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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?  

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...

Senior Ball 2018 Recap

Senior Ball 2018 Recap

Emily Distefano and Acacia Harrell January 31, 2018

Martinez and Elson pictured showing off their outfits. Martinez found most of her outfit at the thrift store and second-hand shops. Elson takes part in the Levi’s and bralette trend. 
Photo by: Bailey Peck

Ring Ring it’s the fashion police

Samantha Franks and Bailey Peck January 24, 2018

Have you ever noticed that high schoolers in movies and television shows dress so different from the real high schooler’s sense of style. Say, “Mean Girls,” “Clueless,” “Gossip Girl?” Side...

Thanksgiving DIY: Bring these recipes to your kitchen this fall

Thanksgiving DIY: Bring these recipes to your kitchen this fall

November 10, 2017

Maple Sweet Potatoes Serves: 8 Ingredients: 8 cups of sweet potatoes ⅓ cup of maple syrup 2 tablespoons of butter, melted 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon salt Pepper to taste Directions: Preheat...

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Do you care what you wear?

Acacia Harrell and Hailey Cox September 23, 2017

With the semi-annual series of events, New York Fashion Week, beginning on Thursday September 7, and ending on Wednesday September 13, the importance of style was a matter that many people were thinking...

From left to right: Chanelle Irabien, Natali Vazquez, Carlos Cohen performing the Backpack Dance for incoming freshmen

Welcome to the cougar den

August 25, 2017

As the 2017-2018 school year starts, Ventura High School’s second year using the Den Mentor Program begins. The Den Mentor Program is was initiated for the first time last year by VHS staff members,...

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