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Cam High Student Posts Disturbing Video, Receives Enormous Backlash

Cam High Student Posts Disturbing Video, Receives Enormous Backlash

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

A teen affiliated with Cam High has been cited and given a misdemeanor charge for animal cruelty after he and several other teens posted a series of videos on Snapchat depicting the death of a mouse he had purchased that day. The Stinger will not release nor mention the name of the suspect, as he is...

Cam High’s Evaluation in November Determines Your Future

Cam High’s Evaluation in November Determines Your Future

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

Cam High is being evaluated on Nov. 5, 6, and 7 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) to renew the school's accreditation. If evaluators deem Cam High a struggling school, significant changes will have to be made. Accreditation is a process of validation in which colleges, uni...

5.3 Earthquake hits Ventura County

5.3 Earthquake hits Ventura County

Catherine Wolfe, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit Southern California yesterday, April 5. The temblor began Thursday afternoon at 12:29 p.m. lasting approximately 10 seconds. USGS recorded that the quake epicenter was 35.4 miles southwest of Channel Islands Beach and 41 miles southwest of Ventura. The preliminary depth was 10.4 miles beneath the Pacific Ocean. The ea...

Remembering the 17

Remembering the 17

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

In response to the 17 students and staff killed by an armed 19-year-old at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. students walked out of class at exactly 10:00 a.m. on March 14 around the United States. Cam High's Associated Student Body (ASB) joined this national movement, giving students...

One Killed and Another Injured in an Attempted Murder-Suicide

One Killed and Another Injured in an Attempted Murder-Suicide

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Saturday afternoon, patrons rushed towards exits and to find cover as multiple gunshots were fired in Ventura County at the Oaks Shopping Center — one woman was killed and a man injured in what is being labeled an attempted murder-suicide attempt. The Sheriff's Department received a call at...

Spring-ing into the New Sports Season

Spring-ing into the New Sports Season

Jasmine Plascencia, Photo Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

Cam High's ASB organized this year's spring sports rally on Friday March 9, 2018. The rally began with Mr. Dennis Riedmiller trying to raise each individual classes' morale by shouting "20" and having each class respond with the last two numbers of their graduation year. This quickly became a compet...

Mock Trial Team Competes in Finals for the Third Year in a Row

Mock Trial Team Competes in Finals for the Third Year in a Row

Shaeley Hicks, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under clubs/programs, Features, News, school and local, Showcase

Cam High’s Mock Trial team makes it to finals for the third year in a row in the annual Ventura County Mock Trial competition. The competition began last Monday, Feb. 26 at the Ventura County Courthouse with two teams from Cam High, distinguished as “Blue” and “Silver." Mr. Shawn Near coach...

Cam High’s Math Club Places First in their First Competition

Cam High’s Math Club Places First in their First Competition

Lauren Brown, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, News, school and local, Showcase

Members of Cam High's Math Club competed against other schools in the Ventura College High School Math Competition. On Feb. 24, Cam High took first place in the group competition. They competed against eight other schools, with four students placing in the top 18 on the individual tests. Carl...

Aloha Seniors!

Aloha Seniors!

Catherine Wolfe, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase, Uncategorized

The senior luau took place in the quad at Cam High from 3:30-5:30 pm on February 8th. The event was held in order help the senior class bond as well as to raise money. The senior class cabinet realized they needed money and a social event seemed to be a great way to accomplish this. Consequently...

Walking Out on Gun Violence

Walking Out on Gun Violence

Jack Young, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

  A group of students at Cam High held a "walk out" for political reform on gun regulations. The event was set for Feb. 21 at 12:00 pm. "We're protesting guns violence, the use of guns around America, and the many deaths they have caused," said Carmela Rogers, senior at Cam High. "Especia...

Broke-ing News: Will the Class of 2018 Raise Enough Money for Senior Activities?

Broke-ing News: Will the Class of 2018 Raise Enough Money for Senior Activities?

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

Cam High’s senior class of 2018 will not be able to afford the usual amenities provided at prom, senior activities, and graduation according to ASB adviser Ms. Lori Pristera, who informed the entire senior class in an assembly on Jan. 31. The senior class has $3,600 in their account, according to Prist...

Cape Town Has 110 Days Before They Run Out of Water

Cape Town Has 110 Days Before They Run Out of Water

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, U.S. and world

The four million citizens of Cape Town, South Africa are limited to 50 litres (around 13 gallons) of water daily as Cape Town is rapidly running out of water according to reports by the British Broadcasting Corporation. Predictions say faucets will run dry on June 4, 2018. Cape Town has been suffering from a severe drought for three years and city...

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