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Musicians and Distance Learning: What Has Changed From Before COVID-19

Musicians and Distance Learning: What Has Changed From Before COVID-19
November 19, 2020

A new learning plan has affected all Cam High students and staff members throughout the recent months, but especially students enrolled in music classes have been deeply impacted by new rules and regulations...

Class of 2020 College Map

The Class of 2020 are going across the nation for their post-high school education.
May 22, 2020

The Class of 2020 is going across the nation for their college plans. Check out where some of them are headed below. Note, those entering the workforce or taking a gap year are not represented on the...

Ventura County’s Adopt A Grad Program Gains a Following

The Adopt-a-Grad program is a community-driven program to reward seniors for their hard work during high school.
May 4, 2020

Due to school closure, many of the activities that are typically hosted for seniors -- such as prom, grad night, etc. -- were canceled; and, to help mitigate the losses of the Class of 2020, Camarillo...

An Update From the Stinger Editorial Team

An Update From the Stinger Editorial Team
March 28, 2020

Greetings from the Stinger Staff, This is Marcella Barneclo speaking. As this year's Editor in Chief of The Stinger, I would like to briefly inform all of our readers on some of the changes we will...

Coronavirus Impacts Cam High and Local Schools

With 1 confirmed case and 2 presumptive positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ventura County, health officials are taking precautionary measures.
March 13, 2020

Wash your hands. Wipe the desks. Get a case of water from your local grocery store. Almost all U.S. citizens are taking precautions to combat transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including...

Cam High Prepares for the WASC Reevaluation

Since being put on probation by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) last year, students and staff at Cam High have been working to prepare another report for the reevaluation in March 2021.
March 13, 2020

Cam High is currently on probation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) due to poor performance on the previous WASC examination. Due to the probation, WASC will be returning for a...

For the First Time in Over a Decade, Cam High’s AcaDeca Places First

Cam High's Academic Decathlon team, comprised of all grade levels, has been working towards winning this year's competitions since summer of last year.
March 5, 2020

Whether an individual's interest falls upon the arts or mathematics, Cam High's Academic Decathlon (AcaDeca) team offers students the opportunity to compete against other high school teams across the state...

Cam High’s Mock Trial Team Finishes the Season in Tenth Place

Cam High's Mock Trial team poses for a picture after finishing a round.
March 4, 2020

Cam High's Mock Trial season came to a close on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 after the team finished in tenth place. This academic after-school activity focuses on improving public speaking and getting students...

Scorpion’s Showcase Revamped for 2020

Cam High's Open House gathered parents and guardians in the quad for a new, more immersive version of Open House.
March 4, 2020

Cam High experimented with a new type of Open House format this year: parents no longer had to move from classroom to classroom since all teachers presented from different tables in the quad. Teachers...

Starting the Semester Strong with a Cam High Signing Day

Cam High's Athlete Signing Day took place on Feb. 7, 2020.
February 12, 2020

Four senior athletes will be pursuing collegiate sports careers after publicly committing to various universities on Feb. 7, 2020. The signees were Grady Liddel, committed to UCLA for football; Leighton...

Legendary Basketball Player Kobe Bryant and His Daughter Killed in Helicopter Crash

Kobe and Gianna Bryant passed away at 41 and 13 years old after a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
February 1, 2020

On Sunday, Jan. 26, the world came to a screeching halt as the news circulated that at just 41-years-old, basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna had passed away in a helicopter...

Scorps Spotlight 35: Ginger Fontenot

Ginger Fontenot, #3, after scoring a goal during their Jan. 24 home game against Royal High School at California Lutheran University.
January 27, 2020

Ginger Fontenot, a senior at Cam High, committed to the University of Pennsylvania, UPenn, on Oct. 20, 2018. Fontenot was born in Texas and moved to Oxnard at the age of three. She said her love for...

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