Local Schools

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.

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.