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Playing with their food

Most of the time, kids are told not to play with their food. But at the annual Camas Farmer’s Market Veggie Derby, it’s just the opposite. Here, children are encouraged to use their skills to make the “coolest, fastest, funniest car” using an assortment of veggies.

CHS class of 2014 scholarships and accolades

The following is a list of the Camas High School class of 2014’s scholarships and accolades. This list was provided by the school.

School notes for July 15, 2014

Rizzo named to dean’s list at Siena College Deanna Rizzo of Camas was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Siena College. She is a biology major.

Demonstrations of dexterity

Washougal students and families enjoyed a combination of skillful juggling, demonstrations and learning about the laws of gravity at Rhys Thomas’ “Jugglemania” performance on July 7 at Hathaway Elementary School. This was the first of five free events this summer that are open to the public and held in the Hathaway School gym at 630 24th St., Washougal.

Local student earns perfect score on the ACT

When Sophie Shoemaker texted her mother to tell her she’d achieved a perfect score on her ACT exam, Cherie Shoemaker thought she was one of a few at Camas High School to earn it. “I just replied back in the usual fashion, ‘That’s amazing!’ and ‘That’s my girl, good job!’ thinking she was probably one of five or 10 other students from Camas who got a 36,” Cherie said.

School notes for July 8, 2014

Camas student accepted into OSF Summer Seminar Kelsey Kuhta of Camas has been accepted into the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s 2014 Summer Seminar. The program, designed for high school juniors, includes students from all over the United States.

Local students honored for their achievements

Thirty-two Washougal School District students earned Youth Achievement Awards from the Clark County Youth Commission. The 16th annual county-wide celebration was held at Skyview High School last month and recognized the achievement of youth who demonstrate, “personal growth and community contributions.”

School notes for July 1, 2014

Local students graduate from Oregon State University Several local students earned degrees from Oregon State University last month. Commencement was held Saturday, June 14.

Students share their love of reading

Canyon Creek Middle School National Junior Honor Society gave to their community and shared their own passion for reading through a book drive to help underprivileged and at-risk youth. The group began planning in mid-May for the two week drive that brought in 1,451 books for the local Children’s Home Society of Washington.

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.