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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...

Annual Scorpion Showcase: Lowest Attendance in Years?

Annual Scorpion Showcase: Lowest Attendance in Years?

Ian Lattimer, Photography Editor

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Cam High hosted its annual Scorpion Showcase, where parents were invited to explore their student's day at school. The Scorpion Showcase began at 5:00 P.M. with a presentation by Cam High's Student Resource Officer Deputy Mike Legge in regards to vaping. Parents were educated on the dangers of vaping,...

Andrew Yang and the Freedom Dividend

Andrew Yang and the Freedom Dividend

Greg Oler, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019


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

Andrew Yang, a Democratic presidential candidate for the 2020 election, is widely known for having a large, politically diverse following, called the 'Yang Gang.' His staunch stance as being very independent and unaffiliated with the other main members of the Democrat and Republican parties has earned...

Valuing Cam High’s Top Student-Athletes

Valuing Cam High’s Top Student-Athletes

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


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

The Winter Sports Awards Ceremony was held Monday, March 11 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. to recognize student- athletes who participated in and excelled at winter sports. The sports recognized included the following: basketball, soccer, wrestling, and girls water polo. A total of ten students from...

BTS and the Expanding World of K-Pop

BTS and the Expanding World of K-Pop

Greg Oler, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Events, Features, News, U.S. & Global, Uncategorized

BTS (Bangtan Boys) is a famous Korean pop band that holds many records, including awards for Most Viewed Music Video Online for 24 Hours with their smash hit 'IDOL' music video, released on YouTube on August 8, 2018 and also the First K-Pop Act to Reach No. 1 on the US album charts on June 2, 2018 ...

Juniors Provided With a Free SAT by OUHSD

Juniors Provided With a Free SAT by OUHSD

Jonah Arellano, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


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All Juniors at Cam High had the opportunity to take the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) for free on Wednesday, Mar. 6. The SAT is a standardized test used in the admission process for many U.S. colleges. The test has three sections -- reading, writing, and math -- and an optional essay which are...

College Board Plans to Move AP Registration Earlier to Raise Test Scores

College Board Plans to Move AP Registration Earlier to Raise Test Scores

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


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

College Board conducted a pilot program where 40,000 students registered for the AP test in Nov. to test the effectiveness of policy changes. The study found there was an increase in students who passed with a three or higher, and white and Asian students in the program did 5% better than their co...

A Recap of the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit

A Recap of the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit

Greg Oler, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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

The 2019 DPRK-USA (Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea - United States of America) Hanoi Summit took place from Feb. 27 to 28, and marked the second official meeting between U.S. President Trump and DPRK Leader Kim Jong Un. The first meeting between a president of the U.S. and the leader of North...

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