The Stinger

Senior Scorpions #1: Jonny Samaan

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Jonny Samaan, senior at Cam High, is known to be a very sociable person with an infectious laugh and a friendly smile. Samaan joined Cam High's Business and Technology Academy (BATA) during his freshman year. "I like the variety of learning in the business academy, you learn about coding, programming,...

Cam High to Introduce New Harry Potter Class Next Year

Cam High to Introduce New Harry Potter Class Next Year

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


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Myth, Metaphor & Symbolism in the World of Harry Potter will be a new English course offered to exclusively seniors next year, and will be taught by Ms. Christine Lawler, one of Cam High's English teachers. The new Harry Potter class is now one of the 10 different English classes offered at Cam Hi...

Read Into Library Science

Read Into Library Science

Molly Honnef, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


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Taught by Cam High's teacher librarian Ms. Heidi Resnik, library science is a two semester class offered to juniors and seniors.   “A library should be the center of a school and the center of a community," said Resnik, who hopes to foster a sense of comfort and convenience in Cam High's libra...

A Fair Opportunity to Find Your Future Career

A Fair Opportunity to Find Your Future Career

Dante Bernhardt, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


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In the 34th Annual Career Expo, Cam High's juniors and seniors were given the opportunity to view future employment options through dozens of booths and seasoned workers of various fields. On March 22, hundreds of upperclassmen from five different schools in the Oxnard Union High School District (OUHSD)...

Seeking Emotional Support Through the School System

Seeking Emotional Support Through the School System

Ella Menin and Lauren Peterson

March 26, 2019


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As depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders have become progressively common in teenagers, one potential source of support is professional help offered through the school system. At Cam High, there are multiple professionals that students can visit when seeking help. The first is Mr....

Cam High’s Health Fair: Promoting a Happy, Healthy Lifestyle

Cam High’s Health Fair: Promoting a Happy, Healthy Lifestyle

Ella Menin, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Events, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

This year, Cam High's Health Fair featured a variety of displays and games aimed towards promoting healthy habits and other beneficial activities for students. Various clubs and ASB helped organize the event, which was held during third period and lunch on March 22. It was hosted by Oxnard Union High...

Valuing Cam High’s Top Student-Athletes

Valuing Cam High’s Top Student-Athletes

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


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The Winter Sports Awards Ceremony was held Monday, March 11 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. to recognize student- athletes who participated in and excelled at winter sports. The sports recognized included the following: basketball, soccer, wrestling, and girls water polo. A total of ten students from...

Cam High’s Concert Band Attends the 7th Annual Sonoma Invitational Wind and Orchestra Festival

Cam High’s Concert Band Attends the 7th Annual Sonoma Invitational Wind and Orchestra Festival

Molly Honnef, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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Members of Cam High’s band traveled to San Francisco to attend the 7th Annual Sonoma Invitational Wind and Orchestra Festival from March 7 through March 10. The group, which consisted of members of Cam High's wind ensemble, symphonic band, and jazz band, left around 12:30 P.M. on Thursday and arrived...

Closing the GAPP Between Cultures

Closing the GAPP Between Cultures

Karen Abdelmalek, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


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  The German American Partnership Program (GAPP) was established in 1933, to help bring American and German traditions together; this year, the 23 German students, from Rothenberg ob der Tauber, Germany, arrived on Feb. 16 and left on Mar. 7.   “We have 23 American and German students ...

BTS and the Expanding World of K-Pop

BTS and the Expanding World of K-Pop

Greg Oler, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Events, Features, News, U.S. & Global, Uncategorized

BTS (Bangtan Boys) is a famous Korean pop band that holds many records, including awards for Most Viewed Music Video Online for 24 Hours with their smash hit 'IDOL' music video, released on YouTube on August 8, 2018 and also the First K-Pop Act to Reach No. 1 on the US album charts on June 2, 2018 ...

Cam High’s Mock Trial Team Places 6th After Making it to Semi-Finals

Cam High’s Mock Trial Team Places 6th After Making it to Semi-Finals

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

March 10, 2019


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This year, Cam High's Mock Trial Team reached the semi-finals before losing to Trinity Pacific Silver and Saint Bonaventure High School. Mock Trial is an extracurricular and academic competition where high school students interested in pursuing careers in law enforcement or other legal fields can...

Class of 2019’s Grad Night at Disneyland Park

Class of 2019’s Grad Night at Disneyland Park

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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Cam High's Grad Night for seniors at Anaheim's Disneyland Park will take place on Fri. May 31; the students will leave the school at 10:00 A.M. and stay at the park until 2:00 A.M. Last year, the tickets were $170; however, the prices of the charter buses used for transportation increased, resulting...

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