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Harvest Days celebration returns to Battle Ground

BATTLE GROUND — There's strong evidence that any rumors of the demise of the annual Battle Ground Harvest Days celebration have been greatly ...

Battle Ground big Kaden Perry commits to Gonzaga  The Spokesman-Review

Gonzaga is on the board in the 2021 recruiting class with a commitment from in-state forward Kaden Perry.

'Cowboy Ninja' hails from Battle Ground | Sports  The Reflector

The Battle Ground area has raised a few sports stars in its lifetime: former Major League Baseball slugger and first baseman Richie Sexson graduated from ...

Battle Ground High School briefly placed on lockdown  The Columbian

Battle Ground High School went into modified lockdown Tuesday morning due to a report of someone carrying a weapon in the area.

Battle Ground Public Schools to host annual Plant and Greenhouse sales

A variety of annual and perennial bedding and flowering plants, as well as vegetable starts and hanging baskets grown by high school students in Battle Ground ...

Battle Ground High School 2019 graduates | Life  The Reflector

The Battle Ground High School Class of 2019 Graduation Commencement Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, June 10 in the main gym at Battle Ground ...

Battle Ground High to host annual car show  The Columbian

BATTLE GROUND -- Auto enthusiasts are welcome to enter their car, truck or motorcycle in the annual Battle Ground High School car show this month.

Richard (Dick) Robert Kumma  Yakima Herald-Republic

Richard (Dick) Robert Kumma, passed away May 2, 2019 in Kenmore, Washington. Dick was born July 7, 1947 in Menahga, Minnesota to Elmer Robert Kumma ...

Career fair offered next week at Battle Ground High School  The Columbian

BATTLE GROUND -- Students, families and community members are invited to learn about careers in Southwest Washington at Battle Ground Public Schools' ...

Battle Ground High School 1st semester honor roll  The Reflector

12th Grade. Anna M. Allen, Rylie K. Anderson, Madison N. Antell, Andrew R. Bastion, Elizabeth S. Bolas*, Danielle M. Boutwell, Brett M. Boyd*, Marissa M. Bright ...

Suspicious package prompts brief lockdown at Battle Ground High School

A suspicious package caused a brief lockdown Friday morning at Battle Ground High School.

Battle Ground, Prairie high schools' drama programs win state awards

Battle Ground and Prairie high school's drama programs were among the 17 schools to receive awards at the annual 5th Avenue Theatre Awards in Seattle.

Battle Ground School District celebrates student art

Hundreds of creative works will be on display May 13-17 during Battle Ground Public Schools' annual District Student Art Show.

Battle Ground Public Schools files for injunction  The Columbian

Judge Scott Collier will hear the matter at 9:30 a.m. Friday.

Military All-Stars: Armed forces join forces to form baseball squad

Some of the top baseball players in all branches of *service* get to tour the country, honoring veterans through America's pastime.

Clark County high school Class of 2019 graduation ceremonies  The Columbian

Graduation: 7 p.m. June 10 at Battle Ground High School Gym, 300 N. Parkway Ave., Battle Ground, with 440 graduates. Honors: Valedictorians are Julie ...

Battle Ground changes include new principal at Laurin campus  The Columbian

Battle Ground Public Schools has shuffled several of its administrators, citing what it termed “challenges” at the growing Laurin Middle School campus.

Battle Ground senior gets $5K scholarship  The Columbian

Montzerrat Pantoja can be a little bit of a pest when it comes to her family's diet.

Battle Ground teachers ratify contract, end strike  The Columbian

A summer of heated negotiations over teacher salaries in Southwest Washington is, at last, over.

Battle Ground High School selects its poets | Home Family  The Reflector

Junior Amy Eells took first place in Battle Ground High School's ninth Poetry Out Loud competition in December with her recitation of “The Flash Reverses Time” ...

State cheerleading championships return to Battle Ground

That trial run at Battle Ground High School last year was such a success, the WIAA has made the school the place to be for cheerleading. The 2019 Washington ...

Washington Judge Signs Injunction Ordering Battle Ground Teachers Back To School  OPB News

A Washington judge has signed an injunction ordering Battle Ground teachers back to class on Monday after a nearly three-week strike that began Aug. 29.

Battle Ground soph has bright basketball future

A sophomore basketball player from Battle Ground has a bright future ahead of him supported by his number-one fan.

Battle Ground Teachers Vote To Approve Salary Contract, End Strike  OPB News

Battle Ground teachers voted overwhelmingly Sunday to approve a new salary contract, ending a 12-day strike. Thanks to our Sponsors: become a sponsor.

High School Art Show celebrates exceptional student artwork

Student artists from throughout Southwest Washington will be recognized for their outstanding artwork at the 2019 Southwest Washington Regional High School ...

Battle Ground school board fills District 2 director position  The Columbian

The Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors selected Rob Henrikson to fill the District 2 director position left vacant after Ken Root's resignation in ...

Battle Ground teachers vote overwhelmingly to strike  The Columbian

Teachers clad in red crowded the Battle Ground High School gym where, by a vote of 98.4 percent, they voted to approve a strike effective on the first day of ...

Maple Grove to be converted to K-4 school | News  The Reflector

The Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors recently approved changes to school configuration that will turn Maple Grove School, currently serving K-8 ...

Memorial set for Battle Ground soldier killed in action  The Reflector

The Community Military Appreciation Committee and the Patriot Guard Riders will host a “Never to be Forgotten” ceremony for U.S. Army PFC Andrew Shields, ...

Google honors Battle Ground schools for its technical innovations  The Reflector

The world's most powerful search engine is calling attention to how Battle Ground Public Schools' teachers are using technology in the classroom.

Battle Ground Drama Club brings Anne Frank's diary to life  The Reflector

14 Battle Ground High School actors are bringing one of history's most tragic stories to life on stage with the portrayal of “The Diary of Anne Frank,” a story about.

County continues to represent, reel in awards at Portland's Grand Floral Parade  The Columbian

Clark County continues to announce its presence each year as a highlight of Portland's annual Rose Festival. That trend continued Saturday, as representatives ...

Students back in school after Battle Ground teachers approve new contract

Teachers in the Battle Ground School District passed a ratification vote Sunday on a new contract with 99 percent of teachers voting to approve it.

Area residents can connect with local employers at Battle Ground Public Schools' Industry Fair

Students, families and community members are invited to learn about careers in southwest Washington at Battle Ground Public Schools' Industry Fair on Thu., ...

Clark County plays small role at NFL draft

A lineman who got his start in high school in Clark County was drafted in the first round of the NFL draft last week, and a kicker from Camas still has dreams of ...

Clark County well represented at 2019 Grand Floral Parade

Clark County was well represented in the 2019 Grand Floral Parade. This year, Clark County was represented by the City of Battle Ground Float, marching ...

Big NFL Draft day for big men in Northwest  The Columbian

The Seahawks traded down before getting a defensive lineman, and then traded down again.

Clark County Fair Association gives scholarships  The Columbian

RIDGEFIELD — The Clark County Fair Association awarded scholarships to 20 students attending various universities and colleges. The association hands the ...

Battle Ground Schools reach agreement with union workers - but they aren't teachers

As teachers continued to strike on sidewalks in front of Battle Ground High School on Thursday, the city's school district said an agreement had been reached ...

Jaime Herrera Beutler announces Congressional Art Competition winner

U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler announced the winners of Southwest Washington's Congressional Art Competition, as voted on by her panel of ...

State basketball brackets released

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association released its brackets for the state basketball tournaments in all classifications Tuesday morning.

Teacher strikes take effect in Battle Ground, Hockinson and Ridgefield  The Reflector

The strike is on in Battle Ground, Hockinson, and Ridgefield. New teaching contract could not be settled at any of the districts on Tuesday. Strike. Buy Now.

Battle Ground High School offers national College Prep Program

Battle Ground High School Language Arts teacher Daniel Hidden will teach the AP Seminar course next year.

Battle Ground High School principal announces retirement | News  The Reflector

After 39 years in education, three as the principal at Battle Ground High School, Mike Hamilton is ready to retire and spend more time with his wife and three ...

BGPS board drops CAM building purchase idea | Life  The Reflector

CAM Academy, an alternative school in Battle Ground Public Schools that focuses on character and academic rigor, will not be relocated for the coming school ...

Apprenticeship Signing Day held for trade-bound students  The Reflector

It wasn't a college signing, but the 25 students in Battle Ground Public Schools (and one from the Hockinson School District) who signed off on their futures at the ...

Battle Ground High School program gets to students' core  The Columbian

BATTLE GROUND — A visitor to Battle Ground High School social studies teacher Stephanie Etulain's class would be hard-pressed to guess her students were ...

Area teachers prepare to strike as first day of school nears  The Reflector

The roar from the cafeteria at Battle Ground High School was deafening.

King's Way Christian, Prairie, La Center all win at Battle Ground region

The King's Way Christian Knights point toward Yakima, their next stop this basketball season. The Knights beat Overlake in a Class 1A state boys basketball ...

Vancouver high schools rank among state's best  The Columbian

Seven Vancouver area high schools were listed among the top 250 in the state in the latest U.S. News & World Report's evaluations of 656 schools in ...

New lanes, new life: Tiger Bowl

BATTLE GROUND — The lanes are *fresh* but the vibe is classic at Tiger Bowl Lanes in Battle Ground, where the owners of the over 60-year-old bowling alley ...

