Watch D.O.G.S

This national PTA program began at Pleasant Valley in March 2013.

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Watch D.O.G.S (Dads of Great Students)- Engage men, inspire children, reduce bullying and enhance the educational environment at our school.

 Watch D.O.G.S. is the father involvement initiative of the National Center for Fathering that organizes fathers and father figures in order to provide positive male role models for the students and to enhance school security. Today, more than 2,659 active programs in 46 states participate in the WATCH D.O.G.S. Program.

Who are Watch DOGS? Fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father figures who volunteer to serve at least one day a year in a variety of school activities as assigned by the school principal or other administrator.

Join us Sept 27th, 2018 at 6:30 PM for our Kick off!!





Once you have completed your background clearance (instructions are on the bottom of the page), you can sign up here.

1) Click this link to see our SignUps on

2) Review the SignUps listed and choose the one(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on

Note: does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.



Thank you for becoming a Watch DOG, please take this End of Day SURVEY to help us improve this new program.

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 How do you become a WatchDOG?

1.  Read the Volunteer Handbook/Expectations Agreement

2. Complete the Battle Ground School District Application Process online, which includes the Volunteer Disclosure Form.

3. Bring your valid photo identification to any school office or the District Office for verification. If you are an Oregon resident, Oregon State requires a payment of $10 for clearance. Please make checks payable to Battle Ground Public Schools and attach it to your drivers license.

a. You must present your valid identification in person. After you have presented your identification, please allow 7-10 days to process the background check. 

4. Sign up here: or contact Mark Yarger to sign up or if you have questions!

It's That Easy!!