The Cougar Press

Have you had “the talk?”

Information from: TCP Sex and Dating Survey

Hailey Cox and Paris Carmody

March 9, 2018

Students of Ventura High School have mixed opinions on whether or not it’s important to talk to their parents about their sex lives. Talking to parents about sex can be very beneficial, but it can also cause problems between parents and teens if they dont agree on the subject.   Accordin...

Opinion: Does it go down in the DMs?

Seniors Aguilar, Brittle, and Valadez all using technology to communicate with others. Photo by: Paris Carmody

Hailey Cox and Paris Carmody

March 6, 2018

Social media can play a big role in relationships. Many Ventura High School students may use social media to show off their relationships in a positive way, but there can be a bad side to using social media as well. Sophomore Aidan Moran feels that “Social media is bad for the dating society ...

He’s got that “ice” on his wrist

Check out Cardona's music on SoundCloud, Apple Music, and Spotify where he can be found as Instagrub. Photo by: Paris Carmody

November 7, 2017

Throughout the years, rap music has become popular amongst teens. Even so much that Ventura High School students are making their own raps. Sophomore Nico Cardona is one of the VHS students who is taking his rapping “very seriously.” Cardona has been making raps for about three months and is continuing ...

Intensity in the pool for boys water polo

Juniors Drew Worthy and Alex Hecox are glad to have pushed through the intense game and secure a win winning. Photo by: Palmer Rovelli

October 17, 2017

On Thursday, October 12 Ventura High School’s boys varsity water polo team traveled to Goleta to play against Dos Pueblos High School. The final score came out to 9-8 with VHS taking the win. The game was tied and went into quadruple overtime,ending with VHS making the winning goal. VHS has played Dos Pueblos before, but according to many of the players it h...

Riled up for rivalry: First rally of the school year

Senior and ASB member, Ivan Rivera, was an MC along with senior Courtney Caldwell for the first the rally. 
Photos by: Paris Carmody and Acacia Harrell

Acacia Harrell and Paris Carmody

October 17, 2017

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Foreign Explorin’

Foreign Explorin’

Hailey Cox and Paris Carmody

October 3, 2017

[huge_it_slider id="5                                        "] Each year, students from all over the world have the opportunity to go to different high schools and have new experiences through the American Foreign Service association. This year, Ventura High...

A summer job, can you manage it?

“The best part about my job is how cool and nice everybody I work with is,” said senior Evan Cox 
Photo by: Paris Carmody

August 25, 2017

Although one of the benefits of having a job is having money of your own, it’s very important for students to learn how to manage money properly. Students in high school who take on a job may also have to learn how to manage both sports and a job.   Evan Cox, a senior at Ventura High School, has to...

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