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Anderson sprints his way to coach of the year

Anderson sprints his way to coach of the year
October 26, 2019

After coaching track and field for over a decade, Ventura teacher is recognized for his hard work On top of being department chair for health with college and career seminar, Kory Anderson has been coaching...

Stefoni Rossiter: “A clowning achievement”

Stefoni Rossiter: “A clowning achievement”
October 25, 2019

What’s the backstory behind the drama queen on the third floor? According to current students and alumni alike, Ventura High School Drama Department Head Stefoni Rossiter has made a tremendous impact...

Places to go, foods to eat

Places to go, foods to eat
October 17, 2019

What’s your favorite food spot in Ventura? Himalaya, Corrales, Nature’s Grill and Rice by Mama were all restaurants brought up when kids were asked the question: What’s your favorite place to...

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...

Lunablu Blesses Students with Beautiful Bikinis

Lunablu Blesses Students with Beautiful Bikinis
September 13, 2019

This summer, Junior Paulina Nicole spent her time designing, sewing and selling her hand-made bikinis. Attracted to sewing since she was a little girl, Nicole attributes her passion to her grandma, who...

Summer hustlin’

Summer hustlin’
September 11, 2019

How Students at Ventura High School brought Home the Bacon This Summer The summer is a prime time for high schoolers to gain experience working jobs and make their own money. According to the Pew Research...

Meet your counselors, the masters behind your schedules

Meet your counselors, the masters behind your schedules
September 3, 2019

They have the jobs of organizing your schedule, dealing with the daily student schedule complaint or question, being bombarded annually at the first day of each new school year, and most importantly, keeping...

Vacay or stay-cay? What were students up to this summer?

Senior Kaja Boas, back in Ventura and missing the
September 2, 2019

Well, Cougars, the time has come—the time to go out and buy paper, take our backpacks out of their dust filled corners, and fix our seriously messed up sleep schedules—this time is called “back to...

VHS students get a kick out of the World Cup

Sophomore Avery Kightlinger and her family excited to prepare on set before filming a segment on BeIN Sports. Photo from: Avery Kightlinger
September 2, 2019

Sophomore Avery Kightlinger, who plays soccer at Ventura High, was lucky enough to spend two weeks of her summer exploring France with her family. They visited Paris, where she got to go to the Eiffel...

Summer Hustlin’

Senior Owen Clobes worked as a hauler this summer. Pictured above are some of the many things that Clobes hauled.  He stated,
September 2, 2019

The summer is a prime time for high schoolers to gain experience working jobs and make their own money. According to the Pew Research Center, in 2016, 34.6% of 16-19 year olds in America had a summer job....

Seniors discuss their style transformations

Seniors discuss their style transformations
June 5, 2019

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VHS students describe their year in one word…

VHS students describe their year in one word...
June 5, 2019

https://vimeo.com/340358053 Filmed/edited by: Saida Delgadillo and Tanya Turchyn

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