Olexiewicz takes over as boys’ water polo head coach

Boy is trying to catch a ball.

Hunter Castanon will remember Aug. 24, 2011, for a long time. That’s the day the Camarillo High sophomore survived the cut for the varsity boys’ water polo team—and got a chance to talk about it with the local newspaper. “I’m ecstatic,” Castanon said. Castanon isn’t a typical rookie. He’s not afraid to crack jokes or […]

Superintendent lays out ‘blueprint for greatness’

Dr. Gabe Soumakian, headshot.

Gabe Soumakian knows how to do his homework. Not only does Oxnard Union High School District’s new superintendent bring 30 years of experience to the job, but he arrives prepared and ready with a “blueprint for greatness.” He said it’s a plan for overcoming the challenges the high school district faces while focusing on the […]