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OFTSE Contract Accepted, Here’s What Changed

OFTSE Contract Accepted, Here’s What Changed

Ian Lattimer, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase, Uncategorized

Oxnard Union High School (OUHSD) certificated staff voted to accept the new Oxnard Federation of Teachers and School Employees (OFTSE) contract -- which was proposed to OUHSD and agreed upon by both sides on Jan. 10, 2019. The accepted contract was initially finalized on Dec. 19, 2018, before students...

Trump’s Border Wall is Detrimental to Desert Wildlife

Trump’s Border Wall is Detrimental to Desert Wildlife

Eric Burschinger, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture, Uncategorized

As political figures in Washington continue to debate the effectiveness, morality, and cost of the proposed border wall, the issue of the effects on desert wildlife remains absent from discussion. The wall along the US-Mexican border was originally proposed by President Donald Trump, and it would...

Remembering Victor Gonzalez Jr.

Remembering Victor Gonzalez Jr.

Francis Siu, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Features, News, school and local, Showcase

Cam High's wrestling team and administration honored campus supervisor, Victor Gonzalez Jr., at the wrestling meet on Thursday, Jan. 10 in the gym. On Dec. 30, 2018, Gonzalez was killed in a four vehicle traffic collision on the southbound Highway 101 north of Ventura. The incident was reported at 4:30 A.M. Gonzalez was born on April 6, 1996 in Oxnard, Califo...

Cam High Storage Shed Burns Down, Destroying Athletic Equipment

Cam High Storage Shed Burns Down, Destroying Athletic Equipment

January 10, 2019


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase, Uncategorized

A storage shed that held athletic equipment burned down at Cam High's football field over the Winter Break. On Dec. 26, 2018 at 11:00 P.M., Cam High's Assistant Principal, Mr. Gary Peterson, received a call from the Ventura County firefighter captain who explained that a storage shed on campus had...

A Tour of Gemini Street

A Tour of Gemini Street

Dante Bernhardt, Video Editor

January 7, 2019


Filed under events, Features, Showcase, Video

Security: First Priority, Last on the List

Security: First Priority, Last on the List

Karen Abdelmalek, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase, Uncategorized

Measure “A," which allocated funds of up to $350 million by raising taxes to fund a bond for the Oxnard Union High School District for physical improvements to its schools, passed last June with over 55 percent voter approval. But according to officials, new security items such as fencing and camer...

Cam High’s Winter Wonderland

Cam High’s Winter Wonderland

Eric Burschinger, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under events, Features, News, school and local, Showcase, Uncategorized

Cam High's ASB hosted winter festivities with live snow, holiday music, and a visit from Santa Claus at lunch on Thursday, Dec. 20. As with many of Cam High's festivities, the event was put on by Groove Factor Entertainment. Don Henry of Groove Factor said that the 'snow' was donated and free of charge....

Save Students, Support Gun Control

Save Students, Support Gun Control

Karen Abdelmalek, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture, Uncategorized

After each school shooting, there comes a short-lived period of time in which politicians and citizens alike attempt to solve the issue of gun regulation; however, we must focus on controlling the distribution of guns rather than resorting to outlandish solutions. Over the past decade, America has seen a sig...

Pepperdine University’s Course on Motor Learning and Development

Pepperdine University’s Course on Motor Learning and Development

Lucas Gnagy and Ella Menin

December 19, 2018


Filed under events, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Editor's note: This story was written by Lucas Gnagy, a Stinger staff member who attended the Motor Learning and Development Sports Medicine Course last month. Staff Writer Ella Menin assisted him in writing the story. This year, Pepperdine University hosted their annual Motor Learning and Developm...

The Ultimate Fighting Game of 2018

The Ultimate Fighting Game of 2018

Jonah Arellano, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the fifth game in the Super Smash Bros. series, became the fastest-selling edition in the series with over three million units sold since its United States release on Dec. 7, 2018. Ultimate is intended for the Nintendo Switch console and normally costs $59.99, but t...

A Positive Blood Drive For Cam High

A Positive Blood Drive For Cam High

Dante Bernhardt, Video Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under News, school and local, Showcase

A blood drive hosted by Vitalant took place in Cam High's cafeteria over the course of two days, and invited both students and staff to donate blood to save a life. The total amount of blood donated was 162 pints, with 69 pints given on Dec. 11 and 93 pints on Dec. 12. This number falls below that...

Cam High’s Academic Teams Receive New Leadership

Cam High’s Academic Teams Receive New Leadership

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under clubs/programs, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Last year, Cam High's Academic Decathlon (AcaDeca) and Geography Bowl (Geo Bowl) programs were led by Mr. Douglas Harris, but as he no longer works at Cam High, the teams are now advised by Ms. Tawney Safran and Mr. Pascual Campos, respectively. Geography Bowl On Nov. 17 Geo Bowl had their compet...

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