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Ventura High School’s 2019 car show

Drawing by: Summer Yovanno

Summer Yovanno and Archer Herring

March 29, 2019


The Eras of Education

Todarello remembers thinking it was

Acacia Harrell and Archer Herring

January 7, 2019

The high school experience… a pillar of American education. Many students experience similar things throughout their high school years, but the experiences are all different depending on the years they grew up. According to and, being in high school during the 195...

Night Watch did something

Actors from left to right. Freshman Henry Oaks, junior Ashlynn Vaglica, junior Talia Walsh, senior Louis Santia, senior Bridget Boland, freshman Ryan Palmisano, and senior Max Quintal give there thanks to audience and crew at the end of the show on Wed. November seventh. Photo By: Sarah Clench

Archer Herring

November 18, 2018

Summary of Play: For those that didn’t see Night Watch, it’s a suspenseful drama centered around a wealthy and emotionally unstable girl named Elaine Wheeler, who is portrayed by Talia Walsh. It starts off with her staring out her window one morning, when she sees a murder in the townhouse ac...

VHS students take on Fall Break Trips

Photo by: River Winn

Archer Herring

November 6, 2018

[cvm_video id="5415"] Although fall break was over a week ago students at Ventura High School still want to share their experiences from their trips. Fall Break tends to be a time for visiting colleges for upperclassman, as well as a time for other students to vacation with friends and family . ...

High school sports, are they worth it?

High school sports, are they worth it?

Archer Herring

October 11, 2018

Sports are known to be time consuming, but many students at Ventura High School participate in school sports for a number of reasons. What are those reasons and why do students play sports? In the end was the experience worth it? Senior Grace Miller, who has been playing tennis for all four years of high school ...

Editorial: behind the scenes of the fall play

This is the stage progress for the play so far. Stagecraft has been working on it since the first week of school. Photo by: Archer Herring

Archer Herring

September 30, 2018

The fall play that is being performed this year is Night Watch. It's a dramatic mystery that will be performed at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, as well as Nov. 15 to Nov. 17, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 18. Although a lot of work has been put in by the actors, The Cougar Press decided to report on the behind-the...

Colleges coming to the college and career center

Colleges coming to the college and career center

Ryan King and Archer Herring

September 17, 2018

Not sure what’s going on at Ventura High School’s College and Career Center? For seniors, it’s college application season, which means colleges all over the country want to make sure students know that their college is out there.   At VHS, the College and Career Center has been and will be throu...

Meet the 2018/2019 ASB class

Senior Janelle Chavira has been in ASB all four years of high school. Photo by: Marea Gordon

Archer Herring

August 8, 2018

Brock Donaldson (not pictured) Q: What grade are you in? A: 12 Q: What is your title in ASB? A: [Associated Student Body] President Q: What are you in charge of in ASB? A: This year I’m in charge of a lot of things like student senate, student section, representing the school at all me...

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