October 6, 2011
Norman Sauce, assistant principal at Channel Islands High in Oxnard UHSD, wrote the dissertation “The Distinguishing Characteristics of a High-Performing Urban Public High School: A Descriptive Analysis Self-Study,” a summary of which follows, toward his doctorate in education from University...
September 14, 2011
Mr. Staples, Social Science teacher at Adolfo Camarillo High School, was asked by his principal to teach a special lesson, something he does with ease, with spirit, with enthusiasm. He was asked to teach about the tragedy of September...
June 3, 2011
John Erickson didn’t have to look far for inspiration for his young adult novel. As an English teacher at Rio Mesa High School, Erickson turned to his students to find the theme of his newly published book, which explores the...
May 6, 2011
All Oxnard Union High School sites provide incentives and expect students to do their best during testing. Each site prepares tirelessly to assure for the best environment when testing begins. Our students and staff always step up to work...
May 1, 2011
The Rio Mesas girls’ varsity water polo team has had a seven year winning streak. This means they have gone without losing any league games for seven years straight! Part of this is due to their coach.
Mr. McKnett is...
April 24, 2011
Five men known for their lasting impact as teachers, coaches and school administrators will be inducted into the Ventura County Educators’ Hall of Fame in June.
The ceremony, which will honor two living recipients and three who are deceased, will take...
April 4, 2011
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...
February 12, 2011
Erin Huizinga knows she has about 7 minutes to explain complicated scientific concepts before the teenagers in her class stop paying attention.
That’s why Huizinga gets her students actually doing science — conducting experiments, making posters and explaining concepts in their...
January 31, 2011
The Camarillo High School gymnasium was packed Wednesday night as the entertainment basketball team Harlem Wizards faced off against the Scorpions of Camarillo.
Despite generously adding an occasional 10 points to their score, the Scorpions lost the all-in-fun game 109-87.
October 28, 2010
Many teenagers have jobs in the food service industry or have food preparation responsibilities at home. Debra Warren, a Consumer and Family Sciences teacher at Hueneme High School, has dozens of such students in her class every day.
That’s why she...