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Three Battle Ground Schools recognized by state

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Three Battle Ground schools recognized by state Three schools in the Battle Ground Public Schools district have earned awards as State Recognized Schools for the 2018-19 school year, ranking them among the highest performing schools in the state in terms of growth and achievement. Amboy Middle SchoolRead more

Five Battle Ground educators earn National Board Certification

BGPS' 2019 National Board Certified Teachers
Five Battle Ground educators earn National Board Certification These highly accomplished educators have met rigorous standards Five educators from Battle Ground Public Schools earned certification in 2019 from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). This accomplishment marks the successful completion of a rigorous, one-to-three yearRead more

Apply now for BGPS’ Alternative Programs

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Apply now for Battle Ground Public Schools’ Alternative Programs Battle Ground Public Schools’ (BGPS) specialized and alternative learning experience programs are accepting enrollment applications for the 2020-21 school year. Parents and students are invited to attend upcoming information sessions and open houses to learn more about eachRead more

AFJROTC cadets awarded aviation scholarships

Brooke Kirby at controls of a flight simulator
Battle Ground High School AFJROTC cadets receive aviation scholarships Four Air Force Junior ROTC cadets from Battle Ground High School will be flying high this summer after receiving scholarships to earn private pilot licenses. Nathanial Davis, Jarrett Huntington, Brooke Kirby, and Wyatt Moody are among only 200Read more

Maple Grove tests the waters of scientific data collection

Maple Grove Students testing water samples
Maple Grove 3rd graders test the waters of scientific data collection Patricia Harmon’s third grade students at Maple Grove Primary School take their roles as scientists very seriously. Donning protective goggles, a group of students is seated around a picnic table testing water samples, carefully recording theRead more

The holiday season is packed full of musical performances

The holiday season is packed full of musical performances As we enter the holiday season, our bands have a full slate of performances on the calendar! From beginning bands' first concerts to high school jazz bands getting into the swing of big bands' greatest hits, there's somethingRead more

River HomeLink students take on bird strike challenge

RHL student field trip
River HomeLink students take on the challenge of bird strikes A group of 7th and 8th grade students at River HomeLink have been working since the beginning of the school year to help tackle a big question in the airline industry: how to keep the skies safeRead more

BGPS offers free weekly early learning program

Flyer for Let's Play and Learn Together
BGPS offers free weekly early learning program for children up to age 5 Suzie Wuitschick taught first and second grades at Pleasant Valley Primary for more than 25 years before retiring in 2015. Her experience as a teacher taught her countless things about early childhood development, withRead more

A record for the books: Largest adoption ever

Boxes full of new curriculum materials in the warehouse
A record for the books: Battle Ground Schools adopts most textbooks ever The summer months provide opportunities for employees of Battle Ground Public Schools to accomplish many things. Maintenance and custodial employees are able to take advantage of the empty buildings to complete projects that would beRead more

Battle Ground teacher named Elementary Art Educator of the Year

Barb Holterman
Battle Ground teacher named Elementary Art Educator of the Year Barb Holterman, an art teacher at Pleasant Valley Primary School, has been named the Washington Art Education Association’s (WAEA) 2019 Elementary Art Educator of the Year. The annual award seeks to recognize outstanding professionalism, service, promotion andRead more

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