Category Archive: Interdisciplinary

Jun 20

Rising MST Jr. Slated to Spend Year in Ghana

Rising MST junior Emma McBride is the recent recipient of a prestigious full scholarship to study abroad next year in Ghana. The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, offers American high school students and recent graduates full scholarships to study …

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Apr 27

Summer Transportation Institute 2018

For the third year in a row, Portland State University is hosting a Summer Transportation Institute for high school girls. This two-week residence camp offers any student entering the 9–12 grade who identifies as female an immersive introduction to the workings of the Portland transportation system. Half of each day is spent in the classroom …

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Apr 13

CHS/MST Program Featured in IT Promo Video

The MST Magnet program had the rare opportunity this past fall to be interviewed for a feature documentary being produced to highlight the opportunities and challenges in STEM education as we move into the 21st century.  Our contribution to Imagining Tomorrow: STEM and the Future of Work is just a fraction of the overall video, but It’s …

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Feb 07

Magnet “Night of Service” at CCFB, 2/27/18

Magnetos, join us in a couple of weeks for a night of service on Tuesday, February 27th, from 5:30-7:30 PM, at the Clark County Food Bank. We need about 50 volunteers to work with teams of other Magnetos and staff to sort and/or repackage bulk donations for distribution to local families. If you’d like to do …

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Dec 01

Girls Represent TED Talk Night

Camas Girls Represent hosts TED Talk Night in the CHS Library from 6-7:30pm on Thursday, December 7th. All middle school and high school students, parents, and staff are invited to hear five female speakers, including a local politician and a former professional football player, give inspiring talks on their experiences in male-dominated occupations.

Nov 16

MST Students Visit with Astronaut/CHS Grad Barratt

On Thursday, November 16th, about 50 CHS/MST students had the opportunity to hear astronaut and CHS class of 77 grad Dr. Michael Barratt speak to regional MST students at an event hosted by Washington State University Vancouver. Barratt wowed the audience with insights about the path he took to get, quite literally, into space! Here …

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Oct 18

DECA Girls Represent Speaker Series

“The DECA Girls Represent campaign aims to encourage girls to pursue careers that usually lack female representation. The Speaker Series delivers unique insight for girls by hosting informative and inspiring talks from female professionals in underrepresented fields. These talks will take place in the library on the following days: 10/26, 11/2, 11/16, 11/29, and 12/14. …

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Sep 25

All’s Well That Ends Well: Ashland 2017 Recap

The Camas High School MST Magnet program (50 students and 5 staff) took a field trip this past weekend to Ashland, Oregon, the home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, to see productions of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Shakespeare in Love, as well as go on a backstage “multimedia” tour.  The trip was a …

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Sep 20

Freshmen Orientation 2017

On Wednesday, August 30th, the Magnet staff and upperclassmen welcomed the incoming class of “Magnetos” at our annual freshmen orientation. As usual, we ran the students through some icebreakers and six different “Olympic” challenges, from the 3 Legged Race to the Over/Under Water Relay, as well as taking care of some basic first week logistics. …

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Apr 26

Magnet Night of Service at CCFB

On Tuesday, April 25th, about 50 Magnet students and staff took a break from preparing for AP tests and showed up at the Clark County Food Bank in Vancouver to engage in some community service.  The team of freshmen through senior students worked together to sort and pack various dry good products for distribution to local families. …

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