School notes for Feb. 3, 2015

Free children’s dental clinic is Saturday

The Clark College Dental Hygiene Program will hold a free children’s dental clinic Saturday, Feb. 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the main campus of Clark College.

The event will take place in the newly remodeled Firstenburg Dental Hygiene Education and Care Center in the Health Sciences Building.

Dental hygiene students from Clark College will provide care under the direct supervision of licensed dental hygienist and dentists. Services will include cleanings, sealants, X-rays, and fluoride for children ages 18 and younger. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the dental hygiene business office at (360) 992-2158.

Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver.

Childfind screening set

There will be free screenings for children ages 3 to 5 years old residing in Camas School District boundaries on Wednesday, Feb. 18.

The screenings test children in hearing, vision, speech, concepts and motor development, and lasts approximately one hour.

Results are confidential and are discussed with parents only. Call the Special Services Department at 833-5570 for an appointment.

Free parenting workshop series set at WHS

UNITE! Washougal Community Coalition is sponsoring a “Parenting Wisely,” workshop series, aimed at parents of high school age youth.

Participants who complete the course will receive a gift card.

Class topics include homework, chore avoidance, sibling conflict, disrespectful talk, defiance and undesirable peers.

Workshop dates are Tuesday, Feb. 10, March 10 and April 21. Dinner is provided, and begins at 5:30 p.m. and the workshop begins at 6 p.m. All workshops will be held at Washougal High School, 1201 39th St. For more information or to register, call 635-7449 or email

Student film festival entry deadline extended

The Camas School District has extended the deadline for its student film festival.

Winning entries will be screened at the Liberty Theatre in downtown Camas.

Finalist videos may also be featured on the district website, YouTube channel and other social media.

The district is looking for videos that highlight the power of technology in schools, and should address at least one of the following themes: How students currently use technology in the classroom or school and the role technology will play in the future of education.

Topics to be considered include personalized learning, online learning, global collaboration, student creativity, making and tinkering, project based learning and critical thinking.

Ten finalists will be selected for a March Liberty Theatre screening.

The contest is open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

For official rules, visit

Local student to perform in ‘Little Women’

Katie Wight, a junior theater major from Camas, will play the role of “Beth,” in the upcoming production of “Little Women,” at George Fox University.

The play will be directed by Rhett Luedtke, professor of theatre, and presented over two weekends, Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 5-8; and Feb. 12-15.

All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of the two Sunday performances, which are 2 p.m. matinees.

Tickets are $14 for general admission, $10 for seniors and George Fox alumni, and $8 for students and children younger than 12.

These can be purchased online at

George Fox is located at 414 N. Meridian St., in Newberg, Ore.