Middle School Students Seek to Make a Difference with Inclusive Campaign

Many of us remember struggling at a young age to be ourselves and feel understood. That’s why Skyview Middle School in Bend helps students connect to one another with a schoolwide campaign illustrating why they matter.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan spoke with students and staff about why they believe the campaign is important to everyone involved.

Battle of Two Undefeated Teams in La Pine Tonight

The La Pine High School Hawks head into their homecoming game with a perfect 5-0 record as they host the perennial powerhouse of the Mountain Valley Conference, Coquille, in a battle of two undefeated teams on Friday night.

Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom spent time on the practice field with the Hawks this week as they try to break their three-year losing streak against the Red Devils.

***SATURDAY UPDATE – La Pine beat Coquille 8-6 on Friday night to remain undefeated at 6-0 on the season.***

Construction Crews Put Up Temporary Gym at Highland Elementary

Construction is underway on a temporary gym at the Highland Magnet School at Kenwood seven months after snow caused the roof of the historic gym to collapse.

Central Oregon Daily’s Austin Reed reports on the progress of the construction crews who are trying to get the outside work on the gym done before students return in less than two weeks.

Oregon Senate Votes on $8.2 Billion Budget

It’s already the biggest school budget in Oregon’s history, but a proposed $8.2 billion state education fund has administrators across the state saying they need more.

Central Oregon Daily’s Mackenzie Wilson breaks down the proposal and talks to Redmond School District Superintendent Mike McIntosh about the impact that budget could have on schools across Central Oregon.

The Amazing Hannah Bishop will Represent Oregon at the National Miss Amazing Pageant

Sky View Middle School eighth grader Hannah Bishop was recently crowned the Oregon Miss Amazing, which means she will represent our state at the National Miss Amazing in Chicago in August. Miss Amazing is a national non-profit dedicated to providing opportunities for girls and women with disabilities to reach their fullest potential.  If you’d like to help Hannah with her trip to Chicago, click HERE.

Ballots Mailed for May Election

Local organizations and their board members are often responsible for some of the most important issues in our community. With local elections just around the corner residents are encouraged to get involved to be the change they want to see in Deschutes County.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan has the latest on how you can get involved in the election.