Emergency closure of five schools Wednesday, Sept. 11

September 08, 2013

Due to a series of threats against students and staff at Chief Umtuch Middle School in Battle Ground on Tuesday, that school along with Captain Strong Primary School, Summit View Middle School, CAM Academy and Battle Ground High School will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 11, as a precaution while authorities investigate. Click "read more."

This decision was made collaboratively by the Battle Ground School
District and the Battle Ground Police Department to ensure the safety
and security of staff and students.

The Battle Ground Police Department declined to elaborate on the
threats, saying the release of the information could jeopardize the

The school distirct and police departmetn will  continue to evaluate the situation and notify parentsand staff
with information on when school will resume. Updates also will be posted
on this website. 

When schools reopen there will be an increased police presence.