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Deanna Baxter Sings Her Heart Out

Deanna Baxter Sings Her Heart Out

Jess Lang, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight, Showcase

Deanna Baxter, junior, took the field at the annual Homecoming football game, but not as a football player. Baxter sang the National Anthem during Cam High’s rally and before the Homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 22. “I was very, very nervous singing at the rally,” said Baxter, who was not feeling well that day and admitted that her voice cr...

Scorps Spotlight 20: Sathya Raminani

Scorps Spotlight 20: Sathya Raminani

Alyssa Viviano, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


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While most students his age would be finishing out eighth grade and nervously anticipating their arrival to high school, 12-year-old Sathya Raminani is currently attending Cam High as a ninth grade student to pursue a higher education at a faster pace than his peers. In sixth grade, Raminani took...

Scorps Spotlight 19: Ms. Tawney Safran

Scorps Spotlight 19: Ms. Tawney Safran

Rachel Ryan, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


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Cam High social science teacher and swim coach, Mrs. Tawney Safran, strives to inspire students to ponder and experience life and history. Safran, who grew up in Oxnard, obtained a bachelor's degree in Global Studies and Spanish from UCSB and a Master's degree in education from Pepperdine University....

Scorps Spotlight 18: Joyce Seok

Scorps Spotlight 18: Joyce Seok

Iris Shim, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017


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Voted "Jill of all trades" in this year's yearbook, senior Joyce Seok doesn't fail to live up to that title. Seok has spent her years at Cam High taking 16 AP classes, obtaining a 4.7 grade point average on a 5.0 scale, and participating in a variety of extracurricular activities, granting her with...

Scorps Spotlight 17: Cameran Bahnsen

Scorps Spotlight 17: Cameran Bahnsen

Emma Brock, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


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Cameran Bahnsen, senior, is making history on and off the court with her academic achievements and basketball records. This semester, varsity basketball coach Mike Prewitt paid a visit to the Bahnsens' house and informed Cameron and her parents that she had been awarded the John R. Wooden Player of...

Scorps Spotlight 16: Mrs. Nichole Vicuña

Scorps Spotlight 16: Mrs. Nichole Vicuña

Emma Brock, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Scorps Spotlight, Scorps Spotlight

Mrs. Nichole Vicuña, new Special Education (SPED) teacher at Cam High, hopes to make a positive difference in the lives of her students through her teaching skills and encouraging personality. Vicuña teaches both Earth Science and Biology in room G6 for SPED students. She transferred from Pa...

Scorps Spotlight 15: Nodeezee

Scorps Spotlight 15: Nodeezee

Alyssa Viviano, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Scorps Spotlight

Junior Noah Diaz spent the summer of 2014 listening to popular rapper Eminem, and since then, has never been the same. Diaz is a self-taught aspiring rapper known by his stage name, Nodeezee, a mashup of his first and last names. Diaz raps at lunch in the quad, and is releasing a new album soon...

Scorps Spotlight 14: Jaime Jaquez Jr.

Scorps Spotlight 14: Jaime Jaquez Jr.

Haelley Hogan, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016


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The squeak of sneakers and the bouncing of the ball on the court are familiar sounds for Cam High sophomore Jaime Jaquez Jr. Jaquez has loved basketball for almost his whole life, ever since his father taught him from a young age. Jaquez was recently selected for and participated in the 2016 USA Basketball...

Scorps Spotlight 13: Matt Ullerick, High School Bodybuilder

Scorps Spotlight 13: Matt Ullerick, High School Bodybuilder

Jake Kling, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016


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While most high school students spend most of their free time worrying about the stresses of school, playing sports, or relaxing, junior Matt Ullerick spends his free time outside of school becoming a bodybuilder. Ullerick said that he was inspired to become a bodybuilder because he was looking for...

Scorps Spotlight 12: Ms. Anne Huang, dual language teacher

Scorps Spotlight 12: Ms. Anne Huang, dual language teacher

Chun-Tzu Huang, Features Editor

September 22, 2016


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In her first official year of teaching, Ms. Anne Huang hopes to bring her passion for languages to Cam High as she takes on the position of teaching both Mandarin and French. Huang, who was raised in New York, attended Cornell University out of high school with a major in French. After graduating...

Scorps Spotlight 11: Mr. Kevin Buddhu

Scorps Spotlight 11: Mr. Kevin Buddhu

Maia Griffith, Managing Editor

September 13, 2016


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Creating a balance between family, friends, a job and travel is not easy, but through hard work, English teacher Mr. Kevin Buddhu is succeeding in managing the many aspects of his life. As a child, Buddhu's family moved every two to three years due to his father's position as an officer in the Navy....

Scorps Spotlight 10: Mrs. Irina Kennedy

Scorps Spotlight 10: Mrs. Irina Kennedy

Jordyn White, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


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Few teachers at Cam High sport a personal history as interesting as math teacher Mrs. Irina Kennedy. Kennedy was born in the Russian capital of Moscow where she spent a majority of her early life. She attended Moscow State University as an economic geography student, though it was not her preferred...

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