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Cam High’s Concert Band Attends the 7th Annual Sonoma Invitational Wind and Orchestra Festival

Cam High’s Concert Band Attends the 7th Annual Sonoma Invitational Wind and Orchestra Festival

Molly Honnef, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Clubs & Programs, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

From March 7 through March 10, members of Cam High's band traveled to San Francisco to attend the 7th Annual Sonoma Invitational Wind and and Orchestra Festival. The group, which consisted of members of Cam High's wind ensemble, symphonic band, and jazz band, left around 12:30 P.M. on Thursday and...

Closing the GAPP Between Cultures

Closing the GAPP Between Cultures

Karen Abdelmalek, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under Clubs & Programs, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

  The German American Partnership Program (GAPP) was established in 1933, to help bring American and German traditions together; this year, the 23 German students, from Rothenberg ob der Tauber, Germany, arrived on Feb. 16 and left on Mar. 7.   “We have 23 American and German students ...

Taste and Tell #12: La Mera Michoacana

Taste and Tell #12: La Mera Michoacana

Shannon d'Huart and Cassie Tran

March 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Food Reviews, Showcase

Tucked away in the Ponderosa Plaza, La Mera Michoacana is a hidden gem that sells a variety of treats ranging from ice cream to pico de galles and elotes. From 10 A.M. to 10 P.M., the small shop invites guests in with its bright decor, catchy tunes, and lively atmosphere. The Experience  Right off the bat, you...

Cam High’s Mock Trial Team Places 6th After Making it to Semi-Finals

Cam High’s Mock Trial Team Places 6th After Making it to Semi-Finals

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

March 10, 2019


Filed under Clubs & Programs, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

This year, Cam High's Mock Trial Team reached the semi-finals before losing to Trinity Pacific Silver and Saint Bonaventure High School. Mock Trial is an extracurricular and academic competition where high school students interested in pursuing careers in law enforcement or other legal fields can...

The Green New Deal: a Step in the Right Direction

The Green New Deal: a Step in the Right Direction

Marcella Barneclo, Editor in Chief

March 8, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, The Big Picture, Uncategorized

Lately, looking at the news has become a dreaded chore in a world where I feel almost powerless, trapped in a society with numerous conflicting opinions that lead to little being accomplished; the Green New Deal (GND) is yet another example of argumentation pushing away a solution. Most people have...

The Green New Deal is Fundamentally Flawed

The Green New Deal is Fundamentally Flawed

Jonah Arellano, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, The Big Picture, Uncategorized

The Green New Deal (GND) is a proposal to convert the United States fossil fuel economy to a 'green economy' in order to address climate change and help the Earth's environmental state. The proposal, presented by Democratic New York Representative, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, takes a similar approach t...

By Students, for Students #1: A Rundown of AP Exams

By Students, for Students #1: A Rundown of AP Exams

Molly Honnef, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under By Students, For Students, Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

Through May 6-17, Advanced Placement (AP) tests will be administered to high school students in over 100 countries worldwide. The exams are graded on a curve in order to evenly distribute scores (with three and above being passing and two and below failing). The curve prevents all students from ge...

College Board Plans to Move AP Registration Earlier to Raise Test Scores

College Board Plans to Move AP Registration Earlier to Raise Test Scores

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under News, School & Local, Showcase, U.S. & Global, Uncategorized

College Board conducted a pilot program where 40,000 students registered for the AP test in Nov. to test the effectiveness of policy changes. The study found there was an increase in students who passed with a three or higher, and white and Asian students in the program did 5% better than their co...

PETA Faces Backlash Over Insulting Tweet

PETA Faces Backlash Over Insulting Tweet

Jareth Primm, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, The Big Picture, Uncategorized

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) posted a Tweet on Feb. 22, 2019 that condemned conversationalist and television personality Steve Irwin on what would have been his birthday. The post read "#SteveIrwin was killed while harassing a ray; he dangled his baby while feeding a crocodile...

Happy Death Day 2U Movie Review

Happy Death Day 2U Movie Review

Ella Menin, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Showcase, Uncategorized

Happy Death Day 2U, sequel to the 2017 mystery/slasher film Happy Death Day, sent the audience back through the same -- or an eerily similar -- plot line, but this time, with varied characters and more of a science fiction aspect to it. The film begins with a character named Ryan, a recurring chara...

Shooting Threat Leads to Confusion at Cam High

Shooting Threat Leads to Confusion at Cam High

Francis Siu, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Calls and complaints from worried parents and students flooded Cam High's administration earlier this week due to a shooting threat that was originally thought to be associated with Cam High; however, upon further investigation the threat was at another ACHS located in Northern California. American...

Cam High’s Boys Varsity Basketball Team is Devastated by CIF Loss

Cam High’s Boys Varsity Basketball Team is Devastated by CIF Loss

Jareth Primm, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Cam High and Rancho Cucamonga High School (RCHS) went head-to-head for the CIF Tournament playoffs on Feb. 14, 2019. Cam High lost with a final score of 86-83. The game was finalized in the last 0.9 seconds in the final quarter when an RCHS player shot a three pointer. The Cam High basketball team...

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