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Special needs Prom gives students a night to remember

Special needs Prom gives students a night to remember

Emily Distefano

May 21, 2018

Every year, Mission Church of Ventura CA, organizes a Prom for special needs students called A Night to Remember for people between the ages of 12-25. Held at the Ventura County Fairgrounds on May 18 at 6:30 p.m, the prom was held to honor students with special needs. It's completely free of charge,...

Discovery Day: A well oiled machine

Discovery Day: A well oiled machine

Emily Distefano and Paris Carmody

March 5, 2018

Discovery Day is a themed event that Ventura High School puts on every year and is put together by Chemistry teachers Karen Reynosa and Woody Maxwell. Every year Discovery Day is held primarily in the Main St gym, as well as room 63 and 64, the dance room and on the softball field, for a total of ...

VHS cheer puts the fun in fundraising

Ventura cheer doing a stunt called a half-down in their routine. Photo by: Josie Dowell

Emily Distefano

January 31, 2018

For the past four years, Ventura High School cheer hosts and competes in the 805 Cheer Invitational, held in the Tuttle gym. Sunday, January 28, VHS went head to head against other local cheerleading squads within their division. Once all of the teams are done performing, the judges then gi...

Maxey: the teenage cougar

Maxey: the teenage cougar

Emily Distefano

January 25, 2018

Ventura High School math teacher, Daniel Maxey, was on social media from the Thomas Fire assembly in the VHS Senior Lawn on Friday, January 12. He caught VHS students attention when he was spotted on top of the roof videoing the assembly. Maxey is commonly known for his iconic sayings, his UCLA shi...

Fantasy? Romance? Drama? This film has it all

Fantasy? Romance? Drama? This film has it all

Emily Distefano

January 18, 2018

“The Shape of Water” is an emotional movie that focuses on a mute cleaning lady by the name of Eliza who works in a 1960’s government laboratory. Watching a two hour movie where the main character does not say a word may not sound very appealing,but the fact that she does not speak makes t...

Was “IT” actually scary?

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October 11, 2017

The remake of “IT” was released on Friday, September 8. This movie is the second remake of Stephen King’s novel, IT,  which was published in 1986. Once the trailer was released it was shared and reposted all over social media. Ventura High School students have been discussing whether or not...

Girls Tennis secures their first win of the season

Girls Tennis secures their first win of the season

September 11, 2017

https://vimeo.com/234073379 VHS girls varsity tennis won their first home match of the season with a score of 14-4 on Wednesday August 30 against Saugus High School. Throughout the summer, the girls team worked hard to prepare for their upcoming season. Although many valuable players graduated la...

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