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Prairie sophomore selected for national civics program

Ellie Durgarian and Beth Doughty
Prairie sophomore selected for national civics program Ellie Durgarian, a tenth grader at Prairie High School, has been selected as one of just 22 students from across the United States to serve as a member of the inaugural Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship. The year-long program willRead more

Kindergarten in-person learning begins Nov. 9

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Kindergarten in-person learning begins Nov. 9 Oct. 21, 2020 Battle Ground Public Schools is pleased to offer in-person learning to kindergartners enrolled in its traditional public schools beginning Monday, Nov. 9. With the rates of COVID-19 activity level increasing each week, I was beginning to wonder ifRead more

Daybreak principal pens children’s book on coping with COVID

Cover of Solina Journey's Book
Daybreak principal pens children's book on coping with COVID When schools closed their doors in March, Daybreak Primary School Assistant Principal Solina Journey was struck by the feeling from walking into such a large, empty building. Without children or staff filling the classrooms and hallways, it wasRead more

Students’ Emoji campaign helps manage emotions

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Chief students develop Emoji campaign to help manage emotions Chief Umtuch Middle School's DREAM Team wants their peers to know that they are not alone in what they are feeling during the pandemic. To get the word out to students learning at home, the team has developedRead more

STEM kits deliver tech learning opportunities to students’ homes

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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

Parent Academy helps with Remote Learning

Parent Academy trains families to help their children with remote learning Introducing the Parent Academy: online classes specifically designed to help you navigate and understand the tools that your students will use during remote learning. The classes will be taught via Zoom by the district’s own technologyRead 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

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