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August 10, 2023
Kelly Moyer/Post-Record 
 A Camas Police Department vehicle sits outside Camas High School March 30, 2023.

Camas officials mull 50-50 split to keep officers in schools

Camas Police Chief Tina Jones approached Camas City Council members this week with a request for city officials to increase the city’s share of a 23-year-old funding agreement between the city and the Camas School District that pays for two school resource officers (SROs).

July 7, 2023
Discovery High School Principal Aaron Smith (right) guides students through a group exercise at the Camas School District's project based learning high school during the 2021-22 school year. (Kelly Moyer/Post-Record files)

Former Camas principal takes legal action

A former Camas School District (CSD) administrator known by many as “the founding father” of the district’s project based learning (PBL) schools is taking legal action against the district for what he considers wrongful termination and discrimination.

June 29, 2023

Washougal students, resident honored by WASA

Three Washougal High School students and one Washougal resident received leadership awards from the The Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) last month. Washougal High students…

June 15, 2023
The Washougal High School jazz ensemble performs April 25, 2023, in the driveway of Ray Johnson's Vancouver residence. (photos courtesy of Blake Perkins)

Washougal High jazz ensemble spreads cheer

One day earlier this spring, Blake Perkins, a Washougal resident and Vancouver-based dentist, learned that one of his longtime patients, Ray Johnson, was struggling with his cancer treatments and was in a lot of pain. Johnson’s wife told Perkins that her husband “wasn’t having many good days.”

June 1, 2023

Reassignments alarm Washougal teachers

Several Washougal School District (WSD) teachers and staff members have sounded the alarm over the district’s plan to reassign them to new positions during the 2023-24 school year.

June 1, 2023

Washougal High students assist in elementary classrooms

Washougal High School child development and education students are gaining hands-on job experience by assisting in classrooms at Gause Elementary School this year. The “innovative program” exposes students to possible…