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Scorps Spotlight 16: Mrs. Nichole Vicuña

Scorps Spotlight 16: Mrs. Nichole Vicuña

Emma Brock, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017


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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


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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...

Scorps Spotlight 9: Ethan Chen

Scorps Spotlight 9: Ethan Chen

Zach Duquette, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


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It is no secret that being a student athlete is hard - finding the balance between academia and athletics can require a Herculean effort, necessitating frequent trade­-offs between time and effort.  Cam High varsity runner Ethan Chen has managed to find that balance, becoming the fastest sprinter on...

Scorps Spotlight 8: Raul Firpo

Scorps Spotlight 8: Raul Firpo

Annie Mascolo, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016


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Most students see transiting the halls at Cam High as a perfunctory activity; go through the motions, get to your class, navigate the crowds. But not Raul Firpo. You've seen him--he's the guy with the guitar, happily strumming and occasionally singing to himself as he goes. Firpo, a senior at Cam...

Scorps Spotlight 7: Aaron Talabucon

Scorps Spotlight 7: Aaron Talabucon

Dylan Lyon, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


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Senior Aaron Talabucon has managed to stand out, both on and off the football field. The drum major of this year's marching band, Talabucon started his music career in fourth grade. He discovered a passion for playing the trumpet while taking the band elective offered at La Mariposa Elementary School. He still...

Scorps Spotlight 6: Yuri Tussolini

Scorps Spotlight 6: Yuri Tussolini

Morgan Menin, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


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To call Yuri Tussolini multicultural would be an understatement. Born in Italy and a former resident of Brazil, Tussolini is now a junior at Cam High who enjoys playing and watching soccer, skating, surfing, and sleeping. Tussolini claims to be a descendent of Benito Mussolini, the fascist dictator...

Scorps Spotlight 5: Ms. Cristina Stevenson

Scorps Spotlight 5: Ms. Cristina Stevenson

Gaberiel Delacruz, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015


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Spanish teacher Ms. Cristina Stevenson has had a long history with Cam High. After graduating from Cam High in 1983, she taught foreign languages at her alma mater from 1996 to 2005. She was then transferred to Pacifica High School for six years and then to Rio Mesa High School in 2011. Stevenson,...

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