75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
On Aug. 23, VUSD employees gathered for the annual Welcome Back Celebration. VUEA members wore red in order to protest their raise of one percent. Photo from: the VUEA website.

Ventura teachers protest, negotiate and dispute over one percent raise

Avery Cameron October 2, 2022

“If you want s***** teachers to do this, give s***** pay. If you want teachers who give a d*** and are here for the kids and work hard, pay more,” said an anonymous Ventura Unified Student District...

The VHS Girls Tennis Team huddles before the match. Its impressive how well the team gets along. The returning players are very supportive of the new players, and very inclusive. Starter or sub, or developing player, everyone treats each other with kindness and encouragement, said Girls Tennis Coach Alison Ferguson. Photo by: Belen Hibbler

Ventura High School Girls Tennis is serving into the new school year

Belen Hibbler and Julian Martinez October 2, 2022

Girls tennis played their third match of the season against Rio Mesa High School The Ventura High School Girls Tennis Team played at 3 p.m. Sept. 15 at home against Rio Mesa High School. There were 18...

The services shown are all the resources that the 211 operators can connect people to. Graphic by: Brody Daw

211, saving lives since 2005

Brody Daw September 23, 2022

The local helpline 211VC connects all callers to resources that they can utilize within their lives An average of 49.9 percent of adolescents have had mental health issues at some point within their lives....

Valentina Fakrogha 24, alternate junior Chelsea Ochoa, Olivia Mobley 25 and Ryan Mendez 23 (left to right) at the CIF state championships, which they qualified for with their record-breaking time. Photo by: Ryan Mendez

Girls track quad trample the previous 4×400 school record

Avery Cameron June 26, 2022

VHS girls 4x400 group completed and successfully broke a school record at the CIF Masters Meet and CIF-SS Division 2 Track and Field Finals On May 14, Ventura High School Track and Field competed at the...

The voluntary summer program is operated by the Ventura Unified School District, which entirely runs the June session and partners with the charter school Learn4Life for the July session. Graphic by: Alejandro Hernandez

VHS summer school is now underway

Alejandro Hernandez June 21, 2022

Ventura Unified School District allows for summer credit recovery The summer program at Ventura High School has begun its June session, which will take place between June 20 and 30 (8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.)....

The Atoms for Peace statue was subsequently restored. Photo by: Gisselle Garcia

VHS campus vandalizations come as a result of Powderpuff game

Crosstown rivalry between Buena and Ventura High Schools cause vandalization Discovered on the morning of May 31, several vandalizations were made on the Ventura High School  campus, including “BHS”...

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