Welcome back message to students

Students excited about school
Welcome back, students! As many of you know the CASEE program is very unique and special to the Battle Ground School District with our 80 acre campus.  Our program would be perfect for physical distancing and outdoor learning opportunities during this time of COVID-19.  However, we mustRead more

CASEE’s Irene Catlin wins science teaching award

CASEE's Irene Catlin wins science teaching award Congratulations to CASEE teacher Irene Catlin on receiving the Washington Science Teachers Association’s (WSTA) Science Teaching Award!  WSTA annually recognizes up to four teachers, one from each level: elementary school, middle school, high school, and higher education. Awardees will receive local and state recognition asRead more

Applications for CASEE are open

CASEE Natural Resource students conducting an egg mass survey
Applications to attend CASEE are still being accepted Students interested in attending the Center for Agriculture, Science and Environmental Education (CASEE), Battle Ground Public Schools' half-day STEM program for high school students can apply online now. Don't wait, as applications are only available until classes are full.Read more

CASEE students contribute to ongoing Mount St. Helens research study

CASEE students at Mount St. helens
CASEE students contribute to ongoing Mount St. Helens research study It’s been nearly four decades since Mount St. Helens violently erupted on May 18, 1980, sending a massive plume of ash 80,000 feet into the atmosphere. The ensuing landslide transformed the landscape, reducing hundreds of square milesRead more

Another Day at the Plant!

CASEE Juniors weeding their lettuce plot
Another day at the plant CASEE Food Science students have begun to plant the organic garden on the east side of the campus. They grouped up and claimed a row to plant vegetables of their choosing. Each group researched several different crops learning when and how toRead more

Springtime at CASEE

eggmass survey
Springtime at CASEE What's going on in the ponds at CASEE? Our Freshman and Sophomores are jumping in waders to survey the CASEE amphibian population. Natural Resource students join citizen scientists from all around Washington and Oregon for SWAMP, Southwest Washington Amphibian Monitoring Project. Students search forRead more

Forest Health with DNR and the Future of the CASEE Forest

DNR visit
Forest Health with DNR and the Future of the CASEE Forest           You may not know this but the CASEE campus land is not owned by the school district. It is a land trust managed by Washington State Department of Natural Resources whichRead more

The Game is Afoot at CASEE

Crime lady
The Game is Afoot at CASEE            Everyone loves a good mystery, especially CASEE seniors! Forensic Scientist Amelia Bussell of the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab in Vancouver joined CASEE Biotechnology students to share details about her career in forensic science. Amelia has worked some amazing andRead more

Student Science in Action at Mount St. Helens

CASEE spirit lake
Student Science in Action at Mount St. Helens      CASEE is a unique program in the Battle Ground Public School District due to an emphasis on experience based learning and partnerships with local and state agencies. Over the years, CASEE has developed many projects to provideRead more

Superintendent Ross: ‘Battle Ground by the Numbers’

SUPERINTENDENT ROSS: 'BATTLE GROUND BY THE NUMBERS' As an ex-social studies teacher, my interest in numbers and data has always included those of a historical significance, such as key dates or events from our past. However, since moving into educational leadership, I have come to see theRead more


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