Hope & Joy: May 22, 2017

Posted: May 22, 2017

Alisa Wise and Rod Raunig have been coaching track at Camas High for a combined 38 years. Next weekend, as the state meet wraps up, they will be saying goodbye. Being a coach is a lot of work – lots of time away from family, braving the elements, long bus rides, and trying to recruit…
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Hope & Joy: May 15, 2017

Posted: May 15, 2017

This week’s HOPE & JOY comes courtesy of Andrea McCarty and Melissa Hutton. Thank you for sharing this special story about student growth! Have a great week! Jeff Jett came to first grade new to Camas and with a packet in hand from his former teacher from out of state. The packet contained several work…
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Letter from Superintendent Jeff Snell

Posted: May 10, 2017

Dear Camas Families, There is increasing concern from health professionals and counselors about a popular Netflix series called 13 Reasons Why. While it’s possible you’ve never heard of the drama, it’s highly likely that your student has heard about it or may have read the book. The series is centered on a 17-year-old girl who…
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Hope & Joy: May 8

Posted: May 8, 2017

“One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” –Malala Yousafzai Tuesday we celebrate National Teacher Day. The power of a teacher, through the experiences they help create and the words they use to inspire, cannot be overstated. To add to Ms. Yousafzai’s quote, one moment can change the world as…
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Hope & Joy: April 24

Posted: April 24, 2017

We’ve been doing the HOPE & JOY project for a couple of years now. It’s amazing to me how each week I’m not really sure what we will be sharing and then there it is – the HOPE & JOY presents itself. It’s one of the things I enjoy most about the week. This has…
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Hope & Joy: April 17

Posted: April 17, 2017

We are sharing our HOPE with Cole Burbank and his family this week.  Thank you all for supporting each of our students and families.

Hope & Joy: April 10

Posted: April 10, 2017

I hope everyone was able to enjoy at least a little bit of sunshine and a lot of time with family and friends over spring break. We welcome back our 7,000 students this morning for the home stretch of the school year – three important months to wrap up a year of learning. For our…
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Hope & Joy: March 27

Posted: March 27, 2017

The Camas Educational Foundation (CEF) was established with a vision of empowering students and teachers to innovate, extend and inspire.  They’ve worked toward this vision through a mission of funding extraordinary learning for every student student every day.    Since 2001, they’ve funded nearly 500 grants that have created opportunities for students and staff to…
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Hope & Joy: March 20

Posted: March 21, 2017

This past week our classified employees celebrated their 50th year as a part of the Public School Employees of Washington with a celebration Tuesday evening at Hayes Freedom High.    Our classified employees provide essential services in all aspects of our district.  Some of those services have changed over the years.  President Susan Wambolt shared…
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Hope & Joy: March 13

Posted: March 13, 2017

Thanks to Dr. Sork for guest authoring our HOPE & JOY project this week.  Have a fantastic Monday!  Jeff “Spread Kindness Like Confetti!” This is the motto of the Dorothy Fox Elementary Kindness Team.  This is a group of 3rd graders who took the initiative to make their school a better place by promoting kindness around the…
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