Three nab 2017 Future Chefs honors

Posted: March 29, 2017

On March 17, three Camas School District students were awarded honors for their original recipes in the 2017 Sodexo Future Chefs National Challenge. They are: Avery Perry, Project-Based Learning Middle School Program sixth grader – Grand Prize and “Healthy Attributes Award,” for her Tropical Açai Bowls Joseph Jacobson, Project-Based Learning Middle School Program seventh grader – “Original yet Tasty Award,” for…
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Help name our new schools

Posted: March 25, 2017

What’s in a name? Thanks to the generous support of our community, Camas School District plans to open two new facilities in the fall of 2018 as specified in our 2016 bond program. The time is upon us to name the New Project-Based Learning High School and the New Lacamas Heights Elementary, as well as…
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CREDC official, Camas senior win Marshall leadership awards

Sophie Muro. [Photo from The Columbian.]

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Max Ault is the 2017 recipient of the General George C. Marshall Public Leadership Award while Sophie Muro, a Camas High School senior, is the Youth Leadership Award recipient. The Fort Vancouver National Trust announced the awards Wednesday in a ceremony at the Providence Academy. The event featured an address by Washington Lt. Gov. Cyrus…
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Woodburn Elementary dedicates new Buddy Bench

Posted: March 23, 2017

On Friday, March 17, students and staff of Woodburn Elementary School dedicated their new “Buddy Bench” to the memory of Julianna Yuri Snow. Julianna lived with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and was bound largely to her home, but was able to learn and build relationships with her classmates at Woodburn through an iPad and Facetime every day….
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Students excel at SW Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Posted: March 22, 2017

We’re thrilled to recognize the 37 students who competed in the Southwest Regional Science and Engineering Fair on March 11 at Alki Middle School in Vancouver, WA. Camas had an extremely strong showing—the culmination of much hard work by dozens of exceptional individuals and their dedicated leaders. These standouts include: BEST IN FAIR DISTINCTION –…
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Donations sought for Weekend Backpack Program

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Did you know that more than 1,000 children in Camas get subsidized nutrition during the week in our schools? We help make sure that the neediest among them don’t go hungry over the weekend, but supplies are low. Want to help? Drop off food donations at your school or the Treasure House and specify the items are for the Camas…
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Student Film Festival Screening: Thursday, March 23

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The Camas School District announced today the official program selections for its third Student Film Festival. These budding filmmakers were given the prompt: “What Being a Superhero Means.”  Interpretations and innovations abound in their short vignettes. A celebration of technology and artistry, this film festival brings student voice to the district’s strategic plan that directs…
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Student work on display at show

Posted: March 17, 2017

Student artists from Southwest Washington, including Camas and Washougal, were selected for the 2017 Southwest Washington Regional High School Art Show. The event, hosted by Educational Service District 112, is in its 44th year. There were 278 entries received from throughout the six-county region, according to a press release from the ESD. The artwork is…
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Camas man is new district court judge

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A man who was born and raised in Camas has been sworn in as a Clark County District Court Judge. Chad Sleight, a 1996 graduate of Camas High School, has served as a pro tem judge in District Court for four years. He has practiced primarily criminal law since 2002. Sleight was elected president of…
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Longtime operations director retires

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After 36 years in public education, including 29 in the Camas School District, Operations Director Bryan McGeachy will retire in August. Current Camas High School Principal Steve Marshall will move into a redefined version of this position as director of educational resources. McGeachy has served as the district operations director for 10 years. McGeachy said…
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