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Cam High to Change more than 50 Years of Tradition With Graduation Gowns

Cam High to Change more than 50 Years of Tradition With Graduation Gowns

Chloe Schicker, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students at Cam High will no longer be provided with two different graduation gown colors and will have to choose just one for all graduates in a vote to be held this month. Oxnard Union High School District (OUHSD) plans to establish a policy later this month that limits high schools to one graduation...

Introducing the 2017-18 ASB Cabinet

Introducing the 2017-18 ASB Cabinet

Emma Brock, Managing Editor

October 13, 2017


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This school year's (2017-18) ASB cabinet was announced last school year on Wednesday May 18, 2017. The election was held on Tuesday May 17, where students voted for their chosen candidates during their homeroom class. Running for each position included: Mallorie Mehrali (senior) and Marissa Higi (senior)...

Cam High’s Weekend Under the Stars

Cam High’s Weekend Under the Stars

Jessica Lang and Brooke Wheeler, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports

A rush of students wearing black, white, silver, and gold fill the bleachers of Cam High’s gymnasium and a buzz of excitement is felt among the students as they anticipate homecoming weekend. Friday, Sept. 22: 12:00pm- Initiating the start of this weekend's festivities was the annual homeco...

Keeping an Eye on Cam High

Keeping an Eye on Cam High

Emma Brock and Alyssa Viviano

June 13, 2017


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Last year, a vandalism incident occurred at Cam High that caused principal Dr. Kim Stephenson to propose the idea of installing security cameras on campus. Stephenson brought this idea to the district, and a year later, after other security breaches, cameras were installed throughout main hall, the A...

Cam High says Goodbye to Buddhu

Cam High says Goodbye to Buddhu

Alyssa Viviano, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

Mr. Kevin Buddhu, English teacher at Cam High, plans to relocate to Spain through the School Year Abroad (SYA) Program with his new bride, where they will live in the slower-paced city of Zaragoza. In 2004 and 2005, Buddhu took a sabbatical leave and taught at the Thatcher School in Ojai, a feeder...

Back from a Hack

Back from a Hack

Adree Jenkins, Staff Writer

June 12, 2017


Filed under News, school and local

The Stinger, Cam High's school newspaper, was hacked on May 30, denying accessibility to the advisers, editors, reporters, or even readers trying to access the site. This is the first time the Stinger had been hacked in the four years that it has been a website. Jason Wallestead of School Newspapers...

Cam High Strikes Gold

Cam High Strikes Gold

Jacqueline Le

June 12, 2017


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  Cam High, one of four qualifying high schools within the county, received the Gold Ribbon Award based on students' CAASP test scores and on specialized programs that the school choose to showcase. The Gold Ribbon Award honors outstanding schools with exemplary achievements that meet or ex...

Success Means the Same in Any Language

Success Means the Same in Any Language

Emma Brock, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017


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On Thursday, Mar. 30, Spanish, German, French, and Mandarin students seeking the Seal of Biliteracy attended oral interviews―put in place to test their fluency and possibly reward them with the Seal―excusing them from having to earn it through upcoming AP exams in May. According to the Seal o...

Battle of the Food Trucks & Music Festival [video]

Battle of the Food Trucks & Music Festival [video]

Nick Garcia, Photography Editor

May 31, 2017


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Cam High held it's first annual Battle of the Food Trucks & Music Festival on Friday, May 20 from 11:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. in the football stadium. Organized by the Cam High Music Booster Club, various food trucks, featured bands, a kid's zone, and vendor booths were at the event. "[We hosted...

Mrs. Barnes Seeks Greener Pastures

Mrs. Barnes Seeks Greener Pastures

Rachael Ryan, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


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Mrs. Melvina Barnes, math, English, and directive studies teacher, recently resigned after 8 years at Cam High. Starting Friday, Mar. 17, she began working as a family life consultant for navy families at the Port Hueneme Naval Base during the day. Come spring or summer, Barnes plans to teach online...

High School Nation Hits Cam High

High School Nation Hits Cam High

Jasmine Plascencia and Lelanie Lopez

April 28, 2017


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    The High School Nation tour visited Cam High on Thursday, April 20, one of the 60 west coast schools out of 20,000 in the United States in which the group will perform at this year. According to the High School Nation website,"The High School Nation Tour is a traveling Music & Arts Festival that visits pub...

Student Athletes Commit to Colleges [slideshow]

Student Athletes Commit to Colleges [slideshow]

Nick Garcia, Photography Editor

April 27, 2017


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  Six students committed to colleges for athletics Wednesday, Apr. 26 on the stage during lunch during a signing day ceremony. Parents and friends of the students gathered in the quad as they all delivered a simple speech and signed the letter of intent. This is the third Letter of Inten...

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