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Balboa incidents leave principal without a job

Balboa incidents leave principal without a job

Gage Gregorchuk

March 9, 2018

Currently at Balboa Middle School, there have been a chain of multiple bullying incidents along with other issues on campus. After these issues and incidents which included an arrest of a student whom was later taken to Ventura County Juvenile Hall, former principal Wes Wade was put on a paid leave. Â...

Opinion: Does the crime match the consequence?

Infographic by: Gage Gregorchuk

Gage Gregorchuk and Ian McWeeney

March 8, 2018

When it comes to rape, the consequences should match the crime. Rape is terrible; there is no way of getting around that fact and severely punishing the convicted rapist is the best way to go. Rape ruins lives. The person that is raped can be  mentally and physically affected for the rest of their life. The...

VHS students react to the Super Bowl

VHS students react to the Super Bowl

Gage Gregorchuk and Hector Heredia

February 17, 2018

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VHS dance team steps into the spotlight

VHS dance team steps into the spotlight

Gage Gregorchuk

January 31, 2018

Ventura High School’s dance team was invited to the Pacifica High School Dance Showcase which occured on Friday, January 26 at PHS. When senior and captain of the dance team, Natali Vazquez, was asked about the importance of the team being invited to the showcase she said, “I love performing ...

Spikeball gets spiked down

Spikeball gets spiked down

Gage Gregorchuk

January 25, 2018

The next upcoming intramural sport for second quarter that ASB has planned is spikeball. When asked how and why spikeball was chosen as the intramural sport for this quarter, Junior ASB member Marea Gordon said,”We wanted to try something new for this intramural because our last one was dodgeball...

Opinion: Sports, Just Do It!

Opinion: Sports, Just Do It!

October 17, 2017

Playing high school sports is one of the best experiences a student can have during their four years of high school. High school sports can open up so many opportunities during and after high school through the relationships you make during your years playing sports. Any sport demands a lot, not...

These Girls Run The World

Sophomores Talia Walsh, Megan Campbell, Gwendolyn Warnock, and Chloe Escalante all strike a sassy pose to capture the audiences attention.

Gage Gregorchuk and Christian Caudillo

September 16, 2017

VHS’s dance team opens this year with lots of new faces. The dance team has 16 new members and a total of 25 dancers on the team. Dance team is led by coach Samantha Hazan and three returning senior captains: Brooke Newman, Terra Bransfield and Natalie Vazquez. The team began meeting during the summer and performed in the Ventura County Fair Pa...

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