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Semi-Formal Winter Dance Cancelled Due to Low Ticket Sales

Semi-Formal Winter Dance Cancelled Due to Low Ticket Sales

Jareth Primm, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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Cam High's Associated Student Body (ASB) planned to host a winter dance on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, from 7 P.M. to 9 P.M., and the theme of the dance was "white-out". However, the dance was canceled due to low ticket sales. Jacob Curren, senior and ASB President, said, "Our presale tickets are a good...

Cam High’s First Renaissance Rally and Ceremony

Cam High’s First Renaissance Rally and Ceremony

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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Cam High recently hosted its very first Renaissance event, designed to recognize students and staff for their improvement and achievements. The event took place on Feb. 8, during fifth and sixth period. Fifth period was a public rally designed to honor high-achieving students; classes that wanted...

Cam High’s Aronsky Takes Leave for Medical Reasons

Cam High’s Aronsky Takes Leave for Medical Reasons

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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Work Experience and QuickBooks teacher Mr. Geoffrey Aronsky recently took a leave of absence after Winter Break due to illness. Aronsky requested that his current situation and location not be fully revealed to respect his privacy. Aronsky started working at Cam High in the 2017-2018 school year,...

A Recap of the 2019 Super Bowl

A Recap of the 2019 Super Bowl

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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In the 2019 Super Bowl, the New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in the lowest scoring game in history. At the start of the game, the Rams struggled to get the ball moving with 8 punts in a row and less than 50 yards total. On the other side of the ball, the Patriots were able ...

The Graph Dance: Adding Fun to Math

The Graph Dance: Adding Fun to Math

Jonah Arellano, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


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Cam High's math teacher, Ms. Brandae Rossini, has organized the "Graph Dance" since 2013, and this year's rendition was performed on the quad stage on Jan. 18, 2019.  The dance is open to all precalculus students, regardless of what teacher they have. Students who participate in the Graph Dance ha...

Remind App Retracts Free Services for Verizon Wireless Users

Remind App Retracts Free Services for Verizon Wireless Users

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


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Remind -- an app commonly used by teachers for easy communication with students -- has recently announced that their free service will no longer be extended to Verizon Wireless users. The Remind team recently sent out an email to all its users, stating that the reason for the discontinuation is a...

OFTSE Contract Accepted, Here’s What Changed

OFTSE Contract Accepted, Here’s What Changed

Ian Lattimer, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


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Oxnard Union High School (OUHSD) certificated staff voted to accept the new Oxnard Federation of Teachers and School Employees (OFTSE) contract -- which was proposed to OUHSD and agreed upon by both sides on Jan. 10, 2019. The accepted contract was initially finalized on Dec. 19, 2018, before students...

Remembering Victor Gonzalez Jr.

Remembering Victor Gonzalez Jr.

Francis Siu, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


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Cam High's wrestling team and administration honored campus supervisor, Victor Gonzalez Jr., at the wrestling meet on Thursday, Jan. 10 in the gym. On Dec. 30, 2018, Gonzalez was killed in a four vehicle traffic collision on the southbound Highway 101 north of Ventura. The incident was reported at 4:30 A.M. Gonzalez was born on April 6, 1996 in Oxnard, Califo...

Cam High Music Teacher Injured in Car Accident After Winter Concert

Cam High Music Teacher Injured in Car Accident After Winter Concert

Lauren Peterson, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019


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Mr. Daniel Cook, co-band director at Cam High, was in a car accident returning home from the band's holiday concert at Rancho Campana High School the night of Dec. 12, 2018. The accident occurred at around 9:15 P.M. between Central and Del Norte on the 101 North. The injuries Cook sustained were a...

Cam High Storage Shed Burns Down, Destroying Athletic Equipment

Cam High Storage Shed Burns Down, Destroying Athletic Equipment

January 10, 2019


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A storage shed that held athletic equipment burned down at Cam High's football field over the Winter Break. On Dec. 26, 2018 at 11:00 P.M., Cam High's Assistant Principal, Mr. Gary Peterson, received a call from the Ventura County firefighter captain who explained that a storage shed on campus had...

Security: First Priority, Last on the List

Security: First Priority, Last on the List

Karen Abdelmalek, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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Measure “A," which allocated funds of up to $350 million by raising taxes to fund a bond for the Oxnard Union High School District for physical improvements to its schools, passed last June with over 55 percent voter approval. But according to officials, new security items such as fencing and camer...

Cam High’s Winter Wonderland

Cam High’s Winter Wonderland

Eric Burschinger, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


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Cam High's ASB hosted winter festivities with live snow, holiday music, and a visit from Santa Claus at lunch on Thursday, Dec. 20. As with many of Cam High's festivities, the event was put on by Groove Factor Entertainment. Don Henry of Groove Factor said that the 'snow' was donated and free of charge....

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