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March 12, 2020 edition of the BGPS Bulletin: Highlighting the great things happening in Battle Ground Public Schools
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Stay up to date on how the coronavirus is impacting our schools



Battle Ground Public Schools wants to assure families that it is closely monitoring this evolving situation and working directly with Clark County Public Health and the Washington State Department of Health as it does for all matters concerning public health. Visit our coronavirus webpage for the most recent information.

Focus on fiscal responsibility

Battle Ground Public Schools gets clean audit


Battle Ground Public Schools has received a clean audit from the Washington State Auditor's Office. 

The audit examined the areas of accountability, financial statements, and federal grant compliance for the district's fiscal year from Sept. 1, 2018 to Aug. 31, 2019. It is the sixth consecutive clean audit for the district. Read more on the district website.
BGPS’ Board of Directors conducted a regular board meeting on Monday, March 9. Highlights from the meeting are in this week's BG Board, Briefly. The next regular board meeting will be held on Monday, March 23 at 6 p.m. on the Lewisville campus.

River HomeLink 7th grader reaches state GeoBee competition


The results are in, and River HomeLink 7th grader Sola Feldheger has been named as one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2020 National Geographic GeoBee State Competition! The contest will be held at the University of Washington in Seattle on Friday, March 27.

“We are so proud of Sola for being selected to represent River HomeLink at the state GeoBee competition,” said River HomeLink teacher Kent Graham. “Learning about geography is more than just memorizing places on a map. It’s a basis for learning about the world and how its societies and cultures are interconnected.” Read more on River HomeLink's blog.

Tukes Valley Band Boosters raise funds for stage curtains at TVM


The new stage curtains at Tukes Valley Middle School have been installed, and last week, they made their concert debut! The curtains were purchased with funds raised by the TVM Band Boosters. Thank you to all of the parents and community members who donated funds and purchased fundraiser items to provide such a nice looking backdrop for concerts and performances at the school. A special thank you to our Band Booster parents and Band Director Mrs. Pierce for their hard work!

BGHS HOSA Club students get hands-on experience at University of Portland

The Battle Ground High School chapter of HOSA ( the health occupations students association) was presented with the opportunity to tour and participate in the simulation lab at the University of Portland. During this tour students were able to have hands on learning with wound care, blood pressure assessment, IV placement and medication delivery, and running a CPR simulation of a patient that was non responsive. Later during during the tour, students met with the admission team to learn what classes they needed to take during the high school journey to prepare them for the nursing program at the University of Portland. See more photos on BGHS' Facebook page

Census info coming soon - be sure that you and your family are counted!


The Census only happens once every 10 years, and it’s right around the corner! Watch your mailbox for information from the U.S. Census Bureau with directions on how to fill out the census online or by phone. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it helps ensure that our schools get the support they deserve.

The amount of funding our schools get is impacted by the results of the U.S. Census. Check out 2020census.gov to learn more.

Join the BGPS team!

Many positions are available now, including crossing guards, an online learning coordinator, a school nurse, first grade AND fourth grade teachers, a para-educator (tutoring), 6 special education assistants (student specific), a middle school prevention/intervention specialist, a gym recreation facilitator, a community education Launch program facilitator, community education referee/support staff, and various certificated and classified substitutes.

Visit the district's Jobs web page to see our openings and apply.
Registration is open for an unlimited amount of fun! Battle Ground Community Education offers classes and camps on music, sports, art, cooking, theater, dance, science, fitness and so much more. Check out the many upcoming classes on the Community Education website.

Upcoming Classes and Activities Call Battle Ground Community Education at (360) 885-6584 for more information.
District
  • Snow Makeup Day - North Schools Attend, Monday, March 16
  • K-12 Early Release for Parent/Teacher Conferences, Wednesday, March 18
  • K-12 Early Release for Parent/Teacher Conferences, Thursday, March 19
  • BGPS Board of Directors Regular Meeting, Monday, March 23, 6:00 p.m. at the Lewisville campus
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The Community Events page is designed to share community functions submitted by non-profit organizations. These events are not sponsored or endorsed by the district, but are a part of the greater Battle Ground Public Schools community.
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