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Celebrating the Day of the Dead

Celebrating the Day of the Dead

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Events, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Dia de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead, is a multi-day celebration from Nov. 1 to Nov. 2 for family members and friends that have passed away. This holiday is also known as All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day in the Catholic calendar. The holiday originated in central and sou...

Gay-Straight Alliance Club Promotes Acceptance and Individuality

Gay-Straight Alliance Club Promotes Acceptance and Individuality

Lauren Peterson and Ella Menin

October 30, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Clubs & Programs, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Gay-Straight Alliance club (GSA) is one of many clubs Cam High has to offer, and GSA focuses on the gay community and its acceptance within the Camarillo community. At Cam High, many members of the LGBTQ+ community are comfortable with their identity, but those who are not can find a safe-...

Scorps Spotlight 27: Ms. Roberta Castro

Scorps Spotlight 27: Ms. Roberta Castro

Francis Siu, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight, Showcase

Cam High's new French and yearbook teacher, Ms. Roberta Castro, is one of the new additions to Cam High's staff in the 2018-2019 school year. Castro was born in Redondo Beach, California and lived there for three years. She later moved to Baywood Park, located in San Luis Obispo County and graduated...

A Review of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios

A Review of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios

Eric Burschinger, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Events, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Halloween and the fall season bring many joyful things like colder weather, pumpkin carving, tasty treats, and vibrant colors, but the season can also bring fear. Some people choose to avoid fear but others crave it. From mid-Sept. to the start of Nov., brave adventurers flock to Universal Studios Hollywood...

Your Vote Counts

Your Vote Counts

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Events, Features, News, School & Local, Showcase, Uncategorized

With a deadline of Oct. 22, Cam High's Social Science teachers, Mr. Chris Quinn, Mr. Bryan Staples, and Mr. Shawn Near, worked together to register and pre-register seniors and juniors to vote. Since the year 2000, these three social science teachers have been encouraging seniors to register and pre-register...

Scorps Spotlight 26: Tiffany Pak

Scorps Spotlight 26: Tiffany Pak

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight, Showcase, Uncategorized

The captain of Cam High's Girls Golf Team, Tiffany Pak, recently discovered that she is ranked 371 out of 3000 female golfers on a national level. In the ranking process, each player was required to play in two of the Toyota Tour Cup tournaments during weekends in Feb. "Starting from February, I playe...

Cam High’s Mock Trial Team Introduces New Changes

Cam High’s Mock Trial Team Introduces New Changes

Jareth Primm, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Programs, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Cam High's 2018 Mock Trial team will consist of one team with 25 members after the program lost half of their coaching staff. Mock Trial is a competitive program that prepares its members for a courtroom simulation where they argue a case that changes with each year. The teams are normally split into...

Cam High’s Little Scorps Return

Cam High’s Little Scorps Return

Karen Abdelmalek, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Programs, Features, Uncategorized

Cam High’s annual Little Scorps program started on Oct. 15, 2018 and will continue until the end of the school year.  Ms. Ida Lange, Cam High's Developmental Psychology teacher, is the adviser of the program, and a select group of students assist her as student teachers. The preschool program w...

The Importance of Valuing Hispanic Heritage

The Importance of Valuing Hispanic Heritage

Jonah Arellano, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, News, School & Local, Showcase, U.S. & Global, Uncategorized

The months Sept. and Oct. are dedicated to appreciating Hispanic culture, and 2018 marks the 30th year anniversary of this holiday's establishment. President Lyndon B. Johnson originally enacted Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968, which dedicated a week to celebrating and recognizing Hispanic culture....

Pinoy Pride Takes Hold of Cam High

Pinoy Pride Takes Hold of Cam High

Dante Bernhardt, Video Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Programs, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Cam High's Filipinx Club is a newly-formed club that seeks to celebrate Filipino culture and unite minority groups that may feel alienated or oppressed. The club name stems from the word "Filipinx," which is a gender neutral way to refer to Filipino people who generally go by Filipino for men or...

Scorps Spotlight 25: Mr. Cameron Guerrero

Scorps Spotlight 25: Mr. Cameron Guerrero

Aishvari Trivedi, Social Media Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight, Showcase

Cam High's new co-band director, Mr. Cameron Guerrero, aims to promote his passion for music to his students. Guerrero, was born and raised in Fresno, California. He received his degree in music education in Ellensburg, Washington. Guerrero had exposure to music growing up, which led to his passion...

A Production in Motion at Cam High

A Production in Motion at Cam High

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Programs, Features, School & Local, Showcase

Cam High's drama class recently finished casting for their first production, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, which will premiere in Dec. 2018. This year, the drama program has two teachers, Mr. Joe Alba and Mr. Daryl Myers. Myers is a new addition to the staff and also teaches English two. Alb...

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