Hueneme students entertain and educate at the 6th Annual Literacy Fair

Kids are dancing.

The Oxnard Union High School District is proud to recognize high school students who are proficient in English and in another world language with the State Seal of Bi-literacy. Over 150 students will receive the seal this year in world languages such as French, German, and Spanish. This California Department of Education – State Seal […]

Frontier teen works to turn life around

Boy is posing for photo.

Joseph Navarro’s life took a detour three years ago when the 18-year-old Ventura resident was thrown out of Oxnard High School as a freshman for getting caught with a marijuana pipe. Trouble was nothing new for Navarro, a touted amateur boxer, who’d been stabbed, arrested for grand theft auto and had his life upended by […]

Optimist Club honors four ACHS students

People are posing for photo.

As part of the annual Optimist International Essay Contest, the Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club honored four high school students on April 30 at Round Table Pizza. Six finalists were selected by a team of educators not affiliated with high schools or the Optimist Club from more than 40 contestants from local high schools to write […]

Rio Mesa boys track down section crown

Rio Mesa Spartans team.

The goal in track and field is to continue accelerating. In the robotic voices of Daft Punk, it’s time go harder, better, faster, stronger. Area student-athletes starred at the CIF-Southern Section Divisional Finals last weekend at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut. Rio Mesa High’s boys won the Division 3 championship, the program’s first section […]

Johnny be good

Boy is playing golf.

© Acorn Newspapers Camarillo High senior Johnny Ruiz, pictured hitting out of a sand trap earlier in the season, won the CIF Boys Golf Individual Final Championship at Victoria Country Club in Riverside on Monday. Ruiz fired a 6-under-par 66 to win the title.