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Battle Ground School Board seeks two directors

Board of Directors
Battle Ground School Board seeks two directors Battle Ground Public Schools' Board of Directors is accepting applications to fill two board vacancies created by the resignations of long-time directors Mavis Nickels (Director District 4) and Ken Root (Director District 2).* Applications are due by March 4. ApplicantsRead more

Connect with Employers at the Feb. 21 Industry Fair

The BGHS cafeteria during the Industry Fair
Need a Job? Connect with Local Employers at the Industry Fair Feb. 21 Students, families and community members are invited to learn about careers in southwest Washington at Battle Ground Public Schools’ Industry Fair on Thursday, Feb. 21 at Battle Ground High School. Students and community members who attend the fair willRead 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

Apply now for BGPS Alternative Programs

CAM Academy Building
Apply now for Battle Ground Public Schools’ Alternative Programs Battle Ground Public Schools’ (BGPS) alternative learning experience programs are now accepting applications for enrollment for the 2019-20 school year. Parents and students are invited to attend upcoming information sessions and open houses to learn more about eachRead more

Peer Mentoring program seen a smashing success for Battle Ground Public Schools

Daybreak Middle School students taking part in the Peer Mentoring program
Peer Mentoring program a smashing success for Battle Ground Public Schools It’s nearing the end of third period in sixth grade teacher Tracey Pennington’s class at Daybreak Middle School, and the excitement in the room is palpable. The students are practically bouncing in their seats waiting forRead more

Battle Ground educators earn National Board Certification

2018 National Board Certificated teachers
Battle Ground educators earn National Board Certification Six educators from Battle Ground Public Schools earned certification in 2018 from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). This accomplishment marks the successful completion of a rigorous, one-to-three year program aimed at honing teaching techniques and styles thatRead more

School board approves boundary changes

MG K-4 Conversion image
Board of Directors approves boundary changes: Maple Grove K-4 Conversion Last night at its meeting, the Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors approved boundary changes for Fall 2019 that will alleviate overcrowding in the district by shifting students to schools with empty classrooms. As part ofRead 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

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

Learning STEM is an art form at Laurin Middle School

Diana Sterle teaching her STEM class
Learning STEM is an art form at Laurin Middle School Students at Laurin Middle School have discovered that the most intriguing thing about their STEM class is usually not the science, technology, engineering or math concepts that it takes to solve problems. It's the art. Take aRead more

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