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Battle Ground Public Schools hosts annual plant sales

Hanging flower baskets for sale
Battle Ground Public Schools hosts annual plant and greenhouse sales A variety of annual and perennial bedding and flowering plants, as well as vegetable starts and hanging baskets grown by high school students in Battle Ground Public Schools’ greenhouses, will be available for purchase at upcoming publicRead more

Board selects Mark Watrin as new District 4 director

Mark Watrin
Battle Ground school board selects Mark Watrin as new District 4 director The Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors has selected retired educator Mark Watrin to fill the District 4 director position left vacant when long-time board member Mavis Nickels resigned earlier this month. Watrin wasRead more

Tukes Valley first graders tackle their emotions

Tukes Valley Quiet Corner
Tukes Valley first graders tackle their emotions and reduce inappropriate behaviors Go to any of the first grade classrooms at Tukes Valley Primary, and you’ll find a “calming corner” set up to help students get in control of their emotions. Each calming corner has a basket withRead more

Board selects Rob Henrikson as new District 2 director

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Battle Ground school board selects Rob Henrikson as new District 2 director The Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors has selected Rob Henrikson to fill the District 2 director position left vacant when long-time board member Ken Root resigned last month. Henrikson was one of fiveRead more

Board Director Mavis Nickels asks ‘What’s best for kids?’

Board Director Mavis Nickels always asks 'What's best for kids?' Mavis Nickels has spent the better part of the past 43 years dedicated to serving the interests of students in Battle Ground Public Schools. For nearly three decades, Nickels taught math and chemistry at Prairie High School,Read more

PHS Drama presents “Bring It On: The Musical”

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PHS Drama presents “Bring It On: The Musical” opening March 8 Often billed as bitingly relevant and sprinkled with sass, “Bring It On: The Musical” is set in the world of competitive cheerleading. With universal themes of loyalty, friendship, competition, ambition, and identity, this show will touchRead more

Partnerships enable students to earn college credit

CASEE Students doing Environmental Science field work
Partnerships enable Battle Ground students to earn college credit Students no longer have to wait to get into college to earn college credit. In Battle Ground Public Schools, students can start earning the credits that will help them get a jump start on their college education asRead more

Director’s educational roots run deep

Ken Root
Battle Ground Board Director’s educational roots run deep Battle Ground Public Schools board member Ken Root has teaching and education in his blood. His mother and his mother-in-law were both teachers. His grandfather and uncle were both on their local school boards. His wife is currently aRead more

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

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