ABOVE: Oregon National Guard Youth Challenge graduates laugh while listening to one of the speakers during their commencement ceremony Wednesday at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. RIGHT: Graduates march into the Expo Center at the beginning of the ceremony. Joe Kline / The Bulletin
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Nice views, no spiders Students have rave reviews ?of new Warm Springs campus
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Kindergartners swing during recess Tuesday morning at Warm Springs K-8 Academy. The new school opened this fall replacing the aging K-5 Warm Spring Elementary School. It also draws students who live on the reservation but attended Jefferson County Middle School.
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Students prepping for Uganda trip
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Sisters High School seniors Julianna Pade, left, and Summer Roberson, both 17, iron fabric to be made into bags for menstrual kits on Tuesday at Sisters High School. The girls are part of a group of 16 people who will travel to a school in Masaka, Uganda over their spring break.
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Building a breezy future
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Elizabeth Blanchard, center, 12, holds their prototype wind turbine, while teammate, Abigail Chaney, 12, keeps tabs on the wind readings during the KidWind Challenge Saturday at the Crook County Middle School in Prineville.
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Students come up with idea of ?Change for a Change?
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Hannah Palubeski, from left, Maya Gritzner and Scout Gesuale have organized a holiday charity drive for Heifer International at Rimrock Expeditionary Learning Middle School (RELMS) to help purchase a livestock animal for a family in another country.
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City wants residents? Evergreen memories
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin At an open house Wednesday, the city of Redmond is inviting residents to share photos, memorabilia, or simply memories from former the Evergreen Elementary/Redmond Union High School. Next month renovation begins that will transform the 92-year-old school into a city halland civic center.
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Phase 2 ?funds not in budget proposal
Leilani Rapaport/The Bulletin Tthe governor's budget proposal does not have long-tem funding for the campus expansion OSU-Cascades plans for Bend's west side. But it is possible the Legislature would put money for the expansion in its version of the budget. The university plans initially to develop this property near the Southwest Chandler Avenue and Century Drive roundabout.
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$18.6 billion plan puts emphasis on education
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Bend-La Pine Board says no to ?just another tree school?
File photo / The Bulletin Bend-La Pine School District administartion building
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Student encourages others to make a difference
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Milo Cress, 13, started the Be Straw Free campaign in 2011 to encourage people to cut down on using plastic straws.