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The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

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Editorial: Stressing for testing

Editorial: Stressing for testing

Jessica Johnson April 9, 2019

Summer is coming and has left everyone feeling anxious for school to finally end. Although Summer is great, I cannot stop stressing over the fact that soon I will have to take the CASP, ACT, SAT and AP...

Infographic by: Jessica Johnson

VHS: Shining With Talent

Jessica Johnson February 19, 2019

The Ventura Unified School District will be having its 18th annual Festival of Talent from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on March 23. The show will be held at Ventura High School. The proceeds from the show will support...

Cherrie posing with a California Halibut that he caught at Santa Cruz Island. picture credit: Instagram @weleycherrie_

Hooked on fishing: Wesley Cherry

Liliana Lara and Jessica Johnson October 29, 2018

Senior Wesley Cherry has been fishing since he was five years old. He quickly fell in love with the hobby after his dad first taught him. At just 17 years old, Cherry has his own 23-foot striper boat....

Sophomore Simon Brown doing his part by recycling his water bottle. Photo by: Jessica Johnson

Cleaning up one sweep at a time

Julia Davies and Jessica Johnson October 16, 2018

What happens when you throw your trash on the ground? Most students don’t even know the names of our custodians who have to pick it up. Every day, Daniel Sandoval and Ray Morales keep our campus clean,...

Opinion: Paper vs. plastic straws

Opinion: Paper vs. plastic straws

Trinity Taylor and Jessica Johnson September 21, 2018

An uproar from environmental activists arose in August of 2015 when a Youtube video of a marine biologist pulling a plastic-straw out of an endangered Sea Turtle’s nose went viral. The video was...

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