Feb 04

Business After School Engineering Week!


Young adults, ages 16 to 24, interested in visiting local businesses and learning about careers in engineering have until February 16 to register for Business After School Engineering Week!

MacKay Sposito is a sponsor. CID Bio-Science, Cowlitz Public Utilities District, Gibbs & Olson and SEH America are hosting two-hour events at their locations and will be providing company tours, hands-on activities and discussions of necessary education, training, skills and future job prospects.

  • Tuesday, February 23 from 4-6 p.m. – Gibbs & Olson, Longview, WA
  • Wednesday, February 24 from 2-4 p.m. – Cowlitz Public Utilities District, Longview
  • Thursday, February 25 from 2-4 p.m. – CID Bio-Science, Camas, WA
  • Friday, February 26 from 3-5 p.m. – SEH America, Vancouver, WA

For additional information and to register to attend an event, go to http://www.business-after-school.org/events-registration

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required (no drop-ins) and space is limited. Youth under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult, with a maximum 10 students to one chaperone. Participants will arrange their own transportation.

Jan 24

Magnet Seniors are 2016 Ethics Bowl Champs!

Magnet seniors Satya Hariharan, Seamus McAvoy, and Alex McOmie competed this past weekend in the annual Oregon High School Ethics Bowl held at Portland State University.  When all was said and done, they ended up with top honors and the opportunity to advance to the national competition. Congratulations! Hariharan, McAvoy, and McOmie founded the Philosophy Club at CHS only just this past spring. To learn more about Ethics Bowl, including access to the cases used in this year’s competition, visit this site: National High School Ethics Bowl.ethicsbowl2016

Jan 21

And the POL winner is …

Magnet sophomore Alaya Mays advanced from our classroom Poetry Out Loud competition, a national poetry recitation contest CHS participates in, to the school wide competition that was held on 01/21/16 at CHS. Alaya competed against approximately 40 other class winners from various CHS English classes, grades 9-12. Guess what? She took home top honors!  Congratulations to Alaya for her inspired recitation of Bob Hicok’s After Working Sixty Hours for What Reason.  She advances to the Regional POL competition set for 5 PM, Tuesday, February 2nd, at ESD 112 in Vancouver, WA. Bravo!


Jan 19

Helpers Needed for 03/02 Fox Science Fair


Magnetos, Fox elementary is looking for some help giving feedback to students on their annual Science Fair projects.  Are you interested in helping students hone their work and building up their identity as young, budding scientists? March 2nd is the date.  The time is in two slots: 5:15-6:00pm OR 6:00-6:45pm. The location is Fox (see above for address if you’re not sure).  This is a great way to show your involvement in the community. If you’re interested, sign up here.  Dorothy Fox Science Fair Sign Up

Jan 08

WA Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Interested in taking your work to the next level with the Washington Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (WJSHS)? Deadlines are approaching, if you are.  Check out this opportunity that a few of our Magnetos have successfully taken on in the past, and be sure to check in with Mrs. Newman:

“We invite all interested Washington State high school students in grades 9-12 to participate in the Washington Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (WJSHS), which is sponsored by the School of Education at Seattle Pacific University, in cooperation with the Academy of Applied Science and the Army Research Office, the Office of Naval Research, and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.”

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