or trucker ...



Muth named VIP Student Ambassador at FHSU  Great Bend Tribune

HAYS — Great Bend High School graduate Allison Muth, a junior majoring in organizational leadership, is among the 25 who will serve as VIP Student ...



North Bend High School softball fields to receive upgrade  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND – The girls' softball fields on Oak Street are getting upgraded.The North Bend School District has had plans to make improvements to the facilities ...



GBHS students helped with flooded basement  Great Bend Tribune

Like many other people in Great Bend, we are experiencing water table flooding in our basement. We would like to publicly thank some wonderful Great Bend ...



On the Record for May 23, 2019  Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend Fire/EMS - Emergency Medical *Service* responded to four ambulance calls on Thursday. There were no fires.



Kevin Bogatin announced as North Bend School District's new superintendent  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — Kevin Bogatin is the new superintendent for the North Bend School District.



Opt-out rate increases for Bend-La Pine Schools in 2017-18  Bend Bulletin

Oregon's top education official finds it concerning that Bend-La Pine Schools' state testing opt-out rates remain high among 11th-graders. Close to 60 percent ...



Inspection reveals multiple fire code violations at Summit High  Bend Bulletin

Two maintenance employees with Bend-La Pine Schools say students may have been at risk because of multiple fire code violations and faulty fire system ...



North Bend School District softball fields start seeing upgrades  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — The North Bend School District's softball fields are finally seeing upgrades.



Bend-La Pine Schools nearly ace kitchen inspections  Bend Bulletin

School cafeterias and kitchens might have a negative reputation in film and TV, but a majority of Bend-La Pine Schools' lunchrooms had zero violations in ...



South Bend schools to eliminate athletic director positions  South Bend Tribune

SOUTH BEND — A wave of change in high school athletics washed across the South Bend district on Monday, as the four school athletic directors and the ...



Former North Bend High School Principal Bill Lucero to receive pay increase after his demotion  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — When former North Bend High School Principal Bill Lucero was demoted, he got a raise.At least, he is budgeted to receive more money in the ...



Guest Editorial | Pushing Liberalism in West Bend High Schools | By Owen Robinson  washingtoncountyinsider.com

Feb. 15, 2019 – West Bend, WI – At West Bend High School, there is a required, one semester class called “U.S. Government and Law.” The course overview ...



North Bend School District represented at national conference  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — Two students from the North Bend School District were selected to present at the prestigious Northwest Council for Computer Education ...



North Bend finally finds a new superintendent  KCBY.com 11

COOS COUNTY, Ore. - After a national search, the North Bend School District has hired a new superintendent,Kevin Bogatin was one of the three finalists.



Pete Buttigieg Explains How Serving in Afghanistan Helped His Rise to Improbable 2020 Presidential Contender  Newsweek

There are movie wars, full of fire and fury, and then there are the real wars familiar to anyone who's served in a combat zone: 85 percent routine, even boring, ...



Oregon Department of Education reviews new North Bend Trade Building  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — “This has been a dream and it came true,” said Bill Yester, superintendent of the North Bend School District, as he stood inside the new North ...



North Bend School District begins superintendent search | Education  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — The North Bend School District has begun its search for a new superintendent.



Greg Timm has coached the Bend High alpine ski team for nearly 30 years  Bend Bulletin

The surname Timm has become synonymous with alpine ski racing in Central Oregon.Sometimes, the name even strikes fear into competitors on the slopes.



Local students nominated for 2019 top grad awards at Fort Hays State  Great Bend Tribune

HAYS — Local scholars are among the nominees for two top student awards from the Fort Hays State University Alumni Association.



7 gender-neutral bathrooms set up at North Bend High  Bend Bulletin

NORTH BEND — By Monday, the North Bend High School will have seven gender-neutral bathrooms.The North Bend School District approved to spend $8000 ...



8-period schedule adopted for GBHS  Great Bend Tribune

It's official: Great Bend High School students will have an eight-period school day this fall. The school board unanimously approved the change Monday after ...



North Bend School District narrows down superintendent search  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — The North Bend School District has narrowed down its superintendent search to three candidates, selected from 26 applicants.Outgoing ...



North Bend Trade Building breaks ground | Education  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — Ground has been broken for the new North Bend Trade Building.



GBHS proposes new schedule  Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend High School Principal Tim Friess told the school board Monday that a new eight-period schedule would offer advantages over the seven-period ...



Seven Peaks is International Baccalaureate primary school candidate  Bend Bulletin

Seven Peaks School in Bend could offer the first International Baccalaureate program for elementary students in Central Oregon by 2020, joining baccalaureate ...



North Bend High School represented at statewide science conference  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — North Bend High School students represented their school at the State of the Coast Conference last month.



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