OUHSD Bandfest 2014

Hueneme High School band is playing.The OUHSD Bands perform their annual concert at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center.

Oxnard High hosts marching band competition

People are posing for photo.

Although the students in the high school marching bands who were participating in the Oxnard High School’s 27th annual Keepin’ the Music Alive competition Saturday were being judged, they were also learning valuable life lessons, according to Oxnard High School Music Director Fundi Legohn. “This is music education. It’s important for a balanced individual. This […]

Double, double toil and trouble

Part of the play.

Adolfo Camarillo High School’s drama department put on their fall production of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” which ran from Nov. 3 to 5.

New Drum Major

Carlos Rodriguez, headshot.

Anyone who goes to football games or rallies always see that one person who stands in front of the band, waving their arms at them, yelling commands, and directs them on to the football field or in to the gym. That one person is the drum major, and every year, a new one must be […]

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 […]

And the Beat Goes On: Music Appreciation Club

Boys are playing music.

Music Appreciation Club would be considered a worthwhile visit for all music enthusiasts in Rio Mesa. Once you step into Mr. Saunders’ room P-6, you will be surrounded by posters of The Beatles and people who love playing music, who gather on Wednesdays to jam. Mr. Saunders said there are three main focuses of this […]

Take in ‘High School Musical’ this weekend

High School Musical Cast.

SPOTLIGHT—Members of the Rio Mesa High School Drama Club will perform “High School Musical,” the smash Disney musical at Pacifica High School in Oxnard. The remaining shows will be at 7 p.m. tonight, April 29, and 11 a.m. on April 30. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and can be purchased in […]

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 […]

‘High School Musical’ Coming to a Stage Near You!

High School Musical Cast.

Life is imitating art this month as the Rio Mesa High School Drama Club is staging the hit Disney musical, “High School Musical.” About 30 RMHS students are staging the production, with the help of a small army of behind-the-scenes volunteers. They are under the direction of Lindann Cheney, who has more than 35 years […]