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Wrestling With Success

Wrestling With Success

Marcella Barneclo, Staff writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under school and local, Showcase, Uncategorized

Cam High’s wrestling team hosted matches and an outdoor practice behind the gym on Thursday, Nov. 9, to celebrate the start of the wrestling season and promote the team. The wrestling team wanted to exhibit that wrestling is an inclusive sport, open to all who want to work hard. A week before t...

An Overdose of Pharmaceutical Waste

An Overdose of Pharmaceutical Waste

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Ventura County Sheriff's Department offers a program that allows citizens to properly dispose of old, unused prescription drugs that are frequently removed from homes incorrectly. At Cam High, this service is extended to teachers in order to keep prescription drugs away from children and wildlife...

Music Department Starts Year on a High Note

Music Department Starts Year on a High Note

Chris Keating, Guest Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Cam High's music department received $80,000 in funds this year from parent booster programs and other sources. The department used these funds to purchase new instruments and equipment to accommodate for the marching band's growing size. Cam High officially has the largest band department in all of Ve...

Cam High to Change more than 50 Years of Tradition With Graduation Gowns

Cam High to Change more than 50 Years of Tradition With Graduation Gowns

Chloe Schicker, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students at Cam High will no longer be provided with two different graduation gown colors and will have to choose just one for all graduates in a vote to be held this month. Oxnard Union High School District (OUHSD) plans to establish a policy later this month that limits high schools to one graduation...

Introducing the 2017-18 ASB Cabinet

Introducing the 2017-18 ASB Cabinet

Emma Brock, Managing Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

This school year's (2017-18) ASB cabinet was announced last school year on Wednesday May 18, 2017. The election was held on Tuesday May 17, where students voted for their chosen candidates during their homeroom class. Running for each position included: Mallorie Mehrali (senior) and Marissa Higi (senior)...

Cam High’s Weekend Under the Stars

Cam High’s Weekend Under the Stars

Jessica Lang and Brooke Wheeler, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports

A rush of students wearing black, white, silver, and gold fill the bleachers of Cam High’s gymnasium and a buzz of excitement is felt among the students as they anticipate homecoming weekend. Friday, Sept. 22: 12:00pm- Initiating the start of this weekend's festivities was the annual homeco...

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...

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