The Stinger


Cam High’s Marching Season Comes to a Close

The ACHS Marching band performing at the Senior Night football game on Nov. 1, 2019.

Dillon Farwell, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Cam High's marching band started their competition season on Aug. 12, winning first place in various competitions within the first few months. On Oct. 12, the band competed in the Palmdale area against other high school bands, ranking first in their division and second overall. Their score improved by two-...

Tipping COWS – The State of Cam High’s Computers on Wheels

Cam High's COWS are used throughout campus for educational purposes.

Garrett Nagode, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Computers on Wheels or COWs are used throughout Cam High's campus as a way to connect students to technology in a classroom setting. Ms. Heidi Resnik, Teacher-Librarian, is in charge of the COWs, from scheduling to transporting the computers on wheels. Resnik has had some minor problems with the...

Celebrating Dia De Los Muertos at Cam High

Celebrating Dia De Los Muertos at Cam High

JC Del Rosario, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Cam High will be celebrating Dia De Los Muertos (or the Day of the Dead), a historical Mexican holiday on Nov. 1 with food, alters and other activities. Dia De Los Muertos is a historical holiday that is a part of Mexican Heritage. This holiday has been celebrated for almost 2,500 to 3,000 years, dati...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Cam High

The month of September is used to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

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

This year, Cam High's BATA started their own business company that designs and sells merchandise to organizations.

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

Band performs at Back To School Night on October 7, 2019.

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

Pictured above is one of Cam High's new Associate Principals. Ms. Clara Ortiz and Mr. James Harlow were instated as Associate Principals for the 2019-2020 school year.

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

The Camarillo High band practicing on September 14, 2019.

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

Cam High Connect has transitioned into the completely live Scorpion Connect, which streams daily during third period.

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

Ms. Samantha Scardino (pictured above) is one of the newest staff members at Cam High.

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

Cross Country varsity race in Oxnard

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

From left to right, Geoffrey Aronsky, students Alejandro Hernandez and Christian Rodriguez, Principal Pete Fries, and student Marisela Sanchez.

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...

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