Bond projects get a passing grade with room for improvement
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Preschoolers learn the secret life of birds
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Mary Yanalcanlin, left, holds her granddaughter, Naomi Stanaway, 2, as Desiree Morris lifts her son, Landon Morris, 2, so he can look into a hole in a tree being used as a nest by birds. Every Monday morning, the East Cascades Audubon Society hosts an hour-long walk in Drake Park for preschool-aged kids and their parents.
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School board opposes tax hike
Bend-La Pine Schools administration building
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Summer classes launch kids into new fields
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Lylian Lowry, 8, of Bend, center, and her half-brother Bobby Fagliano, 12, of Aloha, right, enjoy building rockets together along with other youngsters in a rocket class at Sunriver Nature Center & Oregon Observatory Friday morning.
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Empowering kids, with bikes
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Empowering Youth Bicycle Program founder Richard Grotsky works on indexing the rear derailleur of a bike outside of the BrightSide Animal Center thrift store in Redmond on Tuesday.
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Inspirational speakers show boys a better path
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Bend Firefighter Alex McClaran talks to a group of boys at J Bar J Boys Ranch during a speech last week where he talked about his troubled past and how cycling helped him move beyond it. ?I haven?t forgot who I was when I was 17,? he said. ?You own it, you draw a line and you move on. Thank goodness I had bikes and I didn?t know it at the time, but this little platform that you sit on helped me move on.?
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Tests show safe water at district schools
Jarod Opperman / The Bulletin file photo Max Arellano fills his water bottle early this year at Bend High School. Testing of drinking water throughout Bend-La Pine Schools this month turned up no unsafe levels of lead.
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Report: 7 new schools needed
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Silver Rail Elementary School in southeast Bend is one of two schools that opened in the Bend-La Pine District last fall. The district is looking at its future needs for schools and would have to open seven news schools over the next 20 years to keep up with enrollment, according to a district committee.
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Girls get firsthand look at natural resources careers
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Madison Hill, 17, spreads seeds in a sandy area as fellow participants of the Young Women?s Natural Resources Career Camp use branches to cover them up while participating in a restoration project of Soda Creek on Tuesday. The camp aims to expose high school age girls from across Central Oregon to career options in the natural resources field.
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Fifth-graders say goodbye and look ahead as school lets out
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Fifth graders, Cesar Medellin, center, and Gracie Gardner, right, both 11-year-old fifth graders, enjoy their end of school celebration in the gym at Elk Meadow Elementary School.