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

The Cougar Press

75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
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,...

ASB representatives sorting through the recycled materials, making sure they can be sent to the plant. Photo by: Emily Neitz

How does VHS recycle?

Garrett Jaffe and Douglas Sandford November 29, 2018

Recycling one ton of paper will save 17 trees and 7,000 gallons of water, according to Ventura Counties Waste Management -- especially important considering that Ventura is in a drought. An average high...

Senior Janelle Chavira has been in ASB all four years of high school. Photo by: Marea Gordon

Meet the 2018/2019 ASB class

Archer Herring August 8, 2018

Brock Donaldson (not pictured) Q: What grade are you in? A: 12 Q: What is your title in ASB? A: [Associated Student Body] President Q: What are you in charge of in ASB? A: This year I’m in...

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