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Keeping an Eye on Cam High

Keeping an Eye on Cam High

Emma Brock and Alyssa Viviano

June 13, 2017


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

Last year, a vandalism incident occurred at Cam High that caused principal Dr. Kim Stephenson to propose the idea of installing security cameras on campus. Stephenson brought this idea to the district, and a year later, after other security breaches, cameras were installed throughout main hall, the A...

Cam High says Goodbye to Buddhu

Cam High says Goodbye to Buddhu

Alyssa Viviano, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

Mr. Kevin Buddhu, English teacher at Cam High, plans to relocate to Spain through the School Year Abroad (SYA) Program with his new bride, where they will live in the slower-paced city of Zaragoza. In 2004 and 2005, Buddhu took a sabbatical leave and taught at the Thatcher School in Ojai, a feeder...

Back from a Hack

Back from a Hack

Adree Jenkins, Staff Writer

June 12, 2017


Filed under News, school and local

The Stinger, Cam High's school newspaper, was hacked on May 30, denying accessibility to the advisers, editors, reporters, or even readers trying to access the site. This is the first time the Stinger had been hacked in the four years that it has been a website. Jason Wallestead of School Newspapers...

Cam High Strikes Gold

Cam High Strikes Gold

Jacqueline Le

June 12, 2017


Filed under News

  Cam High, one of four qualifying high schools within the county, received the Gold Ribbon Award based on students' CAASP test scores and on specialized programs that the school choose to showcase. The Gold Ribbon Award honors outstanding schools with exemplary achievements that meet or ex...

Success Means the Same in Any Language

Success Means the Same in Any Language

Emma Brock, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

On Thursday, Mar. 30, Spanish, German, French, and Mandarin students seeking the Seal of Biliteracy attended oral interviews―put in place to test their fluency and possibly reward them with the Seal―excusing them from having to earn it through upcoming AP exams in May. According to the Seal o...

Battle of the Food Trucks & Music Festival [video]

Battle of the Food Trucks & Music Festival [video]

Nick Garcia, Photography Editor

May 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Cam High held it's first annual Battle of the Food Trucks & Music Festival on Friday, May 20 from 11:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. in the football stadium. Organized by the Cam High Music Booster Club, various food trucks, featured bands, a kid's zone, and vendor booths were at the event. "[We hosted...

Mrs. Barnes Seeks Greener Pastures

Mrs. Barnes Seeks Greener Pastures

Rachael Ryan, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

Mrs. Melvina Barnes, math, English, and directive studies teacher, recently resigned after 8 years at Cam High. Starting Friday, Mar. 17, she began working as a family life consultant for navy families at the Port Hueneme Naval Base during the day. Come spring or summer, Barnes plans to teach online...

High School Nation Hits Cam High

High School Nation Hits Cam High

Jasmine Plascencia and Lelanie Lopez

April 28, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

    The High School Nation tour visited Cam High on Thursday, April 20, one of the 60 west coast schools out of 20,000 in the United States in which the group will perform at this year. According to the High School Nation website,"The High School Nation Tour is a traveling Music & Arts Festival that visits pub...

Student Athletes Commit to Colleges [slideshow]

Student Athletes Commit to Colleges [slideshow]

Nick Garcia, Photography Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

  Six students committed to colleges for athletics Wednesday, Apr. 26 on the stage during lunch during a signing day ceremony. Parents and friends of the students gathered in the quad as they all delivered a simple speech and signed the letter of intent. This is the third Letter of Inten...

Shedding a Light On Writing

Shedding a Light On Writing

Kaylie Chen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, News Brief, Showcase

Cam High held an "Author Talk" in the school library on Apr. 4, featuring author Mr. Philip Brown, who recently released his book Light Runner. During the event arranged by librarian Ms. Heidi Resnik, Brown, a Camarillo local, spoke to students about his background, his book, and advice for aspiring writ...

New Era for Aiding

New Era for Aiding

Rachael Ryan, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

As of this school year, office and teacher aides are required to take a Regional Occupational Programs (R.O.P) class in addition to their aiding period to ensure that all classes, including aiding, have a curriculum. In R.O.P., aides take an online class which covers materials such as educational...

The Written Word of STEM

The Written Word of STEM

Haelley Hogan, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

Students from Mr. Kevin Buddhu's AP English Literature and Composition and Mr. John Gonzales' AP Environmental Science classes were invited to attend a presentation on Friday, Mar. 18 in Cam High's library detailing the work and experiences of four professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, and...

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