School notes for Aug. 7, 2012

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School District preschool has openings

The Washougal School District Preschool has openings for the 2012-13 school year. Preschools are located at each elementary school: Cape Horn-Skye, Gause and Hathaway. Children ages 3 to 5 years can attend sessions two or four days per week.

Curriculum utilizes the Washington State Early Learning and Development guidelines. The goal of the preschool is to have every student “kindergarten ready,” according to a press release.

An open house will be held at each site as follows: Cape Horn-Skye School, 9731 Washougal River Road, 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29; Gause School, 1100 34th St., 5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 30; and Hathaway School, 630 24th St., 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday.

For registration and fee information call Lisa Young at 954-3895 or E-mail

Sherman graduates from BYU

Washougal High School alumni Amber Sherman graduated from Brigham Young University in Idaho with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She was in the top one percent of her class.

SPACE program available

The “Safe Place Activities CEnter” provides before- and after-school care to students in kindergarten through fifth-grade in the Washougal School District.

Enrichment activities, homework help, recreation opportunities, reading time, nutritious meals and snacks, and Wednesday Spanish classes are offered.

Students can attend from Cape Horn-Skye, Gause and Hathaway schools with bussing provided. Hours are 6:30 a.m. until school starts, and after school until 6 p.m. every day.

An open house is Thursday, Aug. 30, from 5 to 6 p.m., at Gause Elementary School, 1100 34th St., in Portable P-2.

For registration and fee information contact Lisa Young at 954-3895 or

Totten earns dean’s list honors

Tracie Totten, a 2010 Camas High School graduate, has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Oregon for the spring term 2012.

To qualify, a student must complete at least 15 credits and earn a GPA of at least 3.75 in 12 of these.