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Proposed Calendar Turned Down After District-Wide Vote

Proposed Calendar Turned Down After District-Wide Vote

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

The Oxnard Union High School staff recently voted not to implement a new calendar that would cause the school year to begin earlier and end later. The vote was 353 to 272 in favor of not altering the calendar. A ⅔ majority was required to pass the new schedule. Cam High was the only school to hav...

Sadie Hawkins Dance Cancelled Due to Low Tickets Sales

Sadie Hawkins Dance Cancelled Due to Low Tickets Sales

Madalyn Duvall, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

The Sadie's dance was scheduled to happen on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. but due to extremely low ticket sales, the Sadie Hawkins western-themed dance was canceled. The idea of having a Sadie Hawkins dance has been popular ever since the first Sadie's dance in 1938. Students at Cam High have previously ex...

Foul Ball, Foul Play: The Major League Baseball Cheating Scandal

Foul Ball, Foul Play: The Major League Baseball Cheating Scandal

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

While the Major League Baseball World Series ended in Oct., baseball is back in the news for a cheating scandal that potentially could have altered the championship results: the Houston Astros were caught stealing signs from opposing teams using technology. The Astros' cheating started in the 2017 sea...

Legendary Basketball Player Kobe Bryant and His Daughter Killed in Helicopter Crash

Legendary Basketball Player Kobe Bryant and His Daughter Killed in Helicopter Crash

Alekzander Leppert, Staff Writer

February 1, 2020

On Sunday, Jan. 26, the world came to a screeching halt as the news circulated that at just 41-years-old, basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna had passed away in a helicopter crash along with seven others at around 10:00 a.m. in Calabasas, California. Bryant and his ...

Building a Bright Future: Del Sol High School Joins OUHSD

Building a Bright Future: Del Sol High School Joins OUHSD

Jayden Martinez, Staff Writer

December 28, 2019

The Oxnard Union School District plans to purchase a new school site by this summer to begin constructing another high school. The new school is being built to accommodate a growing population. Mr. Tom McCoy, the district assistant superintendent, said, "Recently, there have been large enrollments...

OUHSD Joins the Battle Against Vaping

OUHSD Joins the Battle Against Vaping

Marcus Fontanilla, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

California's largest school districts -- such as San Jose and Glendale Unified School District -- are planning on suing the Juul company for using advertisements that target minors, and Cam High is partnering with the Los Angeles Unified School District for legal class-action lawsuits against the Juul company. Cam High has decided to join the legal battle w...

Securing the Future With Cam High’s New Safety Measurements

Securing the Future With Cam High’s New Safety Measurements

Garrett Nagode, Staff writer

December 19, 2019

The Measure A Bond, passed last year, gave the Oxnard Union High School District (OUHSD) money to add renovations to each school; subsequently, Cam High will be receiving new fences surrounding the school. OUHSD's decisions on Measure A budgets throughout the district include fencing and other modernizations...

Governor Newsom Fixes Sleep Schedules of California Students

Governor Newsom Fixes Sleep Schedules of California Students

Dillon Farwell, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

The California school board implemented a change in the time in which schools can start with a bill that was signed in Oct. 2019. Prior to the bill, California public schools varied in starting times, ranging from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Now, middle schools must begin after 8:00 a.m. and high schools must...

Cam High to Use Measure A Funds to Heighten Security

Cam High to Use Measure A Funds to Heighten Security

JC Del Rosario, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Cam High is expecting new renovations in the front office that includes new security features and systems, and will be funded by Measure A, during the 2019 Winter Break.  These renovations will affect the circulation of people coming in and out of the office. For example, the buzz-in feature will...

The New Industrial Hemp Fields in Camarillo

The New Industrial Hemp Fields in Camarillo

Garrett Nagode, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Camarillo farmers have transitioned from growing lemons to industrial hemp after the 2018 Farm Bill and Propositions 215 and 64 were passed by the state legislature, legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational purposes. Industrial hemp is a strain of cannabis known as Sativa, which is grown...

Preparing for the Upcoming 2020 Presidential Election

Preparing for the Upcoming 2020 Presidential Election

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The 2020 election race will begin soon with the Democratic primaries starting Feb. 3, and the winner will be in the running with current President Donald Trump on Nov. 3, 2020.  The current front runners of the primary race are Joe Biden, former vice-president, and Elizabeth Warren, current U.S sen...

Fire’s Burning Through Southern California Affect Cam High

Fire’s Burning Through Southern California Affect Cam High

Aishvari Trivedi, Social Media Editor

November 6, 2019

Last week, three days of school were cancelled due to unpredictable air quality caused by high winds and brush fires. Cam High’s Principal Mr. Matthew La Belle sent out an email on Tuesday afternoon declaring a minimum day for Wednesday due to high wind expectancy. After the email was sent, strong Santa...

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