School notes for April 19, 2016

CSD to discuss project-based high school

The Camas School District is hosting a community night for its new project-based learning high school on Thursday, April 21 from 5 to 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Zellerbach Administration Center, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave.

The new high school will be located on the existing CHS campus.

It is one of the voter-approved bond construction projects expected to begin soon.

The new, 600-student school will have its own name, principal and staff. It will help reduce crowding at CHS and provide more educational options.

For more information, call 335-3000.

Hodapp to perform trumpet recital

Camas High School senior Isaac Hodapp will host a trumpet recital at 3 p.m. Sunday at Grace Foursquare Church, 717 S.E. Everett Road.

It is free and open to the public.

There will be special appearances by Rachel Higgins, Nick Carter and Philip Hodapp.

Isaac Hodapp has been playing the trumpet since he was in the fifth-grade. During his high school career, he has garnered many awards and honors, including being selected to participate in the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band, and named to the All-National Honor Ensemble three times. He has also won many local, regional and statewide honors.

Community construction update set

The Washougal School District is hosting a community construction update from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 in the WHS commons, 1201 39th St.

The event will provide information on the progress made on the construction projects approved in the February 2015 bond. These include the remodel of Jemtegaard Middle School and Excelsior High School, plus construction of a new elementary school and transportation facility.

Attendees will have the opportunity to see building designs, hear from district staff, and meet the design and construction teams.

For more information about bond projects, visit