I don’t have a bucket list. But there is, using space in my head, a list of a great many things I want to do before I die. Half of them are about being cool by helping the world. Things like changing the way our generations relate, eliminating teen suicide, teaching young men how to […]
Vancouver, WA. – One of our thirteen year old girls will receive a Clark County Youth Achievement Award for Inspiration on June 14, 2015. The teenage girl was nominated by her mentor of three years in the 4Results Mentoring program at Columbia River Mental Health Services in Vancouver, WA. Please see attached for their personal story […]
We all make excuses. Most of the time, they’re pretty harmless. But you could be hurting yourself if you make excuses for not taking action in some areas — and one of those areas is investing. Not investing, or not investing enough, can have serious consequences. In fact, a lot of people are poorly prepared […]
I met up with two old friends in the last few months. Forrest in Mexico and Brian closer to home. Brian moved to to Battle Ground about three months ago. Apart from a few Facebook interactions, we’ve spent 25 years with little contact. Our lives are different. He’s a poet musician with a soul moving […]
These are the last five perspective offerings from our Digital Photography students for the 14-15 school year. We have been fortunate to share their view over the last many months. I hope their artwork has enhanced your own.
Isn’t it interesting that human bodies, most organisms for that matter, are prepared for things to go wrong? We are pre-programmed for disaster. Most disasters though, are only disasters if they are not well responded to. For a healthy human, most disasters are averted by a healthy response. The more prepared we are, both as a result […]
Through the eyes of teenage photographers. Though these pictures may be hard to differentiate from photographers with older eyes – they are unique. Like the purity of a fresh sprouted seed, these are new, less tested, less restricted. Take some moments and see what they see the way they see it…
Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican army’s surprise, patriotism boosting victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day. That happens on September 16th. Cinco de Mayo actually celebrates the shocking end to a battle between the poorly equipped Mexican resistance in Puebla […]
I planted a couple trees yesterday. We bought them at the CASEE bare root sale. Next weekend is the BGHS Plant Sale. The Rose Float is under way down Grace Avenue in the Flex Building. May Day is First Friday in Old Town. Our Outdoor Market opens this Saturday in the Village. It really is […]
Perspectives are different every place, every second and with every feeling, idea, interaction and experience. Here are a few BGHS Photography student perspectives. They say much.
Battle Ground High School is holding a photography exhibit demonstrating “perspectives” starting May 8 at Fairway Coffee. Each piece of art will illustrate a different kind of perspective. In our Teach One to Lead One class, we are working on the characteristic of enthusiasm. In our lesson plan, one of the benchmarks of enthusiasm is […]