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Apply now for BGPS’ Alternative Programs

CAM Academy Building
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

Blood donation drives teach students altruism, job skills

Summit View High School's blood drive
Blood donation drives teach students altruism, job skills Each year, high schools in the Battle Ground Public Schools district host multiple blood donation drives in partnership with the American Red Cross. This week, the ASB club at Summit View High School welcomed a Red Cross Bloodmobile toRead more

BGHS sophomore publishes children’s chapter book

BGHS sophomore publishes children's chapter book What started as a short story writing assignment in middle school has led to Battle Ground High School sophomore Michlin Swanson earning the distinction of "published author." Michlin (pronounced Mike-Lynn), now a tenth grader at BGHS, achieved the impressive feat whenRead 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

Prairie High Crimson Crew continues kindness campaign

The Crimson Crew greets students as they arrive at Prairie High School
Prairie High School’s Crimson Crew continues campaign of kindness A new student group at Prairie High School is helping to transform the school’s culture, one act of kindness at a time. The PHS “Crimson Crew” is a student-led school spirit group that organizes a wide variety ofRead more

Student education is key to bullying prevention

Melanie Walter leads Captain Strong Primary third graders in a bullying prevention lesson
Student education is key to Battle Ground's bullying prevention efforts When Captain Strong Primary School health and fitness teacher Melanie Walter asked her class how to be assertive and stand up to bullying behavior, third grader Joseph knew exactly what he’d do. “Stand up straight, make goodRead more

CASEE students contribute to ongoing Mount St. Helens research study

CASEE students standing on a downed tree at Mount St. Helens
CASEE students contribute to ongoing Mount St. Helens research study It’s been nearly four decades since Mount St. Helens violently erupted on May 18, 1980, sending a massive plume of ash 80,000 feet into the atmosphere. The ensuing landslide transformed the landscape, reducing hundreds of square milesRead 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

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