Hayes Freedom High School named School of Distinction

"HFHS named 2017 Washington School of Distinction" emblem

Posted: November 20, 2017

It is with great honor that Camas School District recognizes Hayes Freedom High School for receiving the 2017 School of Distinction award. This award celebrates the top 5% of Washington high schools for improving graduation rates and sustaining progress over the last five years. Hayes Freedom’s rate rose from 68.2% in 2012 to 86.1% in 2017, reaching approximately 7% over the state average. “The staff and students at Hayes Freedom High School…
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YOGA CLUB HELPS MANAGE STRESS

Students strike yoga poses during a recent gathering of the CHS Yoga Club

Posted: November 18, 2017

Started this school year by senior Ella Neumann as part of her senior project, the Camas High School Yoga Club focuses on the importance of taking a moment of pause in a stressful day. Each meeting has a different focus and a yoga sequence that helps all students and staff stretch and be mindful. Ella is also…
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CSD Vocalists and Musicians earn spots in honor ensembles

Congratulations Vocalists & Musicians

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Congratulations to the following students who have won placement in a state, regional, or national honor ensemble: All-State Youth Choir (Grade 5-6): DOROTHY FOX Lila McGeachy Kaitlin Weidmann PRUNE HILL Shalaka Deshpande London Eneas Elspeth Feb Amelie Fujihara Arielle Greenstone Daphne Henion Silvia Pujol Camdyn Ryan Ainsley Schweitzer Alexis Waldbauer LIBERTY Haven Ashworth Lucy Farland…
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MST Students Hear from CHS Alum Dr. Michael Barratt of NASA

MST students pose with Dr. Barratt

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On Thursday, November 16th, about 50 CHS/MST students had the opportunity to hear astronaut and CHS class of 77 grad Dr. Michael Barratt speak to regional MST students at an event hosted by Washington State University Vancouver. Barratt wowed the audience with insights about the path he took to get, quite literally, into space! Here…
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THE FLOCKS ARE BACK

A flock of plastic pink flamingos stand in a yard

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The 2018 Grad Night Party Committee is now taking “flocking” requests for its famous Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser. For $20, a group of flamingos will appear on someone’s lawn for a birthday, an anniversary, or just for fun. Call Flockmaster Kathy Joy at 360-816-9539 to place your order now through May. All proceeds benefit the drug-…
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Hayes Freedom High School Named School of Distinction

Posted: November 16, 2017

It is with great honor that Camas School District recognizes Hayes Freedom High School for receiving the 2017 School of Distinction award. This award celebrates the top 5% of Washington high schools for improving graduation rates and sustaining progress over the last five years. Hayes Freedom’s rate rose from 68.2% in 2012 to 86.1% in…
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Teacher races toward ‘once in a lifetime’

Alisa Wise crosses the finish line

Posted: November 14, 2017

As she rode her bike through the streets of Rotterdam, Netherlands with the other members of Team USA, all of Alisa Wise’s fears and doubts drifted away. The Camas resident, high school math teacher and former track and field coach trained hard all summer to compete in the World Triathlon Grand Final. She earned this…
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Liberty Coffee Cart Serves up Life Skills

Life Skills students ready the coffee cart

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For students of the Life Skills program, Monday mornings at Liberty Middle School​ are busy with making and delivering coffee orders for teachers and staff. The Life Skills Coffee Cart was started by Special Education Teacher KC Harrold and Speech-Language Pathologist Amber Burnett two years ago in order to teach vocational and communication skills to…
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Stuff the Bus Food & Fund Drive Underway

School buses face off during Stuff the Bus fund & food drive

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It’s time for Camas and Washougal to team up and make magic happen in our community once again! Stuff the Bus feeds people in need all year long, so send in nonperishable food items with your child or donate online at www.cwbusinessalliance.com. If you’re new to Stuff the Bus, it’s as fun (and important) as…
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Local Girl Scouts use own money to help out kids at VA Fisher House

Hines twins with donations

Posted: November 9, 2017

In order to earn their Girl Scout Bronze Award, local twins Julia and Grace Hines decided to help out the Portland VA Fisher House by donating board and video games to ensure children of Veterans and active duty service members have something to do, and to life their spirits during their temporary stay. “Thank you…
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