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Too Close to Home: the Thousand Oaks Mass Shooting

Too Close to Home: the Thousand Oaks Mass Shooting

Aishvari Trivedi, Social Media Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase, U.S. and world, Uncategorized

At the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, 12 people were killed when U.S Marine Corps veteran Ian David Long opened fire on a crowd of people in the bar, on the evening of Nov. 7. The Borderline Bar & Grill is a common place for college students and others to relax and have fun. The ni...

Veterans Day: to Honor Those Who Served

Veterans Day: to Honor Those Who Served

Karen Abdelmalek, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase, U.S. and world, Uncategorized

Veterans Day is a national holiday that is celebrated on Nov. 11 and dedicated to expressing appreciation for both fallen and living veterans. Originally called Armistice Day, Veterans Day commemorates those who served in America's Armed Forces. Veterans Day became an official holiday in 1954 aft...

#OUStuVoice: Let Your Voice be Heard

#OUStuVoice: Let Your Voice be Heard

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Oxnard Union High School District (OUHSD) has recently implemented #OUStuVoice as a way for all students to communicate with both the district and individual schools through Twitter. According to the StudentVoice official website, the program is a nationwide, student-run nonprofit that empow...

Vaping: a Wide-Spread Epidemic at Cam High

Vaping: a Wide-Spread Epidemic at Cam High

Karen Abdelmalek, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase, Uncategorized

Since vape pens first became available on a global scale in 2004, Cam High has experienced an increase in the amount of students who partake in vaping both during and after school. “I think vaping is a major problem at our school,” said Aleks Ensign, sophomore, "the bathrooms are always filled...

Cam High Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

Cam High Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

Jonah Arellano, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Uncategorized

In order to raise awareness about the destructive nature of drugs, Cam High celebrated Red Ribbon Week -- an annual nationwide holiday from Oct. 22 to Oct. 26. A guest speaker came to Cam High on Oct. 22 to speak at an optional assembly during fourth period in the gym. Rabbi Aryeh Lang, director...

Your Vote Counts

Your Vote Counts

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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

With a deadline of Oct. 22, Cam High's Social Science teachers, Mr. Chris Quinn, Mr. Bryan Staples, and Mr. Shawn Near, worked together to register and pre-register seniors and juniors to vote. Since the year 2000, these three social science teachers have been encouraging seniors to register and pre-register...

The Importance of Valuing Hispanic Heritage

The Importance of Valuing Hispanic Heritage

Jonah Arellano, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, News, school and local, Showcase, U.S. and world, Uncategorized

The months Sept. and Oct. are dedicated to appreciating Hispanic culture, and 2018 marks the 30th year anniversary of this holiday's establishment. President Lyndon B. Johnson originally enacted Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968, which dedicated a week to celebrating and recognizing Hispanic culture....

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...

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