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

Cougar Catnip: Block schedule is NOT ideal!

Cougar Catnip: Block schedule is NOT ideal!

Belen Hibbler May 27, 2022

It’s nice only having three classes a day, but this new schedule doesn’t comply with my social needs. Block periods are 100 minutes while regular periods are 54 minutes. This makes sense because the...

Cougar Catnip: Taco Bell is coming back baby!

Cougar Catnip: Taco Bell is coming back baby!

Rowan Muñoz May 20, 2022

Y’all! The Taco Bell restaurant across from VHS is coming back! For four months, I have seen the building be abandoned, neglected! I think I even saw a ghost haunting it! But, I saw the HOLY Taco Bell...

Cougar Catnip: Where did the time go?

Cougar Catnip: Where did the time go?

Samantha Castañeda May 18, 2022

School went by so quickly! I don’t have to wake up at six in the morning to get ready for school. Summer 2020 and 2021 weren’t that great because some places were closed and I couldn’t really do...

Cougar Catnip: They’re starving us!

Cougar Catnip: They’re starving us!

Sophia Nacu May 17, 2022

I thought prom was going to be the most beautiful, magical night of my life… Until I found out I wasn’t going to be able to eat dinner! I understand that beverages are free and so is dessert, but I...

Cougar Catnip: Three grand on an ice sculpture?

Cougar Catnip: Three grand on an ice sculpture?

Avery Cameron May 17, 2022

A little birdie told me that the ice sculpture at prom was three thousand dollars. What? Why on Earth would prom need a three thousand dollar ice sculpture? Why not spend that money on dinner? Don't...

100 word rant: Just pee (or poop) and go

100 word rant: Just pee (or poop) and go

Julian Martinez May 5, 2022

There are too many kids in my way in the school restrooms. My friends are having the same problem. Today my friend encountered some girl crying in one stall while three other people were bleaching their...

Cougar Catnip: These hands detest hand dryers

Cougar Catnip: These hands detest hand dryers

Livia Vertucci April 29, 2022

The hand dryers in the VHS bathrooms are repulsive. They work 10 percent of the time so students are left with soaking hands and they leave the bathrooms. Along with that the dryers are never cleaned,...

Cougar Catnip: Why are the portable restrooms locked during break and lunch?

Cougar Catnip: Why are the portable restrooms locked during break and lunch?

Alejandro Hernandez April 14, 2022

It’s break, maybe lunch. Instead of using the restroom during class time, I decide to use it during my free time like a “good student.” That's what I have been told for practically my entire life....

Cougar Catnip: Anyone got a charger?

Cougar Catnip: Anyone got a charger?

Olive Kranzler April 14, 2022

Students need to start bringing their chromebook chargers to school. I know it can be hard to remember to charge them at home, so it’s a great idea to bring them just in case! Ever since I started bringing...

Cougar Catnip: Eat this, Food Faire

Cougar Catnip: Eat this, Food Faire

Alina Reitz March 25, 2022

I can’t believe my last food fair was ruined by inflation. When I was a freshman, I remember purchasing a plethora of scrumptious munchies for a reasonable bargain. But 16 tickets for a slice of pizza?...

Cougar Catnip: Fix the senior lawn!

Cougar Catnip: Fix the senior lawn!

Sophia Denzler March 25, 2022

Ever since the beginning of the school year, walking across the senior lawn is one of the scariest parts of my day. There are always puddles and mud that appear no matter the weather. There is never free...

Cougar Catnip: Why are gas prices more expensive than a delicious Happy Meal?

Cougar Catnip: Why are gas prices more expensive than a delicious Happy Meal?

Avea Baker March 24, 2022

Recently there’s been widespread sadness over gas prices. People have started wanting to revert back to the wild west and ride horses, and I don’t blame them. The prices are astronomical. It’s climbing...

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