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BGPS prioritizes technology education with $300,000 grant

BGHS students check out their Chromebooks in the library
BGPS prioritizes technology education with $300,000 grant Battle Ground Public Schools is about to make a major upgrade to technology education across the district, thanks in part to a $300,000 grant from the Federal Communication Commission's E-rate program. Students in all schools will benefit as the TechnologyRead more

Battle Ground, Prairie high schools’ drama programs win state awards

Maddie Breaux and Mallorie Mendoza
Battle Ground, Prairie high schools’ drama programs win state awards Congratulations to the Battle Ground and Prairie high school drama programs, which were among the 17 schools to receive awards at the annual 5th Avenue Theatre Awards in Seattle! The event honors excellence in high school musicalsRead more

Four Battle Ground schools recognized by state

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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

Chief student wins at state History Day, nationals next

Ellie Durgarian and Beth Doughty
Chief student wins at state History Day, heads to nationals After taking first place in the state History Day competition at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Wash., Chief Umtuch Middle School eighth grader Ellie Durgarian is headed to the national finals. Only the top two finishers inRead more

BG teacher and counselor complete Boston Marathon

Sandee Myers and Krista Roadifer with their marathon medals
Battle Ground teacher and counselor complete Boston Marathon Every day in Battle Ground Public Schools, our teachers and counselors amaze and inspire. Sometimes it’s simply their ability to connect with kids, or to teach complicated subjects in ways that make it easier for students to comprehend andRead more

Summit View High School provides flexibility for diverse student needs

Exterior of Summit View High School
Summit View High School provides flexibility for diverse student needs Kayla VanSchoiack, a junior in high school, is a prime example of how self-motivation and responsibility lead to success. She has completed enough coursework that she’s on track to graduate high school an entire year early. SheRead more

River HomeLink student finds voice in Olympia

Jenny Drygas-Miller with Rep. Paul Harris
River HomeLink student finds voice in Olympia With the Washington State Legislature’s session quickly drawing to a close, all eyes are on Olympia as our elected leaders attempt to finalize the state’s budget. In addition to hammering out the fiscal details that have the potential to haveRead 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

Kindness rocks at Yacolt Primary

Kindness Rocks at Yacolt Primary School
Kindness rocks at Yacolt Primary A river of kindness flows through Yacolt Primary School, and it totally rocks! Quite literally, in fact. Step into the school’s newly revitalized courtyard, and you’ll immediately see a river of brightly painted rocks emblazoned with messages of kindness and positivity. EveryRead more

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