Winners of Holiday Card Contest Named

Congratulations 2017 Card Winners

Posted: December 5, 2017

The winners of the Camas School District Holiday Card contest are in! They are… > Cason Thompson of Woodburn Elementary, 2nd grade > Chloe Liou of Prune Hill Elementary, 5th grade > Ava Wagner of Skyridge Middle School, 7th grade The cards of Cason, Chloe and Ava will be used by staff and administration across…
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‘Puppermaker’ Pride

Students team up to make Puppermaker dog treats.

Posted: November 28, 2017

The idea was solid enough: Make and sell all-natural pumpkin dog treats to earn a little extra money for their weekly outings outside Camas to places like the grist mill near Woodland and the pumpkin patches on Sauvie Island in Portland. But, the young entrepreneurs at Camas School District’s Transition House needed a little help…
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Start Time Progress Update

Graph of survey results

Posted: November 27, 2017

Dear Families, Thank you very much to the nearly 2,200 parents who responded to our start time survey earlier this month. We are continuing to analyze the parent survey as well as feedback from staff and students as we move forward with our discussion around this important topic. We plan to have a decision made…
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Hayes Freedom named 2017 School of Distinction

2016 HFHS Graduates

Posted: November 21, 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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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 Musicians earn spots in honor ensembles

Congratulations Musicians


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


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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A flock of plastic pink flamingos stand in a yard


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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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


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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