BEND, OR -- Bend-La Pine School Board members unanimously approved the name of Bend's new middle school. Pacific Crest Middle School will open in the fall, near Summit High. Other names considered by the board: Bachelor Butte, Bridge Creek, Deschutes River, Discovery and Manzanita.
A new elementary school near Reed Market Road is also scheduled to open in the fall. The naming committee is still accepting submissions
for that school.