Camas graduate Cody Hudson has rodeo in his blood

Cody Hudson leans against fence railing.

Posted: July 6, 2017

Vancouver Rodeo just one of many stops for local bull rider All Cody Hudson ever wanted is to be a cowboy. Even at age 7 winning his first mutton busting buckle at the Vancouver Rodeo, and growing up in a family whose dad, John, an ex-bull rider and roper and mom, Kim, a former barrel…
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Minder calls it a boys soccer career at Camas High

Roland Minder


Roland Minder still lives and breathes soccer. But after 23 years of coaching boys and girls soccer teams at Camas High School, the 63-year-old feels the time is right to step back from the boys program and find the right person to lead the Papermakers into the future on the soccer pitch. “We come into…
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Camas schools lightening students’ homework load


Posted: June 20, 2017

CAMAS — The Camas School District will be lightening the homework load for students starting in the fall after officials, teachers, parents and students spent a year looking at how to best use homework to serve students. “Our mission in Camas is seeing each learner and thinking about the experiences each learner has,” Superintendent Jeff…
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Retired general offers words of wisdom to Camas HS students

retired Brigadier General Robert P. McFarlin

Posted: June 19, 2017

CAMAS — Every story he told came back to a central theme. The right people in the right spot with the proper leadership can change the world. “Whatever it takes” his soldiers would tell him in the sands of the desert. He heard the same mentality near the demilitarized zone in South Korea. In Vietnam,…
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Homework Policy for 2017-18

Posted: June 16, 2017

*This letter was originally emailed to all Camas School District families on June 15, 2017* As part of our 2020 Strategic Planning, two goals in the area of CARING specifically address our student learners in becoming lifelong learners. Provide differentiated instruction and a rich, aligned curriculum that drives student engagement, joy, and accountability, meeting high…
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Inslee visits Odyssey Middle School in funding push

Gov. Jay Inslee


CAMAS — When Gov. Jay Inslee’s visit to Odyssey Middle School was delayed about an hour, school officials asked how many students wanted to stay past dismissal time for the visit, and nearly 60 of the 115 students in attendance on Wednesday opted to stay late. It’s that sort of enthusiasm that has the first-year…
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Crossing the finish line

Rod Raunig and Alisa Wise have reached the finish line of their coaching careers at Camas High School

Posted: June 14, 2017

Rod Raunig and Alisa Wise are not calling this a retirement. Just an opportunity for each of them to pursue personal and family aspirations after coaching track and field at Camas High School for two decades. “I could keep doing this for as many years as I felt healthy, but it’s one thing and it’s…
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Mill Town Pride Award Recipients Named

Mill Town Pride


Superintendent Jeff Snell recognized several individuals and organizations with the “Mill Town Pride” award at the Monday, June 12, school board meeting. The award, established in 2016, celebrates those who embody the Camas School District values of hard work and dedication, persistence and achievement, and contribution and community, as well as its mission to extend the tradition of quality,…
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Register Now for Fall 2017 Extended Day Care

Spots are filling up!

Posted: June 8, 2017

REGISTER NOW for Fall 2017 before- and after-school care at Zellerbach Administration Center (ZAC) or the Jack, Will & Rob Center (JWR). Spots are filling up fast, so contact Camas Community Education today! Visit or call the Community Ed Office for JWR info: (360) 833-5544, or the ZAC Extended Day front desk for ZAC…
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