75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
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The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
The Dolores Huerta mural had a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 1, 2022. Photo by: Adi DeClerk

New VHS mural projects the colors of local activism

Caroline Marsden and Greta Pankratz June 7, 2022

Junior Mateo Navarro organized the Dolores Huerta Unity Project alongside Ventura Unified administration, the Latino Rights club, Ventura County community members and artist Mauricio Ramirez Mateo...

Senior Isabella Ramos, who is Banner Bold’s editor-in-chief, said, “This is the first year since 2019 that the Banner Bold will be published physically. Therefore, this year really means a lot to us considering we were able to be a part of it. Unfortunately, 9th, 10th, and 11th graders have no prior knowledge of the Banner Bold so we hope this year’s edition will inspire students to either partake in the making of, submit to, or support the Banner Bold next year.” Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Banner Bold boldly releases to the public

Alejandro Hernandez May 31, 2022

Ventura High School’s annual literary magazine is revealed Banner Bold is a literary magazine showcasing creative works by Ventura High School students. The magazine began distribution on May 31 at...

The artists are Xaiver Rain (breathe), Finn Thompson (both of the flower panels), Alexis Segovia (blue VHS), Samara Arroyo (Snoopy), Jade Beltran (sun) and Ruby Strunk (pink VHS). Photo by: Adi De Clerck

Previously unseen hallway art placed on campus

Alejandro Hernandez and Adi De Clerck March 3, 2022

Campus beautification by student artists In the hallway between the library staircase and the ASB room at Ventura High School, several works of art can be found. These art panels were created by VHS students....

Duque, 11th grade(front), Roark, 12th grade (middle) and Chavez, 12th grade (back) play Revolving Monologue where the prompt was It happened at the circus. Photo by: Adi De Clerck.

“What?” was the deal with the improv show?

Olive Kranzler October 8, 2021

Early this school year, the improv show was the first live drama production at VHS since before COVID Over the weekend of Oct. 1 and 2, the VHS “What?” Improv Troupe put on an “awesome” show according...

Juniors Daniel Navarro (pictured left) and Connor Blanda (pictured right) reppin two of the colorways their brand has to offer. Photo by: Yasmin Myers.

Student creativity rings loud and clear

Yasmin Myers October 18, 2019

Brand “Clarity” takes hold on Ventura students Fresh, cool, and laid back. The easily noticeable, drippy, gothic-like logo from the brand, Clarity, has been circulatilating around Ventura High. Specializing...

Senior Paulina Tadeo (left) and Sophomore Angela Martinez (right). Photo from Instagram: @fcthecat

VHS Talent show: A Night at The Cougies

Brooke Newman May 23, 2018

This year Ventura High School held its annual talent show on Friday, May 18. This years theme was “A Night at the Cougies” and featured 17 student and two teacher performances, for a grand total of...

Converse or Vans: which is the favorite shoe of VHS?

Converse or Vans: which is the favorite shoe of VHS?

Avenlea Russian May 22, 2018

When investigating the most popular shoe at Ventura High School, Vans reigned the most popular. In a poll of 78 people on The Cougar Press’s Twitter, Vans won 78 percent of the vote against 22 percent...

Do cougars like boba?

Do cougars like boba?

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I am a loyal La Croix consumer, AP Economics teacher Christian Gallo said. Photo by: Brooke Newman

La Croix beverage takes VHS by storm

Miles Bennett March 7, 2018

At Ventura High School, new food crazes seem to pop up and infatuate students regularly. From acai bowls, to using things to hold coffee that aren’t coffee cups, VHS students are always finding new...

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