The monthly school newsletter, the daily bulletin, the school's website, and frequent contact with your student's teacher can alert you to anything going on in the school.
I am new to Battle Ground, how do I register my child at BGHS?
Incoming 9th graders new to Battle Ground School District need to arrange for placement testing. Please contact the Counselor’s Office for an appointment. Accompany your child to the Counselor’s Office. Bring all records from your child’s previous school including achievement test scores or WASL scores if coming from a Washington State school district. Bring your child’s birth certificate and current immunization record.
How does my student change classes if necessary?
Within the first 5 school days of each semester, a student may pick up a class change form in the Counselor’s Office. This form does require a parent signature. After the first 5 school days of each semester, there must be a student/parent/teacher/counselor conference for a student to change a class and administrative approval is required.
What is Privilege by Credit?
Each student must have a certain number of earned credits by the end of each grade level in order to move up to the next grade level. Freshmen must have 5.5 credits to become sophomores; Sophomores must have successfully completed 10.5 credits to become juniors; Juniors must have earned 16 credits to become seniors; and Seniors must have 22 credits to graduate. To successfully earn a credit, the student must make a D or better in the class.
What is the grade/attendance policy for athletes?
A student must have a 2.0 or better GPA, have no more than one F, and be enrolled in a minimum of 4 classes.
What parent groups are available for me to join at BGHS?
Parent Network (PAN)
School Improvement Group
Grad Night Party
How often am I notified about my studentís grades?
Progress reports are sent home every six weeks (4 progress reports each school year)
Report cards are sent home at the end of the 16 week semester (2 report cards each school year)
Teachers should notify parents when the student is experiencing learning difficulties that may result in failure in the class.
Parents may request more frequent grade checks with individual teachers. Progress report forms are available in the Counseling Office for the student to pick up and have the teachers fill out as needed.
How safe is the BGHS Campus?
There are six security officers who patrol the campus as well as deal with discipline issues. BG police officer on campus. Security cameras are located around campus. The front gate is locked at lunchtime. Students must verify with their school ID card that they are juniors or seniors before leaving campus for lunch.