School notes for April 10, 2012

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Step-Ahead Preschool hosts parent meeting

There will be an open house for all interested parents, particularly for those parents of children in the “birth-to-3” programs moving to “3-to-5” programs in the Camas School District.

Families will meet representatives with the district’s early childhood program and receive information about transitions.

The open house will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. at Grass Valley Elementary, 3000 Grass Valley Drive.

C-W students land on PLU Dean’s List

Local students were recently named to the Pacific Lutheran University Dean’s List.

Ryan Erdwins of Washougal and Louis Lindner of Camas made the list.

The dean’s list recognizes outstanding academic achievement and requires a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the term. Dean’s List standing becomes part of a student’s official transcript and is a distinguishing factor for students going on to graduate or professional school.

PLU, with a student body of 3,500, is located in Parkland, Wash., near Tacoma.

CEF plans Iron Chef event

The Camas Educational Foundation is hosting its annual “Camas Iron Chef,” cook-off on Wednesday, April 25 at Journey Community Church, 304 N.E. Fourth Ave.

The event will feature two teams in a cooking competition, vying for the title of Iron Chef 2012.

Attendees will be able to watch the teams in action. Beverages, appetizers and samples provided by Camas sponsors will be included.

Registration is $30 per person. Proceeds benefit CEF, which provides grants for schools to supplement student education.

To register, send a check to 841 N.W. 22nd Ave., Camas or online at

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