School notes for Dec. 16, 2014

UNITE! launches annual community survey UNITE! Washougal Community Coalition has launched its annual community survey. Those interested can fill it out at

Keeping focus on the future

Camas High School’s DECA chapter recently held a career development conference for its members as well as community leaders.

A view from the ‘inside out’

The Washougal School District inducted its newest school board member, Bruce Westfall, at the Dec. 10 school board meeting.

School notes for Dec. 9, 2014

Student of the month selected Curtis Hamilton has been selected as the student of the month at Excelsior High School.

Rotarians provide annual ‘Gift of Words’

The Rotary Club of Camas-Washougal kicked off its Gift of Words project recently and will deliver a total of 762 dictionaries to third grade students in Camas and Washougal.

Stuff the Bus success!

Students from Camas and Washougal high schools combined their efforts to collect a total of 54,000 pounds of food and clothing during the annual Stuff the Bus event.

Washougal schools will start two hours late Thursday, Dec. 4

Washougal schools will start two hours late today, Thursday, Dec. 4, due to threats of freezing rain in some areas of the western Columbia Gorge.

School notes for Dec. 2, 2014

Annual financial aid information night set Specialists from Clark College’s financial aid office will be on hand to answer questions from prospective students and parents on Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m.

CSD participates in national summit

When Jeff Snell heard President Barack Obama thank him and the staff for the work they were doing, the Camas School District deputy superintendent had one word to describe it: Surreal.

School notes for Nov. 25, 2014

Festival of Trees set next weekend The Washougal Festival of Trees will return to Hathaway Elementary School this year.