The Student News Site of Ventura High School

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The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

New web changes are under way, improving websites district wide. Graphic by: Olive Kranzler

What happened to the VHS website?

Olive Kranzler and Rowan Muñoz May 18, 2022

Brand new district-wide web design is soon to be launched When students or parents search “Ventura High School,” they may have a hard time finding the official school website. This is due to the fact...

Seniors Quinn Clow, Ella Girtsman, Kristina Efner, Audrey Flynn, and Clare Duganne (left to right) who all go to different schools within Ventura County. Photo by: Rachel Gonzalez

Protests ensue as Supreme Court votes to overturn Roe v. Wade

Greta Pankratz and Sophia Nacu May 12, 2022

A leaked draft of a Supreme Court ruling could mean the end of the 1973 Roe v. Wade protection of abortion rights The afternoon of May 3, 2022 had the front of the Ventura County Government Center crowded...

Protestors held signs, like pictured, including sayings such as shame on you, we want our coach back targeted at VHS administration. Photo by: Adi DeClerck

VHS cheer team protest the lay off of coaches, nevertheless, a new coach is hired

Avery Cameron May 5, 2022

During the lunch of April 29, 2022, Ventura High School  cheerleaders, parents and peers joined in union to protest the laying off of their 2021-22 cheer coaches, sisters Sydney and Sierra Paris. While...

VHS Principal Marissa Cervantes said, Our safety plans are used in various ways but the minute we received the initial information our safety plans went into effect by contacting our District offices and our School Resource Officer. From there we adhered to our safety plan throughout the investigation. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

March 28 gun scare resolved as a false alarm at Ventura High School

Alejandro Hernandez March 31, 2022

Report leads to an investigation into a student’s potential firearm possession The administration of Ventura High School received a report that a student was potentially in possession of a firearm on...

One of the many posters students walked past advertising the new Cougie coffee. Photo by: Livia Vertucci

Cougie kicks off new coffee for VHS students!

Livia Vertucci March 29, 2022

New limited-time Cougie themed coffee drink at across the street shop The Copper Coffee Pot Cafe As students headed to school on a bright Monday morning in mid-March, hanging on all over the walls of...

VHS Principal Marissa Cervantes said, Ventura High School will follow the District’s communications and guidelines on this matter. Masks will be strongly recommended but not required indoors on our campus beginning March 14. As always masks will be available to anyone who would like one. Mask are provided in classrooms, office and health office. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

School mask mandates come to an end

Alejandro Hernandez, Sophia Denzler, and Brody Daw March 4, 2022

Masks will no longer be required at Ventura High School Beginning March 14, 2022, both students and staff will no longer be required to wear face masks, however, they are still to be strongly recommended....

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