The Cougar Press

The 2020 Census is looking for workers

The 2020 Census is looking for workers

Douglas Sandford

January 23, 2020

The U.S government plans to do their annual count of citizens Every 10 years, the U.S. Government polls the people in the nation with a census. The Census asks questions related to race, living situation, sex, age and date of birth. The Census is completed in order to get information about the nation...

Music Review: What’s your favorite Beatles stage?

Picture of The Beatles in their

Garrett Jaffe and Douglas Sandford

June 4, 2019

This article reviews the musical group The Beatles and asks Ventura High Students what they think of the band and its various stages. Despite having a career that only spanned seven years, from 1963-1970, The Beatles are regarded by many as the “Greatest Rock n’ Roll Band of All Time.” Made up o...

Seniors share their greatest fears in life after high school

Seniors share their greatest fears in life after high school

Lola Bobrow and Douglas Sandford

June 4, 2019

[huge_it_slider id="107"]

TCP Broadcast #35

TCP Broadcast #35

Miles Bennett, Tatum Luoma, Sam Hicks, Douglas Sandford, and Malik Hibbler

May 20, 2019

https://vimeo.com/337197148

Ya like jazz?

Ya like jazz?

Douglas Sandford

April 22, 2019

Jazz is a very broad genre of music that has had an avid following since its inception in the 1920s. In Christian Gallo’s History of American Music class, we’ve been going over jazz and its progression through culture. One prominent artist we’ve learned about is arguably one of the most inf...

Cherrie plans to introduce UCLA designed class, Intro to Data Science, to Ventura High School

Cherrie plans to introduce UCLA designed class, Intro to Data Science, to Ventura High School

Sam Hicks and Douglas Sandford

March 19, 2019

Intro to Data Science, which is going to be taught by Matt Cherrie will be replacing the Introduction to Statistics class in the 2019-2020 school year. Ventura High School’s math program has offered a class called Intro to Statistics which has recently been taught by Diebolt, but in the next school...

A class for the working students: Work Experience

A class for the working students: Work Experience

Sam Hicks and Douglas Sandford

March 1, 2019

Every Wednesday for a zero period from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., a group of working students meet in math teacher Mathew Cherrie’s classroom for a class known as Work Experience. Work Experience is a class at Ventura High School for working students who can gain credits for having a job and attending ...

Dudeo Perez is rocking out!

Dudeo Perez is rocking out!

Douglas Sandford

January 21, 2019

On Jan. 2, 2019, the new band Dudeo Perez put out their first album “Allons’y.” In this album, Dudeo Perez released 10 songs. With themes of “failed anti-heroes, friendly alien encounters, an all-you-can-eat sushi house, and a young boy who eats lunch by himself,” Dudeo Perez gives the...

Ventura Vs. Buena Wrestling Duel-Photo Story

Ventura Vs. Buena Wrestling Duel-Photo Story

Douglas Sandford

January 16, 2019

[huge_it_slider id="83"]

Ventura Girls Water Polo faces off against Moorpark-Photo Story

Sophmore Brooke Stevens enters the game and looks to defend. Photo by:Doug Sandford

Douglas Sandford

December 19, 2018

[huge_it_slider id="81"]

Cougars preparing to take down this season

Junior Riley Beeson, keeping his opponent down on the mat in a hold, securing a win for this match. Photo by: Essex Gilbertson

Douglas Sandford

December 5, 2018

Over the first weekend of December, the Ventura High School boys wrestling team went to a 16 team tournament at El Dorado High School in Placentia, California with about 20 wrestlers in each bracket. Ventura brought 18 wrestlers, with four of them placing. Sophomore Joseph Opolka (195) placed fourth...

What VHS students think about nu metal

The CDs of (left to right)

Douglas Sandford

November 14, 2018

During a craze dominating the late ‘90s and early 2000s, Nu Metal took American pop culture by storm. At first, the genre was not widely accepted, commonly being associated with frat boys, jerks and losers. Overtime, Nu Metal made its way to the mainstream. Nu Metal, by definition, is a genre that ...

The Student News Site of Ventura High School