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School readiness workshop offered

The Camas School District is hosting a “Big Learning for Little Learners” event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3 at Helen Baller Elementary, 1954 N.E. Garfield St., aimed at parents and their children ages 3 to 6.

It will focus on early literacy and math skills, and provide free materials for families to take home.

Space is limited to the first 40 families. Childcare is available for siblings.

To register, visit the Camas Community Education office at 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., or call 833-5540.

Local residents earn honors at George Fox

The following local residents were among those students at George Fox University who earned a spot on the school’s dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester.

A GPA of 3.5 or better is required to be named to the list.

Students include Rebekah Blanck, Andrew Tweet, Emily Hoke, Katelin Wight, Jessamine Miller and Sierra Robertson, all of Camas; and Stephen Lauser of Washougal.

George Fox University is located in Newberg, Ore.

Clow named to dean’s list at John Wood CC

Virgil Clow of Camas has been named to the 2013 fall term dean’s list at John Wood Community College in Quincy, Ill.

To be named to the dean’s list, a full-time student must be enrolled for nine or more credit hours and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

A part-time student must have accumulated at least 15 semester hours, be enrolled for fewer than nine credit hours the current term, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Locals earn academic honors at Warner Pacific

Several local students have been named to the Warner Pacific College dean’s list for the Fall 2013 academic term.

To qualify, students must be enrolled full-time and achieve a 3.5 or greater grade point average.

Camas students include Floria Arjomand, Norie Caniglia, Autumn Enns, Eric Hallock, Cali Lamb, Renee Martinez, Tonya Patterson and Jessica Swink.

Washougal students include Margaret Bah, Kristine Grindy, Audra Lenczowski, Aaron Reyes and Julie Ryan.

Warner Pacific College is located in Portland, Ore.

EWU releases fall dean’s list

Several students made the fall dean’s list at Eastern Washington University. To qualify, a student must take at least 12 graded credits and earn a GPA of 3.5 or better.

Camas students include Roldan Alcobendas, Christopher Bettis, Logan Brown, Kyle Darland, Allyson Dunlap, Kristina Griffee, Aaron Griffis, Danika Jones, Stephanie Lunt, Alex Maszak, McKenna Paulsen, Hali Ramirez, Alisha Rich, Joshua Shake, Renee Valenter and Melissa Williams.

Washougal students include Amanda Acheson, Danae Lentz, Jesse Revesz, Hunter Ringsage and Rachel Walters.

Running Start info night is Feb. 5

High school sophomores and juniors can learn more about the Running Start program during an information night Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 7 to 8 p.m., in the Clark College gymnasium in the O’Connell Sports Center.

Running Start allows eligible juniors and seniors to earn college credit while they fulfill their high school graduation requirements.

Running Start students attend Clark classes along with “regular” college students. They can choose from a full range of academic and professional/technical courses as long as the students meet the criteria and the classes are college-level.

Running Start students pay for books, transportation, and some fees, but do not pay full Clark College tuition. Students can be part-time or full-time in Running Start.

For more information on Running Start, visit the Clark College website at

For information about information night, call 992-2366.