October 12, 2023

Camas School Board OKs deal with PSE union

The Camas School Board this week approved a collective bargaining agreement between the Camas School District and the Public School Employees of Camas (PSE) union representing nearly 650 custodians, bus drivers, paraeducators, health assistants, food services workers, technology, mechanics and maintenance employees.

September 21, 2023
Community-School Partnership volunteer John Neumann works with a small group of Washougal High School freshmen in 2023.

Community-School Partnership takes off in Washougal

Barb Seaman began to think about the possibilities of a community volunteer tutoring program for Washougal High School students several years ago after one of her sons failed his algebra class. Knowing he would have to pass the class in order to get into college, she asked him to take the class again, but knew that he’d require more support to succeed the second time around.

September 14, 2023
A vehicle parked outside Helen Baller Elementary School in Camas, Monday, Aug. 28, 2023, displays a sign showing support for striking teachers in the Camas School District. (Photos by Kelly Moyer/Post-Record files)

Camas teachers ratify contract, return to class

Members of the Camas Education Association, the union representing 460 educators in the Camas School District, have ratified a new two-year bargaining agreement and returned to the classroom following a strike that began Monday, Aug. 28, and ended Thursday, Sept. 7.