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Work-based Learning: a career pathway for many BGPS high school students

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Work-based Learning provides hands-on education for high schoolers in Battle Ground Public Schools May 14, 2021 Battle Ground Public Schools’ Career and Technical Education programs offer high school students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a long list of job fields including audio/video; computer programming; agriculture; Read more

K-12 enrolling now for next school year

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Battle Ground Public Schools enrolling now for fall in-person learning Parents planning to change their students’ learning program for the 2021-22 school year should make the decision soon. Starting next fall, remote learning options will not be offered at Battle Ground Public Schools' comprehensive buildings. Students currently Read more

Apply now for BGPS’ Alternative Programs

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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 2021-22 school year. Parents and students are invited to attend upcoming information sessions to learn more about each program. Battle Ground Read 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 the Read 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 to Read 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 good Read 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 miles Read more

BGPS offers free weekly early learning program

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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, with Read more

Summit View High School provides flexibility for diverse student needs

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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

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

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