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CHS New Music Production Class

With COVID-19 bringing music programs, such as choir and band to a halt from in-person practices and performances this school year, Mr. Chessin, the choir director, found a new way to present music to his singers through teaching music production.  He explains it as “an outgrowth of some projects I have been doing with online […]

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Choir and Drama Goals with Hybrid Learning

The COVID-19 pandemic has heavily affected the performing arts program at Camas High School. Choir and drama both rely heavily on in-person school for rehearsals and performances. The pandemic has caused both departments to work around the challenges and restrictions of remote learning. However, with the recent transition to hybrid learning, choir and drama have […]

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Everybody Has A Story: Vivienne Funches

For Camas High School Senior Vivienne Funches, music has always been a part of her life. She recalls her earliest memories of being in love with music as far back as preschool. Music was something that truly inspired her, from artists like Imogen Heap, Corrine Bailey Rae, Alicia Keys, and Lauryn Hill. These artists helped […]

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Everybody Has A Story: Lily Walsh

Camas High School Junior Lily Walsh is someone who loves singing and acting. When they arrived at CHS their freshmen year they engrossed themselves fully in the Theatre scene. Even though they became more involved with theatre in middle school and high school the passion for it started early.  The love of theatre and singing […]

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How Art and Design Classes Are Operating Remotely

Even with the uncertainty of the 2020-2021 school year, many students still decided to forecast for the well-liked art and design classes offered at Camas High School. Due to the continuation of remote learning, quite a few of these classes have proven to be more difficult than in previous years. CHS website design, architecture, engineering/CAD, […]

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How CHS Band, Choir, and Theater Are Operating Remotely

This year, extracurricular activities and elective classes are online just like all other classes. Questions were raised about how Camas High School would continue classes, such as choir, band, and theatre remotely. Creating props at home, memorizing songs through videos, and discussing what makes someone a good musician have all become the new norm for […]

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Activism Through Art

As Black Lives Matter protests continue across the country, several Camas High School students are coming up with creative ways to support the movement. In addition to organizing local protests in downtown Camas and starting a bake sale to support social justice organizations, student leaders of two CHS clubs have joined forces to accomplish a […]

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IAA Program Cut

On February 18, Camas School District Assistant Superintendent Dr. Charlene Williams announced in an email that CHS is canceling the Integrated Arts and Academics program. The six-year-old program is being canceled due to low enrollment, as well as a lack of funding and staff availability. Many IAA students are expressing sadness following the abrupt news. […]