2019 Prairie High School graduates | Life  The Reflector

Sophia Adams, DaVanna Aho, Kamahria Aldridge, Zeynab Aliyeva, Emily Alyabyev, Christian Ambrosio-Ouano, Sally Anderson, Daniel Arakaki, Manjot Atwal, ...

On The Edge Of A Strike, Will Clark County Teachers Get The Raises They Want?  OPB News

Hundreds of teachers packed the Battle Ground High School auditorium Wednesday night. It was the last scheduled all-member union meeting before school ...

Summit View High School provides flexibility for diverse student needs

Summit View High School affords its students the opportunity to work at their own pace and on their own schedules. Most students enroll at Summit View ...

Battle Ground congestion project faces gap in funding  The Columbian

BATTLE GROUND — It was a relief to many when the Legislature adjourned its 105-day session and passed a budget with minutes to spare, but Battle Ground ...

Popular Battle Ground resident grand marshal of Rose Festival Grand Floral Walk  The Columbian

BATTLE GROUND -- Ben Lemons was named honorary ambassador for the city of Battle Ground in 2015, and it's easy to see why.

Two long-time BGSD teachers, administrators are set to retire in June

Two Battle Ground educators who have served the district for a combined total of 53 years are retiring in June. Linda Allen and Laurie Sundby both started out as ...

Wrestling for Clark County glory | Sports  The Reflector

After losing in the finals twice, Ridgefield's Dylan Draper fulfilled his dream of becoming a Clark County wrestling champion Saturday at Battle Ground High ...

High School wrestling: Bay's state champion loves her sport

Allison Blaine made the most of that opportunity, and turned her mom into quite the wrestling fan, too. Years later, Blaine turned herself into a state champion.

30 students, 1 teacher come together for BGHS Class of 1953 Reunion  The Reflector

Neither temperatures of nearly 100 degrees nor advanced age of 80-plus could keep these Battle Ground Class of 1953 “kids” from sharing their memories and ...

Two teens with cognitive disabilities missing in Battle Ground found safe  The Columbian

Update: The two have been found safe, according to search team members and police.

Battle Ground High School first semester honor roll  The Reflector

Seniors: Tori Abernathy, Katherine Armstrong, *Molly Arrowsmith, Cameron Avirett, Noah Barr, Brenley Billingsley, Sophia Blomquist, Angelica Bolsoy, Jennifer ...

Battle Ground tree lighting, Christmas party set for Friday  The Reflector

On Friday, Dec. 7, the City of Battle Ground will celebrate the Christmas season with its annual Christmas tree lighting.

BGPS board suspends vote on new sex-ed curriculum  The Reflector

Before hearing conflicting viewpoints by students, parents and staff members during the July 9 public meeting at the Lewisville Campus, the Battle Ground ...

Future chefs spice up student competition in Battle Ground  The Columbian

BATTLE GROUND — Battle Ground 10-year-old Colton Diamond draws his culinary inspiration from two sources: his father and Taco Bell.

Tigers and Falcons excel at district track meet  The Reflector

Nolan Mickenham earned his wings for the Prairie Falcons by capturing three district track championships in two days at McKenzie Stadium in Vancouver.

Battle Ground Public Schools' CTE programs prepare students for life after high school

The CTE term is applied to high school classes in skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies and career preparation. BATTLE GROUND — For ...

School bus carrying 10 students rear-ended by pickup truck in Yacolt

YACOLT, WA (KPTV) - Two students were taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after a school bus they were riding was involved in a crash.

Swap tracks and trains in Battle Ground | Everything On Wheels  The Reflector

Railroad tracks and trains are coming to North County but it has nothing to do with plans for industry along the Chelatchie Prairie line — rather, model railroad ...

Foreigner gig a fun departure for Battle Ground High ensemble  The Columbian

BATTLE GROUND — Well, their parents will think it's cool.

2018 Battle Ground High School graduates | Life  The Reflector

Jace Abernathy, Tori Abernathy, Anthony Achurra, Jordan Adams, Noah Ahrens-VeuCasovic, Emeline Akengue, Tyson Akin, James Allen, Jamie Allen, Tony ...

Tempers flare as teacher walkouts spread  The Columbian

An emergency meeting of the Vancouver Public Schools board of directors erupted into shouting and boos from a packed audience Tuesday.

Battle Ground students land jobs through experience operating bank at high school

Did your high school have its own bank? Battle Ground does, and school officials say it's leading to jobs for students before and after graduation.

Ronald Buma | Obituaries  The Reflector

Ronald Buma, 63, of Battle Ground, died peacefully at home on April 12, 2019. He was born on May 23, 1955 to Edward P. Buma (deceased) and Margaret ...

43 Battle Ground Public School employees retiring | Life  The Reflector

Battle Ground Public Schools will lose 43 employees to retirement when the school year ends this week. The minimum amount of time any retiring person served ...

