Papermaker bonds

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

Posted: September 7, 2017

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.


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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Vote for Tsering Shola to win national science award

Tsering Shola standing in front of Camas High School.


Camas High School junior Tsering Shola is still making waves in hearing research. Please vote for her to receive the 2017 Oticon People First “Focus on People” award through August 31! After winning honors – and an $80,000 scholarship – at science fairs last spring – she advanced to the prestigious Intel Science and Engineering…
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Emma Jenkins – Camas High School Senior Readies for Cross Country Season

Posted: August 22, 2017

In an alternate reality, Emma Jenkins would not be the reigning 4A Greater St. Helens League (GSHL) district and Westside Classic regional cross country champion and the league’s top returning runner from last year’s state meet. The Camas High School senior would instead have been ranging along the right sideline for the girls soccer team,…
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Open Registration for New Students


Families can now walk in for new student open registration at the Zellerbach Administration Center. Registration information is posted here. August 21: 8:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m. August 22: 10:00 a.m.— 6:00 p.m. August 23: 8:00 a.m.— 4:00 p.m. August 24: 10:00 a.m.— 6:00 p.m. August 25: 8:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.   August 28: 8:00 a.m.— 4:00 p.m….
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Passing on the passion for soccer

Young soccer players playing on a field.

Posted: August 20, 2017

Members of the Camas High School girls soccer state championship team are trying to keep up with the energetic 5- to 8-year-olds attending their camp, and they’re loving every minute of it. “It’s really good seeing little kids come out and have that passion for soccer, even though they have only played for a little…
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Middle school: The best years

Middle school students learning how to open lockers.

Posted: August 14, 2017

The thought of opening a locker on the first day of school can strike fear into the heart of even the bravest 11-year-old, who has likely seen at least one television show or movie depicting middle school as a scary place where sixth-graders get bullied and stuffed into lockers. But a new camp at Liberty…
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CHS Focus Group: Why do you fly our flag?

Student running with a CHS flag.

Posted: August 1, 2017

What makes you proud to be, to have been or to someday become a Papermaker? What are your aspirations for the future of CHS? What are your concerns? Join us for a focus group on Tuesday, August 15, to let us know your thoughts and meet our new administration team! We’ll begin at 5:30 PM…
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