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Jaquette’s journey through physics

Jaquette's journey through physics
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...

What’s behind door number 57?

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

Wallets welded shut

Senior Jefferey Cronin uses a plasma cutter to cut of a piece of steel. Photo by: Kole Petty
September 20, 2019

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

AP Art History explores the Big Apple

AP Art History explores the Big Apple
April 9, 2019

https://vimeo.com/329445070 Filmed/edited by: Trinity Taylor

A class for the working students: Work Experience

A class for the working students: Work Experience
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!
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 “the nation’s largest printing plant”

Follow us inside
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
December 13, 2018

https://vimeo.com/306289780 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...

An inside scoop on the Robotics team

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

Apex helps you reach your peak

Graphic by: 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...

Brad Steward, promoter of a “well rounded” education

Steward shows off a card signed by his football players to his 4th period Calculus class the day after freshman football's end of season banquet. Photo by: Lola Bobrow
November 19, 2018

Some might know Ventura High School math teacher Brad Steward by his sometimes philosophical math lessons and choice to use the term “opportunity” instead of test. Others might know him as the freshman...

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