Camarillo Homecoming – October 17th and 18th

Adolfo Camarillo High School Logo.

Camarillo High School celebrated their “Mardi Gras on Scoprion Street” themed homecoming on October 17th and 18th. Camarillo High School’s ASB worked throughout the week to create a homecoming themed spirit week, rally, halftime show, and dance. The homecoming football game took place on Friday versus Calabasas High School and included a halftime show highlighted […]

After-prom party a success

Black spartan is on the red background.

As the president of the Rio Mesa High School Parent Faculty Organization, I wish to express my deepest thanks to our wonderful community for their role in a fantastic event held earlier this month called Safe & Sober After Prom Party. Without the financial support of the City of Camarillo, Meadowlark Service League, Saving Lives […]

CI’s All-Male team featured in video airing on Time Warner

Boy in mask is dancing.

Channel Islands’ championship All-Male dance team is featured in a School Spirit video produced by Time Warner Cable. The video is available exclusively to Time Warner Cable customers throughout Southern California on Video On Demand. To find it go to Channel 1, select LOCAL, HIGH SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOL LIFE, SCHOOL SPIRIT.

CI squads off to great start

Band is dancing.

Although we all may not notice since we were too busy paying attention to football games, there’s an important part of the school and that’s the performance squads. They are a highly choreographed teams who put in a lot of hard dedicated work into their routines to impress their audience. All of CI’s performance squads […]

Dancing Through Life

Some people are talented at playing a musical instrument, while some people are skilled at sports. Alex Carranza, junior, dedicates approximately 12 hours per week to dancing. “I’ve been in The Nutcracker and right now I’m gearing up for about five auditions in the next few weeks for summer intensives,” said Carranza. For three weeks […]

Longtime dance teacher set to retire

Debbie Blum stood near a wall of mirrors in the dance studio at Rio Mesa High School last week, watching her students rehearse for a show.The studio, where she has taught classes such as beginning movement, hip-hop and ballet, has been her home away from home for 19 years. “We started with just one (class), […]

Dance, Dance, and More Dance!

Students are posing for photo.

There are a multitude of peoplethat go to the winter Rio Mesa dance show in the Performing Arts Center to see our Dance Club perform. In many cases the winter dance show gets sold out right away. Sometimes the issue ofperforming in the OPAC is a goodthing but it may also be a badthing. So […]

Channel Islands spirit teams win national titles

Boys in masks are dancing.

Channel Islands High School’s spirit teams are riding high after another winning year in national competitions, with the all-male, all-female and coed teams earning first-place honors. Principal Maricruz Hernandez was delighted. “I love it. This program is a highlight of Channel Islands High School. It’s a gem,” she said. “When you see such dedication of […]

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 […]