The Stinger


Sadie Hawkins Dance Cancelled Due to Low Tickets Sales

Cam High's Sadie Hawkins Dance, which was originally set for Jan. 7, 2020, was cancelled due to low ticket 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

The MLB world was rocked by a cheating scandal involving former champions the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox.

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

Kobe and Gianna Bryant passed away at 41 and 13 years old after a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.

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

WLC Architects' plan of construction for Del Sol High School's Performing Arts Center and Main Entrance

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 is now suing Juul alongside various other school districts.

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

Fences will be soon be installed at Cam High with the Measure A bond money.

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 has signed a bill that bans high schools from starting their classes earlier than 8:30 am. The bill gives schools until July 1, 2021 to make the change.

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

Architectural digital design of the remodeling of ACHS office lobby.

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

Camarillo farms have started to grow industrial hemp in the berry offseason, which can help to improve soil quality and has numerous uses.

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

These are just some of the candidates for the 2019-2020 presidential election. From top left to bottom right: Kamala Harris, John Delaney, Julian Castro, Andrew Yang, Cory Booker, Marianne Williamson, Donald Trump, and Tulsi Gabbard.

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

The Easy Fire, burning just 12 miles east of Camarillo, covered the city in smoke on the morning of October 30, 2019.

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...

Climate Change is Heating Up the Classrooms

A resolution passed by the National Council of English Teachers (NCTE) now allows English teachers to incorporate climate change issues and topics that relate to climate change into their English lessons.

Marcus Fontanilla, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Recently, a resolution was passed by the National Council of English Teachers (NCTE) that allows English teachers to incorporate climate change issues and topics into their English lessons. "This is to empower the leaders and improvement of education toward science and implication of science," said...

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