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BEND, OR -- Bend La Pine Schools Board of Directors have decided the name of the new high school is Caldera, Several people in the community had urged the board to name the new high school in honor of Congressional Medal of Honor winner. In fact Maxwell was the most favored name with 181 votes in an online survey, beating Deschutes or Deschutes River which attracted 85 votes. Chris Boyd is the principal for the new Caldera High School. He says the committee decided that because of Maxwell’s links to Bend High it would be best for the Maxwell name to be honored at Bend High. Caldera will be the first new high school to open in Bend in two decades.


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