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LPHS Is Ready For New School Year By Danielle Patrick Contributing Writer La Pine High School is ready for the 2016/2017 school year! Many of the staff and students have been busy this summer planning, training and working towards making the school year awesome. LPHS has a brand new Student Senate that is planning a lot of new activities to get more student involvement. Becky DeForest and Danielle Patrick, Activities Directors, attended a two day OASC photo by Danielle Patrick Leadership conference at LPHS Boys’ Soccer Team began practicing on Western Oregon University August 15. Games begin early September. in July and followed up with a 4 hour team building/ training day for the Student Senate members. “Our Senate members have all expressed that they want LPHS to be a positive place with lots of school spirit and student involvement,” said Becky DeForest. “We are really excited for this school year!” Entering it’s second year at the High School is the AVID program Advancement Via Individual Determination. Several teaching staff attended a training over the summer to learn more about the program and are ready to develop the program further. AVID starts in the middle school and the goals are to: •
Teach skills and behaviors for academic success
Provide intensive support with tutorials and strong student/teacher relationships
Create a positive peer group for students
Develop a sense of hope for personal achievement gained through hard work and determination
The Girls Volleyball team attended a Volleyball camp in Seaside in August. According to one team member, “they really pushed us out of our comfort zone and we learned a lot.” We have several new staff members as well as a new head football coach, Bo DeForest and a new head Boys Basketball coach Jason Mumm and Sam Ramierez head Girls Basketball coach. Fall sporting events start right away with a home Girls Soccer and Girls Volleyball game on September 8th and a home Varsity Football game on September 9th.
La Pine High School OHSET Fundraiser First Weekend Sept.
The La Pine High School Equestrian Team will be at La Pine Building Supply Friday Sept 2nd and Saturday Sept 3rd selling hotdogs from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This is a team fundraiser so come on by and have some lunch and support the team! The freshmen trio from last year, Randi, Addie & Ashlyn, hope to welcome some new members this year! Also if you have Photo by Kathy Russell pop cans and/or water bottles you’d like to donate to the team, please give us a 2016 LPHS OHSET Team, Ashlyn call and we’d appreciate the donation. Johnson, Addie Meeks and Randi Advisors are Christina Bates 541-4191055 and Kathy Russell, 541-419-8925. Allen. Thank you for your support!!
Celebrating Our 21st Year
Introducing our New Teachers: NCE A CADEMY
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South County Schools Update Important Dates: September 1 – LPHS Ice Cream Social/Open House 4pm – 6pm September 1 – Rosland Elementary 4:30 pm – 6pm September 5 – Labor Day – No School September 6 – Teacher work day – No school September 7 – First day for all 1st – 9th grade students and some Kindergarten students September 8 – First day for 10th – 12th and ﬁrst day for rest of Kindergarten students September 9 – First day with all Kindergarten students September 13 – LPE Open House 5pm – 6pm September 14 – First School Improvement Wednesday (earlier release) September 15 – Three Rivers Open House and BBQ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm September 22 – Open House at La Pine Middle School 5pm – 7pm School start dates are listed above. All school supply lists are on our individual school websites. Each school’s website can be accessed from bend.k12.or.us, under schools. Please take a look and feel free to contact the school with any questions. School Calendars will be mailed home from the district oﬃce. If you need to register a new student, please contact the school for oﬃce hours and necessary documentation. Contact information: La Pine Elementary 541-355-8000 La Pine Middle School 541-355-8200 La Pine High School 541-355-8400 Rosland Elementary 541-355-8100 Three Rivers School 541-355-3000 Three Rivers School Open House and barbeque will be September 15 from 5:30 pm – 6 pm Rosland Elementary Open House for Rosland Families will be September 1st from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Please stop by and meet your teacher and ﬁnd out about Rosland’s fun activities for the year. La Pine Elementary Open House will be September 13 from 5pm to 6pm La Pine Middle School La Pine Middle School has had some upgrades to their building this summer like heated sidewalks and new bleachers. Come see their building upgrades during open house on September 22nd from 5 pm – 7pm. La Pine High School Athletes are all working hard to get ready for fall sports. You can ﬁnd all the schedules by going to the website, (https://www.bend.k12.or.us/lapinehigh) clicking on student Life, then Athletics and then Team and Sport Information about the middle of the page. All information is listed on http://www.osaa. org/schools/47. Please call the school athletic oﬃce if you need additional information.