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Jumping on the Band Wagon

Cam High's Marching Band marches to the field. Director Mr. John Stava said the band's improvement this year has been

Giancarlo Rodriguez Santiago, Features and Opinions Editor

October 24, 2013

The students in Cam High's marching band gather at the black top behind the gym and run through the music of this year's show. Singing the tunes in their heads while marching to the sounds of Bela Bartok, Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir", and more. Mr. John Stava, the band director, is surprised at the big...

A Letter to Lenny

A Letter to Lenny

Alisen Aphayaraj, Guest Writer

October 22, 2013

Occasionally The Stinger features students' pieces to spotlight their creativity. To the boy in the streets, Begging for sheets And a buck, Bad luck Is all Lenny gets. He fell hard and he's stuck. And he sweats at night So tired from losing those fights. He's sleeping in the dark Thinking bout what he's t...

Stephenson Returns to Her Roots

Kim Stephenson, associate principle, working with students.

Caleb Colon, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013

New faces arrive annually at the turn of every school year at Cam High. Dr. Kim Stephenson is the newest participant in this tradition. Entering campus as one of two new assistant principals, Stephenson has been a resident of Camarillo since second grade. Growing up with some bumps in the road, she...

Cam High Students “R” Making A Change

Students relaxing after their meeting.

Samantha Escamilla, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

In an effort to get students to understand and appreciate the diversity of Cam High, Sheyda Mesgarzadeh and Jolene Cedre, seniors, created Project R a club which is addressing what they believe is the inappropriate use of the word "retarded" to describe the intellectually disabled. The members of...

Going APe

Mr. Matthew Doyle, AP US History teacher, lecturing to his class.

Timothy Le, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

Among the many choices students have to make each year is whether or not to take advanced placement classes. Students say the decision is not an easy one, but the results are hard to argue. From Biology to Calculus, AP courses may seem rigorous. However, Luis Prieto, a junior, believes that "being chal...

iOn Technology

Athena Quddus, freshman, working on a class project using her iOS 7 device.

John Jacob, Staff Writer

October 15, 2013

The release of Apple's latest software, iOS7, has caused people to wonder whether the new upgrade in tech has been worth the long wait. On September 18, Apple made their new software available for download on certain Apple products, hoping to catch some attention for their new iPhone 5c and iPhone...

Fast Track to Learning

Fast Track to Learning

John Jacob, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013

Mr. Samuel Pinuelas is a Geometry and Algebra teacher at Cam High with a rough past that has given him a reason to teach and inspire. Pinuelas knew that ever since college, he would combine his love for mathematics and his love for running to become a high school math teacher and a long-distance track ...

Digging up the Dregs

Digging up the Dregs

Giancarlo Rodriguez Santiago, Features and Opinions Editor

September 30, 2013

Dregs from Somis, a band formed by three Cam High students, lit up the stage with a blazing performance at last year’s talent show by setting Jorge Garcías’ drum set on fire. But the band is more than flashy pyrotechnics and cheap thrills. Dregs--not to be confused with Steve Morse's Dixie...

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