High schools’ student leaders gather to share ideas

Kids are holding cards in their foreheads.

More than 80 students from Ventura County high schools participated in a leadership conference Friday at Camarillo High School. The event was intended to motivate Associated Student Body Cabinet members to improve their leadership skills and share strategies for success. “I just got the idea that kids could learn so much from one another and […]

Pacifica, Oxnard and Channel Islands top schools for English Learner students

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Pacifica High School, Oxnard High School, and Channel Islands High School are among the top 50 high performing high schools for English Learner students in the state of California. Our three high schools were the only schools in Ventura county to be selected among the 150 elementary, middle, and high schools included. This data was […]

Voice Recognition

Man raises his hand.

Ben Cardella waves to the crowd as he receives recognition before Adolfo Camarillo High School’s home football game Sept. 9. The school named its press box in Cardella’s honor. From 1973 to 2000 Cardella, who now lives in Indio, Calif., called more than 160 Camarillo High games as a volunteer at the school. His son, […]

Spartans begin title defense

Boy is holding a ball.

Derrick Timmons was on his honeymoon in Bermuda during Hell Week. Of course, the Rio Mesa High boys’ water polo coach didn’t escape paradise unscathed. Hurricane Irene kept Timmons and his wife, Leah, on the tropical island an extra day. The couple married Aug. 6 in San Diego. Okay, maybe the lovebirds fared well after […]

Camarillo, Rio Mesa rumble to wins in Week One

Camarillo High’s Rigo Guerrero rips off a big run at home last weekend against Buena. The Camarillo and Rio Mesa varsity football teams both won their season openers. The Scorpions held off Buena, 20-15, while the Spartans clobbered San Marcos 44-7 at home. Tonight at 7, Camarillo travels to Santa Maria to battle Righetti while […]

School Board approves negotiation of design plans with HMC architecture firm

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Educational plans and structure for the new high school in Camarillo presented by the Educational Concept Ad Hoc Committee as the Board approves the negotiation of design plans with HMC architecture firm. At the September 14, 2011 Board meeting, OUHSD Board of Trustees received favorably the presented recommendations of a comprehensive/academy instructional setting in Camarillo, […]