Police activity locks down four Battle Ground schools  The Reflector

On June 1, Battle Ground High School, Chief Umtuch Middle School, Captain Strong Elementary and the Character and Academics for the Marketplace ...

Battle Ground company working hard to become big name in tiny homes  The Columbian

BATTLE GROUND — Business was picking up for tiny home builder Derek Huegel and Wolf Industries in October 2017 when they were hit with a “stop working” ...

Battle Ground High School 2016-2017 first semester honor roll  The Reflector

The District has changed the reporting of grade point averages for newspapers and therefore those with 4.0 grade point averages are not indicated separately.

Enrollment period open for CAM Academy

CAM Academy, a nationally recognized alternative school in Battle Ground, is currently open for enrollment for the 2018-19 school year. Principal Ryan Cowl ...

Horticulture, Welding and FFA to benefit from Battle Ground Public Schools plant sales.

Upcoming plant and greenhouse sales in the Battle Ground School District will help provide funds for horticulture, welding and FFA programs.

Battle Ground Public Schools announces more administrative changes

As one school year rolls to a close, Battle Ground Public Schools is getting administrators in place for the next one.

Part II: Battle Ground rugby coach takes immersive trip to sport's homeland  The Reflector

Although often described as a “brotherhood,” rugby also benefits from female influence and women are drawn in by its rich tradition and camaraderie.

Battle Ground presses pause on new health curriculum

The Battle Ground School District agreed Monday to indefinitely delay new health curriculum after opponents objected to some of the *content*.

Building a home out of hopelessness | Life  The Reflector

Without a job, without a home and raising two children on her own, Katrice Lemons found the support and stability she needed for herself and her son and ...

Battle Ground schools announce administrative changes  The Columbian

Additional administrative changes have been announced in Battle Ground Public Schools, including for principals, assistant principals and directors.

Saved by the Beall, Battle Ground beats Prairie in OT  The Columbian

As Battle Ground drew up its final play in the timeout, trailing by one point with 14 seconds left in overtime, there was no question where the ball was going: to ...

Changes to come for Battle Ground Public Schools  The Columbian

Battle Ground Public Schools has announced administrative changes for the 2018-19 school year, including principals, assistant principals and directors.

First recreational vehicle storage facility to open in Battle Ground this summer  The Reflector

By summertime, Battle Ground residents should have a place to store their recreational vehicles and other valuables at Principal RV and Self Storage on the ...

Q&A with Seth Workman, senior quarterback for the Battle Ground Tigers  The Reflector

I just like the camaraderie with the team. Everyone comes together. I like being a quarterback a lot. I like being able to lead the team. A lot of it is trusting your ...

Earthen Cup Bistro opens near Battle Ground High School  Vancouver Business Journal

Vancouver resident Libby Ek had been looking for a business opportunity to bring her back to her hometown of Battle Ground. When Opdahl Chiropractic ...

Battle Ground High School, Chief Umtuch bands enjoy success at the West Salem Jazz Festival

BATTLE GROUND — Jazz Bands from Battle Ground High School and Chief Umtuch Middle School participated in the Fifth Annual West Salem High School ...

Ex-Battle Ground hoops coach failed to disclose alleged hazing  The Columbian

When Wes Armstrong stepped down as head coach of the Battle Ground High School boys basketball team in May, he said it was because he had lost the ...

Battle Ground hires Mike Kesler as head football coach

BATTLE GROUND — Battle Ground Public Schools has hired Mike Kesler to be the next head football coach at Battle Ground High School, pending board ...

Battle Ground Roadmap Open House

The city of Battle Ground showed off some of the ideas that have come from a group working on a visioning project at an open house this week.

Battle Ground Harvest Days brings with it parade, car show, music  The Columbian

The night before Vancouver's gigantic, sprawling feast of a car cruise, Battle Ground offers its own different-tasting, no-less-appetizing automotive smorgasbord.

Teen driver dies in crash in Yacolt; witness reported truck sliding on icy roads

YACOLT, WA (KPTV) - A 17-year-old driver on his way to school died in a crash on an icy road in Yacolt on Monday morning, prompting Clark County deputies ...

Battle Ground community shows up to support teachers at school board meeting

BATTLE GROUND — An overflow crowd of hundreds crammed into a room at the Lewisville Intermediate Campus on Monday night, and flowed out into the ...

Tigers sink their teeth into non-tumbling state championship  The Reflector

Battle Ground High School senior cheerleader Cody Thompson and his teammates will never forget the moment they became the 4A non-tumbling state ...

Softball teams share big dreams | Sports  The Reflector

Sunny weather arrived just in time for the first week of the high school softball season in north Clark County.

Battle Ground, meet your Navigators | News  The Reflector

Excitement was in the air June 27, as the 12 Battle Ground Roadmap Navigators greeted each other for the first time at City Hall and started pinpointing a new ...

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