School notes for Oct. 21, 2014

Haunted House fundraiser will help WHS drama program

The Washougal High School drama department is hosting a “Haunted Theater” on Halloween night Friday, Oct. 31, in the Washburn Performing Arts Center at WHS, 1201 39th St. The cost is $2 for the first trip through and $1 for extra trips. It will be open for two shifts, a “creepy” shift from 5 to 7 p.m., which is appropriate for younger children and a “super scary” shift from 9 to 11 p.m., which will be the full experience. For more information, call 954-3136.

CHS choirs present ‘An Evening on Broadway’

Students of Camas High School’s award-winning drama and music departments will be performing popular selections from Broadway musicals in their second annual Evening on Broadway on Monday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the box office, which opens at 6 p.m. This year’s blockbuster sequel brings more choreography, costumes, and songs from America’s favorite shows.

CSD seeks health committee members

The Camas School District is seeking individuals to serve on the district’s Student Health Advisory Council (SHAC).

Volunteers are needed who have a background/interest in one of the following areas: comprehensive school health education, physical education, health services, nutrition services, counseling, psychological or social work, health promotion for staff, and/or family/community experience.

Committee members will also serve as a representative/liaison for a specific school building, whether elementary, middle or high school. Parents, teachers and community members are encouraged to apply.

SHAC consists of about 20 school district stakeholders who advise administrators and board members on a variety of health and fitness issues. Four meetings are held during the school year. SHAC members serve a three-year term.

To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to Molly Ndoloum at 1612 N.E. Garfield St., Camas, 98607 or to

Bands team up with professional musician for Oct. 28 show

The Washougal High School jazz band will partner with Hockinson High School for a concert featuring Mic Gillette at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28.

Gillette, a well-known jazz musician, was a member of “Tower of Power.”

The concert will take place at the Washburn Performing Arts Center at WHS, 1201 39th St. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. Admission is free with a season arts pass.

Locals land on dean’s list

Biola University has named three Camas students to its spring term dean’s list. To be named to the list, students must earn at least a 3.6 GPA and take 12 or more graded credits. The students are Josie Harris, Brianne Irons and Tatum Schroeder.

Biola University is located in Los Angeles.

Hathaway Book Fair open to the public

The Scholastic Book Fair at Hathaway Elementary School in Washougal will be open to the public from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, Tuesday, Oct. 28 and Thursday, Oct. 30 from 1 to 8 p.m. There will be a selection of new fiction and non-fiction children’s books for purchase. The book fair is located in the school library, 630 24th St.

Screen Reads set at library Nov. 22

The Camas Public Library is hosting a Screen Reads event Saturday, Nov. 22, from 2 to 5 p.m. The book will be “Stardust” by Neil Gaiman.

At the event, participants will view the movie, and should be prepared to discuss it versus the book. Light snacks will be served.

Those who need to borrow the book can do so by contacting Karen Nicholson at the library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave.