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Flash Report: Water Works at Cam High

Flash Report: Water Works at Cam High

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase, Uncategorized

Cam High's Oct. 8 school day was cancelled due to a burst in the sprinkler system located between the office building and the H building. Parents were notified through email, voicemail, and text, with the first messages sent out at 6:14 A.M. the morning of. Parents were continually updated throughout...

A Production in Motion at Cam High

A Production in Motion at Cam High

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under clubs/programs, Features, school and local, Showcase

Cam High's drama class recently finished casting for their first production, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, which will premiere in Dec. 2018. This year, the drama program has two teachers, Mr. Joe Alba and Mr. Daryl Myers. Myers is a new addition to the staff and also teaches English two. Alb...

Welcome to the Masquerade Ball

Welcome to the Masquerade Ball

Aishvari Trivedi, Social Media Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under events, Features, News, school and local, Showcase

Cam High's ASB hosted the annual Homecoming Dance on Sept. 29 behind the gym. According to ASB, 1,307 students attended, which is a record-breaking number. The homecoming theme this year was Masquerade Ball, which was decided upon last year by members of ASB. Decorations consisted of masks, streamers,...

Have a Question? Visit the Principal’s Booth

Have a Question? Visit the Principal’s Booth

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Features, News, school and local, Showcase

This school year, principal Dr. Kim Stephenson is becoming more involved in student life by setting up a "Principal's Booth" around campus at least once a week. The booth, modeled after Lucy's Psychiatry Booth from the Peanuts, was constructed by Mr. Peter Wachtel and his wood-shop class. In the o...

Changes are Coming to Cam High’s Infrastructure

Changes are Coming to Cam High’s Infrastructure

Eric Burschinger, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

Oxnard Union High School District voters recently passed Measure A, which grants $350 million to the school district -- allocating money for Cam High to install air conditioning (AC) units in all classrooms as well as providing funding for other projects. District staff, organizers, parents, school...

The Ongoing Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Ongoing Syrian Refugee Crisis

Aishvari Trivedi, Social Media Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, U.S. and world

According to Mercy Corps, Syria continues to have the largest amount of displaced citizens in the world. After war erupted in March of 2011, one-million people were forced out of the country, and an additional million people soon followed in the next six months. Seven years later, more than half of...

Hurricane Florence Sweeps Through The Carolinas

Hurricane Florence Sweeps Through The Carolinas

Francis Siu, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, U.S. and world

Gusty winds and a storm surge hit the East Coast on Sept. 1, causing damage to over 50,000 homes in North and South Carolina. The hurricane, now named Florence, emerged from a strong tropical wave that swept over the west coast of Africa on Aug. 30, and soon transformed into a hurricane near Cape...

Scorps Spotlight 24: Mr. Daryl Myers

Scorps Spotlight 24: Mr. Daryl Myers

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Features, school and local, Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight, Showcase

Mr. Daryl Myers is one of several new staff members at Cam High during the 2018-2019 school year, teaching English two as well as drama. Myers was born and raised in Ventura, but he earned his teaching credentials from the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating from college and getting...

Cam High’s Woodshop Teacher Reaches Finals in National Competition

Cam High’s Woodshop Teacher Reaches Finals in National Competition

Clarissa Shin, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features, News, school and local, Showcase

Cam High's woodshop teacher, Mr. Peter Wachtel, is one of 52 finalists in the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools 2018 Prize for Teaching Excellence. Harbor Freight's competition offers winners a collective $1 million prize. The three individuals who place first will be awarded $100,000 each, and 15...

What’s Your Club Type?

What’s Your Club Type?

Ian Lattimer, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, clubs/programs, events, Features, News, school and local, Showcase

Cam High hosted over 40 student run clubs on Friday, Sept. 21, in its annual Club Rush event at lunch in the quad. Club Rush is an event that allows clubs to present themselves and encourage new members to join. Every year, a wide range of clubs participate in this event, from service clubs to entertainment...

New Drop-Off Changes Introduced to Cam High

New Drop-Off Changes Introduced to Cam High

Ian Lattimer, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

The Camarillo Police Department and Cam High's administration have introduced new changes to the parking and drop-off policies at Cam High for the 2018-2019 school year. Dr. Kim Stephenson, Cam High's principal, told The Stinger in an interview that the main priority with the changes was to create...

Schedule Mishaps Cause Stress Among Faculty and Students

Schedule Mishaps Cause Stress Among Faculty and Students

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

At Cam High, students and teachers alike have noticed an abnormal amount of class changes in the 2018-2019 school year compared to previous years. The primary reason for these schedule changes is due to class size. In some classes there are too few or too many students enrolled, so counselors pull...

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