DCH Lexus awards scholarships to students

Oxnard Union High School District would like to thank DCH LEXUS for their generous scholarships to our local students. For the last 13 years, DCH has presented scholarships to our students. OUHSD principals and district personnel joined parents and friends to celebrate the achievements of four, OUHSD Class of 2012 seniors.On Thursday, May 31, 2012, […]

Plans for new campus draw mixed reviews

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Oxnard Union High School District officials want to redefine the high school experience for the 21st-century student. Oxnard Union leaders have set out to meet that goal with the programs— biomedicine, engineering and performing arts—slated for the new high school in Camarillo. The campus, to be built behind the Camarillo Library off Las Posas Road, […]

Frontier Grads: Alfredo “Freddy” Echeverria

Alfredo “Freddy” Echeverria has an unusual career goal in mind after he graduates from Frontier High School on July 7. “I want to be a mortician or a medical examiner,” said the 18-year-old teenager from Oxnard. Alfredo said he watches detective and homicide programs on television and thinks the profession is interesting. “People think I’m […]

Frontier grads: Salvador Martinez

Salvador “Sal” Martinez, son of Salvador and Andrea Martinez, said he can’t say no to someone who asks for a helping hand. The Somis teen volunteered at his school library and office during his free periods. He helped librarian Julie Gonzales organize shelves, take inventory and move heavy boxes of books into storage. “I would […]

Frontier grads: Brittneyjo Rodriguez

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After graduating from Frontier High School on Thursday, Brittneyjo Rodriguez, 18, will attend the Art Institute of California, Hollywood, where she will study media arts and animation. The graduate, daughter of Frank Rodriguez, credits her success to her support system. At 8 years old, Brittneyjo lost her mother to breast cancer and was raised by […]

Camarillo students win scholarships

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The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced more than 2,500 winners of scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. The winners from Camarillo are Rebecca Gayle Mayper, who won the National Merit Arizona State University Scholarship, and Ashley A. Tarkiainen, who won the National Merit Pennsylvania State University Scholarship. Officials of each sponsor college selected their […]

Career a natural path

Madison White is a selfdeclared nature girl. The 18-yearold senior at Adolfo Camarillo High School grew up in Big Bear, Calif., where she hiked, fished and camped.The daughter of Rex and Gilda White, Madison gardened with her mom and thought about turning her love for the outdoors into a college career. “I always liked plants […]

Pinedo to represent students at district board meetings

Adolfo Camarillo High School junior Stephanie Pinedo has a desire to be involved in her school, to know what’s happening on campus and in the school district.The 17-yearold was recently appointed to act as a student representative on the Oxnard Union High School District board of trustees for the 2012-13 school year. Stephanie was chosen […]

Rio Mesa pumped for state track finals

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Title contenders from local high schools are preparing for this weekend’s CIF State Track and Field Championships at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis. The California meet is a special event no matter where it’s held, from Sacramento City College to UC Berkeley to the Los Angeles Coliseum. “There’s not five divisions, like in Texas,” Rio […]