Andy Tullis / The Bulletin file photo Bend-La Pine Schools Superintendent Ron Wilkinson has announced he will retire.
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Getting jump-start on school
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Kindergarten teacher Jennifer Purswell, left, reads a story to her students at Ochoco Elementary School in Prineville Tuesday.
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COCC dorms coming up
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Honoring its AMAZING ALUMNI
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Former Bend High School football coach Craig Walker, right, and his former player current NFL football player, Ryan Longwell, left, share a laugh during a moment to talk in the library after an assembly honoring Bend High School alumni.
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School gets into the spirit
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin St. Francis School social studies teacher Terri Logan gives students some ideas about what they can write in their letters to the local National Guard soldiers recently deployed in Afghanistan. Students wrote letters Tuesday to the bravo company of the Bend-based Oregon Army National Guard 1-82 Cavalry Squadron.
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OSU-Cascades appeal still alive
Leilani Rapaport/The Bulletin OSU-Cascades has plans to build a four-year campus on 10 acres near the Southwest Chandler Avenue and Century Drive roundabout. On Wednesday, the Bend City Council made formal its rejection of an appeal of the project but the opponents could appeal to the state.
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Enriching their lives
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Wyatt Hagerty, 7, laughs while looking at animal skulls during an outing for vision-impaired kids last week at Skyliners Lodge west of Bend.
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Space at a premium, 2 schools on hiatus from SMART program
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Kindergarden teacher Amy Jones teaches her students how to dance ?The Hokey Pokey? during class Wednesday in the commons area at Jewell Elementary School in Bend. The class is in the commons area because of overcrowding.
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A place for life skills
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Pilot Butte Middle School Lifeskills teacher Jean Hillmer discusses fractions with students in a class on Tuesday in Bend. This is the first year the school has had a life skills program. It currently has 11 students, and Hillmer expects the program to expand in future years.