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ASB has many events and activities planned for the spring season. Graphic by: Jane Armstrong

ASB’s exciting plans for spring include dances, spirit days and games

Jane Armstrong, Sophia Denzler, and Isabel Andrade March 24, 2023

VHS ASB has many activities planned for the upcoming spring season ASB has announced its next upcoming event and activities, with the first activity being a spirit week that was held from March 20 to...

Layla is psychological book that will leave the reader guessing and wanting more. Photo by: Kendall Garcia

Cougar critique: “Layla” by Colleen Hoover

Kendall Garcia March 8, 2023

A novel that shows life and love after tragedy No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover came out with the book “Layla” in December of 2020. The book begins when Leeds meets Layla. It’s...

Cougar Libs

Ruby Lacques February 8, 2023

The Buena High School versus Ventura High School football game was held at BHS Oct. 7. BHS won the game for the second year in a row. Photo by: Kendall Garcia

Buena versus Ventura and the truth behind the cup

Kendall Garcia October 12, 2022

 BHS and VHS face off against each other each year in the annual Buena vs. Ventura Football Game for the Suzanne Brown Memorial Cup Oct. 7 was the 59th time Ventura High School and Buena High School...

The VHS blood drive takes place four times a year, giving students opportunities to donate blood. Dani Diaz 24 said, I just really hope I can help someone who needs it in the future. Photo by: Julian Martinez

Students get their blood drawn at the VHS blood drive

Lourdes Almalab, Belen Hibbler, and Julian Martinez October 12, 2022

The first blood drive of the 2022-2023 school year takes place in the Main Street Gym  The Ventura High School blood drive took place during periods one, three and five Sept. 29 in the Main Street Gym....

Campus security cameras are often placed in less-visible areas, such as stairwells (like the camera pictured). Photo by: Ava Mohror

What is the rationale behind Ventura High School campus security cameras?

Alejandro Hernandez and Ava Mohror May 20, 2022

An overview of security cameras at VHS The Ventura High School campus has been home to security cameras for many years, with its current system in place since 2019. But what do the cameras do? How does...

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...

The Ventura High School track team is home to many seniors graduating this year. Including Luke Anestos, who is committed to Cadwell University. Photo by: Steve DeGeorge

Seniors’ sports come to an end

Brody Daw May 12, 2022

With summer drawing closer, nostalgia runs through many in the senior class as they commemorate their years spent at VHS With spring season sports coming to an end, many senior students face the end of...

When people get (or dont get) the daily Wordle, there is the option to share the results. The Wordle website autogenerates these messages, letting people share their Wordle scores without giving away the answer. Photo by: Elise Sisk

What’s the word about Wordle?

Elise Sisk March 28, 2022

The game “Wordle” had found its way to the VHS campus, and is nowhere near unpopular Wordle, a word game from England has recently sweeped the nation, and it's made its way to the VHS campus. Many...

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