Hunting and dancing don?t distract teen from schoolwork
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Brooke Murphy, 14, holds one of the rabbits she has raised and competes with in 4H. Brooke, an eighth-grader at Pilot Butte Middle School, also hunts and participates in competitive Irish dancing.
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Girls gather for summit in La Pine
Joe Kline / The Bulletin From left, Academy at Sisters students Kelsey Seibo, 16, Savannah Jackson, 16, and Kendall Burr, 18, participate in an activity at the 8th annual South County Girl?s Summit on Monday at La Pine High School. The activity, led by Woody Davis, an educator with the Oregon State University Extension Service, involved the girls closing their eyes and folding and tearing a paper based on instructions they heard. The activity, according to Davis, demonstrates differences in hearing and processing, as well as individual differences and uniqueness.
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Kids don?t have to run away to get a taste of the circus
Participants in a Circus Skills class work with hula hoops at High Lakes Elementary after school last week. The class is part of Bend Park & Recreation District?s early-release Wednesdays program. Rob Kerr The Bulletin
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Clips & a cause
Rob Kerr / The Bulletin Bond Street Barber Shop owner Jim Wilson, left, barber Travis Peasley, right, and Mason Procknow. A fundraiser for Mason will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the shop, located at 841 N.W. Bond St. #2, on April 13. The fundraiser will help the boy get additional hearing technology that will help him continue participating in sports.
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Summit High freshman brings writing to life at Nature of Words
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Reese Ringo, center, a freshman at Summit High School, gives a presentation for fourth- and fifth-graders at the Nature of Words storefront in downtown Bend Wednesday afternoon. Reese is holding the three-week class as part of his Eagle Scout project.
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Juniper teacher leads staff?and students in technology
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Juniper Elementary School teacher Jaime Speed watches as one of her fifth-grade students takes a picture of a QR-code with an iPad. The code could reveal clues the class is collecting in order to solve a mystery. It?s just one of the ways the new technology is being used in Bend-La Pine Schools.
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Pop-and-lock after school
Photos by Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Bear Creek Elementary School students dance together during a Bend Park & Recreation District weekly enrichment program at the school in Bend last month.
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Middle school land deal gets OK
Rob Kerr / The Bulletin file photo Deschutes County commissioners on Wednesday gave approval for the city of Bend to annex 33 acres between Miller Elementary School, middle left, and Summit High School, middle right, into its urban growth boundary for the construction of a new middle school.
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Sisters High School junior possesses a mind for medicine
Rob Kerr / The Bulletin Sisters High School junior Maddi Boettner, doing her homework Tuesday evening, recently attended a conference in Washington, D.C., for students interested in medicine. She has job shadowed doctors and is interested in neurology.