School notes for Feb. 23, 2017

Schauer makes Dean’s List

Trevor Schauer of Camas was named to the fall dean’s list at Oklahoma University in Norman, Oklahoma.

To be named to the list, students must earn at least a 3.5 GPA. Engineering students must earn a 3.0 or higher GPA, and architecture majors must earn a 3.3 GPA.

Father-daughter dance will be March 4

The annual Father-Daughter Dance will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4 at the Jack, Will & Rob Center, 2401 Ione St., Camas.

Admission, $20 per couple, includes a photo. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. The event, open to all ages, is a fundraiser for the Camas schools Interact clubs.

For more information, call 921-1083.

Local students named to OSU honor roll

Several Camas students were named to the fall honor roll at Oregon State University.

To be named to the honor roll, students must earn at least a 3.5 GPA and take at least 12 graded hours of course work.

They include Drew H. Clarkson, Sydney M. Croucher, Caitlin M. Glass, Kaitlyn A. Goertzen, Amanda N. Reiter, Amanda N. Sauer and Stephanie J. Schuldt.

WSU Vancouver offers Spanish information night

Washington State University Vancouver invites prospective students and their families to Noche de Familia, an annual dinner and information night conducted entirely in Spanish.

Noche de Familia will take place Thursday, March 2, beginning with an optional campus tour at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner and presentations are from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Firstenberg Student Commons.

Prospective students in the sixth- through 11th grade are invited to bring family members.

Guests will learn about WSU Vancouver’s academic programs, application process and campus life, as well as preparing for and paying for college, and common challenges families may encounter.

The event is free and open to all. WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave.

For more information, call Jorge Argueta at 546-9151 or e-mail

Abby’s Closet will host prom gown giveaway

Abby’s Closet, a Portland-based non-profit organization, will host its 13th annual Prom Gown Giveaway on Saturday, March 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Portland.

The event gives high school girls a chance to shop the largest prom gown closet in Oregon and Southwest Washington, and take a dress home at no cost.

The event will feature more than 6,000 prom dresses ranging in sizes from zero to 26.

All of the dresses have been donated to Abby’s Closet throughout the year by various retail shops and individuals across the country.

Gown accessories will also be featured and will be given away to each attendee at no cost.

The event is free and open to the public. Each high school student must present her student ID or proof of high school registration to enter the event and receive her free dress and accessory.

To date, Abby’s Closet has collected more than 35,000 dresses and given away more than 25,000 prom gowns.

The organization is accepting new and gently used formal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, wraps and purses.

Volunteers are needed to help at the event.

Abby’s Closet is an all-volunteer group, co-founded by Sally and Abby Egland (a mother and daughter) and a small group of friends.

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