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Cam High’s Academic Teams Receive New Leadership

Cam High's AcaDeca team in their first scrimmage on Dec. 8 at the Ventura County Office of Education.

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

Last year, Cam High's Academic Decathlon (AcaDeca) and Geography Bowl (Geo Bowl) programs were led by Mr. Douglas Harris, but as he no longer works at Cam High, the teams are now advised by Ms. Tawney Safran and Mr. Pascual Campos, respectively. Geography Bowl On Nov. 17 Geo Bowl had their compet...

Art From Scratch

Christina Roa (left) and Lauren Ruiz (right) working on a paper mache project during the art club meeting on Dec. 12.

Eric Burschinger, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

Cam High's new Art Club allows students to get in touch with their creative side. Ms. Abigail Santana, the Art Club adviser, also teaches photography and visual arts at Cam High. Santana decided to start the club primarily to give her students an opportunity to practice and apply their artistic ...

Prague: Cam High’s First-Ever Service Dog

provided by Mr Sam Swanson: Three month old Prauge being held by current guide dog trainer

Jasmine Plascencia, Managing Editor

December 12, 2018

Cam High's Agricultural Department has developed a program in conjunction with Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) that allows members of Future Farmers of America (FFA) to train a service dog on campus, and I will be the first member to do so. Starting in Dec. 2018, I will officially begin training Prague,...

Rio Mesa and Cam High Face-Off in the Special Olympics

Special Ed and Regular Ed students kick off the Special Olympics soccer game by running through a Cam High banner on Dec. 4, 2018.

Lauren Peterson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

Special Olympics Unified Sports arranged a soccer game on Dec. 4, 2018 where Cam High and Rio Mesa's students with special needs faced-off against one another. The game took place in Cam High's stadium and started at the beginning of fourth period. The game ended at the beginning of lunch, and Rio...

Camarillo’s Annual Holiday Tree-dition

The Camarillo Christmas Tree Lighting in Dizdar Park on Friday, Dec. 7.

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

The seventh annual Camarillo Old Town Winter Walk and Tree Lighting ceremony took place at Dizdar Park on the evening of Dec. 7, and included performances, children's activities, the tree lighting, and the Winter Walk. The night began with musical performances from Camarillo's local Girl Scouts program...

Cam High’s First Musical in Over 12 Years Premieres on Dec. 6

The drama program rehearsing on Dec. 5, 2018 -- the day before opening night.

Jareth Primm, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Cam High's drama class is producing their own adaptation of the musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, to premiere on Dec. 6. Cam High's drama program has not produced a musical in over 12 years. "It was kind of rough at first and no one really knew what they were doing, but with coordination...

Cam High’s Varsity Basketball Team Breaks 40 Year Record

Cam High Boys Basketball practicing at home on 12/4/2018.

Francis Siu, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Cam High's varsity boys basketball team celebrated another victory in Burbank after defeating the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies with a score of 111-27. The game was the opening in the Burbank High School Tournament. During the game, Cam High scored 111 points, breaking a previous Cam High...

The Marching Scorpions’ Competitive Season Comes to a Close

Pictured from right to left:  Gabby Domingo, Adrian Wasylewski, Catherine Ibrahim, Nicholas Kuo, Courtney Ford, and Brianna Martinez

Lauren Peterson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

Cam High's Marching Band recently finished their 2018 competition season after it was cut short due to the Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire. This year, the show was titled "Sky Blue" and consisted of four lyrical movements about nature. The band's season started well as they received higher scores and earned...

Scorps Spotlight 28: Mr. Chris Quinn

Mr. Quinn and his zero gravity chair in his classroom.

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

Last month, Mr. Chris Quinn, social studies teacher, returned to Cam High after being hospitalized for a serious neck injury. On Oct. 7, Quinn visited Faria Beach -- located in Ventura County -- with his family and some friends after the cancellation of school. Towards the last two hours of their...

Theater Review: Into the Woods

The Camarillo Skyway Playhouse's final show for 2018 is

Huy Nguyen, News Editor

November 6, 2018

The Camarillo Skyway Playhouse's final production of 2018 is Into the Woods, running from Oct. 19 to Nov. 18. The Play This performance of Into the Woods is based upon the musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. It features the characters from multiple folktales and fables, including R...

Celebrating the Day of the Dead

Cam High had a Dia de los Muertos altar in the library to celebrate the holiday. 
Photo by: Ian Lattimer

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

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

Kayla Stevenson (left) and Bethany Diaz (right) of the GSA club hold a pride flag.

Photo by: Ian Lattimer

Lauren Peterson and Ella Menin

October 30, 2018

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-...

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