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Kindergarten enrollment is open in Battle Ground

Kindergarten enrollment for 2019-20 is open
Kindergarten enrollment for Battle Ground schools opens Feb. 10 It's time to enroll the Class of 2033! Online enrollment for kindergartners who will attend Battle Ground Public Schools next year is available now. Any child who will be five years old before Sept. 1, 2020 is eligible toRead 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 theRead 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

Battle Ground teacher named Elementary Art Educator of the Year

Barb Holterman
Battle Ground teacher named Elementary Art Educator of the Year Barb Holterman, an art teacher at Pleasant Valley Primary School, has been named the Washington Art Education Association’s (WAEA) 2019 Elementary Art Educator of the Year. The annual award seeks to recognize outstanding professionalism, service, promotion andRead more

Battle Ground fourth graders find fun at district’s Career Exploration Fair

4th graders getting a science demonstration at the Career Fair
Battle Ground fourth graders find fun at district's Career Exploration Fair It was all fun and fabulousness on Monday as more than 800 fourth graders from Battle Ground Public Schools converged at the district's first Career Exploration Fair to learn about the kinds of activities that employeesRead more

BGPS announces the winners of the 2019 District Art Show 

BGPS announces the winners of the 2019 District Art Show Battle Ground Public Schools recognized the winners of its 60th annual District Art Show on Monday during a school board meeting held at Captain Strong Primary. Former district art teachers selected winning pieces from each grade level.Read 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

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

First graders send holiday cheer to Paradise students

Lyla Smith's first grade class posing with the books they sent to Paradise, California
First graders send holiday cheer to students whose school burned Each December, Tukes Valley Primary first grade teacher Lyla Smith asks her students to ponder the same question: What’s the difference between making wishes and putting them on a list for Santa Claus, and making wishes toRead more

Glenwood Heights students learn bus safety from the best

Helen Peterson Bus Safety
Glenwood Heights students learn bus safety from one of the best As the bus arrives at Glenwood Heights Primary School, fourth graders Kendall Reiners and Ravneet Dhaliwal spring into action. Walking with a sense of purpose to the front of the bus that is packed with kindergartenRead more

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