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Mock Trial Team Competes in Finals for the Third Year in a Row

Mock Trial Team Competes in Finals for the Third Year in a Row

Shaeley Hicks, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under clubs/programs, Features, News, school and local, Showcase

Cam High’s Mock Trial team makes it to finals for the third year in a row in the annual Ventura County Mock Trial competition. The competition began last Monday, Feb. 26 at the Ventura County Courthouse with two teams from Cam High, distinguished as “Blue” and “Silver." Mr. Shawn Near coach...

Robotics Team is Programmed for Victory

Robotics Team is Programmed for Victory

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, clubs/programs, Features, Showcase

Cam High has seen the recent addition of a Robotics Club — founded and formed by junior Justin Terryberry, club president. Currently, there are 13 members that meet on Wednesdays after school, with additional sessions on Saturday and Sunday. Terryberry developed the club with the assistance of Mr. ...

Scorps Spotlight #23: Alexis Kallen

Scorps Spotlight #23: Alexis Kallen

Jaclyn Kim, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight, Showcase

Alexis Kallen, who graduated from Cam High in 2014, is well-remembered for her academic excellence and diligence. This spring, Kallen will become a Rhodes Scholar studying at Oxford University in England. During her time at Cam High, Kallen co-founded Cam High's branch of the Girl Up Club, and was as...

Scorps Spotlight #22: Ryan Berejikian

Scorps Spotlight #22: Ryan Berejikian

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight, Showcase

Ryan Berejikian, junior at Cam High and entrepreneur, balances his high school courses while managing his company BOW Investments (Berejikian Online/Website Investments). BOW Investments is a successful online business that focuses on purchasing sustainable websites to improve and later resell for a ...

Keeping Cam High Drug-Free

Keeping Cam High Drug-Free

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under clubs/programs, Features, Showcase

The annual Cam High Red Ribbon Week kicked off on Monday, Oct. 23 and came to a close on the 27th. Throughout the week, lunch festivities, competitions, and drug-free slogans united the student body and acknowledged the issue of drug use among high school students.   Cam High's Peer Resources class organized ...

Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Jasmine Plascencia, Photo Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase

John Green, award-winning author of The Fault in Our Stars, returned with his new book Turtles All the Way Down on Oct. 10, 2017. At the start of her junior year in high school, Aza Holmes, also known as Holmesy, is a nervous mess as she talks on the phone with her best friend Daisy Ramirez. Aza h...

Scorps Spotlight 21: Deanna Baxter Sings Her Heart Out

Scorps Spotlight 21: Deanna Baxter Sings Her Heart Out

Jess Lang, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight, Showcase

Deanna Baxter, junior, took the field at the annual Homecoming football game, but not as a football player. Baxter sang the National Anthem during Cam High’s rally and before the Homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 22. “I was very, very nervous singing at the rally,” said Baxter, who was not feeling well that day and admitted that her voice cr...

Cam High’s Weekend Under the Stars

Cam High’s Weekend Under the Stars

Jessica Lang and Brooke Wheeler, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports

A rush of students wearing black, white, silver, and gold fill the bleachers of Cam High’s gymnasium and a buzz of excitement is felt among the students as they anticipate homecoming weekend. Friday, Sept. 22: 12:00pm- Initiating the start of this weekend's festivities was the annual homeco...

A Diamond in the Rush [Slideshow]

A Diamond in the Rush [Slideshow]

Brooke Wheeler, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, clubs/programs, Features, Showcase

The quad was flooded with eager students looking to join organizations that pique their interests at Cam High's annual Club Rush commenced during lunch last Friday, Sept. 15. Club Rush is an event that allows Cam High's various clubs to advertise themselves and encourage students to become members. Clubs distrib...

Scorps Spotlight 20: Sathya Raminani

Scorps Spotlight 20: Sathya Raminani

Alyssa Viviano, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight

While most students his age would be finishing out eighth grade and nervously anticipating their arrival to high school, 12-year-old Sathya Raminani is currently attending Cam High as a ninth grade student to pursue a higher education at a faster pace than his peers. In sixth grade, Raminani took...

Scorps Spotlight 19: Ms. Tawney Safran

Scorps Spotlight 19: Ms. Tawney Safran

Rachel Ryan, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


Filed under Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight

Cam High social science teacher and swim coach, Mrs. Tawney Safran, strives to inspire students to ponder and experience life and history. Safran, who grew up in Oxnard, obtained a bachelor's degree in Global Studies and Spanish from UCSB and a Master's degree in education from Pepperdine University....

Scorps Spotlight 18: Joyce Seok

Scorps Spotlight 18: Joyce Seok

Iris Shim, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017


Filed under Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight

Voted "Jill of all trades" in this year's yearbook, senior Joyce Seok doesn't fail to live up to that title. Seok has spent her years at Cam High taking 16 AP classes, obtaining a 4.7 grade point average on a 5.0 scale, and participating in a variety of extracurricular activities, granting her with...

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