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What the girls of The Cougar Press think about school dances

What the girls of The Cougar Press think about school dances

Trinity Taylor and Saida Delgadillo June 5, 2019

Trinity Taylor’s side: Imagine this: It’s your freshman year of highschool and you don’t know anybody walking in on your first day. You’re small, scrawny and innocent. Luckily, you managed to...

Spring break: School’s out, but will you be out?

Spring break: School’s out, but will you be out?

Saida Delgadillo and Tanya Turchyn March 20, 2019

Whether you're jumping on a plane, staying in bed for a week straight, or working 24/7, Ventura High School students are setting their intentions for the upcoming week of vacation. Many students interviewed...

The pursuit of happiness comes when you are not tied down in high school

The pursuit of happiness comes when you are not tied down in high school

William Maxwell and Saida Delgadillo March 8, 2019

Saida’s side: Highschool… an environment where immature and young teens see being in a relationship as the most important thing to obtain and where getting your heart broken is the “end of the...

Students at VHS are always questioning as to where they can get the best relationship and sex advice. Infographic by: Saida Delgadillo

Where do VHS students go for sex and dating advice?

Saida Delgadillo March 1, 2019

High school for some can be a place where expressing who they really are and who they love, though it is filtered due to the fear of judgement. Students in high school are known to cast a shadow over the...

Susan Adamich, librarian at VHS, explained that she participates in these types of shows because she

Cougars and staff showcase their comedic talent at Faculty Fun-Raiser

Saida Delgadillo and Tanya Turchyn December 13, 2018

On Friday, Dec. 7, faculty and a select few students of Ventura High School came to the stage to perform the annual Improv “Faculty Fun-Raiser,” displaying their comedic talents through different games...

String Orchestra during their performance of Passacaglia from String Quartet No. 10” by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Three of Ventura’s ensembles tug on the heartstrings of a filled auditorium

Saida Delgadillo and Tanya Turchyn December 11, 2018

Students who all share passion for music came together Thursday night, Dec. 6, to showcase a performance by three different ensembles. The groups were taught by Paul Hunt, but while in concert, were led...

The Pacific View Mall is the closest mall for students at VHS to shop at, although according to Franks and Dominguez, it is

Is the Pacific View Mall outdated?

Saida Delgadillo November 23, 2018

If you have lived in Ventura for a majority of your life-like I have, I am sure that you would agree to the fact that the Pacific View Mall is one of the most plain shopping centers around. Sure this mall...

According to the College Board's website, the course

AP Computer Science Principles decodes the beauty in technology

Saida Delgadillo November 15, 2018

In 2016, the course AP Computer Science Principles was introduced to Ventura High School and the students enrolled in Linda Bergfeld’s class seemed to be thrilled to be taking this course. This course...

Why makeup is important to high schoolers

Why makeup is important to high schoolers

Avenlea Russian and Saida Delgadillo October 11, 2018

If one took a moment to think about makeup wearers, most would probably know at least one person who “beats their face.” According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment of barbers, hairdressers,...

Meet the working students of VHS

Meet the working students of VHS

Saida Delgadillo and Tanya Turchyn September 28, 2018

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Taylor Garcia, a sophomore who voted for Rex orange County as her favorite artist in the poll.

Music trending at VHS: Who’s lame and who’s flame

Saida Delgadillo and Tanya Turchyn September 26, 2018

Ventura High School currently exhibits a diverse music scene, as students listen to diverse genres like hip-hop, rap and indie. Artists like Shoreline Mafia and Brockhampton are especially popular...

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