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Cam High’s Academic Teams Receive New Leadership

Cam High’s Academic Teams Receive New Leadership

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under clubs/programs, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Last year, Cam High's Academic Decathlon (AcaDeca) and Geography Bowl (Geo Bowl) programs were led by Mr. Douglas Harris, but as he no longer works at Cam High, the teams are now advised by Ms. Tawney Safran and Mr. Pascual Campos, respectively. Geography Bowl On Nov. 17 Geo Bowl had their compet...

Six of Cam High’s Student-Athletes Commit to NCAA Colleges

Six of Cam High’s Student-Athletes Commit to NCAA Colleges

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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Cam High hosted their annual Letter of Intent Signing Day at lunch on Thursday, Nov. 15. The day is dedicated to student-athletes who commit to playing a sport at a college or university that is a part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The signing period opened on Nov. 14...

Art From Scratch

Art From Scratch

Eric Burschinger, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


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Cam High's new Art Club allows students to get in touch with their creative side. Ms. Abigail Santana, the Art Club adviser, also teaches photography and visual arts at Cam High. Santana decided to start the club primarily to give her students an opportunity to practice and apply their artistic ...

Prague: Cam High’s First-Ever Service Dog

Prague: Cam High’s First-Ever Service Dog

Jasmine Plascencia, Managing Editor

December 12, 2018


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Cam High's Agricultural Department has developed a program in conjunction with Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) that allows members of Future Farmers of America (FFA) to train a service dog on campus, and I will be the first member to do so. Starting in Dec. 2018, I will officially begin training Prague,...

Rio Mesa and Cam High Face-Off in the Special Olympics

Rio Mesa and Cam High Face-Off in the Special Olympics

Lauren Peterson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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Special Olympics Unified Sports arranged a soccer game on Dec. 4, 2018 where Cam High and Rio Mesa's students with special needs faced-off against one another. The game took place in Cam High's stadium and started at the beginning of fourth period. The game ended at the beginning of lunch, and Rio...

Camarillo’s Annual Holiday Tree-dition

Camarillo’s Annual Holiday Tree-dition

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


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The seventh annual Camarillo Old Town Winter Walk and Tree Lighting ceremony took place at Dizdar Park on the evening of Dec. 7, and included performances, children's activities, the tree lighting, and the Winter Walk. The night began with musical performances from Camarillo's local Girl Scouts program...

Cam High’s First Musical in Over 12 Years Premieres on Dec. 6

Cam High’s First Musical in Over 12 Years Premieres on Dec. 6

Jareth Primm, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


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Cam High's drama class is producing their own adaptation of the musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, to premiere on Dec. 6. Cam High's drama program has not produced a musical in over 12 years. "It was kind of rough at first and no one really knew what they were doing, but with coordination...

Cam High’s Varsity Basketball Team Breaks 40 Year Record

Cam High’s Varsity Basketball Team Breaks 40 Year Record

Francis Siu, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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Cam High's varsity boys basketball team celebrated another victory in Burbank after defeating the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies with a score of 111-27. The game was the opening in the Burbank High School Tournament. During the game, Cam High scored 111 points, breaking a previous Cam High...

The Marching Scorpions’ Competitive Season Comes to a Close

The Marching Scorpions’ Competitive Season Comes to a Close

Lauren Peterson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


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Cam High's Marching Band recently finished their 2018 competition season after it was cut short due to the Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire. This year, the show was titled "Sky Blue" and consisted of four lyrical movements about nature. The band's season started well as they received higher scores and earned...

Scorps Spotlight 28: Mr. Chris Quinn

Scorps Spotlight 28: Mr. Chris Quinn

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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Last month, Mr. Chris Quinn, social studies teacher, returned to Cam High after being hospitalized for a serious neck injury. On Oct. 7, Quinn visited Faria Beach -- located in Ventura County -- with his family and some friends after the cancellation of school. Towards the last two hours of their...

Theater Review: Into the Woods

Theater Review: Into the Woods

Huy Nguyen, News Editor

November 6, 2018


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The Camarillo Skyway Playhouse's final production of 2018 is Into the Woods, running from Oct. 19 to Nov. 18. The Play This performance of Into the Woods is based upon the musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. It features the characters from multiple folktales and fables, including R...

Celebrating the Day of the Dead

Celebrating the Day of the Dead

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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Dia de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead, is a multi-day celebration from Nov. 1 to Nov. 2 for family members and friends that have passed away. This holiday is also known as All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day in the Catholic calendar. The holiday originated in central and sou...

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