August 21, 2018

Camas educators: Let’s talk about sex

Camas School District leaders are looking to the community and students to help guide discussions surrounding sexual health education in the classroom.

May 31, 2018
From left to right, Liberty Middle School student Claire McBride, Camas High School sophomore Emma McBride, Camas High sophomore Hannah Tangen, Liberty Middle School student Jackson Barnes, and fellow Liberty student Hayden Newell meet at an afterschool session of the Youth Research Scholars on May 17.

Camas High students share love of STEM

Three Camas High School sophomores are spreading their secondary school experiences and love for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to the middle school level with the creation of the Youth Research Scholars Club (YRS).

May 16, 2018
Camas High School forensics students investigate a fake body found inside a closet at the Portland Police Bureau's training facility, during a field trip on April 26. (Contributed photos by Alixandra Coker)

Field trip brings class to life

A Camas High forensic science class is giving students a chance to learn about crime scene observations, blood spatter, fingerprinting and ballistics.

April 26, 2018
Camas High School science teacher Jennifer Dean at a conference in San Diego where she shared the impact of her research experience on algal bloom studies in Vancouver lake in January of 2015. (Contributed photos courtesy of Jennifer Dean)

Camas teacher earns coveted spot on NOAA research ship

Camas High School environmental teacher Jennifer Dean is one of 35 teachers from across the nation selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to be a part of its Teacher at Sea program, which provides educators with real-world science research experiences.