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STEM kits deliver tech learning opportunities to students’ homes

STEM Supply kit
STEM kits deliver tech learning opportunities to students’ homes Laurin Middle School teacher Diana Sterle is a firm believer in active learning. In her STEM class (science, technology, engineering, and math), students use their hands and creativity to make an array of drawings and 3-D objects toRead more

Hybrid or Remote Learning FAQ

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Reminder: Please choose hybrid or remote learning Sept. 21, 2020 Dear families of Battle Ground Public Schools, If you have not yet filled out the Learning Model Choice Form for each of your students, please do so by tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 22. We are planning for hybridRead more

Prepare for hybrid learning: Please choose your learning model

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Prepare for hybrid learning: Please choose your learning model Sept. 17, 2020 Dear families of Battle Ground Public Schools, We have some good news to share: It is time for families to start planning for the transition to hybrid learning in Battle Ground Public Schools! As longRead more

Drop in enrollment creates need for staff reductions

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Battle Ground school board approves staff reductions for 2020-21 school year Drop in enrollment creates need for adjustments due to reduction in state revenue Sept. 15, 2020 The Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors has approved additional staff furloughs that impact 152 staff in 235 classifiedRead more

Chromebook checkout and tech updates

Chromebook and tech updates
Technology Updates Chromebook Checkout Students entering grades 5 and 6 can check out a new Chromebook August 25-26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students in these grades who checked out a device in the spring are asked to return those devices. As part of the district’sRead more

Pleasant Valley student wins at National History Day

PVM student Colton McCall
Pleasant Valley Middle School student wins silver medal at National History Day Finals Pleasant Valley Middle School eighth grader Colton McCall came away from the 2020 National History Day Finals this summer with a silver medal. He placed second out of 100 national finalists competing in theRead more

Reopening schools update

Reopening schools update July 29, 2020 Dear staff and families of Battle Ground Public Schools, It is with great confliction that I write this message. Every year of my 38 years as a history teacher, principal and district administrator, I have spent the first day of schoolRead more

School board selects Jackie Maddux as new director

Battle Ground school board selects Jackie Maddux as new District 5 director The Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors has selected Jackie Maddux to fill the District 5 director position left vacant when board member Tina Lambert resigned earlier this year. Maddux was one of fiveRead more

BGPS announces administrative changes for the 2020-21 school year

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BGPS announces administrative changes for the 2020-21 school year Battle Ground Public Schools announces administrative changes for the 2020-21 school year, including principals and assistant principals. Unless otherwise noted, all changes have been approved by Battle Ground Public Schools’ Board of Directors and the administrators began theirRead more

Students advance to National History Day Finals

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Three BGPS students win at state, advance to National History Day Finals  After top finishes in the state competition, three Battle Ground Public Schools students are headed to the National History Day Finals. Only the top two finishers in each category advance to the national finals, whichRead more

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