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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 was Read 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 in Read 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. She Read 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 all Read 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 as 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 a Read 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 keep Read more

Pleasant Valley Primary students help butterflies

Pleasant Valley 3rd graders doing field research
Pleasant Valley Primary 3rd graders help endangered butterflies Armed with little more than pencils, clipboards, and their own ingenuity, the third graders in teacher Talea Jones’ class at Pleasant Valley Primary School are working to solve quite the complex problem: how can they, acting as ecologists and Read more

BGHS Drama presents ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

Anne Frank poster
Battle Ground High School Drama presents ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ Battle Ground High School Drama presents “The Diary of Anne Frank” beginning Nov. 8. An impassioned drama about the lives of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic, this important and thought-provoking Read more

Letter to the community

Board of Directors
Sept. 18, 2018 Dear Battle Ground Public Schools staff, families, and community, The last three weeks have been difficult for our school district. Everyone—our students and families, teachers and classified staff and community members—has been impacted in some way by negotiations. The difficulty was not ours alone. Read more

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