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Overcrowding committee

Glenwood Heights classroom
Battle Ground schools committee meets to examine overcrowding Battle Ground Public Schools' Overcrowding Advisory Committee started its work this week to look at overcrowding in the district's schools. The Board of Directors has tasked the committee with bringing to it recommendations on how to address overcrowding and Read more

BGPS teacher receives National History Day scholarship

Chief Umtuch Middle School Teacher Beth DOughty
BGPS teacher receives National History Day scholarship Chief Umtuch Middle School history teacher Beth Doughty is one of 114 teachers selected for a National History Day scholarship program titled Legacies of World War I. The program is a partnership between the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission Read more

Letter to the community

Board of Directors
Sept. 18, 2018 Dear Battle Ground Public Schools staff, families, and community, The last three weeks have been difficult for our school district. Everyone—our students and families, teachers and classified staff and community members—has been impacted in some way by negotiations. The difficulty was not ours alone. Read more

Battle Ground reaches tentative agreement, plans Sept. 17 first day of school

UPDATE Sept. 16, 2018: The first day of the 2018-19 school year will be Monday, Sept. 17. Battle Ground Public Schools and Battle Ground Education Association reached an agreement on Saturday, Sept. 15 that was ratified by the association's membership on Sept. 16. In addition to the Read more

Bargaining update: No school Tuesday, Sept. 11

UPDATE Sept. 12, 2018: Battle Ground Public Schools is cancelling classes on Friday, Sept. 14. Battle Ground Public Schools and the Battle Ground Education Association (BGEA) worked individually with the state mediator on Wednesday in Battle Ground, but have not yet reached an agreement. The bargaining teams will Read more

Bargaining update: No school Monday, Sept. 10

UPDATE Sept. 9, 2018: Evergreen Public Schools is beginning the 2018-19 school year on Monday as the district reached an agreement with its teachers association. That means Battle Ground students who attend Cascadia Tech Academy will begin their classes at the Academy tomorrow. Buses for Cascadia Tech Academy Read more

Bargaining update: No school Friday, Sept. 7

Sept. 6, 2018  Dear families of Battle Ground Public Schools, Battle Ground Public Schools is cancelling classes on Friday, Sept. 7. UPDATE Sept. 7, 2018: Battle Ground Public Schools and the Battle Ground Education Association (BGEA) continued bargaining for 14 hours on Thursday with the state-appointed mediator but Read more

Bargaining update: No school Wednesday or Thursday, Sept. 5 or 6

Sept. 4, 2018  Dear families of Battle Ground Public Schools, Battle Ground Public Schools continued to meet in mediated bargaining all day on Tuesday with the Battle Ground Education Association (BGEA); however, an agreement still has not yet been reached on teacher compensation. Schools will be closed Read more

Bargaining update: No school Wednesday, Sept. 5

Sept. 4, 2018  Dear families of Battle Ground Public Schools, Battle Ground Public Schools and the Battle Ground Education Association (BGEA) continued bargaining for 12 hours on the Labor Day holiday on Monday with the state-appointed mediator. While some progress was made, the groups have not yet Read more

Bargaining update: No school Tuesday, Sept. 4

Sept. 3, 2018  Dear families of Battle Ground Public Schools, Battle Ground Public Schools and the Battle Ground Education Association (BGEA) continued to bargain on Sunday for 13 hours with the state-appointed mediator, but have not yet reached an agreement. There will be no school on Tuesday, Read more

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