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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

Four Battle Ground schools recognized by state

Washington State Recognized Schools Logo
Four Battle Ground schools recognized by state Four schools in the Battle Ground Public Schools district have earned awards as State Recognized Schools for the 2017-18 school year, ranking them among the highest performing schools in the state in terms of growth and achievement. CAM Academy wasRead more

Battle Ground fourth graders find fun at district’s Career Exploration Fair

4th graders getting a science demonstration at the Career Fair
Battle Ground fourth graders find fun at district's Career Exploration Fair It was all fun and fabulousness on Monday as more than 800 fourth graders from Battle Ground Public Schools converged at the district's first Career Exploration Fair to learn about the kinds of activities that employeesRead more

Curriculum adoption process takes a village, plus months of planning and testing

Yacolt Primary students working on math problems
Curriculum adoption process takes a village, plus months of planning and testing The second graders in Kate Rhoades’ class at Yacolt Primary are working as a group to solve a series of math problems projected onto the whiteboard at the front of the classroom. Soon, they allRead more

Partnerships enable students to earn college credit

CASEE Students doing Environmental Science field work
Partnerships enable Battle Ground students to earn college credit Students no longer have to wait to get into college to earn college credit. In Battle Ground Public Schools, students can start earning the credits that will help them get a jump start on their college education asRead more

Apply now for BGPS Alternative Programs

CAM Academy Building
Apply now for Battle Ground Public Schools’ Alternative Programs Battle Ground Public Schools’ (BGPS) alternative learning experience programs are now accepting applications for enrollment for the 2019-20 school year. Parents and students are invited to attend upcoming information sessions and open houses to learn more about eachRead more

Battle Ground educators earn National Board Certification

2018 National Board Certificated teachers
Battle Ground educators earn National Board Certification Six educators from Battle Ground Public Schools earned certification in 2018 from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). This accomplishment marks the successful completion of a rigorous, one-to-three year program aimed at honing teaching techniques and styles thatRead more

Our technical innovation earns props from Google

7th graders at Daybreak Middle school using Chromebooks
Battle Ground schools' technical innovation earns props from Google Google is calling attention to how Battle Ground Public Schools' teachers (BGPS) use technology in the classroom. The school district has become the fourth in the Pacific Northwest region to earn the distinction: Google for Education Reference District.Read more

Learning STEM is an art form at Laurin Middle School

Diana Sterle teaching her STEM class
Learning STEM is an art form at Laurin Middle School Students at Laurin Middle School have discovered that the most intriguing thing about their STEM class is usually not the science, technology, engineering or math concepts that it takes to solve problems. It's the art. Take aRead more

Students broadcast events into your living room

BGHS Junior Benjamin Cahoon operates a camera at a football game
Broadcast partnership brings school events to your living room With rain falling steadily under the bright Friday night lights, the Battle Ground High School football team is closing out its season in front of a raucous Homecoming crowd. The football team is doing its part to keepRead more

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