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JJ Davis-Mercado Joins Bilsborough And Ellis At Ottawa University

On March 4th, 2021, Camas High School Senior JJ Davis-Mercado committed to play soccer at Ottawa University in Surprise, Arizona. He joins fellow CHS Seniors and teammates Jake Bilsborough and Brady Ellis, who both committed in late January. Bilsborough and Ellis were thrilled when they found out Davis-Mercado would be joining them in the desert. […]

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CHS Runner Sam Geiger Commits To Gonzaga

On March 4th, Camas High School Senior Sam Geiger committed to run cross country and track for Gonzaga University. Other schools on his list were Washington State University, the University of Washington, and Boise State University. Geiger will become teammates with three former Papermakers, Yacine Guermali, David Connell, and Jackson Lyne. On Monday, March 15th, […]

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CHS: Open and Closed

On March 8, hundreds of Camas High School students shuffled back into the building for the first time in a year. The large majority of CHS students have not stepped foot inside the building since this same time last year. However, CHS was only open for two days before it had to shut down again. […]

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Dr. Snell Accepts Vancouver Superintendent Position

Camas School District Superintendent Dr. Jeff Snell accepted the Vancouver School District Superintendent position on March 3. Snell started his career in Vancouver and spent 15 years there as a teacher, coach, and principal. He has been superintendent in Camas for the past 5 years, after serving as deputy superintendent for five years before that. […]

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CHS Baseball’s Bright Future

Camas High School Sophomore, pitcher, and third baseman, Boston Jensen, verbally committed to play baseball at Washington State University on February 17th. Currently, he is the second player in the CHS baseball program to commit to play Division I baseball. Fellow CHS Junior Zach Blair verbally committed to Oregon State University last year. Jensen started […]

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Black History Month Feature: Dr. Charlene Williams

Camas School District Assistant Superintendent Dr. Charlene Williams expressed what Black History Month means to her. “Black History Month is a start. It is a necessary step to begin to remedy the years of mis- and disinformation about our past. Black History Month allows us to pause to recognize our true history, one that includes […]

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Have A Heart Backpack Food Drive

The Treasure House Food Bank Backpack Food Program desperately needs help from the Camas community to feed local kids in need. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a serious food shortage. Director of the Downtown Camas Association Carrie Schulstad said, “Families rely on the school’s free and reduced lunch programs to help make ends […]

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Black History Month Feature: Junior Kargbo

Camas High School American Sign Language teacher Junior Kargo reflected on Black History Month. He said, “Black History is a time when African Americans/Blacks can take the time out and see what the people before them fought for. Black history is a time of rejoicing, celebrating. And thanking those African Americans/Blacks for giving us hope […]