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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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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.



Noie: What made South Bend Central High School so special?  South Bend Tribune

Tribute game between Adams and Riley set for Friday.



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.



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.



Culinary class ready for state 3A basketball tournament  Coos Bay World

The Blazing Bulldogs worked under a new tent Wednesday cooking practice pizza that they delivered around North Bend High School as they prepare for ...



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.



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.



Coach Speak: North Bend HS Gary Prince on OL Jacob Ferenczi  247Sports

So far under Head Coach Jonathan Smith, the Oregon State football program has searched every corner of Oregon in an effort to find athletes that can help ...



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 ...



Kenneth Daniel Norris  Bend Bulletin

August 8, 1983 - January 27, 2019. Kenneth Daniel Norris, 35, of Portland, OR passed away unexpectedly on January 27, 2019. Kenny was born on August 9, ...



McNary competes at district meet  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Feb 20, 2019 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. By MATT RAWLINGS Of the Keizertimes. The McNary boys and girls swim ...



TEDx Bend announces 2019 speakers  KTVZ

TEDx Bend Early Bird Tickets are available this Thursday starting at 8 a.m. on www.tedxbend.com and at Bendticket.com. This year's eighth annual event ...



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 ...



State to no longer count students in extracurricular activities as absent  Bend Bulletin

Starting next school year, students who miss class for school-sponsored activities such as sports, music and math competitions won't be considered absent by ...



Esquire's cover story on what it's like to be a white teenager in Wisconsin stirs controversy for being tone deaf  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Esquire magazine stirred up the latest social media controversy for its March cover story — and again made Wisconsin a stand-in for the state of our country.



Flowers for all  Great Bend Tribune

A local high school student went out of her way to give back to her fellow classmates at Great Bend High School on Thursday. Molly Kaiser wanted to do ...



Janet Halligan  Bend Bulletin

Dec. 24, 1928 - Jan. 21, 2019 Janet Halligan of Bend, Oregon, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on January 21, 2019. She was 90. Janet was ...



An early look at Bend's next high school  KTVZ

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



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 ...



Building North Bend receives seeds for district wrestling  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — The seedings for North Bend's wrestling team for this week's Midwestern League district tournament shook out just the way coach Garrett ...



Brown, Lester Vernon  Winston-Salem Journal

KERNERSVILLE 5/18/1937 - 2/17/2019 Lester Vernon Brown, 81, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019. He was born May 18, 1937 in Yadkin County to the ...



Graduation rate increases across the state  Coos Bay World

Correction: Coos Bay School District's graduation rate is 65, while Marshfield High School's is 91.4)



Dr. Matt Friedeman honored at banquet  Great Bend Tribune

Friday at Stoneridge Country Club, Great Bend High School faculty, staff and alumni welcomed and honored Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Matt Friedeman. He is the ...



Love Run fundraiser race is Feb. 16 in North Bend  Coos Bay World

The annual Love Run, a fundraiser for the North Bend High School cross country program, will be held Saturday, Feb. 16.



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 ...



Student Led: Eisenhower students meet school board  Great Bend Tribune

Students were in the spotlight Thursday when Eisenhower Elementary School hosted the USD 428 Board of Education meeting. Board members heard part of a ...



High School wrestling: Tanner Craig is Camas' man with a plan  clarkcountytoday.com

CAMAS — Tanner Craig made all the right moves at Mat Classic last year, winning a Class 4A state championship while representing the Camas Papermakers.



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 ...



Panthers gear up for winter homecoming  Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend High School's 2019 Winter Homecoming is scheduled for Friday, February 1. The community is invited to a Pep Assembly scheduled for Friday at ...



Royal Scots may having losing record, but they have winning video  Salem Reporter

A late-night singing session aboard a school bus has put the McKay High School boys basketball team on the national radar. A coach's video is spreading ...



David Michael Rothenberger  Salina Post

David Michael Rothenberger died February 13, 2019 at his home. He was born July 27, 1942 in Holyoke, Massachusetts to Waldon and Delana (Pearce) ...



School board member travels to Topeka  Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education member Susan Young attended a seminar in Topeka last week. The Advocacy in Action/Governmental Relations ...



Reavis, Becky  Winston-Salem Journal

PFAFFTOWN 03/17/1946 - 02/11/2019 Mrs. Becky Reavis, 72, died Monday, February 11, 2019. She was born March 17, 1946 in Surry County, the daughter of ...



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 ...



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 ...



Eighth-graders explore career-tech options at GBHS  Great Bend Tribune

In preparation for high school enrollment, eighth-grade students were given the opportunity to browse career and technical education electives recently at Great ...



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 ...



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 ...



Golfer raising donations  Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend High School golfer Brantley Baldwin is raising donations to travel to Australia in conjunction with the Down Under sports program.



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.”



