Now Hiring Substitute Custodians

CSD Is Now Hiring Substitute Custodians

Posted: September 19, 2017

We’re looking for substitute part-time custodians! Make $16.78 per hour working flexible AM & PM shifts Monday–Friday. No prior experience needed; training is provided. This job is ideal for college students – most shifts are 4 hours long. Candidates must meet basic physical requirements, display a positive attitude, and be highly dependable. Se habla Español….
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Inspiring future creatives

Posted: September 15, 2017

The first thing one notices upon entering the gym at Prune Hill Elementary School is the larger than life, jungle-themed mural. Besides the fact that it is more than 30 feet tall, what makes it unique is that nearly every student at the school has their artwork incorporated into the mural. The process began last…
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Grad Night Committee sets date for Holly Days Bazaar

Graphic advertising Holly Days

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The Camas Grad Night Committee’s 2017 Holly Days Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 2 at Liberty Middle School in Camas. For more information, contact this year’s committee chair, Ursula Hood, at 2017hollydays@gmail.com for registration or specific details. The Holly Days Facebook page will also be updated soon for the latest information. For information on the…
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2 CHS students receive perfect ACT scores

Photo of Lindsay Leetham and Monica Chang

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CHS/MST Magnet students Monica Chang (junior) and Lindsey Leetham (senior) have accomplished the rare feat of earning a perfect ACT score of 36. Wow! How rare, you ask? “On average, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score, according to the organization. In the U.S. high school…
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CHS Dance Team to Hold Clinic October 7

Posted: September 14, 2017

Enjoy a day of dancing and performing! Participants will learn two fun routines taught by the CHS Dance team; one camp dance designed for all, and one specialty routine catered to age and ability. We will end the day with a showcase for friends and family. Showcase beings at 2:30 in the Liberty main gym….
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It computes: Technology director is employee favorite

Sherman Davis receives his award, which is a red and orange decorative glass bowl made by art students.

Posted: September 7, 2017

Twenty years ago, the Camas School District had 700 computers and 2,000 students. Today, the district has approximately 8,000 devices, 3,000 guest logins and more than 7,000 students. Likewise, while desktop computers and clunky laptops ruled the day in the ’90s, now tablets and Smartphones are the go-to devices. Sherman Davis, the district’s technology director,…
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Papermaker bonds

Dawn (Horn ) Coonrod (right) and Audrey (Ladd) Rancore, are pictured holding memory books.

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The year was 1957. U.S. Surgeon General Leroy Burney linked smoking with lung cancer. Russia launched Sputnik I, and Leif Svendsen, Camas High School’s first exchange student, spent the year as a Papermaker. Flash-forward six decades and Svendsen is heading back to Camas to attend his 60th class reunion. This Saturday, Svendsen will serve as…
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Camas graduate Taylor Williams makes big-league debut for Brewers

Taylor Williams pictured in his Brewers uniform.

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Taylor Williams can now call himself a major leaguer. The 26-year-old graduate of Camas High School made his debut for the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. The right-handed pitcher retired both batters he faced in the eighth inning of a 7-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. “It would have been nice to be involved in a…
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Rhyan Montovino Rows a New Path

Rhyan Montovino rowing on his boat.

Posted: September 2, 2017

It’s the day that changed Rhyan Montovino’s life forever, and he can hardly remember the details at all. The 17-year-old Camas High School senior recalls flashes of that Saturday in May 2016—dropping off a friend at his home, thinking about the route he’d take home. The moment his car went off the road, hit a…
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