ABOUT CASEE

Our vision is to inspire a culture of awareness and stewardship in the world.

Battle Ground Public Schools’ half-day STEM program offers high school students an integrated curriculum in Science and English on an 80-acre outdoor learning lab.

Courses include Biology, Natural Resources, Environmental Science, Forestry, Wildlife, Chemistry, Food Science, Microbiology, Agricultural and Industrial Biotechnology and four years of high school English.

Students attend classes at the Center for Agriculture, Science, and Environmental Education on a 3-hour block schedule Monday-Friday before or after attending their home high school for a half day to round out their studies.

SUN Bucks program supports summer food access

SUN Bucks program supports summer food access Children attending Battle Ground Public Schools may be eligible to receive $120 each this summer as part of a new Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer program known as SUN Bucks.   Students may be automatically eligible for SUN Bucks if they

CASEE Plant Sale and Inventory 2024

CASEE Plant Sale and Inventory 2024 Held in conjunction with NatureScaping of SW Washington’s Bare Root trees, shrubs and perennials sale, CASEE will have northwest native trees and shrubs available. Prices are $5, $10 or $15 depending on size. 11104 N.E. 149th Street, Brush Prairie, WA 98606

CASEE students in the news

Students help rid invasive plants from BG’s Central Park CASEE students in the news Photos curtesy of Cade Barker, The Reflector.      

Industry Fair coming to BGHS Feb 15

Industry Fair coming to Battle Ground High School on Feb 15 Attend the Battle Ground Public Schools Industry Fair to learn about apprenticeships and jobs in health care, education, manufacturing, technology, construction, finance, hospitality, retail, transportation and more. Free and open to the public. RESUME WORKSHOP –

Register for kindergarten and transitional kindergarten!

Children must be 4 years old by August 31, 2024 and qualify. It’s time to register for kindergarten and transitional kindergarten! Kindergarten Registration for Battle Ground Public Schools is online through Skyward. Kindergarteners should be 5 years old by August 31, 2024. Create an account or login

RSVP for Science Night on Feb. 1

Attend the 2024 Science Night/open house on Feb. 1 (The original date was Jan. 18, but due to weather conditions this event has been rescheduled to Feb. 1) Join us on Thursday, Feb. 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for the annual CASEE Science Night. Come visit

Voters to consider capital levy

Voters to consider capital levy for Battle Ground Public Schools in February 2024 At its Nov. 13 regular meeting, Battle Ground Public Schools’ board of directors voted unanimously on a resolution to place a capital levy on the ballot. Proposition no. 7 will appear on the ballot

Weather-related information for families

Weather-related information for families - it's good to be prepared! How we notify families if weather will impact school schedules Automated phone calls - Please keep your contact information updated in Skyward (Family Access) or contact your school office. On weather days, calls may begin going out

CASEE in the news

CASEE Center celebrates 30th anniversary Read here for the Reflector article about CASEE's 30th anniversary! On Saturday, Sept. 30, the CASEE Center held a public celebration with a panel discussion, student-led tours, cake and more to celebrate 30 years in Battle Ground. Many former CASEE students joined

Healthy Youth Survey coming soon

Healthy Youth Survey 2023 Healthy Youth Survey coming Soon Our schools will participate in the 2023 Healthy Youth Survey between October 16 – 25. Washington students in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 take the survey every other year. The Healthy Youth Survey asks questions about risks

How to Apply to CASEE

1. Complete and submit the 2023-2024 New Student Application. Please note that the application is only available online.
2. Submit two “best work” samples (one from English & one from Science). Please send to CASEE Program Facilitator Margaret Bessert at bessert.margaret@battlegroundps.org.

3. Once you’ve submitted the form and sent your work samples, you’re all set!

What happens next?

Once we have your completed application form and work samples, CASEE staff will then send your Science and English teachers a recommendation form. These teacher forms, along with your completed application, will then be submitted to our staff for review. Notifications of acceptance will be sent within four weeks of staff review, which should be around the end of May.

CASEE Freshmen: Visit our outdoor learning lab!
CASEE Freshmen: Visit our outdoor learning lab!
CASEE Sophomores: Hip waders, amphibians and ponds, oh my!
CASEE Sophomores: Hip waders, amphibians and ponds, oh my!
CASEE Juniors: Chemistry is Tasty!
CASEE Juniors: Chemistry is Tasty!
CASEE Seniors: Hands-on Science Learning
CASEE Seniors: Hands-on Science Learning
Students and Faculty Describe CASEE
Discover BGPS' half-day STEM program
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Brush Prairie, WA 98606

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Battle Ground, WA 98604

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