Kris Ahn and Corrine Bintz started a chapter of the Girls Learn International club at CHS this winter. The club is designed to raise awareness regarding the importance of girls’ access to education worldwide.
The human-rights focused club is hosting its first-ever event to promote advocacy and awareness. The Girls Learn International Chapter will show the “Girls Rising,” documentary at the CHS theater Saturday, June 6. There will be homemade desserts for sale at the event as well. Read more… the Post Record
Twenty-six Camas High School students traveled to Orlando, Florida to compete at the annual DECA International Career Development Conference. Competitors ranged from all 50 States, Canada, and Spain. Of the 26 Camas Students, competition was split between research projects and role-play mock business scenarios. Read more here.
Congratulations to our CHS Drama Program for their theatrical production of Cabaret, which has been recognized in an amazing 10 categories at the 5th Avenue Theatre Awards Honoring High School musical theatre! Below is the list of categories for which our production has received nominations:
Outstanding Overall Production
Outstanding Performance Leading Role: Andrew Henson
Outstanding Scenic Design
Outstanding Lighting Design
Outstanding Choreography (Honorable Mention)
Outstanding Hair and Makeup Design
Special Honors: Educational Impact
Special Honors: Student Achievement: Bethany Burton
A nomination in the category of Outstanding Overall Production means the entire cast will be performing on the 5th Avenue Theatre Stage in front of all 104 schools that participated in the awards this year. This is an unique opportunity for them to share their hard work with their peers. A nomination in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role means Andrew will perform a piece from the show for the audience as well. -Sean Kelly (CHS Drama Program) https://www.5thavenue.org/education/student-programs
Camas High School has been identified as a 2014 Washington Achievement Award winner. The Washington Achievement Awards are sponsored by the Washington State Board of Education and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. They celebrate Washington’s top-performing schools and recognize achievement in many categories. This highly-selective award is based on our school’s performance on the Washington State Achievement Index. The Washington Achievement Award is given in six categories: overall excellence, high progress, reading growth, math growth, graduation rate (high and comprehensive schools only) and English language acquisition. For more information about this award, visit the OSPI website here.
This last weekend the Camas Robotics team traveled to St Louis for the World Championships after qualifying for the 5th year in a row. There were over 900 robots in the three day meet with competing in eight different fields. Team Mean Machine was on the Carson field and Placed 7th out of 75 teams advancing to the quarter-finals. It was an outstanding effort by the entire team. Way to go Team Mean Machine!