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Scorps Spotlight 35: Ginger Fontenot

Ginger Fontenot, #3, after scoring a goal during their Jan. 24 home game against Royal High School at California Lutheran University.

Tobias Christiansen

January 27, 2020

Ginger Fontenot, a senior at Cam High, committed to the University of Pennsylvania, UPenn, on Oct. 20, 2018. Fontenot was born in Texas and moved to Oxnard at the age of three. She said her love for soccer started early on in her life. She was inspired by her oldest sibling, Teresa, to join a soccer...

Scorps Spotlight 34: Jamie Fontes

Jamie Fontes is a sophomore at Cam High who participates in rodeo competitions.

Eliana Bornhauser, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Jamie Fontes, a sophomore at Cam High, is a third-generation competitor in rodeo who has been competing in rodeo competitions for two years. Fontes competed in National High Schools Finals Rodeo last year as a freshman. She has also won multiple forms of competition with prize pools from hundreds ...

Scorps Spotlight 33: Jaime Gonzalez

Jaime Gonzalez, a senior, qualified for CIF prelims as an individual and finished in sixth place in the boy's league finals.

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Jaime Gonzalez, senior at Cam High, participates in Cross Country and recently qualified for CIF prelims as an individual after finishing sixth in the boys league finals race. Gonzalez's Cross Country season showed good results overall; however, he ran into some issues during the CIF prelims race....

Scorpion Spotlight 32: Associate Principals Mr. James Harlow and Ms. Clara Ortiz

Pictured above is one of Cam High's new Associate Principals. Ms. Clara Ortiz and Mr. James Harlow were instated as Associate Principals for the 2019-2020 school year.

Garrett Nagode, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Two new assistant principals started the school year at Cam High: associate principals Ms. Clara Ortiz and Mr. James Harlow, who succeeded Ms. Adriana Pulido, and Mr. Gary Peterson. Ortiz is a native of Ventura County. She grew up in the Santa Paula region and graduated from Santa Paula High School....

Scorps Spotlight 31: Ms. Samantha Scardino

Ms. Samantha Scardino (pictured above) is one of the newest staff members at Cam High.

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

Ms. Samantha Scardino is a new teacher at Cam High, teaching English as well as the Myth, Metaphors, and Symbols in the World of Harry Potter. Prior to working at Cam High, Scardino taught for three years at Golden Valley High School in Santa Clarita and earned her BA in English at Cal State Nort...

Scorps Spotlight 30: Mr. Jesus Cervantes

Lead Custodian Jesus

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

Lead Custodian Jesus "Chuy" Cervantes's last day at Cam High was on Jan. 31, after working at the school for almost 15 years. A party was held in his honor the day of his departure to Oxnard High School, his new workplace. Cervantes started working at Cam High during the 2004-2005 school year....

Scorp Spotlight 29: Jaime Jaquez Jr.

Can High’s boy’s varsity basketball team plays Santa Clarita Christian.

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

Cam High senior and varsity basketball player, Jaime Jaquez Jr., will hold the wing position on the University of California, Los Angeles's basketball team in the upcoming 2019 Fall season. Jaquez's inspiration to play came from both his parent's influence and from watching basketball games on television...

Scorps Spotlight 28: Mr. Chris Quinn

Mr. Quinn and his zero gravity chair in his classroom.

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

Last month, Mr. Chris Quinn, social studies teacher, returned to Cam High after being hospitalized for a serious neck injury. On Oct. 7, Quinn visited Faria Beach -- located in Ventura County -- with his family and some friends after the cancellation of school. Towards the last two hours of their...

Scorps Spotlight 27: Ms. Roberta Castro

Madame Castro stands with the French flag and the Eiffel Tower. 

Photo by: Ian Lattimer

Francis Siu, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Cam High's new French and yearbook teacher, Ms. Roberta Castro, is one of the new additions to Cam High's staff in the 2018-2019 school year. Castro was born in Redondo Beach, California and lived there for three years. She later moved to Baywood Park, located in San Luis Obispo County and graduated...

Scorps Spotlight 26: Tiffany Pak

Tiffany Pak competing in the Southern California Professional Golf Association tournament.  

Photo provided by: Michelle Pak

Shannon d'Huart, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

The captain of Cam High's Girls Golf Team, Tiffany Pak, recently discovered that she is ranked 371 out of 3000 female golfers on a national level. In the ranking process, each player was required to play in two of the Toyota Tour Cup tournaments during weekends in Feb. "Starting from February, I playe...

Scorps Spotlight 25: Mr. Cameron Guerrero

Mr. Guerrero playing the trumpet.

Photo by Ian Lattimer

Aishvari Trivedi, Social Media Editor

October 9, 2018

Cam High's new co-band director, Mr. Cameron Guerrero, aims to promote his passion for music to his students. Guerrero, was born and raised in Fresno, California. He received his degree in music education in Ellensburg, Washington. Guerrero had exposure to music growing up, which led to his passion...

Scorps Spotlight 24: Mr. Daryl Myers

Mr. Myers directing drama during sixth period.

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

Mr. Daryl Myers is one of several new staff members at Cam High during the 2018-2019 school year, teaching English two as well as drama. Myers was born and raised in Ventura, but he earned his teaching credentials from the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating from college and getting...

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