School notes for Oct. 6, 2015

CHS hosting College and Career Fair

Camas High School is hosting its annual College and Career Fair from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the CHS gymnasium.

There will be workshops presented from 6 to 7:25 p.m. in locations throughout the building. The evening will end with breakout sessions, led by college representatives, from 7:30 to 8. This event will allow attendees to speak with representatives from more than 50 colleges and technical schools, attend large group sessions covering information on post high school planning resources and what students can do during high school to prepare for the next steps, and attend small group breakout sessions with college representatives to gather information specific to their needs.

For more information, call 833-5750.

WSU Preview Day will be Oct. 10

Washington State University Vancouver invites prospective students and family members to Preview Day at 1 p.m. Saturday. Prospective freshmen may check in at the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110. Transfer students may check in at the Firstenburg Student Commons. Guests will learn about WSU Vancouver’s academic programs, the application process, financial aid and scholarships, campus life and more.

A seminar will provide a campus overview and cover admissions requirements and how to apply. Representatives from student organizations will share information about recreational and co-curricular activities. Student ambassadors will give insight into campus life, academics and student support services. Members of WSU Vancouver’s staff and faculty will be on hand to answer questions.

An A-Z Financial Aid and Scholarships workshop will highlight options for paying for college including loans, grants, waivers and scholarships. Financial aid experts will be on hand to answer individual questions.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP to

WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave.

Childfind screening set

There will be free screenings offered for children from birth through age 21 who live within the Camas School District boundary on Wednesday.

The approximately one-hour screening tests children in hearing, vision, speech, concepts and motor development.

Results are confidential and discussed with parents only.

Call the Special Services Department at 335-3000, Ext. 77174, for an appointment.

Brick Zone Kids offers day camps

Brick Zone Kids will offer two camps on non-school days. Both camps are held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and cost $55. Attendees should bring a peanut-free sack lunch. Minecraft Camp will be held Friday, Oct. 9 and is for children ages 5 and older. Superhero Camp will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11 and is for children ages 4 and older.

Brick Zone Kids is located at 2213 “E” St., Washougal. For more information or to register, call 835-1200.

Apple Festival happens Oct. 11

Riverside Christian School will celebrate 25 years of apples on Sunday.

That’s when the annual Apple Festival will reach the quarter century mark.

Thirty different vendors will be on site selling everything from locally made arts and crafts to vegetarian burgers, nachos, apple pie and fresh apple dumplings with ice cream. The festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on its campus at 463 N. Shepherd Road in Washougal.

Some of the non-food vendors include Petala Flower Farm and The Soap Chest. In addition to apple inspired treats and baked goods, food vendors include Mario’s Salsa, My Dad’s Kettle Korn and Sweet Fire Barbecue.

For more information about Riverside Christian School or the Apple Festival, visit or call 835-5600.

Local resident in play at George Fox University

George Fox University’s theater department will present a Moliere classic comedy with its production of “Tartuffe.”

The cast includes Katie Wight, a senior theatre major from Camas, playing the role of Elmire.

The play is directed by Rhett Luedtke, professor of theatre, and the production will be presented Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 22 to 24, and Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 29 through Nov. 1 in the university’s Wood-Mar Auditorium.

All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of the Sunday, Nov. 1 performance, scheduled as a 2 p.m. matinee.

Tickets are $12 for general admission, $8 for seniors and George Fox alumni, and $6 for students and children under 12.

These can be purchased online at

George Fox University is located at 414 N. Meridian St., Newberg, Oregon.