Battle Ground Public Schools

2016 Bond Fact Sheet

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B A T T L E G R O U N D P U B L I C S C H O O L S BOND FACTS DYNAMIC FACILITIES: Building Now and for the Future One of the goals in Battle Ground Public Schools' Strategic Plan is to provide safe and secure facilities that are equipped to prepare our growing population of students for college and careers. With that goal as the guiding principle, a community-led team of dedicated volunteers from every area of the district worked for two years—often meeting weekly—to craft the Long-Range Facilities Plan, which charts a course to provide appropriate facilities for educational instruction now and into the future. The Facilities Improvement Team (FIT) presented its plan to the Board of Directors last spring, along with the recommendation to run a bond measure that would address these top facilities concerns: 1. Replace deteriorating schools 2. Accommodate growth 3. Make safety and security updates 4. Enhance schools for 21st century learning The measure, Proposition 1 on the November 8 ballot, asks voters to consider a school construction bond of up to $80 million. INSIDE: DETAILS OF THE PROPOSED BOND PLEASE REMEMBER TO VOTE ON NOVEMBER 8!

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