School notes for June 24, 2014

Retirement celebration set for Dale Croswell There will be a retirement celebration for Camas High School teacher Dale Croswell.

WHS students head to FBLA nationals

Two Washougal High School freshman, Sayre Glaser and Matthew Hickey, will be among the state finalists vying for a national title at the Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., June 29 to July 2.

She’s giving back

Chloe Connors loves to express herself through art and music. So when the 13-year-old learned that members of the Jemtegaard Middle School choir would have to pay for new folders, she took action. “I really enjoy choir and wanted to help out,” Chloe said.

School notes for June 17, 2014

Shalese Mosley inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society Shalese Mosley of Camas was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi honor society at Oregon State University.

WSU Vancouver hosting financial aid and scholarship workshops

Students can learn how to pay for college at Washington State University Vancouver’s, “A - Z of Financial Aid and Scholarships” workshop, offered multiple times through the spring and summer. Free and open to the public, this workshop is considered by organizers as a jumping-off point for all college-bound students no matter what their age, current financial situation or school they plan to attend.

A ‘fun’ lesson in economics

Excited, boisterous voices filled the air as potential buyers haggled with sellers during Ancient Market Day at Liberty Middle School. Blankets, filled with handmade goods ranging from perfume to pottery, took up every inch of available ground space. Sellers, eager to earn money for their goods, encouraged potential buyers to have a look.

Police respond to bomb threat at Grass Valley Elementary School

Students at Grass Valley Elementary School in Camas are back in class this afternoon following a bomb threat this morning.

School notes for June 10, 2014

Norcross graduates from University of Montana Katie Norcross, a 2010 Camas High School graduate, has earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Montana.

Camas fares well at robotics contest

The mission: Design, build and program a robot “dragster” to race down a narrow lane and accurately stop when it “sees” the finish line. That is the challenge which students at Camas High, Hayes Freedom High and Liberty Middle schools accepted.

School notes for June 3, 2014

Art show set at Boys & Girls Club There will be an art show at the Jack, Will & Rob Boys & Girls Club from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 4.