Battle Ground schools to honor veterans

Schools will be closed on Mon., Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day

BATTLE GROUND — Battle Ground Public Schools’ students and staff will honor veterans during school events, including assemblies and a panel for high school students. Community members and veterans are invited to attend. Schools will be closed on Mon., Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. 

Students at Captain Strong Primary School greet veterans as they arrive for a breakfast in their honor. Photo courtesy of Battle Ground Public Schools
Students at Captain Strong Primary School greet veterans as they arrive for a breakfast in their honor. Photo courtesy of Battle Ground Public Schools

Events will be held at:

Primary Schools

Captain Strong Primary: The school will be hosting a breakfast for veterans at 8:40 a.m. on Fri., Nov. 8, followed by a school-wide assembly at 9:30 a.m.

Daybreak Primary: Assembly on Fri., Nov. 8 at 3 p.m. in the cafeteria. Primary students will sing songs in honor of veterans. 

Glenwood Heights Primary: Two assemblies will be held on Fri., Nov. 15 at 9:30 and 10:25 a.m.  

Maple Grove Primary: Two assemblies will be held on Fri., Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the gym. 

Pleasant Valley Primary: Assembly on Thu., Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. in the gym.

Yacolt Primary: On Tue., Nov. 12, 4th grade choir students will perform at a pair of assemblies in the school gym. The first is a school-wide assembly at 3 p.m., and a performance for parents will be at 6:30 p.m.  

Middle Schools

Amboy Middle School: Assembly on Wed., Nov. 6 at 8:50 a.m. in the gym featuring guest speakers, a slideshow, and performances from the school band.

Chief Umtuch Middle: Assembly on Fri., Nov. 8 at 1:30 p.m.

Daybreak Middle: Assembly on Fri., Nov. 8 at 8 a.m. in the school gym.

Laurin Middle: Assembly on Fri., Nov. 8 at 8:20 a.m. in the school gym. 

Pleasant Valley Middle: Assembly on Thu., Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. in the school gym. 

Tukes Valley Middle: Assembly on Fri., Nov. 8, at 9:30 a.m. There will be a guest speaker and a presentation on the Sons of the American Revolution.

High Schools

Battle Ground High School: Veterans Day panel for students on Fri., Nov. 8 in the library. Hosted by the Air Force Junior ROTC and the History/Social Studies departments, the panels will comprise veterans from all military branches and be representative of several different eras. The panelists will make a short biographical presentation to each class period throughout the day, and the invited classes will have an opportunity to ask questions of the panelists. Due to space limitations, please contact the school for more information about attending.

Prairie High School: Two assemblies will be held on Fri., Nov. 8 at 8:55 a.m. and 9:40 a.m. in the auditorium. The Prairie High School Air Force JROTC will be presenting.

Alternative Schools

CAM Academy: An assembly featuring a guest speaker and musical performances from third graders will be held on Fri., Nov. 8 at 1 p.m. at the Baptist Church across the parking lot from CAM.   

Information provided by Battle Ground Public Schools.

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