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Board Highlights (just the facts)
In partnership with Clark County Public Health, Superintendent Snell shared details of a phased return to in-person learning process at our school board meeting. The plan is based on the Washington State Department of Health Guidance.
“We recognize the importance of having options for families and also returning students to in-person learning,” said Snell. “We believe this process provides that opportunity utilizing lessons learned from the spring and current research. It communicates the decision-making process in a way that empowers our community to help us accomplish our goal.”
2020-21 Budget Adoption
Interested in learning more? All board meeting documents can be found here: https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/camas/Board.nsf/Public
Mill Town Pride
Deneen Hubbard, Traci Kosaki and Donna EbertDeneen, Traci, and Donna have gone above and beyond helping families get access to technology during our district’s Covid-19 remote learning. These ladies have been hard at work deploying Chromebooks to more than 7,000 students, and they do it with a smile on their faces. They have been the face of the Technology Department and are the reason that everything went so smoothly!
Have you ever worked with a child bouncing around and unable to pay attention? Or one who really wanted to be able to color and write like their peers but lacked the fine motor strength to do so? What about kids who are so sensitive to different smells or textures or sounds and their anxiety is so high and they just cried or refused to participate in a given activity?
We are so fortunate to have a staff full of very talented occupational therapists who can come to our rescue to give us different tools and activities to help all of our kids learn! From wiggle cushions and weighted lap pads to pencil grips and fun activities to strengthen hand muscles to different coping skills and sensory diets and supports – these specialists are amazing! Recently they were able to contribute to Vancouver Family Magazine with an article titled Give them a Break: Using Movement Breaks to Help Students Learn. We are so fortunate to have such talented individuals working within our district, and we want to take a few minutes to celebrate them and their contribution to the students of Camas! Nick Calais, Laura Meyerhoff, Kristen Mitchell, and Sharon Peddie are wonderful assets to our school teams. Thank you all for what you do and how you help our kids!
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CSD Launches ParentSquare
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