August 17, 2020 edition of the BGPS Bulletin: Highlighting the great things happening in Battle Ground Public Schools
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Battle Ground Public Schools makes security enhancements, connects Glenwood/Laurin sewer

Battle Ground Public Schools has been working this summer to make recommended security improvements and regular scheduled maintenance to maintain the community’s investments in school facilities. The goal is for work to be completed by the time students return to schools for in-person learning.  Read more on the district blog
BGPS’ Board of Directors conducted a regular board meeting on August 10. Highlights from this meeting is in this week's BG Board, Briefly. The next regular board meeting will be held on Monday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m.

Battle Ground Schools’ Deputy Superintendent wins state award

Battle Ground Public Schools’ Deputy Superintendent Denny Waters has been named a most effective school administrator in the state of Washington for 2020 by his peers. Waters was selected as the recipient of the Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award in the large size school district category. He was recognized at the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) Summer Conference, which was held virtually this year. 

“Denny is very deserving of this award,” said Angela Allen, Battle Ground Public Schools’ Director of Instructional Leadership for Secondary and Alternative Schools, who nominated Waters for the award. “He has worked tirelessly to bring our district closer together under common coherence goals to make sure that we are all working together to create the best learning experiences for our students.” Read more on the district blog

BGPS’ Career & Technical Education Director named Administrator of the Year

Congratulations to Battle Ground Public Schools’ Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE) Cindy Arnold on being selected by the Washington Association for Career and Technical Education as the Outstanding CTE Administrator of the Year.

Arnold was nominated by other CTE Directors from the Southwest Washington region. An awards committee made up of CTE directors representing each area throughout the state select the winners from the nominees. 

"Cindy's hard work and efforts have grown many programs," said Superintendent Mark Ross. "What impresses me the most is that she's never satisfied with the status quo. She wants to make sure Battle Ground has the most relevant and successful programs for our students, and Cindy is respected across the region."

Join the BGPS team!

Many positions are available now, including a board certified behavior analyst, a transportation router, 2 school nurses, a gym recreation facilitator, a community education Launch program facilitator, community education referee/support staff, assistant coaches for swimming, cheer, and girls basketball, and various certificated and classified substitutes.

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