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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Cam High

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Cam High

Marcus Fontanilla, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month -- which is a month dedicated to celebrating the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans in regards to culture, history, and heritage -- began on Sept. 15 and ended on Oct. 15. Cam High hosted various events to celebrate the occasion. On Oct. 14, and 15, the library...

BATA’s New Business: Here’s the T(ea)-Shirts

BATA’s New Business: Here’s the T(ea)-Shirts

Ella Menin, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The Business and Technology Academy (BATA) at Cam High, recently kick-started a student-run business that designs and creates t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, and other merchandise for clubs and organizations. Mr. John Foster, BATA teacher at Cam High, believes the program is beneficial for his students...

Back to School Night 2019-2020

Back to School Night 2019-2020

Ella Menin, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Cam High's Back to School Night, which took place on Oct. 7 at 6:00 p.m., allowed parents to meet with teachers and discover what their teens are learning. The night started with a program in the gymnasium where parents and guardians were given the opportunity to learn more about school fundraisers....

Scorpion Spotlight 32: Associate Principals Mr. James Harlow and Ms. Clara Ortiz

Scorpion Spotlight 32: Associate Principals Mr. James Harlow and Ms. Clara Ortiz

Garrett Nagode, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Two new assistant principals started the school year at Cam High: associate principals Ms. Clara Ortiz and Mr. James Harlow, who succeeded Ms. Adriana Pulido, and Mr. Gary Peterson. Ortiz is a native of Ventura County. She grew up in the Santa Paula region and graduated from Santa Paula High School....

Scorpions are Marching Into the New Season

Scorpions are Marching Into the New Season

JC Del Rosario, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Cam High's Marching Band is currently working on preparing their new show called "Fleeting Moments" for the 2019-2020 competition season. "The concept is about moments that happen and snippets of time that we miss with each other due to technology," said Mr. Daniel Cook, co-band director with Mr....

Living in the Moment: Video Production Class Goes Live

Living in the Moment: Video Production Class Goes Live

Garret Nagode, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Cam High's Video Production Class has transitioned from prerecorded to live video announcements that will stream daily and fill third period's homeroom time. Video Production will now produce daily live video announcements instead of two weekly prerecorded Cam High Connects. Mr. Michaeltore Smith,...

Scorps Spotlight 31: Ms. Samantha Scardino

Scorps Spotlight 31: Ms. Samantha Scardino

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

Ms. Samantha Scardino is a new teacher at Cam High, teaching English as well as the Myth, Metaphors, and Symbols in the World of Harry Potter. Prior to working at Cam High, Scardino taught for three years at Golden Valley High School in Santa Clarita and earned her BA in English at Cal State Nort...

Running the Course to Success

Running the Course to Success

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

June 8, 2019

“Running is nothing more than a series of arguments between the part of your brain that wants to stop and the part that wants to keep going.” -Unknown. This quote remains true for Cam High's distance team, whose members run around seven miles six days a week almost all year round no matter the circumstances. The a...

Remembering Geoffrey Aronsky

Remembering Geoffrey Aronsky

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

May 31, 2019

Cam High's Work Experience and QuickBooks teacher, Mr. Geoffrey Aronsky, recently passed away after around five months in hospice care. According to Aronsky's family website, he was born in the Bronx of New York. He attended junior high school at Bergenfield Public Schools and completed high school at...

Prom 2019: Don’t Forget Where You Came From

Prom 2019: Don’t Forget Where You Came From

Dante Bernhardt, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

This year, prom was hosted at the Spanish Hills Country Club on Saturday, May 18. With the theme of "Home," each table in the dining hall had a small sign designating it as a local attraction of Camarillo, including Topper's, Old Town, and Rolling Pin. Patrons were greeted at the entrance by a che...

Senior Scorpion Spotlight #5: Jaime Wu

Senior Scorpion Spotlight #5: Jaime Wu

Chloe Kamola, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

Senior Jaime Wu is setting sail for the University of California, Santa Barbra (UCSB) at the end of the year, and she has a few things to say about her experience at Cam High. Wu competed on the varsity teams for both tennis and swim for all four years of her schooling. "High school athletics made...

Senior Scorpion Spotlight #4: Zak Garcia

Senior Scorpion Spotlight #4: Zak Garcia

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Zak Garcia is a senior at Cam High who is involved in meaningful clubs and plans to join the military after graduation. Garcia has already enlisted in the United States Navy, and he has a contract to work on nuclear reactors, board submarines, and aircraft carriers. He plans to do two years of mil...

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