School notes for April 1, 2014

CHS students takes part in ‘Ten Grands’ concert

Two Camas High School students will play piano at the “Ten Grands” Seattle Concert Friday, April 4, at 7 p.m.

JJ Guo and Johnathan Liao are among three dozen young musicians from 11 high schools who will perform at Benaroya Hall during the evening’s showcase of talent that benefits music education.

Guo will appear on stage with the featured “Ten Grands” professional pianists. He will also be part of the “16 Hands” piece, joining six other young piano students plus “Ten Grands” artist Barbara Roberts, who will lead the group of seven teenagers as they perform together on two pianos.

Liao will perform a piano solo on stage, and then in a group number.

They earned the opportunity to perform at “Ten Grands” by being a winners at the regional competitions at the Washington State Solo and Ensemble Contest.

Tickets, starting at $42, can be purchased at

Movies at the Camas library

A series of movies will play at the Camas Public Library during spring break.

The films, which all start at 2 p.m., include Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, Tuesday, April 8; The Jungle Book, Wednesday, April 9; Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Thursday, April 10; and Ender’s Game, Friday, April 11.

The library is located at 625 N.E. Fourth Ave.

For more information, visit or call 834-6864.

‘The Princess Bride’ is next Screen Read

Screen Reads, a Camas Public Library club whose members 18 and older read a book and then compare and contrast it with its movie adaptation, will meet later this month.

This month’s book is “The Princess Bride,” by William Goldman. Participants should read the book, then come to the library on Saturday, April 19, to watch the movie and discuss.

Snacks will be served.

To participate, sign up at the library service desk, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., or call 834-6864.

Locals make Azusa dean’s list

Several local students were named to the Azusa Pacific University dean’s list.

Local students who earned a 3.5 or higher grade point average in fall 2013 include Trent Harimoto and Lauren Lamb of Camas, and Julia Larson of Washougal.

The evangelical Christian university is located in Southern California.