Happy birthday, Lacamas Heights
Camas elementary school to mark half-century with a party
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
In 1964, The Civil Rights Act was signed into law, the “race to the moon” made headlines and a new home cost $13,050.In Camas, Lacamas Heights Elementary School opened its doors to 500 students for the 1963-64 school year.
On Jan. 17, the school. located at 4600 N.E. Garfield St., will celebrate that milestone with a birthday party. Duane Freeman, a sixth-grade teacher that first year, will be attending the party, along with several alumni and current students and staff members.
Principal Julie Mueller, a parent committee and school alumni have been working since last spring to create an event that all attendees will enjoy.
“I think it is awesome,” Mueller said. “I started teaching at Lacamas in 1995 and was there until Liberty Middle School opened.