CHS Choir, PDX Rockers Collaborate

Behind the red electric piano at left is Luke Wyland directing the Camas High School choir as his own band, AU, grooves along. At center is guest singer Holland Andrews, also known as Like a Villain.

They’re all rock stars. When the 155-voice Camas High School Choir joins a six-piece band featuring some of Portland’s most accomplished singers and players on April 15 — following opening acts including their own extracurricular musical projects and special guests — it’s going to be nothing short of “explosive” and “earth shattering” and “astonishing brilliance.”
Read more at “The Columbian

Girls Learn Attend UN Conference

girls_learn2Each spring, women from around the world convene at the UN’s annual Commission on the Status of women. The Feminist Majority foundation is the parent organization of Girls Learn and, as active participants in the Commission on the Status of Women, they see how the voices of girls are important when considering policy changes and implementation of social programs. After starting our local Girls Learn chapter, CHS students Corinne Bintz and Kris Ahn saw attending the Commission as an opportunity to explore future careers and become more familiar with human rights issues on a global scale. Both girls wanted to experience examining these issues with women from different cultures. They applied and were selected to attend the week of March 21 in New York City at the United Nations! CHS teacher Sarah Widdop serves as the Girls Learn Club Advisor and accompanied Corinne and Kris on the trip. Read more here.

80’s Music Dance Party & Auction

Supporting Camas School District

Athletics is Back With A New Theme

80s_dance_partyLocal and regional sponsors support the Camas Athletic Boosters Club in a night of fun – fundraising! Mark your calendars, arrange a sitter, you definitely don’t want to miss this one … the Boosters are switching it up with a live concert by Nu Shooz. This 80’s Dance Party is sure to be a hit and will be held once again at Westlie Ford, located at the Port of Camas/Washougal on Saturday, April 30th.
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Mock Trial Face Off Against Columbia

Camas High School students Bracy Ratcliff, 17, from left, Baylee Allen, 18, and Alex McOmie, 17, consult at the defense counsel table during Clark County’s two-day district mock trial tournament Thursday at the Clark County Courthouse. (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

Students from Camas and Columbia high schools faced off Thursday afternoon during Clark County’s two-day district mock trial tournament at the Clark County Courthouse.

Eight teams from six local high schools presented “Ex-Con Oration,” a civil action case seeking damages after a prisoner’s conviction was overturned. The other participating schools included the Clark County Skills Center, Columbia River, Hockinson and Morton. Read more at The Columbian