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An inspiring experience

As Isaac Hodapp recalls being on stage at the famed Grand Ole Opry Theater, he is at a loss for words.

Local resident lands two lead ballet roles

A local resident is dancing two lead roles in a Thanksgiving weekend production at The Portland Ballet.

Journey Theater presents musical adaptation of ‘White Christmas’

Journey Theater Arts Group will present a musical adaptation of “White Christmas,” which features 17 Irving Berlin songs, at the Washburn Performing Arts Center at Washougal High School, 1201 39th St.

State Board of Education will meet this week

The Washington State Board of Education will meet at Educational Service District 112 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday to discuss the kindergarten through 12th grade system’s transition to career and college-ready standards, and impacts on high school graduation requirements.

School notes for Nov. 11, 2014

Holly Days Craft Fair, breakfast with Santa benefits Grad Night The annual Holly Days Craft Fair and pancake breakfast with Santa will benefit the Camas Grad Night 2015 event.

An appreciation for science and art

Students in Debbie Kramer’s second grade class at Hathaway Elementary recently gained an appreciation for science and art as they studied botany.

School notes for Nov. 4, 2014

Parents night out set this month and next There will be a Parents Night Out Open Lego Lab for children ages 4 through fifth grade at Gause Elementary School, 1100 34th St., Washougal, on Friday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Dec. 19 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Connecting arts and academics

Lydia Ross-Macleod has always been passionate about art in all of its forms.

School notes for Oct. 28, 2014

Community Coalition plans Red Ribbon Week celebration UNITE! Washougal Community Coalition is inviting the community to celebrate National Red Ribbon Week by purchasing a coffee or smoothie in a special cup with student artwork with the theme, “Love Yourself, Be Drug Free.”

Boosting school athletic programs

Ever wonder what helps fund the purchase of uniforms, helmets, computers and other technology for Camas school athletic programs?