Original Maple Grove Primary staffers (1981-92) at the 30th anniversary celebration were Dorothy Fleming, first grade teacher, in front, and in back from left: Chuck Anderson, 4th grade and principal intern; Duane Rose, first principal; Anne Rose, 4th grade; Chuck Sester, 4th grade; Anita Gillingham, custodian; Carole Elsbree, 2nd grade; and Julie Ash, music.
Battle Ground — Maple Grove Primary School celebrated the school’s 30th anniversary on Oct. 20. Former teachers, principals, aides, custodians and secretaries came from as far as Yakima, Bend, Ore. and Seattle for a special gathering. Battle Ground Public Schools Superintendent Shonny Bria, several school board members and four former Maple Grove principals joined the festivities. Attendees sang the school song and enjoyed cake, punch and coffee.