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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

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

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

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

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

Two Battle Ground educational leaders recognized as ‘Real Heroes’

Learn Here Real Heroes 2018
Two Battle Ground educational leaders recognized as ‘Real Heroes’ Lydia Sanders, Battle Ground Public Schools’ coordinator of the Family and Community Resource Center, and Colleen O’Neal, president of the Battle Ground Education Foundation, were both recognized last week as “Learn Here Real Heroes” at the fourth annualRead more

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