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The 75th Anniversary of D-Day: Honoring the Fallen

The 75th Anniversary of D-Day: Honoring the Fallen

Greg Oler, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, U.S. & Global

On the beaches of northern France, 75 years ago, a force comprised of soldiers from the United States, United Kingdom, Free France, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, British Raj (Indian), and many militia forces from Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Norway, stormed into Nazi Germany's Atlantic wall in the largest...

OUHSD Appoints Cam High’s New Principal and Administration

OUHSD Appoints Cam High’s New Principal and Administration

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019


Filed under News, School & Local, Showcase

The Oxnard Union High School District announced Cam High's new principal and administration for the 2020-2021 school year on May 15, 2019. Assistant Superintendent Dr. Rocky Valles contacted Cam High's staff through email on May 16 to share the news that the Board of Trustees had appointed Mr. Matthew...

Cam High to Change the Annual Fourth of July Celebration Due to Construction

Cam High to Change the Annual Fourth of July Celebration Due to Construction

Molly Honnef, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under News, School & Local, Showcase, Uncategorized

Cam High's stadium will be under construction shortly after the Fourth of July celebrations as turf and modernized entrances into the school are being installed. In addition to Cam High, many other schools in the Oxnard Union High School District are getting new entrances around their stadiums. Cam...

The Murder of Daniel Morales: Three Years Later

The Murder of Daniel Morales: Three Years Later

Greg Oler, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, School & Local, Showcase, Uncategorized

Daniel Morales, a former student at Cam High, was murdered in Aug. of 2015, and the assailant has been officially sentenced to 72 years in prison as of May 10. Morales was 16 when a conflict erupted at the Taco Bell off of Adolfo road. The conflict involved Morales and Tyler Ostertag, and it escalated...

The Pros and Cons of Cam High’s Decision to Install Turf

The Pros and Cons of Cam High’s Decision to Install Turf

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under News, School & Local, Showcase

Cam High is working to replace the current grass football field with artificial turf, and the process will start this summer and last around a year. Having turf holds some benefits, but due to the construction, the football team and other sports that use the track or field will have to practice at Ri...

State Committee Seeks to Accredit Cam High

State Committee Seeks to Accredit Cam High

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under News, School & Local, Showcase, Uncategorized

Six years have passed, and Cam High is required to be reevaluated from the visiting committee of Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC) to assess school standards as well as renew the school's accreditation. ACS WASC is an organization that accredits...

A New Horizon: the First Photograph of a Black Hole

A New Horizon: the First Photograph of a Black Hole

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019


Filed under News, School & Local, Showcase, U.S. & Global, Uncategorized

Scientists recently captured the first image of a black hole that is 6.5 billion times larger than the sun and from the super galaxy Messier 87 (M87). In 1781, M87 was discovered by French astronomer Charles Messier, and it is part of the Virgo cluster 53.49 million light years away from earth. The...

Cam High’s Staff Discusses Switching to Block Schedule Next Year

Cam High’s Staff Discusses Switching to Block Schedule Next Year

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under News, School & Local, Showcase

Recently, Cam High's faculty has discussed the possibility of adopting a block schedule for the 2019-2020 school year. Block scheduling is an alternate type of academic scheduling where not all classes are every day of the week. The schedule will still have six periods, but the classes will be divided...

The College Admission Scandal: How it Pays to be Wealthy

The College Admission Scandal: How it Pays to be Wealthy

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under News, School & Local, Showcase, U.S. & Global, Uncategorized

Eight universities, including Yale, the University of Southern California, and the University of California, Los Angeles were involved in a scandal in which parents paid their children's way into the schools or had them pose as sports recruits. William "Rick" Singer, founder of the Edge College Career...

New Administration to Arrive at Cam High Next Year

New Administration to Arrive at Cam High Next Year

Chloe Kamola, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, School & Local, Showcase, Uncategorized

Principal Dr. Kim Stephenson and Associate Principal Mr. Gary Peterson are leaving Cam High after the 2018-2019 school year. The news was first released to teachers at a staff meeting on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, and some of the students were informed by teachers the same morning. Both administrators...

A Fair Opportunity to Find Your Future Career

A Fair Opportunity to Find Your Future Career

Dante Bernhardt, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Clubs & Programs, Features, News, School & Local, Showcase, Uncategorized

In the 34th Annual Career Expo, Cam High's juniors and seniors were given the opportunity to view future employment options through dozens of booths and seasoned workers of various fields. On March 22, hundreds of upperclassmen from five different schools in the Oxnard Union High School District (OUHSD)...

California’s Super Bloom: Springing into the Season

California’s Super Bloom: Springing into the Season

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under News, School & Local, Showcase, U.S. & Global, Uncategorized

Following the destructive fires in parts of Southern California, a phenomenon dubbed the "super bloom" occurred, leaving colorful fields of California's state flower the golden poppy, and numerous other native and non-native flowers. This bloom typically happens once every 10 years, but due to the...

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