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Opinion: I can do that, but you can’t

Hannah Lee March 2, 2018

A lot of students may be familiar with the term “double standards,” but how many of them know what it means? Double standards is defined as a rule or principle that is unfairly applied in different...

Stranger Scenes: Where students showcase their voices

Stranger Scenes: Where students showcase their voices

Hannah Lee February 5, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOrMaN6NXM4 The Ventura High School drama department recently put on it’s winter showcase; the theme this year was “Stranger Scenes,” deriving from the beloved...

The courtroom in the classroom

The courtroom in the classroom

Hannah Lee January 25, 2018

Ventura High School’s mock trial program is designed to help young teenagers learn how to perform in a real courtroom. Mock trial is an extracurricular after school program where students participate...

Chaos on Capitol Hill

Chaos on Capitol Hill

Hannah Lee January 23, 2018

Recently there’s been a lot of talk circulating the government and its likelihood of passing the annual budget bill. As of January 20, it was predicted that the government could shut down at approximately...

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It’s America’s favorite boy band

Hannah Lee January 17, 2018

Over the past couple of years, an underground boy band has emerged by the name of Brockhampton. The band is becoming more successful in the recent years, playing at Camp Flog Gnaw in 2017 and upcoming...

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It’s not a Demogorgon it’s a Demodog

November 8, 2017

“Stranger Things” made its return to Netflix on October, 27 of 2017. Fans were beyond excited after waiting over a year to see their favorite characters make their big screen debut. Last year,...

Opinion: The spooky season is upon us

Opinion: The spooky season is upon us

November 1, 2017

Halloween, the holiday that never gets old. Halloween is a holiday that many people celebrate arguably no matter what age they are. When one is younger, they typically go Trick-or-Treating, going...

Students from all grades and classes come together in hopes of making it on the troupe

What? What? What? The Improv troupe is back for another year

October 22, 2017

Improv Auditions were held on October 18 and 19 in Stefoni Rossiter’s classroom from 3:30 to 5:30. The troupe lost more than half of their members last year after many of them graduated. This year,...

Freshman Connor Loughman is pleased to be involved in this great week at VHS.

Take the pledge and participate in Red Ribbon week

October 19, 2017

Red Ribbon week runs from October 16 to 20. Red Ribbon week is run by the freshmen and sophomores in ASB in efforts to spread awareness on drug abuse and the harmful effects it can have on a teenagers...

The AVID students broke off into groups for peer tutoring. Photo by: Hannah Lee

From high school students to college students

October 17, 2017

The Advancement Via Individual Determination or AVID program at Ventura High School is run by teacher Linda Bergfeld, who also teaches computer science along with teacher Teri Withers. AVID is a college...

Seniors Beger-Cahn and Coulter holding up a sign bringing awareness to the club.
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A local foundation makes it mark at VHS

October 8, 2017

The Young and Brave is a non-profit organization aimed to help today’s youth beat cancer. The foundation helps children and their families overcome the challenges and hardships brought upon by cancer. Built...

VHS Cross Country takes on the lake

VHS Cross Country takes on the lake

October 7, 2017

Ventura High School’s Cross Country team competed in a meet on Wednesday, October 4 at Lake Casitas. Both the boys and girls teams, JV and Varsity, raced a 1.85 mile course. Girls took first...

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