A New Project-Based Learning Middle School Program Opportunity

Posted: October 14, 2016

As you may have heard, we are launching a new Project-Based-Learning (PBL) middle school program for Camas students in the fall of 2016!  While we are still working on the details and in the final stages of purchasing the facility, we are excited to invite you to learn more about this opportunity. Why Project-Based-Learning? The…
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Real world science

Fourth-graders from Woodburn Elementary work with a scale model of an urban watershed.

Posted: October 10, 2016

Fourth-graders spend a day learning about their local watershed and how to protect it There’s a few rules for the students attending the Columbia River Watershed Festival. One, don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty. Two, worms are not gross. Three, recycling is crucial. “The goals of this event are to bring a bunch…
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Clowns in the News

Posted: October 6, 2016

Dear families: Students in some of our schools are reporting that they have heard rumors about clown threats. We understand that this stems from an internet/social media rumor that started in August on the East Coast and has made its way into Clark County. These rumors have caused fear among some of our students and…
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Lifelong learning

a summer “externship”

Posted: September 27, 2016

Internships among high school students have blossomed in recent years, allowing young people to learn new skills and explore potential careers. But this summer, two Camas teachers took on that role by participating in “externships,” short-term professional development activities that connect the classroom to business and industry. The externships were coordinated by Derek Jacques, Camas…
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Building a healthy school community

Dorothy Fox students

Posted: September 23, 2016

Cathy Sork has always had a passion for leadership, dating back to her days as student teacher. When she became an administrator and earned a doctorate, that passion was put aside for awhile. But a few years ago, the Dorothy Fox Elementary School principal decided to form a Student Leadership Team, with a focus on…
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Healthy Youth Survey provides important information about adolescents

Healthy Youth Survey

Posted: September 21, 2016

The Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) is a collaborative effort of the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Department of Health, the Department of Social and Health Service’s Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery, the Department of Commerce, and the Liquor Control Board. The survey provides important information about youth in Washington. County prevention…
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State of the Community

2016 State of the Community

Posted: September 13, 2016

City of Camas, Port of Camas-Washougal and the Camas School District officials will come together to present the State of the Community address Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m., at Camas High School. The fourth-annual event will include presentations from representatives of the three entities, followed by an open house where the public will have…
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Camas native trains to be a U.S. Navy pilot

Graduate Robert Pierce standing in front of planes.


A 2008 Hays Freedom High School graduate and Camas, Washington, native participates in the lengthy and rigorous training process that transforms new U.S. Navy Officers into Naval Aviators. Ensign Robert Pierce is a student naval aviator with the “Rangers” Training Squadron (VT-27), based in Corpus, Christi, Texas, that operates the T-6B Texan II aircraft. As…
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Hall of Fame seeks 2005 Football team

2005 CHS Football

Posted: August 10, 2016

The CHS Hall of Fame will have their induction on October 1, and the Committee is trying to contact all members of the 2005 Football Team!  If you know a player from this team, please have them contact Marcia Johnson at Camas High School, Marcia.Johnson@camas.wednet.edu, or visit the Camas Athletic Boosters website for more information.