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Photos from Ventura High School’s Senior Picnic

Photos from Ventura High School's Senior Picnic

Avenlea Russian

May 31, 2019

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Opinion: Momo needs to go-go

Opinion: Momo needs to go-go

Avenlea Russian and Janelle Chavira

March 15, 2019

The POV of a scaredy-cat… Janelle Chavira I think the “MoMo Challenge” is not of a joking matter. We’ve seen these internet trends come and go, but something about Momo’s appearance is creepy and weird. I understand that when most kids see it, they don’t react by doing what it says, but w...

Editorial: Senior Ball? Only for ballers?

Editorial: Senior Ball? Only for ballers?

Summer Yovanno and Avenlea Russian

January 23, 2019

As Senior Ball is approaching, 12th graders need to consider: Is spending over 100 dollars on a school dance worth it? For a couple ticket, it is 125 dollars and ten dollars off with an ASB stamp. A single ticket is 70 dollars and with an ASB stamp, it is 65 dollars. But what if that is too much?...

Ventura girls soccer makes their mark vs. San Marcos

Ventura girls soccer makes their mark vs. San Marcos

Avenlea Russian

December 8, 2018

Ventura High School girls soccer played home at 6 p.m. against San Marcos on Dec. 4. and Ventura won 4-0. Senior and midfielder Cassidy Hubert (number four) stated the team had “only beaten [San Marcos] once in the past three years.” The varsity game was moved from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. becaus...

Not only “What?” but “Who?”: The 2018-19 Improv Troupe

Tallent commented, “I’m excited to see what kind of dynamic comes from this troupe. There’s a huge variety of humor in the people that got on; it should be really fun.” Photo by: Avenlea Russian

Avenlea Russian

September 25, 2018

Ventura High School’s “What?” Improv Troupe tryouts were held Thursday, Sept. 20 and Friday, Sept. 21 from 3:30 to 5:30. The tryouts were open and held in Stefoni Rossiter’s classroom (room 314), meaning that anyone could stop by to watch. There were about 60 students trying out, and according to Ros...

Camarillo Scorpions take lead over Cougars

Linebackers Aiden Garza(number 24) and TJ Barlow(number five) attempting to complete a tackle. Photo by: Ryan King

Ian McWeeney and Avenlea Russian

September 17, 2018

Ventura High School varsity football played the Camarillo High School Scorpions on Friday, September 14, at 7 p.m. In the first quarter Ventura scored the first touchdown of the game. Senior Noah Conboy (number eight) ran the first and only touchdown of the quarter. Starting off the secon...

Did you go “Back-to-School” shopping?

Did you go “Back-to-School” shopping?

Avenlea Russian

September 3, 2018

As every school year approaches, the annual “Back-to-School” shopping season does too. The National Retail Federation conducts its annual Back-to-School survey every year since 2003 to see how American families will shop for clothing and supplies for the school year. According to the NRF, “families with children...

Converse or Vans: which is the favorite shoe of VHS?

Converse or Vans: which is the favorite shoe of VHS?

Avenlea Russian

May 22, 2018

When investigating the most popular shoe at Ventura High School, Vans reigned the most popular. In a poll of 78 people on The Cougar Press’s Twitter, Vans won 78 percent of the vote against 22 percent Converse. Senior Alyvia Salvatierra chose Vans because “if you have big feet like me, Converse makes your feet look huge… Vans a...

The Cougar Press Senior Bests! Vote NOW

The Cougar Press Senior Bests! Vote NOW

Avenlea Russian

May 16, 2018

Click below to vote which seniors are "most likely to..." by Monday, May 21 for a chance to be featured in the senior edition! https://goo.gl/forms/GuOZdBB6hfBGH3qv1      

Not a fashion faux pass: stop “stop appropriating my culture”

Infographic by: Avenlea Russian

Avenlea Russian

May 11, 2018

It is that time of the year -- Prom season. Dressing up for Prom is a fun way to show off your style at new heights. Every year, girls’ dresses get more and more unique. Recently on the news, a white female in high school wore a traditional Chinese red dress to Prom, raising major controversy ...

Introducing the first annual All-District Art Show

Freshman Sofia Munoz Photo by: Avenlea Russian

Summer Yovanno and Avenlea Russian

May 1, 2018

https://vimeo.com/267459395 From Saturday, April 21 to Sunday, May 6, The Ventura Unified School District hosted the First Annual All-District Art Show at the Museum of Ventura County. This show was created through the efforts of the Ventura Arts Collaborative, VUSD, the city of Ventura, the Ventur...

How do drugs affect VHS students?

How do drugs affect VHS students?

Avenlea Russian

April 27, 2018

From March 12 to March 16, The Cougar Press hosted an online drug survey for Ventura High School students. The survey received 165 responses. Overall, the majority of voters was upperclassman and female. [huge_it_slider id="32"] The purpose of this survey was to educate and analyze VHS students to info...

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