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

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



Robotics tournament draws interest from area school districts  Great Bend Tribune

ST. JOHN - To the uninitiated, a robotics tournament like the one hosted by USD 350 St. John Hudson Tuesday morning looks like chaos.



Students of the week treated to pizza  Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend High School Students of the Week for November and December were treated to lunch from Gambino's Pizza. Those who attended were Joanna ...



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 ...



GBHS Robotics Club tackles first tournament  Great Bend Tribune

The excitement was electric as Great Bend Robotics Club members prepared for their first competition, the VEX Turning Point Robotics Tournament held in St.



Monday Prep Roundup: South Bend plays spoiler in upset victory over Ocosta  The Daily World

SOUTH BEND — The South Bend Indians played spoiler on Monday night, knocking the Ocosta Wildcats out of league-title contention with a 40-37 victory at ...



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 High School principal removed in ACLU settlement  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — The American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon reached two settlements on Monday with the North Bend School District.



Madrigal-Pops Singers offer Singing Valentines - GREAT BEND TRIBUNE  Great Bend Tribune

The Madrigal-Pop Singers from Great Bend High School will be delivering Singing Valentines on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Recipients will ...



Jacob Ferenczi signs with Oregon State  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — It was always sort of expected Jacob Ferenczi would be a football player.



Music, travel and cold weather in 1989  Great Bend Tribune

Each week we'll take a step back into the history of Great Bend through the eyes of reporters past. We'll reacquaint you with what went into creating the Great ...



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 ...



Mabel E. Morse  Fremont Tribune

May 31, 1921 – February 10, 2019. Mabel E. Morse, 97 years, of Morse Bluff passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont. Mabel was ...



Witte graduates Naval nuclear program  Great Bend Tribune

Petty Officer, ETN3 Benjamin Donald Witte, a 2016 graduate of Great Bend High School, graduated from the Naval Nuclear Propulsions Program as an ...



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 ...



Bend High tight end helps lead Bears and is committed to play at Oregon State  Bend Bulletin

Perhaps it was easy to assume that Luke Musgrave would attend the University of Oregon, given that his father and uncle both played quarterback for the Ducks ...



Former North Bend High School Principal Bill Lucero fights back  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — North Bend Middle School Vice Principal Bill Lucero is fighting back against the North Bend School District and the Oregon Department of ...



North Bend High School trade building moves to higher ground  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — The location for the new North Bend High School trade building has changed. According to district Superintendent Bill Yester, the architect for ...



Bend man arrested, charged with luring a minor  Bend Bulletin

A Bend man and volunteer wrestling coach was arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of sending sexually explicit pictures to a Bend High School student.



Dan Maton Is Next Up In A Family Built For Runners  MileSplit

What makes the Matons unique is their lineage. Dad, Jim, was the 1988 NCAA champion in the indoor 800 meters at Eastern Illinois University. Mom, Michelle ...



North Bend High School to retire 40 U.S. flags  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — Forty United States flags are being retired at North Bend High School this week.When the culinary room was being renovated down to the ...



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

NORTH BEND — North Bend High School students have earned honors for the third term of the 2017-2018 school year. Students on the honor roll list earned a ...



North Bend School District begins superintendent search  Coos Bay World

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



Corvallis Knights sign three OSU players  Albany Democrat Herald

Redshirt sophomore outfielder Elliot Willy and freshmen infielders Matthew Gretler and Jake Harvey of Oregon State will join the Corvallis Knights for the 2019 ...



North Bend High School students hold walkout in protest to ACLU settlement  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — At 10:26 a.m. on Wednesday, nearly 100 students walked out of North Bend High School.The walkout was done in protest to the North Bend ...



PREP ROUNDUP: Phoenix trio captures district titles  Mail Tribune

KLAMATH FALLS — Phoenix wrestling team seniors and No. 1 seeds Ezra DeLuca, Jacky Hawkins and Elijah Santana all captured championship titles in their ...



Former North Bend High School principal Bill Lucero has been reassigned  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — The principal who allegedly forced students to recite Bible verses has been reassigned to a new job within the North Bend School District.



Hoisington forensics second at Kinsley  Great Bend Tribune

HOISINGTON — The Hoisington High School forensics team placed second out of 10 schools at Kinsley recently. Great Bend placed first.



After discrimination allegations, North Bend moves high school principal to middle school  KCBY.com 11

NORTH BEND, Ore. - The high school principal removed from his post after accusations of discrimination at the school against LGBTQ students has been ...



North Bend and Marshfield swimmers perform well at meet  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — After the equivalent of three meets in 24 hours, the Marshfield and North Bend swim teams were exhausted but excited about the upcoming ...



Dancer Duane George to give classes Feb. 23-24  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — Looking to do a little dancing? Perhaps a little jazz or modern dance with some instruction? The North Bend High School Modern Dance ...



