"All Children Can Learn And We Make The Difference"

Welcome to Bend Elementary School!  

Welcome to Bend Elementary School – where all students receive a well-rounded education and learn 21st-Century skills to prepare them for a successful future!

Strong literacy and math skills are needed for success in college, career, and life. In addition, students must be afforded opportunities to engage in the sciences, technology, social sciences and visual and performing arts. Research shows that students engage more deeply in learning when they are exposed to a variety of topics and can connect with learning in various ways that can extend beyond the classroom walls. We provide such well-rounded learning experiences for our students whereby they receive art, music, and physical education. Additionally, our 5th through 8th grade students participate in electives twice per week.  

At Bend, we pride ourselves in knowing all of our students are developing their learner behaviors,  preparing each and every one of them for successful high school years and beyond.

Our goal is to teach students to become adults that inform themselves, understand the issues of the day, and volunteer in their communities, prepare our nation to solve difficult, challenging issues and make it an equitable place to live for future generations.



Ms. Andranigian (TK-K)

Ms. Andranigian is our Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten teacher. She comes to us with plenty of Kindergarten experience and we are so excited to have her as a part of the Bend Broncos team. 

Mrs. Borgardt (1-2)

Mrs. Borgardt taught Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten last year at Bend. She is now going to be teaching First and Second grades! She is an Evergreen Union School District graduate, and we couldn’t be more proud to have her as a part of our Bend family!

Mrs. Van Dyke (3-4)

Mrs. VanDyke has been teaching Third and Fourth Grades at Bend for three years. She was first at Evergreen Elementary before joining our Bend team. Mrs. VanDyke also coaches the volleyball team, and we are grateful to have her with us!

Mrs. Veatch (5-6)

Mrs. Veatch has been a part of the Evergreen Union School District for 22 years. She joined the Bend team in 2015 as Lead Teacher – teaching Fifth and Sixth Grade. This year she is also Principal of Bend Elementary and continues teaching. Bend is so lucky to have her as a leader!

Ms. Narf

Mrs. Soares

Mrs. Soares has been teaching art to all Bend students since January 2017. She also taught language arts, social studies and art at Evergreen Middle School for twenty-seven years. Mrs. Soares challenges Bend students to thrive artistically and is excited about their progress!

 Mrs. Lervold

Sports Programs

Soccer Season: Fall

Basketball Season: Winter

2017-18 Schedule 

Volleyball Games:

Thursday, September 7th A Team Only: @ Kirkwood, 3:45pm
(2049 Kirkwood Rd, Corning, CA 96021)
Tuesday, September 12th A Team Only: @ Bend vs. Sacred Heart, 3:45pm
Thursday, September 14th B & A Teams: @ Bend vs. Woodsen, 3:15pm & 3:45pm:
Monday, September 18th B & A Teams: @ Lassen View, 3:45pm & 4:15pm
(10818 CA-99, Los Molinos, CA 96055)
Tuesday, September 26th B & A Teams: @ Bend vs. Reeds Creek, 3:45pm & 4:15pm
Thursday, September 28th B & A Teams: @ Bend vs. Los Molinos, 4:00pm and 4:30pm
Monday, October 2nd B & A Teams: @ Bend vs. Richfield, 4:00pm & 4:30pm
Tuesday, October 3rd A Team Only: @ Sacred Heart, 3:45pm
(2255 Monroe Ave, Red Bluff, CA 96080)
Thursday, October 5th B & A Teams: @ Woodsen, 3:30pm & 4:00pm
(150 Toomes Ave, Corning, CA 96021)
Monday, October 9th B & A Teams: @ Richfield, 4:00pm & 4:30pm
(23875 River Rd, Corning, CA 96021)
Thursday, October 12th B & A Teams: @ Reeds Creek, 3:45pm & 4:15pm
(18335 Johnson Rd, Red Bluff, CA 96080)

Softball Season: Spring

Winter Break is from February 19th-23rd. We hope you all have a restful and fun time off! See you back at school Monday, February 26th! ... See MoreSee Less

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Fifth and sixth graders are spending this week immersed in a science simulation where they are determining “What happened to Petersen’s pond?” ... See MoreSee Less

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Bend School is now pre-registering Kindergarten students for the 2018/2019 school year!

Contact the Office at 527-4648!
Registration Day: Friday, April 13th
  • Students must be 5 years old on or before September 1st, 2018.
  • Morning and After School Care available!
  • Students that turn 5 between September 2nd and December 2nd, 2018 may register as Transitional Kindergarteners.

Upcoming Events:  

  • Monday, February 19th-Friday February 23rd- No School, Winter Break
  • Monday, February 26th-Friday, March 2nd- 5th & 6th Grades at Whiskeytown Environmental Camp
  • Wednesday, March 5th- Parent Club Meeting
  • Friday, March 16th- 7th & 8th Grade Dance @ Bend, 6:00pm
  • Monday, April 2nd-Friday, April 6th- No School, Spring Break

Bend Elementary School Events Calendar

February Lunch Menu *Pay your Lunch Bill Online!*

February Parent Newsletter 

Evergreen Union School District 2017/18 Board Meetings:  (Tuesdays, 5:00pm in the Evergreen Middle School Library)

  • February 13th
  • March 13th
  • April 10th
  • May 8th
  • June 12th

Start and Dismissal Times:

Daily Schedule

  • Grades TK-3rd – 8:15am-1:55pm
  • Grades 4th-8th – 8:15am-2:45pm

Early Release (Fridays)

  • Grades TK-3rd – 8:15am-1:10pm
  • Grades 4th-8th – 8:15am-2:00pm

Minimum Day Schedule

  • Grades TK-3rd – 8:15am-12:30pm
  • Grades 4th-8th – 8:15am-1:25pm

District School Calendar:

Bend School Site Council:                                                  Single Plan for Student Achievement 2016-17 

Free and Reduced Lunch Application:

State and Federal Reporting Documents:

Student Accident Insurance Information:

School News

Immunization Requirements

Under a new law known as SB 277, beginning January 1, 2016, exemptions based on personal beliefs will no longer be an option for the vaccines that are currently required for entry into child care or school in California. Most families will not be affected by the new law because their children have received all required vaccinations. Personal beliefs exemptions on file for a child already attending child care or school will remain valid until the child reaches the next immunization checkpoint at kindergarten (including transitional kindergarten) or 7th grade.

You can help the library when you clip Box Tops, shop online, or even take a vacation!  Who knew?  Take a few minutes to check out the Box Tops for Education Marketplace, where your regular purchases can help support the library at no additional cost to you.

Labels for Education a fun and easy program where families and members of the community work together to “Earn Free Stuff” for their school!

By collecting UPCs and beverage/sauce caps from our many participating products and supplementing your earnings with our bonus offers, your school earns points that can be redeemed for Arts, Athletics, andAcademics merchandise.  Explore our online catalog to see what your school can earn! 

Bend Elementary School

22270 Bend Ferry Rd ∗ Red Bluff, CA 96080
Phone (530) 527-4648 ∗ Fax (530) 527-4670

Mailing Address:
19500 Learning Way ∗ Cottonwood, CA 96022