The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

Losing your virginity- when is the right time?

Losing your virginity- when is the right time?

Jocelyn Lee March 15, 2020

Ventura High School students’ opinions on the stigma of when you should lose your virginity. Losing your virginity can be nerve racking. Some teenagers view losing your virginity as a passageway to maturity,...

Junior Dylan Nicodemus (number 8) hard-hitting the ball to opposing side, Port Hueneme High. Photo by: Jocelyn Lee

The Cougars are back and ready to attack

Jocelyn Lee and Peyton Redmond March 11, 2020

On Feb. 27, the boys varsity volleyball team played their first home game against Port Hueneme High in the Bob Tuttle gym. The boys came out strong with senior Nathan Johnston (number 9) scoring the majority...

Sophomores Tiernan Philips (number 23) and Alexis Howery (number 22) on defense against Buena. Photo by: Jocelyn Lee

The Cougars take the cross-town rivalry win

Jocelyn Lee and Peyton Redmond February 24, 2020

Ventura girls basketball beats the cross-town rival Buena 55-38, ending their Pacific View League season 9-1 On Tuesday Feb. 4, the varsity girls basketball team played against cross-town rival, Buena...

Freshman Maddy Dannenberg (number 8) fights for the ball against Rio Mesa. Photo by: Jocelyn Lee

Ventura shoots, they score!

Jack Schatzman and Jocelyn Lee February 12, 2020

Varsity girls soccer defeats Rio Mesa At 5:00 p.m. on a cold January evening, Ventura High School’s girls varsity soccer team put on their game faces as they played against Rio Mesa. The first half of...

Senior Danny Gutierrez (number 9) sends Pacifica (number 18) flying. Photo by: Gene Dunn

Pacifica is out of the picture

Jocelyn Lee and Peyton Redmond February 3, 2020

Varsity boys soccer defeats Pacifica High School with a close score of 3-2 On Jan.14, the varsity boys came onto the field ready to play the Pacifica High School Spartans for their third pacific view...

The Ridiculous logo. Drawing by: Peyton Redmond

Is Ridiculous living up to its name?

Jocelyn Lee and Peyton Redmond January 10, 2020

The inside scoop on what the Ridiculous brand is all about [dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap]n the Ventura High School parking lot, senior Rourke Rieman has probably been spotted in his white Jeep with the...

Juice WRLD performing at the Wireless Festival 2019 in London, England. Photo from:

The WRLD became a little less juicy on December 8

Caroline Marsden and Jocelyn Lee December 17, 2019

Fan favorite SoundCloud rapper passed away on Dec. 8, possibly due to a drug overdose Known for his hit song, “Lucid Dreams”, Jarad Anthony Higgins, better known as Juice WRLD, passed away on Dec....

A cake walk through League Finals

A cake walk through League Finals

Jocelyn Lee and Riley Ramirez November 20, 2019

VHS boys and girls Cross Country earn high ranks in Pacific View League Finals Ventura High School’s cross country teams made their way to Pacific View League Finals on Thursday, Nov. 7th at College...

Junior Emma Lisle rocks her half-pink cotton candy hair in the breezy wind. Photo by: Jocelyn Lee

What’s up with all the hair color?

Jocelyn Lee November 19, 2019

The inside scoop on the real reason why so many teenagers dye their hair We all know that one girl. Every other week you walk into class and see her sitting at her desk, and she has a new hair color. Whether...

The What? Improv Troupe bonding and getting to know each other at their first meeting during lunch. Photo from: Ms Rossiter

Improv: Acting’s hardest skill- or is it?

Jocelyn Lee October 22, 2019

The inner workings of Ventura High School’s What? Improv Troupe On Sept. 26th and 27th, 60 students lined up to audition for the 13th annual What! Improv Troupe. The auditions were open to all VHS students...

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