Camarillo High geometry students mentor young learners in math

Girls are playing together.

A project that started with Camarillo first-graders and high school students exchanging letters as pen pals reached a new level when the students met in person last week at Camarillo High School. The students from Camarillo High and Camarillo Heights School gathered for the first time Wednesday to reinforce what the two age groups are […]

Big week looms for Camarillo baseball

Boy is throwing a ball.

Blake Redman and the Camarillo High baseball team play at 11 a.m. Saturday at Granada Hills. The Scorpions, 7-6 overall and 4-2 in the Pacic View League, battle rival Rio Mesa twice next week, at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday at home and 7 p.m. Fri., April 12 at Freedom Park. Although the Spartans are 4-9 overall, […]

Player to Watch: Hayley Chamberlain

Girl is smiling for photo.

Hayley Chamberlain is Camarillo’s version of New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter. Chamberlain has occupied the starting shortstop position all four seasons for the Scorpions. A University of Houston commit, Chamberlain is a versatile slugger. She has a batting average of .444 with 18 runs, 16 hits and eight RBI. “I’m starting to get nervous […]

Scorpions hope to rekindle magic of 2011

Girl is trying to catch a ball.

The Camarillo High softball team features the perfect mix of veterans and up-and-coming players. Seniors Hayley Chamberlain and Shelbie Franc are the only remaining Scorpions from the Camarillo squad that won the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 title in 2011. Franc, a four-year starting second baseman, said this year’s team is capable of winning a section […]

A decade later, Camarillo primed for second CIF title run

Boy is passing a ball over the net.

This No. 1 seems so familiar, coach Rob Vandermay can’t help but make comparisons. “It reminds me of our (CIF-SS) championship team in 2003,” said Camarillo High’s longtime boys volleyball coach. “That team had one superstar talent, and so does this one. That team was athletic and played with a lot of confidence. So does […]

Rio Mesa stages Broadway play

Boy is singing on the stage.

The Rio Mesa High School drama club will present the musical comedy “My Favorite Year” on Fri. and Sat., April 12 and 13 at Pacifica High School’s auditorium, 600 E. Gonzales Road, Oxnard. The show will be staged each evening at 7 p.m., with a matinee on Saturday at 2 p.m. Set in 1950s New […]

Optimist Club honors youth superstars

People are posing for photo.

The Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club hosted its 32nd Annual Youth Appreciation banquet at the Camarillo Community Center on March 14. Wyatt McCrea, grandson of actor Joel McCrea, center, was on hand to give out the Joel McCrea award to, from left, Camarillo High student Megan McKnelly, ACE Charter School student Bryan Espinosa, Frontier High student […]

Groundbreaking set for Camarillo High’s pool

Swimming pool project image.

Oxnard Union High School District plans to host groundbreakings at the sites of two new high school aquatic centers on Mon., April 15. The competition-size pools will be constructed at Adolfo Camarillo High School in Camarillo and Hueneme High School in Oxnard and are slated for completion by November. Terry Zinger, an executive vice president […]

Students, parents all smiles at gallery show

People are hugging and smiling.

At left, Rio Mesa High School student Anna Nolan, 17, shows her grandmother, Shirley Grant, some of the art pieces made by fellow students during the high school’s International Baccalaureate Art Show at the Camarillo Ranch House on March 27. About 30 students participated in the show, a requirement of the IB program. At bottom, […]