January 15, 2021 edition of the BGPS Bulletin: Highlighting the great things happening in Battle Ground Public Schools
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Facts about the Feb. 9, 2021 Educational Programs and Operations Levy

Battle Ground Public Schools has a replacement levy on the Feb. 9, 2021 Special Election ballot. Watch this short video to learn about what the Educational Programs and Operations Levy covers, and please be sure to return your ballot by Feb. 9!

Yacolt Primary/Amboy Middle School brothers on youth leadership

Amboy Middle School 5th grader Parker Poche and his brother, Yacolt Primary School 4th grader Clayton Poche have some words of encouragement to share with their student peers and the Battle Ground Public Schools community. Check out their uplifting message in this great video

BGHS senior Ryan Duffy shares his appreciation for BGPS teachers and staff

Check out this very sweet and inspiring testimonial from Battle Ground High School senior Ryan Duffy talking about his positive experiences as a student in the BGPS district. Thank you for the kind words, Ryan! This one definitely left us a little misty-eyed. Check out the video on our Facebook page

CAM Academy's Ascha Nielsen wins Fire District 3 video contest 

Congratulations to CAM Academy 7th grader Ascha Nelson on winning Fire District 3's Fire Safety Video contest!

Students in grades K-12 were instructed to research one of four fire safety topics and creatively construct a fire safety video that depicts the students carrying out these practices correctly. Ascha's winning video was about creating a home evacuation plan, which you can watch here.

Well done, Ascha! 

Cross country, boys golf, boys tennis will open seasons on Feb. 1 in 4A and 3A GSHL

by Tim Martinez, The Columbian 

Photo credit: Nathan Howard/The Columbian

Let the meets and matches begin. But games might have to wait.

High school sports will start Feb. 1 for athletes in cross country, boys tennis and boys golf in the 4A and 3A Greater St. Helens Leagues. The status of other traditional fall sports will have to wait for improving COVID-19 metrics.

In an announcement Thursday, the leagues’ athletic directors outlined a return-to-play plan that closely aligns with the time frame announced last week by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association. Read more on the Columbian's website

Join the BGPS team!

Many positions are available now, including an occupational therapist, 5 basic education assistants, a day shift custodian, a swing shift custodian, 4 graduation success coaches, 3 special education assistants, a transportation router, assistant coaches for girls basketball, the dance team, and swimming; a head coach for boys tennis, and various certificated and classified substitutes.

Visit the district's Jobs web page to see our openings and apply.
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