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Redefining CTE for students of all ages

Cindy Arnold
Redefining career and technical education for students of all ages   Battle Ground Public Schools Director of Career and Technical Education Cindy Arnold September 27, 2022   Perhaps you took a shop class or home economics in high school, or possibly middle school. You might be familiar Read more

Federal grant helps students stay connected

Student on Chromebook
Federal grant helps Battle Ground students stay connected Dec. 8, 2021 Battle Ground Public Schools will make substantial upgrades to student technology and connectivity thanks to a nearly $1.4 million grant from the Federal Communication Commission’s E-Rate program. The funding was made possible through the Emergency Connectivity Read more

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

Student walking past construction equipment
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

Keeping us connected: Levy dollars deliver technology for Battle Ground students

handing out Chromebooks
Keeping us connected: Levy dollars deliver technology for Battle Ground students Now more than ever, technology plays a critical role in education. Whether it’s providing access to computers and hardware, educational software and online curricula, or installing infrastructure upgrades within our school buildings, technology services are instrumental Read more

Battle Ground equips K-12 students for remote learning

Chromebook distribution
Battle Ground equips K-12 students for remote learning District uses levy funds to distribute Chromebooks to all students April 9, 2020 Thanks to the financial support of the community, Battle Ground Public Schools has enough Chromebooks to provide every one of its K-12 students who need one Read more

BGPS prioritizes technology education with $300,000 grant

10th grade students at BGHS check out their Chromebooks
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 Technology Read more

Our technical innovation earns props from Google

7th graders at Daybreak Middle school using Chromebooks
Battle Ground schools' technical innovation earns props from Google Google is calling attention to how Battle Ground Public Schools' teachers (BGPS) use technology in the classroom. The school district has become the fourth in the Pacific Northwest region to earn the distinction: Google for Education Reference District. Read more

Access to technology shapes learning for Battle Ground students

Teacher Tyler Tugaw in his English Language Arts class
Access to technology shapes learning for Battle Ground students When students take their seats in Pleasant Valley Middle School teacher Tyler Tugaw’s class, the first thing they do is open their computers and begin typing. A casual observer might assume that this class is focused on technology Read more

Battle Ground students receive Chromebooks through pilot technology program

Seventh grade student using a Chromebook
Battle Ground students receive Chromebooks through pilot technology program Battle Ground Public Schools is launching a 1:1 (one-to-one) computing initiative that will put a Chromebook into the hands of every student in grades 3-12 for use at school and at home. Seventh grade students at three middle Read more

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