Bethel School District Eugene OR


Bingo Night: Thursday, March 8th

If you’re looking for an evening of family fun, then you’ll want to join us on Thursday, March 8th from 6:30pm-8:00pm for our annual BINGO NIGHT! This event is a fundraiser for our 8th grade students’ end-of-year trip and celebration. It is a favorite among Prairie Mountain staff, students, and families each year! All Prairie Mountain families are invited and welcome to attend. There will be some wonderful prizes, as well as snacks available for purchase.

New This Year: You can buy “Bingo Bucks” to be used for Bingo games or snacks. You can pay by credit/debit card or with cash. Sorry, we cannot offer a refund on any unused portion of purchased Bingo Bucks.
Hope to see you there!

Busy Days Ahead


Dear Prairie Mountain Families,

We’re excited that March is here and Spring is just around the corner.  The week ahead brings lots of learning and fun to Prairie Mountain.  Read below for a few upcoming events:

PTO Meeting:   All are welcome to attend our PTO’s next meeting on Tuesday, March 6 from 2:30-3:30 in our Elementary Library.  Come find out about school happenings and how you can be involved in school programs.  Childcare is available.

PTO’s Monster Dough Cookie Fundraiser:  The fundraiser will kick off this Tuesday, March 6th as order forms go home to families. All cookie dough orders & payment will be due back to school on Tuesday, March 20th, and delivery/Pick-up of Cookie Dough will be on Thursday, April 5th.  Anyone interested in helping with the fundraiser please email the PTO at

8th Grade Forecasting:   Counselors from Willamette High School will visit Prairie Mountain classes this Thursday, March 8 to assist students with completing the forecasting process as the select classes for their freshman year at WHS.  Thank you for talking at home about course selection and high school success so they can complete the forecasting process on Thursday.

K-8 Bingo Night:   Plan to join us on Thursday, March 8 from 6:30-8:00 for our annual BINGO NIGHT for all K-8 families. The evening serves as a fundraiser for our 8th grade students’ end-of-year trip and celebration and is a favorite each year!

K-5 PRIDE Assembly:   We’re looking forward to recognizing elementary students for demonstrating our school’s life skills of Problem-solving, Responsibility, Integrity, Determination, and Empathy this Friday, March 9th and kicking off March’s Kindness Challenge.

The week ahead holds excursions in 2nd grade and 7th grade as well as a visit from Oregon’s Kid Governor speaking on his anti-bullying platform for our 4th and 5th grade students.  We so enjoy working with your children every day!  It’s a true privilege to involve them in great learning opportunities and see them grow.




No School Day

Friday, March 2nd will be a “no school day”  for all Prairie Mountain students. Teachers across the district will be working collaboratively on curriculum development. Enjoy your long weekend!

Orientation for 8th graders / Orientacion a la Escuela Secundaria Willamette Esta Noche

Orientation for 8th graders at Willamette High School This Evening

On February 27th there will be an evening orientation for all incoming students and their families (details attached). The first session will start in Powers Auditorium at 5:30pm and the second session will start at 7:00pm. Both orientation sessions will be the same. Please attend the session that best fits your schedule.


WHS staff look forward to meeting with you and introducing you to Willamette High School. If you should have any questions about orientation or any other aspect of freshman life at WHS, please give us a call. Starting high school is an exciting benchmark in young people’s lives and we are excited to embark upon this journey with you!


Orientacion a la Escuela Secundaria Willamette Esta Noche

El 27 de febrero habrá una orientación vespertina para todos los estudiantes entrantes y sus familias.  La primera sesión comenzará en el Auditorio Powers a las 5:30 y la segunda sesión comenzará a las 7:00 p.m.  Ambas sesiones de orientación serán las mismas.  Asista a la sesión que mejor se ajuste a su horario.


El personal de Willamette espera reunirse con usted y presentarle Willamette High School.  Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre la orientación o cualquier otro aspecto de la vida de primer año en WHS, llámenos.  Comenzar la escuela preparatoria es un punto de referencia emocionante en la vida de los jóvenes y estamos ansiosos por embarcarnos en este viaje contigo.

All Bethel Schools On Regular Schedule Friday

All Bethel schools are open and operating on their normal schedules today, Friday, February 23rd.

Some neighborhood streets and sidewalks may be slick, and caution is urged on the morning commute. As always, parents are encouraged to use their best judgement about their child’s school attendance.

Todas las escuelas de Bethel están abiertas y funcionando en sus horarios normales hoy, viernes, 23 de febrero.

Algunas calles y aceras de los vecindarios pueden estar resbaladizas, y se recomienda precaución en el viaje diario a la mañana. Como siempre, se alienta a los padres a utilizar su mejor juicio sobre la asistencia escolar de sus hijos.