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A $10,000 grant awarded to the Battle Ground Education Foundation (BGEF) will help high school students who are at risk for not graduating because they need to cover living expenses. The grant, given by the Price Foundation, will kickstart the Earn and Learn program in Battle Ground Public S…

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Battle Ground Public Schools is set to make major upgrades to technology education in the school system due to a $300,000 grant from the Federal Communication Commission’s E-rate program. All BGPS students will benefit from the upgrade as the technology services department prepares to replac…

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This past summer, Battle Ground Public Schools brought in a record-breaking number of textbooks to go with its new curriculums. Last spring, BGPS adopted new math curriculum materials district-wide and nearly 9,000 students in the district received the new textbooks this fall. 

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More than 600 local students from Woodland, La Center and other local schools received free backpacks filled with school supplies at the third annual Back to School Bash hosted by Woodland Public Schools.

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Three Ridgefield High School cheerleaders received All-American honors at the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) Varsity Camp at Evergreen State College in July. Joslyn Mayberry, Amaya Socha and Mia Tomillo were among eight cheerleaders selected from a field of 200 for the honors.  

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Hockinson High School girls soccer is keeping up with a tradition started last year by dedicating their season to a Camas boy with a rare and inoperable brain tumor. Camden Linton has a Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a highly aggressive and rare tumor that forms at the base of the …

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Over the summer, Woodland Public Schools updated its website and now offers a smartphone application to help parents, students and community members stay up-to-date from a one-stop-shop app.

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Maintenance crews have been working this summer to make improvements and scheduled maintenance repairs at Battle Ground Public Schools. Crews are aiming for work to be completed by the first day of school, Aug. 27. Battle Ground Public Schools budgeted more than $10 million in 2018 to mainta…

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Parents and guardians should remember that good attendance leads to good student performance. Poor attendance affects students at every age, from kindergarten through high school, potentially causing them to remain behind academically for their entire school career.