On Thursday November 7th, Oxnard Union High School District held its annual Career Education Showcase. This showcase is for all Academy’s and Pathways to give demonstrations and information about their programs. This event is for incoming 8th graders, parents, students and community members. Pacifica represented this showcase strong and proud. We had multiple groups represented such as, Academy of Business (AOB), Culinary Arts, and Code Academy. We also had pathways such as Video Broadcasting, Photography and much much more. Great Job Tritons! Way to make your school proud.
Dancing with the PHS Stars
Creativity and talent were definitely in the “Stars” here at PHS. Pacifica High School held a dance contest, Dancing with the Pacifica Stars. Talent filled the PAC with our PHS Tritons performing some great dance pieces. The winners were Gisselle Miranda-Vasquez and Socrates Perez. Great job to all our students who participated.
Pacifica held its Homecoming, “Havana Nights”, on October 25 & 26. The rally on Friday featured performances by the Advanced Dance team, Marching Band and Color Guard, Cheer, fall sports teams, games, and the introduction of the homecoming court.
At halftime of the football game the court was crowned: Duke and Duchess: Mr. James Nelson and Mrs. Danielle Ojeda Nelson
Freshmen Prince & Princess: Mark Maningas & Jessica Quintana
Sophomore Prince & Princess:Ignacio Huerta Janet Ramirez
Junior Prince & Princess:Benny Perez Destiny Marquez
Senior Prince & Princess:Scooter Carranza Alayna Flores
King & Queen: Brad Bichard & Sofia Marquez
The students also recognized Mr Randy Guzik for his 30+ years teaching at PHS & CIHS.
The Homecoming Dance was held the night of October 26. Over 900 students and guests attended the event.
PERFORMING ARTS NEWS
The Triton Marching Band and Color Guard have had a very busy and successful season thus far! At Friday night football, the Band and Guard have been pumping up the fans and football team with great music and a few cheers! In between the regular season home football games, the Band and Guard have also performed at Back to School night and the Homecoming rally. By special invitation, our Triton Marching Band and Color Guard performed with the UCLA Bruins Marching Band and Color Guard for Bands Day 2019. Over thirty Band and Guard teams from across Southern California were selected to perform during the half-time event. Way to go Band and Guard!
Our World Music students concluded a unit on Native American music and culture. Students learned about the Navajo, Chumash and Northwest Coast tribes. The unit featured the healing ceremonies of the Navajo and various Native American dances. At the conclusion of the unit, students got to create their own Native American rattle!
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