Candy Cane Grams!
It's that time of year again! Send a sweet treat to your student, or have them send one to their friends, teachers, staff members or a whole class!  Candy Grams are on sale now through Friday December 14, 2018 Candy canes will be delivered to homerooms the following week. ... read full article
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Online Book FairStacy Crain11/14/201811/21/2018
Online Book Fair
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Candy Cane Grams!Stacy Crain11/24/201812/15/2018
Candy Cane Grams!
It's that time of year again! Send a sweet treat to your student, or have them send one to their friends, teachers, staff members or a whole class!  Candy Grams are on sale now through Friday December 14, 2018 Candy canes will be delivered to homerooms the following week. ... read full article
Holiday Shoppe is Coming Soon!Stacy Crain11/17/201812/1/2018
Holiday Shoppe is Coming Soon!
Hello Pleasant Valley Families! The PTA will once again be bringing a Holiday Shop to our school, running Dec. 3rd-Dec.7th. Last year was our first year doing a holiday shop, and we learned a lot! Thanks to your feedback we have partnered with a new vendor, the Kids' Korner Gift Shoppe, and we hope you will find this year's product selection of higher quality, and with more variety, then last year. In addition students will be coming home with gift guide envelopes so parents can help them budget for gifts for each family member! Please visit the Kids' Korner  website ... read full article
Volunteers Needed!Stacy Crain11/7/201811/20/2018
Volunteers Needed!
We still need volunteers to sign up for our Scholastic Book Fair! The book fair begins next week, but we can't open the book fair without volunteers to run it! Volunteering at the Book Fair is the perfect way to stay connected to your child at school and help students find the books they can't wait to read. Plus, with every book sold the school earns scholastic dollars they can use to purchase new books for the library!  Sign up now and get ready for a fun and rewarding volunteer experience. ... read full article
Parent Teacher ConferencesStacy Crain11/3/201811/9/2018
Parent Teacher Conferences
Parent Teacher Conferences Nov 5-9 Pleasant Valley will have parent teacher conferences during the week of Nov 5-9th. PVP will be on an early release schedule Monday Nov 5th thru Friday Nov 9th. Primary students will be released every day at 12:40pm. PVM will be on an early release schedule Tuesday Nov 6th thru Friday Nov 9th. Middle school students will be released on those days at 11:45am. Contact your student's teacher for more information about your conference time. ... read full article
Fall FundraiserStacy Crain11/3/201811/5/2018
Fall Fundraiser
Last few days to sell products for our fall fundraiser! All order forms are due on Monday Nov 5th! And don't forget to turn in your tickets for Dino World collectibles. ... read full article
Select Basketball Try-outsStacy Crain10/18/201811/1/2018
Select Basketball Try-outs
Battle Ground Selects Basketball Try-outs are coming up. Try-outs are open to 4th - 8th graders. Please reference this  flyer for details!   ... read full article
Fall FundraiserStacy Crain10/17/201811/2/2018
Fall Fundraiser
Our annual fall fundraiser will soon be coming home with your student. PTA has again teamed up with Big Kahuna to raise money for your PTA! Please look for more information in your student's backpack. Both the middle and primary school will have a kick off assembly on Friday Oct 19th. Ask your student about it! To register your online seller account visit  Big Kahuna  to get started. You will need the school ID from the parent letter and the student order ID from the order form. Families can combine their sales on one order form to earn prizes faster! ... read full article
BGPS & BGEA reach tentative agreementStacy Crain9/16/20189/17/2018
BGPS & BGEA reach tentative agreement
School is scheduled to start on Monday September 17th. BGEA will vote on new contract Sunday Sept 16th. For more information here are two news articles....  Clark County Today  &  Fox 12 Oregon ... read full article
No school Thursday 9/6/18Stacy Crain9/5/20189/7/2018
No school Thursday 9/6/18
There will be no school on Thursday Sept 6th due to continued bargaining between BGEA and BGSD. ... read full article
Bargaining continuesStacy Crain9/4/20189/15/2018
Bargaining continues
Battle Ground Education Association and the Battle Ground School District have still not come to an agreement over compensation for certificated instructional staff. Due to their ongoing bargaining talks school has been cancelled through Tuesday Sept 11th. It is unclear when the Middle School will reschedule their picture day. As soon as the PTA has any information we will do our best to inform parents. Thank you for your patience. ... read full article
No School 8/29, 8/30 & 8/31Stacy Crain8/28/20189/3/2018
No School 8/29, 8/30 & 8/31
Start of school pushed back to Tuesday 9/4 Battle Ground Public Schools continues to bargain with the Battle Ground Education Association (BGEA), but unfortunately did not yet reach an agreement on compensation for certificated instructional staff. Battle Ground Public Schools has agreed to have a finance representative from the Washington Education Association (WEA) participate in a discussion to help resolve this issue.  While schools are closed:  Kindergarten parent-teacher conferences scheduled on closure days will be postponed.  High school athletics will continue as scheduled with practices and games/meets/matches as the coaches are covered under a separate contract.  Community education classes will continue ... read full article
BGEA votes to strikeStacy Crain8/23/20189/5/2018
BGEA votes to strike
Battle Ground Education Association approves work stoppage Aug 22nd BGEA voted to approve a work stoppage if an agreement is not reached between the Battle Ground School District and the BGEA by the first day of school. This could push back the day that students start classes across the district. More information can be found in an article here  from The Columbian. ... read full article
Late Start WednesdaysStacy Crain8/22/201810/10/2018
Late Start Wednesdays
Late Start Wednesdays - LAUNCH Program! Battle Ground Public Schools announced that  enrollment is open  for the new before-school "Launch" program that will be offered to primary school students on  late - start  Wednesdays next year. Brought to you by Battle Ground Community Education, a department of Battle Ground Public Schools, Launch is a fun way for your child to begin their day on  late - start  Wednesdays. Beginning on Oct 3rd and continuing through the end of May 2019, all district schools will  start  one hour  late  on Wednesdays for teacher collaboration.  Late - start  Wednesdays will replace the early ... read full article
BGPS provides K-4th graders with school suppliesStacy Crain7/10/20188/27/2018
BGPS provides K-4th graders with school supplies
Primary Schools K-4 Battle Ground Public Schools will provide basic school supplies to all K-4 students next year thanks to a rule change that will provide the district with revenue from timber sales that occur within the district's boundaries. Please provide for your K-4 child: Backpack Earbuds Reusable water bottle To view a list of the supplies that the district will be providing please click  here . ... read full article