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Principal's Corner

Welcome to North Bend High School

Principal posing with bulldog mascot statueDear Students and Parents/Guardians:

I hope this letter finds you all in good health and high spirits as we gear up for the beginning of another promising academic year at North Bend High School. I am delighted to welcome both returning students and those joining our school community for the first time.

As the Principal, it is my privilege to lead a team of dedicated educators who are committed to providing a nurturing and enriching learning environment. Our school's mission is to foster academic excellence, personal growth, and a strong sense of community among our students.

I want to take this opportunity to share some exciting updates and initiatives we have planned for the upcoming school year:

  • Academic Excellence: We remain committed to offering a challenging and comprehensive curriculum that prepares students for success in higher education and beyond. Our teachers are continuously improving their instructional practices to meet the diverse needs of our students.
  • Student Support: At North Bend, we believe in the potential of every student. We have various support systems in place, including tutoring programs, counseling services, and mentorship opportunities, to ensure that all students receive the assistance they need to thrive.
  • Extracurricular Activities: We encourage students to explore their passions and interests beyond the classroom. Our diverse range of extracurricular activities and clubs offers opportunities for personal development, leadership, and community engagement.
  • Technology Integration: We understand the importance of technology in education. Our school continues to enhance technology integration in classrooms to enrich the learning experience and foster digital literacy skills.
  • Parent-Teacher Collaboration: We value the partnership between parents and teachers. Open communication and collaboration are essential to a student's success. Throughout the year, we will organize parent-teacher conferences, workshops, and events to keep you involved and informed.
  • Safety and Well-being: The safety and well-being of our students are of utmost importance. We have implemented comprehensive safety measures and protocols to ensure a secure learning environment for everyone.

I encourage students to approach this new school year with curiosity, determination, and a growth mindset. Embrace challenges as opportunities to learn and grow, and remember that seeking help when needed is a sign of strength.

To our parents and guardians, I extend my appreciation for your continued support and involvement in your child's education. Your partnership is invaluable, and together, we can create an environment where students can thrive academically and emotionally.

As we embark on this journey together, let us remember that we are a community of learners. Our collective efforts will make this school year a memorable and transformative experience for everyone involved.

Please feel free to reach out to our school administration or teachers if you have any questions or concerns. We are here to assist and guide you throughout the year. I eagerly look forward to witnessing the growth and achievements of our students in the coming academic year. Let us embrace this opportunity with enthusiasm and dedication.

Wishing you all a successful and fulfilling school year at North Bend High!


Chris Pendleton