Grads leave Hueneme High ‘ready to become adults’

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Bleachers on both sides of the stadium at Hueneme High School erupted in cheers, whistles and shouts of the names of loved ones as more than 500 graduates walked onto the field Friday to mark the school’s 53rd graduation ceremony.

Graduation 2013 Rio Mesa High School

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Rio Mesa High School’s Class of 2013 graduates today, June 14.                    Among the many accomplished seniors in this year’s class are the following standout students. <div class="dropcap" Angelina Nguyen Forget about “The Hunger Games” or any other young adult fiction. Angelina Nguyen prefers to curl up with the best-selling economics book “Freakonomics” and learn about […]

Spartan track star creates own legacy, with some help from his mom

Anthony Teart was running for his life a year ago. Teart joined Rio Mesa High’s talented boys’ 4×400-meter relay quartet before the 2012 CIFSouthern Section preliminaries. He didn’t want to be the weak link on a relay squad with state championship aspirations. “I was nervous the whole time. . . .” said Teart, who replaced […]

Teen thrives at school despite battle with painful illness

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Elizabeth Alvarez will walk across the Adolfo Camarillo High School graduation stage today and accept her diploma, celebrating a milestone that once seemed unreachable. A debilitating illness had left the teen bedridden and unable to attend school much of her sophomore year. The 17-year-old Camarillo resident was a student at ACE Charter High School in […]

OUHSD adds outdoor science program

The Oxnard Union High School District board recently approved a new after-school program led by environmental scientists and engineers. The district plans to offer the 12-week mentorship program, to be held at Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme, to up to 20 of its high school students in the fall. “The students are going […]

MEASURE H Academy high school

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Oxnard Union High School District continues to move forward with its plans for a new high school in Camarillo and the construction of a pool at Adolfo Camarillo High. Both projects are to be funded through Measure H, a ballot initiative passed by voters in 2004. Steve Dickinson, the district’s assistant superintendent of business and […]