The Stinger


How COVID-19 Created A Rapidly Changing World

COVID-19 has affected day to day life for students and business owners.

Elizabeth Mika, Staff Writer

June 7, 2020

Since COVID-19 began to spread, communities across America have been affected in a variety of ways. COVID-19 is putting a strain on small businesses and owners are having to find alternate ways to reach consumers. For example, some clothing stores advertised on social media and websites to promote...

Protests Continue After the Death of George Floyd

Protests Continue After the Death of George Floyd

Charlene Kim, Staff Writer

June 7, 2020

After George Floyd, an African-American man, was killed by white police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, Minnesota, protests centered around police brutality and racism have erupted around the country. A video taken by bystanders on the scene shows officer Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck for...

2020 AP Exams Elicit Criticism Due To Submission Difficulties

Online AP exams was College Board's response to the coronavirus. There have been numerous complaints about technical difficulties from test-takers.

Charlene Kim, Staff Writer

June 5, 2020

As the window for AP testing rolled around, millions of students across the country logged on for the first digital at-home AP exams in College Board history. Things appeared to be running smoothly until complaints began to roll in from students who were not able to submit their AP exams due to technical...

The Death of George Floyd Sparks Protests Across America

Protesters march in the streets of Chicago to protest police brutality and racism in America.

Alekzander Leppert, Staff Writer

June 1, 2020

Following the death of George Floyd on May 25, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, protests and rioting have ensued across America. Floyd, an African-American male, was killed by white police officer Derek Chauvin who arrested Floyd for a possible forgery of a $20 bill. Videos show that Chauvin left his kn...

Class of 2020 College Map

The Class of 2020 are going across the nation for their post-high school education.

Huy Nguyen and Edward Wang

May 22, 2020

The Class of 2020 is going across the nation for their college plans. Check out where some of them are headed below. Note, those entering the workforce or taking a gap year are not represented on the map. If you are in Cam High's Class of 2020 but are not represented on this map, please comment below...

Resources on How to Cope During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The CDC recently added a list of resources to its site on how to cope during the COVID-19 outbreak as many people are practicing self-isolation and social distancing.

Tobias Christiansen, Staff Writer

April 14, 2020

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently updated its website to include a page on Daily Life and Coping in light of the global pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus. The new page features a section, titled Stress and Coping, that highlights skills and resources for people struggling during th...

An Update From the Stinger Editorial Team

An Update From the Stinger Editorial Team

Marcella Barneclo, Editor in Chief

March 28, 2020

Greetings from the Stinger Staff, This is Marcella Barneclo speaking. As this year's Editor in Chief of The Stinger, I would like to briefly inform all of our readers on some of the changes we will be making due to the recent circumstances. As many of you know, Cam High has recently transitioned to a dig...

Coronavirus Impacts Cam High and Local Schools

With 1 confirmed case and 2 presumptive positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ventura County, health officials are taking precautionary measures.

Elizabeth Mika, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

Wash your hands. Wipe the desks. Get a case of water from your local grocery store. Almost all U.S. citizens are taking precautions to combat transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including Ventura County, where schools and local events have been put on hold for the time being. In Ventura...

Cam High Prepares for the WASC Reevaluation

Since being put on probation by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) last year, students and staff at Cam High have been working to prepare another report for the reevaluation in March 2021.

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

Cam High is currently on probation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) due to poor performance on the previous WASC examination. Due to the probation, WASC will be returning for a follow-up evaluation on March 22 to March 23 in the year 2021. This WASC report process is led by...

Dangerous Social Media Trend Results in Teen Injuries and Death

The 'Skullbreaker Challenge', which is viral on TikTok, has resulted in many head injuries for the 'victims' of the challenge.

Charlene Kim, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

The social media platform TikTok has proliferated the dangerous 'Skullbreaker Challenge.' This challenge involves one unsuspecting person who is told to jump and is then knocked off balance by two others so that he or she lands on his or her head. After its debut in Sept. of 2017, TikTok has amassed...

For the First Time in Over a Decade, Cam High’s AcaDeca Places First

Cam High's Academic Decathlon team, comprised of all grade levels, has been working towards winning this year's competitions since summer of last year.

Charlene Kim, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Whether an individual's interest falls upon the arts or mathematics, Cam High's Academic Decathlon (AcaDeca) team offers students the opportunity to compete against other high school teams across the state in ten different subjects in a two-day competition. Subjects that students are tested on include...

Cam High’s Mock Trial Team Finishes the Season in Tenth Place

Cam High's Mock Trial team poses for a picture after finishing a round.

Elizabeth Mika, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Cam High's Mock Trial season came to a close on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 after the team finished in tenth place. This academic after-school activity focuses on improving public speaking and getting students involved in legal fields and law enforcement by participating in a hypothetical case that changes...

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