The Cougar Press

Can’t take the heat? Get out of the meet

(Pictured left to right) senior Danny Ochoa, senior Paul Kim and junior Xavier Terminello run through their distance race. Photo by: Shawn Silva

Riley Ramirez

March 12, 2020

Ventura wins their first home track meet against Rio Mesa and Pacifica High. Ventura High School’s track team competed against Pacifica High and Rio Mesa High at their first home track meet of the season. The meet started by the boom of the gun, sending racers off in the 4x100 relay race at 2 p.m. at...

Cougars send the the Spartans back to the arena

Cougars send the the Spartans back to the arena

Riley Ramirez and Peyton Redmond

January 16, 2020

The Cougars win their third league game of the season against the Rio Mesa Spartans Students and parents gathered in the Tuttle Gym to watch the varsity boys basketball game against Rio Mesa High School on the night of Friday, Jan. 11. This was the Cougars’s third league game of the season, and they wal...

Girls polo send the yellow jackets back to the hive

Girls polo send the yellow jackets back to the hive

Riley Ramirez and Peyton Redmond

December 20, 2019

Varsity girls water polo beats Oxnard by a landslide for the first league meet of the season [dropcap size=small]O[/dropcap]n Thursday, Dec. 19th, Ventura High varsity girls water polo competed against Oxnard High School. This was their first league game of the 2019-20 season, and the girls came out o...

Stop kissing, go to class

PDA, or public display of affection, is proven to cause uncomfort among those around it. Drawing by: Yasmin Myers

Riley Ramirez

December 19, 2019

Please stop making out on campus, lovers To all the Ventura High School mouth suckers, this one goes out to you. Not to be insulting, but your love language on campus is disgusting. I am already in a bad mood as is, walking to class in the morning and it really doesn't help seeing students sucking each...

Run, Cougars, run!

Run, Cougars, run!

Riley Ramirez

November 22, 2019

Boys and girls cross country make their way to CIF finals On Nov. 16th, varsity boys and girls cross country raced in Riverside, CA. for CIF prelims. The course was 3 miles long, and both team's ran well enough to qualify for CIF finals. Both the boys and girls team's raced in division two heat on...

Varsity football ends season with heads held high

Varsity football ends season with heads held high

Yasmin Myers and Riley Ramirez

November 21, 2019

Friday, Nov. 15 marked the second round of CIF football playoffs against Cypress High School. This game was especially significant because of all the hard work the football team put out, but they played in honor and remembrance of senior Antonio Calderon who passed away the day before.  Starting off...

Prepare students for the future, abandon cursive

 As technology evolves and tying becomes the go-to method of recording thoughts, cursive is decreasing in relevancy. Media by: Yasmin Myers

Yasmin Myers and Riley Ramirez

November 15, 2019

Out with the old, in with the new [dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]ome teachers may have required cursive in the past, but it is quickly fading away from the handwriting of teen students. Cursive is simply not as important as it once was. A 2011 Cable News Network report noted that, “states don't ...

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