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ASB president Emily Sehati 24 and senior class president Scott Vreeland 24 on the senior lawn. ASB wants to focus on student inclusion within the ASB process and appealing to a wider array of the student body, said Vreeland. Photo by: Ava Mohror

Inclusivity is ASB’s number one goal

Ava Mohror October 11, 2023

ASB looks into the 2023-24 school year with goals of inclusion and communication As VHS students and faculty enter the 2023-24 school year, the new ASB leaders begin to plan out dances, spirit weeks and...

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...

Talent show auditionees will be evaluated based on their performances on the main stage of the auditorium. Photo by: Adi De Clerck

Who’s got talent at VHS?

Alejandro Hernandez February 15, 2023

VHS to hold talent show for the first time in years Auditions for the VHS Talent Show will take place after school on Feb. 23 and 24 in the music room. Students with any talent can audition by completing...

Opinion: ASB’s diversity is lacking

Opinion: ASB’s diversity is lacking

Avery Cameron and Sophia Nacu June 25, 2022

“We’re trying little by little and I think we’ve got some kids that are doing a great job of it, but it’s going to take some time,” said ASB advisor Ann Larson Ventura High School’s Associated...

Junior Ella Strong said, As a person Carson is hilarious. He’s always friendly and happy and knows how to cheer people up. His personality and rowing skills combined will lead him to a great and successful future. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Student feature: Carson Peterson rows towards the future

Alejandro Hernandez March 10, 2022

Junior Carson Peterson on his rowing career and more On Feb. 9, 2022, Ventura High School junior Carson Peterson qualified for the 2022 World Rowing Junior Championship selection camp. The selection camp...

Principal Cervantes answering student questions about the tardy policy. Photo by: Adi De Clerk

Cougar Forum; success or failure?

Avery Cameron, Brody Daw, and Adi De Clerck January 24, 2022

The first ever Cougar Forum took place, and VHS students had a lot to say. “But that is not working,” said junior Rhema Patterson. The phrase brought together VHS students to the Cougar Forum on Thursday,...

ASB students back on campus for small groups. Photo by: Ann Larson

Taking steps to bring the spirit back to VHS

Jocelyn Wood March 14, 2021

A look inside what's been going on with ASB during distance learning. “Most people think of ASB as poster making and organizing dances. Those are definitely big parts, but overall I would say ASB is...

Editorial: Senior Ball? Only for ballers?

Editorial: Senior Ball? Only for ballers?

Summer Yovanno and Avenlea Russian January 23, 2019

As Senior Ball is approaching, 12th graders need to consider: Is spending over 100 dollars on a school dance worth it? For a couple ticket, it is 125 dollars and ten dollars off with an ASB stamp....

One year after, students come together

One year after, students come together

Sarah Clench December 18, 2018

From Dec. 3 to Dec. 7, Ventura High School hosted Ventura Strong Week on the Senior Lawn in memory of the one year anniversary of the Thomas Fire that started on Dec. 4, 2017. Senior Sydney Votruba,...

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