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September 28, 2018 edition of the BGPS Bulletin: Highlighting the great things happening in Battle Ground Public Schools
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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 continued growth.

At its first meeting on Tuesday, the committee assessed its task and reviewed enrollment data and the results of a community survey conducted last spring on considerations around overcrowding.

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Focus on leadership

Get to know new Battle Ground High School Principal Charbonneau Gourde


Charbonneau Gourde is the new principal of Battle Ground High School. Gourde took over for Mike Hamilton, who retired at the end of the 2017-18 school year. Check out our interview on BGHS' news page!
BGPS’ Board of Directors conducted a regular board meeting on Monday, September 24. Highlights from the meeting is in this week's BG Board, Briefly. The next regular board meeting will be held on Monday, October 8 at 6 p.m. on the Lewisville campus.

Healthy Youth Survey is coming Oct. 15-19


Our schools will participate in the 2018 Healthy Youth Survey during the week of Oct. 15-19. Washington students in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 take the survey every other year.

The Healthy Youth Survey asks questions about risks for injury, health outcomes, and alcohol and drug use. Survey results are used by schools, communities and state agencies to plan programs to support our youth and reduce their risks.

Participation in the survey is voluntary and the students’ answers are anonymous. Visit our website for more information.
 
Join the BGPS Team! Many positions are now available, including a human resources specialist, lunch/recess supervisors, 4 swing shift custodians, a gym recreation facilitator and a community education facilitator, 5 special education assistants (baseload and student specific), an HVAC technician, assistant coaches for track and wrestling, a head baseball coach, certificated substitutes, 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, coding, 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.
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The Community Events page is designed to share community functions that have been approved for school district use. 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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