So you want to be a teacher? Schools try to grow their own
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Crook County High School senior Blake Lopez teaches a lesson on finding the value of inverse trigonometry functions to a pre-calculus class Wednesday. This year the high school is offering a class for those interested in becoming teachers.
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Students, volunteers pot ponderosas in Sunriver
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Fourth-graders work with parent volunteers and staff members from Three Rivers Elementary School in Sunriver to plant ponderosa seedlings Thursday. By the end of the morning, two fourth-grade classes had potted about 1,000 seedlings.
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Conference for training teachers asks: What do you want to learn?
Ryan Brennecke / Bulletin file photo Students work on their iPad during a class last year at Lava Ridge Elementary School in Bend. At a national 'unconference' for teachers in Redmond on Saturday, attendees vote on what they want to discuss -- such as classroom management,r how to integrate iPads into everyday lessons or any other topic that's suggested.
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Students will show language skills in their rendition of 'Aladdin'
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Redmond High School drama students rehearse a scene for their bilingual version of Disney?s ?Aladdin? at Redmond HIgh School on Thursday.
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Kids learn to cook in life skills class
Jarod Opperman / The Bulletin Whole Foods chef Tom Hays lets Clay Thomason, 9, smell the sesame peanut noodles he made. Whole Foods donated $400 to the Life Skills program at Bear Creek Elementary.
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Native language class continues; other curriculum gets an update
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin A diagram of the hands and words in the Ichishkíin language for students to reference during a native language education class Monday at Madras High School.
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A high-priority school like no other
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Martin Mojica, 17, from left, LeiOnah Scott, 17, Ruben Cordova, 16, and Rodger Jack, 16, from Madras High School build shed walls with Heart of Oregon Corps YouthBuild. Many of the teens have faced obstacles to success; Scott?s own family has told her she?ll never graduate high school.
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iPads in schools? Turns out they really help the teachers
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Second-graders use iPads to solve math problems at Miller Elementary School in Bend on Tuesday.
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COCC is raising tuition $2 per credit this summer
Jarod Opperman / The Bulletin The main lobby of Central Oregon Community College's new residence hall in Bend. The COCC board voted Wednesday to increase in-district tuition $2 per credit, starting this summer.
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Pilot Butte students see science of food in action
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Surrounded by his Pilot Butte Middle School classmates, Seth Kelly, third from left, points out lettuce as Volcano Veggies owner Jimmy Sbarra, second from right, talks to the students about growing organic vegetables indoors.