Later start times, busing problems cause headaches for South Bend high school sports  South Bend Tribune

SOUTH BEND — Word of a big decision by the South Bend Community School Corp. had barely started to spread when Washington High School athletic ...



Bend-La Pine Schools seeking bus drivers, maintenance workers at job fair  Bend Bulletin

The Bend-La Pine school district is hosting a job fair Friday, in which the district is looking to hire various classified (nonteacher or administrator) employees, ...



North Bend School District responds to reassignment of high school principal  KEZI TV

NORTH BEND, OR. -- The North Bend High School principal who admitted to making students read the bible will be reassigned to another role next school year.



Ross Rohde  Fremont Tribune

March 10, 1936 – Jan. 28, 2019. Ross Rohde, age 82, of Fremont died Jan. 28, 2019, at his home. Ross was born March 10, 1936, in Fremont to Bill and Kathryn ...



Teen arrested for ‘credible’ threat to shoot students at Bend High  Bend Bulletin

Bend Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy who was believed to be planning a shooting at Bend High School.Zachariah James Mello Johnson, who police say ...



Bend’s Gardner family shares a love of basketball  Bend Bulletin

Allison Gardner wanted to be a head coach.But when the opportunity came, she hesitated.Gardner had her two daughters, both basketball players, to consider.



Attorneys formally notify North Bend Schools that Lucero might file lawsuit  KVAL

NORTH BEND, Ore. - The former principal of North Bend High School removed from his post as part of an agreement between the school district and the ACLU ...



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

NORTH BEND — North Bend High School students have earned honors for the second term of the 2017-2018 school year.



North Bend plans Hall of Fame inducations  Coos Bay World

North Bend will honor two past standout athletes, a longtime coach and historian, a pioneer coach and teacher and the state champion girls basketball team ...



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 ...



Liz Hewitt has coached volleyball at Bend High for some 40 years  Bend Bulletin

Liz Hewitt retired in 2003 after 26 years as the head volleyball coach at Bend High.But since then, she has not spent much time away from Lava Bear volleyball.



South Bend high school students to start school later in the morning  WSBT-TV

South Bend high school students will now start school later in the morning.This news comes just 10 days before kids head back to class.This caught some ...



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 ...



North Bend Trade Building breaks ground  Coos Bay World

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



North Bend Schools face state scrutiny over alleged treatment of LGBTQ students  KVAL

NORTH BEND, Ore. - From the outside, this looks like any other day at North Bend High School.But for some people in the community, there's a rising tide of ...



North Bend Students preform new take on Dracula  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND -- Students of the North Bend High School Drama Club will be performing a live production of “Dracula the Bloody Truth,” opening this Friday, Oct.



Bend volleyball dominates Mountain View  Bend Bulletin

As Bend High prepared for its volleyball bout with Mountain View on Wednesday night, Drake's “Back To Back” blared over the speakers in the Lava Bears' gym.



New SE Bend high school design, new UGB discussed  KTVZ

For the first time in about 10 years, the Bend-La Pine School Board and the Bend City Council held a joint meeting Tuesday evening to discuss issues of mutual ...



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.



District’s new high school could be “Bend High School”  Bend Bulletin

The construction of a new high school campus in Bend could also bring dramatic changes to Bend High School. In May, voters approved a $268 million bond ...



New principals will lead at Mountain View and Summit high schools  Bend Bulletin

Bend's Summit and Mountain View high schools will have new principals at the helm this school year. Their plan: Spend the first year listening and learning.



ACLU now represents two students from North Bend School District  Coos Bay World

These changes would prevent any other students from beings forced to read the Bible as punishment, as seen in a discrimination case against the North Bend ...



Safety at Bend-La Pine Schools | Local News | Bend  The Source Weekly

After the recent school shooting in Florida and the threats at Bend Senior High, how safe are our schools?



Power Five commitment recap: Jan. 19-25  247Sports

National Signing Day is quickly approaching and some of the top prospects of the 2019 recruiting cycle are still announcing their respective decisions on where ...



In second season, Bend High Ultimate club team takes third at state  Bend Bulletin

If there is such a thing as a counterculture sport, it is Ultimate. It is a sport that embraces self-officiating as part of the “spirit of the game,” in which coed leagues ...



Student Voices | Local News | Bend  The Source Weekly

Local youth weigh in on gun violence, in schools and in the wider community.



New principal named at Bend’s Mountain View High School  Bend Bulletin

Michael Hicks, an assistant principal at Bend High School, will become Mountain View's principal in July. Hicks has been an assistant principal in Bend for the ...



North Bend School District sends 5K bill to Lucero over public records request  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — Before the North Bend School District fills the public records request from former principal Bill Lucero, the district is demanding a fee of almost ...



New principal ready to keep NBHS moving forward  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — “We have a motto of 'Best in the West,' so we are doing what we can to make sure we live up to that,” said the new.



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