Teens recognized for winning essays

Teens recognized for winning essays.

Six area high school students were recognized earlier this month by the Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club for penning outstanding essays on the topic “How my education is the key to a successful future.” The teens, who competed against 50 of their peers, included Nathan Sullivan, Sne Kanji, Erik Pinuelas and Stephany Vazquez, all from Rio […]

Frontier wins Excellence Award

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Frontier High School was recently recognized by the California Continuation Education Association as a 2011 California School of Excellence at the recent conference held in Oakland, CA on May 5-7, 2011. Also receiving an award as an individual who stands above their peers in providing excellence to students in California’s Continuation High schools was Donna […]

20th Annual Art Show delights with work from talented students

Half skull mask.

The 20th Annual Art Show at the Maritime Museum was a great success this year with 51 students participating in the event from all 7 of our high schools. The art work has been on exhibit this entire month, and the reception was held on Thursday, April 28, where the winners were announced and ribbons […]

Camarillo squad’s fight song sticks first place

A Cheery Group.

Adolfo Camarillo High School’s cheer squad won two trophies at the 2011 USA Spirit Nationals cheerleading competition at the Anaheim Convention Center on March 27. The squad won first place for its fight song and second place for its time-out dance routine. Varsity captains are Rachel Kling and Katie Jo Ash. The squad also includes […]

Erin Huizinga Honored as National Engineers Week 2011 Teacher of the Year

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The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Channel Islands Section, and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Santa Barbara-Ventura Branch Los Angeles Section, recognized Erin Huizinga as their 2011 Teacher of the Year. Huizinga received the award at the annual Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties National Engineers Week (NEW) dinner held at The Ronald […]

Channel Islands Squads Shine at Various Competitions

Boys in masks are dancing.

The squads of Channel Islands High School dominated several competitions during this winter season. It started at West Covina’s Winter Celebration last January 22, followed by Street Dance USA at Aliso Viejo on February 12, USA Southern California State Dance/Drill Championships at Fountain Valley on February 27 and South Bay Spirit Championship at West Torrance […]

Rio Mesa High School wins AAUW Knowledge Bowl

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The annual academic competition was sponsored by the American Association of University Women. Ten high school teams answered 40 questions in each round. Topics included history, geography, math, science and literature. Rio Mesa finished first with 43 points. It was the school’s first Knowledge Bowl win in 16 years. Thousand Oaks High School took second […]

Oxnard takes home the Division 3 2nd Place Trophy

Academic Decathlon Team is posing for photo.

Oxnard High School’s Academic Decathlon team won multiple medals at this year’s state competition in Sacramento, despite finishing 35th out of 65 teams. Seven of the nine team members earned individual medals. Jeffrey Moore and Spencer Stevenson both won silver medals in the individual overall category. Oxnard placed second as a team in its division, […]

Hueneme wins fitness award

Students are holding a check.

Three Oxnard schools have been named front-runners in a statewide fitness competition organized by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. McAuliffe, Fremont Intermediate and Hueneme High made the list of 30 schools throughout California selected for the award. They will receive $1,000 each. The competition is for K-12 schools in California. Students try […]

Latino Leadership Award winners announced

Nine Ventura County educators are slated to be recognized by El Concilio Family Services on March 26 at its 22nd Annual Latino Leadership Awards dinner at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. Yvonne Gutierrez, executive director, said the awardees include a retired migrant education specialist, a retired school teacher who still motivates young people through a […]