Prairie Mountain School
The tradition continues at Prairie Mountain School. A mother duck and her newly hatched ducklings are escorted from the school’s interior courtyard, through the hallways, and to a nearby wetland.
Kindergartners get a front row seat to this annual school event.
Final school-level battles are taking place as Bethel students square off in the Oregon Battle of the Books.
OBOB – the quick-recall competition featuring teams of four – quizzes students on questions pulled from 16 designated books.
Each school sends its top team to the state regional competition, and those school battles are wrapping up now.
Bethel will host the middle level regional tournament for the 6th consecutive year. 33 middle school teams from throughout Lane County will gather at Willamette High School on March 11th.
North Eugene High School hosts the elementary tournament. The top three elementary teams and top two middle school teams at regionals advance to the state finals in Salem in April.
350 Bethel middle and high school musicians gathered at Shasta Middle School for the annual Bethel Band Festival.
It’s always a chance for students to hear how their Bethel peers are progressing, make new friends, and listen to how they could be playing at the high school level.
In addition, students are taught by guest conductor Scott McKee, the Managing Director of the Western International Band Clinic.
The festival allows each school band to play individually before all 350 students play in a powerful combined band performance.
Bethel School District provides music instruction at every level, from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
Cheers and tears greeted Bethel Education Foundation representatives as they handed out more than $36,000 in grants to dozens of Bethel educators.
The BEF will be funding a variety of exciting and innovative projects to benefit Bethel students at all grade levels, everything from technology to trips and rockets to robots.
The educators didn’t know that the BEF was coming, but they heard the small group of 6th grade Shasta band students marching down the hall leading the grant parade into their classrooms.
The BEF has been raising funds to support teachers’ special projects for seven years.
If you would like to contribute in order to help the Foundation continue to provide this support, click here.