The board of directors of Battle Ground Public Schools will meet at 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Center for Agriculture, Scientific and Environmental Educational, Building A, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. The special executive session agenda topic is personnel. The meeting is closed to the public.
Software subscription costs are still unknown
Cloud innovation in computer software could soon force school districts and other educational institutions to pay a monthly subscription fee.
Community celebrates itself and its past with a day of hometown-style events: parade, carnival, food, games
Many things have changed since Hockinson established its first school in 1870 in east Clark County. But one thing that's remained the same is a strong sense of community.
The Love is a Radical Act organization will distribute ceramic heart ornaments throughout Battle Ground on Saturday to speak out against bullying and honor youths who recently committed suicide in the area.
A donation from the Battle Ground Senior Citizens Board has made it more convenient for some people to access Battle Ground Community Center.
Camas — In December, fifth-graders in Michelle Houle's class at Helen Baller Elementary School jubilantly jumped up and down for photographer Diana Sterle after "Stuffing a Bus" full of food donations for the hungry. The photo was entered in Umpqua Bank's Show Us How You Give campaign, and it rose above the ranks of 900-plus submissions to become a finalist; in April it drew enough Facebook votes to come out one of 10 winners. The photo earned the school a $2,500 grant.
Battle Ground -- On May 20, the city council recognized 13 high school seniors who have committed to serving in the U.S. military. Councilmember and Army veteran Philip Johnson introduced the each recruit who paid tribute to his or her family. Headed for the U.S. Army are John Brooks, Christopher Ellis, Cory Faircloth, Forrest Johnson, Franklin Johnson, Justin Kerle, Lana Linge and Hailey Schutte; U.S. Navy, Porter Kuhn and Wyatt Royce; U.S. Air Force, Ryan Hanlon, Joshua Massimo and Chase River Nystrom. Johnson also remembered two Battle Ground soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan: Army Pvt. Andrew Shields, killed in 2008, and Army Chief Warrant Officer Jonah McClellan, killed in 2010.
Budgets must stretch as Microsoft drops system
A decision by Microsoft is impacting educational institutions in Clark County, from kindergarten through college.
A suspicious metallic object left in a staff bathroom at Tukes Valley Middle School prompted an evacuation of the middle and primary school this morning.
Power knocked out for 2,000 Clackamas customers
A Battle Ground man wrecked his newly purchased sports car Tuesday night, and then had to sit in the wreckage for an hour until downed power lines could be made safe.
Battle Ground — Members of the Battle Ground Rotary Club gathered on May 11 to scour garbage from state Highway 503, from Main Street south to Eaton Boulevard (Northeast 199th Street).
After Shonny Bria, superintendent of Battle Ground Public Schools, announced her retirement on April 29, the district appointed Duane Rose as liaison to the school board during the transition. In that capacity, Rose is being paid $10,000 per month for May and June, according to district officials.
Lynn Hicks named interim deputy superintendent
The Battle Ground school board unanimously appointed Duane Rose as the district's interim superintendent while a successor for Shonny Bria is found. Bria is retiring June 30 after 15 years at the district's helm.
A driver from Amboy ran a red light Friday night on Highway 503 in Battle Ground, causing a three-car collision, officials said.
A former police chief, a formal-attire company owner and a man who says he was unfairly fired from his city job are among an eclectic batch of small-city candidates looking to unseat incumbents during this year's election.