Tag Archive: interdisciplinary

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 10

Magnet Night of Service at CCFB

Magnetos, join us in a couple of weeks for a night of service on Tuesday, April 25th, 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 repackage bulk donations for distribution to local families. If you’d like to do this, sign …

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Jan 26

MST 9 Multigenre Projects for The Alchemist

“Creativity and Complexity” sums up our work on The Alchemist Multigenre Projects. Students worked in groups to collaborate and create written and visual pieces to show their depth of understanding about the novel. They created these genres around themes like: following a personal legend, the unity of nature, and the danger of fear. Nice work, …

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Jan 19

Magnet Sophomore Earns Gold at Local Music Competition

In front of a packed house of family, friends, and admirers at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vancouver on January 15th, Magnet sophomore Ashley Teng earned a Gold Medal for her flute performance of Flute Concerto 1st mov., by Carl Nielsen. She was matched up against eight of the area’s brightest young musical stars who performed for $1000 scholarship …

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