Oxnard Adult School graduates look forward to a new and promising feature

The teachers, counselors, administrators, and staff at Oxnard Adult School were pleased and proud to honor their High School Diploma and GED graduates on Tuesday night, June 12th, 2012 at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. This celebration marked the 75th anniversary of Oxnard Adult School, which opened its doors in 1937. Jack O’Connell was an […]

Selig named Star’s top boys track athlete

Coach Brian FitzGerald could tell Blake Selig was a special kid the moment he first saw him at Rio Mesa High.And this was before the two of them ever stepped out onto a track together. “From Day One, when he stepped on our campus as a freshman and I was his freshman football coach, he […]

AVID Helps Senior Become a Leader

Even at an early age, Daniel Espinoza knew he was college material.“When I was 5, I was telling my grand-mother that I was going to find a cure for cancer,” the 17-year-old Daniel recounted with a smile. But Daniel came from a Mexican immigrant family with no college history, and he and his mom, Alejandra, […]

Camarillo Graduate is a Swimmer and a Scholar

Swimming for four years on the varsity Swim Team at Adolfo Camarillo High School while maintaining excellent grades has prepared Alicia Lewsadder for college – at least she hopes so. She’ll find out soon enough.Alicia, 18, will attend Westmont College in Santa Barbara this fall but won’t be swimming because the small Liberal Arts college […]

Navy-Bound Teen Follows Dad’s Career

“Plan a” for Travis Harris was to be a Midshipman in the United States Naval Academy. The son of a career military man, the Channel Islands High School senior wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps.”I see what my dad does, how much he helps people and protects our country.” Travis said. “That’s what I […]

Migrant Education Program – and HardWork – Lead Immigrant Twins to College

Didiel Vazquez Morales is graduating from Hueneme High School with a 3.83 grade-point average; his fraternal twin Manuel is not far behind with a 3.75 GPA. Didiel plans to attend California State University Channel Islands and major in chemistry after completing his general education courses at Oxnard College; his goal is to be a dentist.Manuel […]

CI’s new program to unite students, teachers, climate experts

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Camarillo, Calif., June 13, 2012 – CSU Channel Islands (CI) will hold its first Summer Climate Science Institute and Camp, which will bring together NASA scientists, climate science experts, local teachers and students for seven days of learning about climate change and the science behind it. The Teacher Institute kicks off Monday, June 18. Fifteen […]

Oxnard adults celebrate academic accomplishments too

With a 2012 graduating class characterized by its students’ determination and hard work, Oxnard Adult School celebrated its 75th anniversary Tuesday.The school held a graduation ceremony for its class of 49 high school diploma recipients and 179 certificate of general education development recipients. Although this was a typical class size for an the school’s graduation, […]

Star’s Girls’ Track Athletes of the Year: Raegan Nizdil

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Nizdil was the winner of the high jump at the Ventura County Championships at 5 feet, 7 inches. She took third place at the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 Championships at Mount San Antonio College with a jump of 5-5 and had the best mark at the CIF-SS Masters Meet at Cerritos College in 5-7. Nizdil […]

Star’s Girls’ Track Athletes of the Year: Geraldynn Leaupepe

GERALDYNN LEAUPEPECAMARILLO SHOT PUT Leaupepe’s best mark in the shot put — 40 feet, 7 inches — was set in a meet against Channel Islands in March. She took third in the Ventura County Championships with a throw of 38-11. The 5-foot-8, 175-pound sophomore also set a school record in the discus at 129-10, the […]