Astronaut from Camas says give me my space

Astronaut and flight engineer Mike Barratt

Posted: May 24, 2017

You’re gazing continuously at one object, yet the view never gets old. That’s one reason why Mike Barratt is hoping to return to space. He wants to see Earth from one of the best vantage points a person could have. “It’s the thing everybody wants to go back and repeat: looking out the window at…
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New athletics online registration for 2017-18

Online Athletic Registration

Posted: May 16, 2017

This letter was originally emailed to families of middle school and Camas High School students on May 16, 2017. We are excited to announce that Camas High School, Liberty Middle School, and Skyridge Middle School Athletic departments are now moving towards a paperless and convenient online registration through FamilyID ( FamilyID is a secure registration platform that…
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Ninth-grade Project-Based Learning program planned

ninth grade PBL

Posted: May 15, 2017

>> UPDATE: Ninth-Grade PBL Program Info Night Date Change << This letter was originally emailed to families of eighth-grade students on May 12, 2017.  Dear 8th grade parents, We are pleased to share that plans are in place to launch a 9th grade cohort of 50-60 students at our Project-Based Learning (PBL) program this coming fall. If…
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City construction projects make way for new school

Sewer Project


CAMAS — Construction started last week on a year-long sewer expansion project that will allow for growth north of Lacamas Lake in Camas. The sewer project will add 4.5 miles of new sewer pipeline and is expected to bring more than 1,000 new residences to the city, along with areas set aside for industrial businesses…
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Liberty Library: More than just a place for books

Genre Panels

Posted: May 11, 2017

Thanks to the hard work of 20 talented students, “genre panels” representing 20 literary genres are now part of a permanent art gallery in Liberty Middle School’s Library. Some artists were chosen through a school-wide contest, while others took part in the project through Erin Marcell’s Advanced Art Class. “I’ve been talking with students about the various roles libraries play, and that…
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CSD director of early learning recognized as Clark County leader

program for the sixth annual Early Learning Champions Awards Luncheon


The early achievement gap between children from poor and affluent families can mean the difference for later success. That was the message from Joel Ryan, executive director of the Washington State Association of Head Start and Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program, to a crowd full of early educators and volunteers on Wednesday. Ryan was…
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Liberty Middle School offers Beyond the Bell program

Posted: May 5, 2017

Middle school is both exciting and challenging for our students—increased responsibility and greater independence are two sides of the same coin. For some students, organizing their priorities, their time, and especially their binders is a daunting and unfamiliar task that can get in the way of learning the essential material and developing necessary skills. For…
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Photographers become first-ever CHS qualifiers for SkillsUSA


Posted: May 2, 2017

Sophomore Allyssa Heilbrun and senior Alexis Royal have become the first-ever Camas High School qualifiers to represent SW Washington in Photography at SkillsUSA. Having come out of the SW Washington regional event at 2nd and 4th place, Allyssa and Alexis advanced to the attend the state competition hosted in Yakima, Washington Thursday through Saturday of…
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Camas DECA makes history at international competition



On Tuesday, April 25, 25 Camas DECA students met up with 19,000 other students from around the world at the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California.  What followed was history in the making. As relayed by advisors Dave Johnson and Suzie Downs, these 25 students competed in the preliminary round, vying against 120 students in their category….
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John Neumann of CHS named tuba state champion

State Champion – Tuba-3


Congratulations to the three Camas High School Washington State Musicians! Following their outstanding performance at our regional Solo–Ensemble Contest in March, John Neumann–Tuba, Isaac Dizon–Tenor, and Janessa Wilson–Alto were selected to perform at the Washington State Contest at Central Washington University last Saturday, April 29. These three are among the top 22 high school musicians…
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