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Why isn’t there a senior prank?

Why isn't there a senior prank?

Janelle Chavira

April 26, 2019

Senior prank can prevent students from walking at graduation. It’s completely understandable as to why students are strongly discouraged from organizing or participating in a senior prank. However, it’s also a timeless tradition for many schools and a majority of the time all of the pranks plan...

Opinion: Reading can be fun!

Opinion: Reading can be fun!

Janelle Chavira

February 19, 2019

Reading is an everyday occurrence for most whether it be reading the newspaper, an online article, the back of a cereal box, etc. but does anyone just read for kicks anymore. It’s become a common thing to put a label on reading as boring, weird, and a waste of time, like why read when you can just...

Photo story: Cardboard boat races

Photo story: Cardboard boat races

Archer Herring and Janelle Chavira

November 24, 2018

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Black Friday vs Cyber Monday

Senior River Winn (left) and sophomore Julianna Jacobs-Vargas (right) getting super pumped for their bank accounts to go in the single digits after all the cyber Monday deals they plan to snag. Photo By: Janelle Chavira

Janelle Chavira

November 23, 2018

'Tis the season, it's that special time of year for everyone's money to be spent on anything and everything they could ever want. The month of November tends to be overshadowed due to the excitement that Christmas instills in the month that follows, but November has a plethora of exciting things besid...

Hypebeasts of VHS: Does brand wear equal good style?

Hypebeasts of VHS: Does brand wear equal good style?

Janelle Chavira, Saida Delgadillo, and Tanya Turchyn

October 17, 2018

In popular culture, a new term has come into use in the past few years: “hypebeast” - a person who puts in substantial effort to observe all the latest “hyped-up” trends, whether it be in fashion or another component of popular culture. More than a few Ventura High School students can be see...

The common trend of deleting social media

The common trend of deleting social media

Janelle Chavira

October 4, 2018

There are a wide variety of social media platforms that are used day to day for people to be expressive of who they are as an individual. Whether it be posting pictures, tweeting thoughts or snapping a moment to post and share for others to see in a time frame of 10 seconds or less, the platforms offer...

Opinion: Safe driving? More like chaos in the lot

When asked her opinion on the quality of driving in the parking lot, senior Christine Martin said, “I think people drive fast to show off and it’s really unsafe and stupid.” Photo by: Janelle Chavira

Janelle Chavira

September 24, 2018

First I would like to address the hypocrisy of this article as I am not a driving student at VHS, but I will not hesitate to comment on the reckless behavior that goes on in the parking lot. The reason I even address this issue is because, in the past month of school, I’ve almost been hit five times:...

VHS hosts club week extravaganza

 Senior Maddie Halstead and her Younglife leader Marissa Chavira promoting Younglife and the upcoming annual Dodgeball Tournament the club puts on. Photo by: Janelle Chavira

Janelle Chavira and Tanya Turchyn

September 17, 2018

From newly-formed clubs such as the “Emo-Wu” Club and TOAST Club, to long-established organizations like Key Club and National Honors Society, Sept. 12-14, students explored a variety of diverse clubs during Ventura High School’s Club Week. Among many new clubs this year, the Ventura Rock Climbing Cl...

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Ryan King, Acacia Harrell, Lola Bobrow, Janelle Chavira, Trinity Taylor, and Saida Delgadillo

September 10, 2018

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Girls tennis faces close loss to Dos Pueblos after tie score

Girls tennis faces close loss to Dos Pueblos after tie score

Archer Herring and Janelle Chavira

September 6, 2018

On tuesday September 4 the Ventura High School girls tennis team had their second match of the season against Dos Pueblos High School. The Ventura girls had high hopes going into the match, acknowledging that the Dos Pueblos girls were a strong opponent, according to senior Maddie Halstead. In...

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