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ASB students back on campus for small groups. Photo by: Ann Larson

Taking steps to bring the spirit back to VHS

Jocelyn Wood March 14, 2021

A look inside what's been going on with ASB during distance learning. “Most people think of ASB as poster making and organizing dances. Those are definitely big parts, but overall I would say ASB is...

Jaquette's journey through physics

Jaquette’s journey through physics

Connor Lynch December 3, 2019

Students share thoughts about Jaquette’s physics teachings Ventura High School’s physics teacher, Christopher Jaquette, strongly encourages students to wonder about the subject. Jaquette considers...

Mr. Chamaa happily poses with his carefully sought out pickle. Photo by: Riley Ramirez

What’s behind door number 57?

Katie Medina and Riley Ramirez October 10, 2019

A glimpse into the world of Pierre Chamaa Ventura High is filled with many diverse teachers who are truly the backbone of the campus. With each teacher comes a new story, one of which being Pierre Chamaa’s. This...

Senior Jefferey Cronin uses a plasma cutter to cut of a piece of steel. Photo by: Kole Petty

Wallets welded shut

Koleton Petty September 20, 2019

The underfunding of VHS Welding and Fabrication class Manufacturing is the second largest industry in Ventura County according to also states nearly 43,000 jobs in the county involve...

AP Art History explores the Big Apple

AP Art History explores the Big Apple

Trinity Taylor April 9, 2019 Filmed/edited by: Trinity Taylor

A class for the working students: Work Experience

A class for the working students: Work Experience

Sam Hicks and Douglas Sandford March 1, 2019

Every Wednesday for a zero period from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., a group of working students meet in math teacher Mathew Cherrie’s classroom for a class known as Work Experience. Work Experience is a class...

Gachas Got Ya!

Gachas Got Ya!

Garrett Jaffe February 27, 2019

For as long as I can remember, I have been interested in history. At five, I was clad in knights armor frolicing around my yard imagining myself to be a great king conquering my neighboring kingdom. And...

Follow us inside

Follow us inside “the nation’s largest printing plant”

Caroline Marsden February 13, 2019

Thursday, February 7, Journalism and AP Government attended a tour of the Los Angeles Times Printing Plant in Downtown Los Angeles.                

Journey to the South Pacific with us

Journey to the South Pacific with us The musical, South Pacific, was held at the Rubicon Theatre. VHS students walked to the theatre to see the performance on Friday, December 7. Filmed by: Avenlea Russian...

Senior James Vreeland is the operations manager for Team 3925. Photo by: Nathan Marshall

An inside scoop on the Robotics team

Nathan Marshall December 2, 2018

The Robotics team at Ventura High School is open for student outside of VHS. They compete in events outside of the city of Ventura and against other Robotics teams. Meeting after school on Tuesdays...

Graphic by: Sailor Hawes

Apex helps you reach your peak

Sailor Hawes November 29, 2018

Do you need to make up credit for a class? The Apex Program is the place for you. Math teacher Evan Spellman is the advisor for the after school Apex Program offered at Ventura High School. According...

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