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CHS Choir’s First Glimpse of Normalcy

After a year of no concerts, Camas High School choirs are now getting the chance to celebrate their dedication of continuing to learn and work hard during online learning. On Thursday, June 10th, 7 pm at Doc Harris Stadium the CHS choirs will be putting on their first and only concert of the year. This […]

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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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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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Show Some Love with CHS Clubs

“Who is your Valentine?” — it’s the question students could answer in a myriad of ways this year at Camas High School. That’s because this year a number of clubs at CHS are getting in on the Valentine’s Day action. One club, the FCCLA is providing a service what they call the “I’ve got a […]

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All-State All-Stars

This year, ten Camas High School students can proudly say they have been selected to perform in an All-State or All-Northwest choir, band, or orchestra. Along with these ten students, Senior Zack Shafer became one of just three students from Camas to have ever qualified for an All-National choir ensemble. Auditioning for these groups is […]

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Choir at CHS

“Choir isn’t just about singing, it’s about getting to know each other and being a family,” said Mercedez Jones, a freshman at Camas High School. The choir at CHS has around 160 students and they all have a different voice. Mr. Ethan Chessin, the choir teacher here at CHS said, “What I love about choir […]

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Music for the Ears: Anything but Monotone

Musically inclined students: listen up. There is a new club at CHS that may be a great way to get involved in the music community without filling up your schedule. Chamber Orchestra is a fairly new club to Camas High School and is headed by Mr. Chessin, the choir director, and Angela Xu, a student. […]