The Ridgefield School District was recognized by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards as one of 81 school districts across the United States that work hard to promote student learning.
Ridgefield School District officials recognized one employee of the month and five students of the month at their regular board of directors meeting on Oct. 8.
Battle Ground Public Schools believes its emphasis on social-emotional health and bullying prevention is taking hold.
The 50th anniversary of Cispus Outdoor School was honored with a resolution at the Ridgefield School Board meeting and with the proclamation of Cispus Outdoor School Week at the Ridgefield City Council meeting. In attendance were special guests connected with Cispus throughout the years.
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…
At the Union Ridge Elementary School Library, a special section located between I Spy and Spiderman highlights and features books that are written by kids. Some of the books are written by classes at Union Ridge, while others are from other places.
In partnership with the Mount St. Helens Institute, high school students in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) programs at Battle Ground Public Schools (BGPS) participate in ongoing research studies at the volcanic monument.
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…
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.
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.
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 …
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.
First day of school
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…
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.