Camarillo High wins this year’s mock trial, will advance to state

Mock Trial team make a selfie with their championship trophy.

Camarillo High School has won the Ventura County Mock Trial, ending La Reina High School’s five-year winning streak. Grace Brethren High School, a private Christian school in Simi Valley, placed second. The winners were announced Monday night in a ceremony at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. In mock trial, students play the roles of all […]

Camarillo students take top honors at mock trial competition

People are posing for photo.

Three members of Adolfo Camarillo High School’s mock trial team earned top honors in the Ventura County Mock Trial competition. At the March 2 awards ceremony, ACHS students Bhavika Bhagat, Adam Sanderson and Dylan Specht received individual awards for their performances in the event. Bhavika, a junior, was the winner in the best defense pretrial […]

Mock Trial Teams Honored

The 2013/2014 Mock Trial teams were recognized at the Wednesday, March 26 Board Meeting for their participation in the Mock Trial program as well as special honors they earned form the Ventura County Competition. Adolfo Camarillo High School Alan Cha - 3rd - Best Defense Witness Christine Ibrahim - Team Most Valuable Player Omeed Tavasoli [...]

Constitution Day at the Reagan Library

The girl is giving a speech.

On Saturday, September 7 Frontier High School was invited, along with the other 2013 Civic Learning Award winners, to the Reagan Library. In honor of Constitution Day, the students, teachers and administrators heard a keynote speech by California’s Chief Justice, Tani Cantil-Sakuye, followed by students presenting their award winning programs. Students Mia Bolante (from year […]

Frontier High School honored for mock trial program

Frontier High School Logo.

The mock trial program at Frontier High School has earned its students and faculty a civic learning award. The award is co-sponsored by California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. Judith McConnell, presiding justice of the 4th District Court of Appeals in San Diego, said the award recognizes […]

Lion’s Club honors FHS mock trial

Girls are posing for photo.

On Tuesday evening, April 10, the Camarillo’s Lions club honored the Frontier Mock Trial team for their achievements. The Lions club has generously and graciously supported the team’s efforts, which included beautiful plaques for each member of the team and a dinner for all the families.

Breaking the stereotype

The irony isn’t lost on Frontier High School student Marisol Espinoza.The 16-year-old Oxnard resident realizes that the hours she spent working as a member of Frontier’s mock trial team helped her stay out of trouble and possibly kept her from appearing in court on the wrong side of the aisle. Marisol, one of 11 students […]

Mock Trial is in Session!

Frontier High is fielding it’s first ever Mock Trial team. Not only is it FHS’s first team, but we are the first continuation school to participate in county history. Making the team even more unique, the members represent five of OUHSD’s six comprehensive sites.The recruiting for the team began in August, with a parent/student meeting […]

Frontier fielding mock trial team

When the successes of local high school students were counted, they were counted out.And if you had asked them a year or two ago if they thought much about a career, many would have said no. But since Gilbert Romero and his wife, Sandra, along with their associate, Dominic Kardum, came into their lives in […]

Student Competitions Encourage Learning

Mock Trial.

In Ventura County, it’s not only athletes who get to compete. The Ventura County Office of Education’s Student Competitions & Fundraising Department, in cooperation with local business and community partners, supports world-class learning by hosting the Ventura County Science Fair, the Ventura County Mock Trial and the Ventura County Academic Decathlon. These competitions encourage and […]