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The Student News Site of Ventura High School

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The Student News Site of Ventura High School

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The first VHS classes started at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 23, and marked the beginning of the school year. Graphic by: Alexis Segovia

Fall semester begins at VHS

Alexis Segovia September 15, 2023

VHS is back at school for the fall semester after summer break VHS students returned to campus on Aug. 23. The 2023-24 school year marks the second year of VHS’ block schedule, which makes school start...

Class of 2026 poster welcomes new freshman onto campus during their first days of school. Photo by: Sophia Denzler

Class of ‘26 students share their thoughts on high school

Kendall Garcia, Sophia Denzler, and Isabel Andrade October 2, 2022

New freshman on campus and their experiences as they start high school With the new school year beginning on Aug. 24, Ventura High School welcomed many incoming freshmen to campus. In their first high...

Ms. Withers English class that is really easy to follow along and learn from. A lot of students have spoken how much theyve enjoyed having her as a teacher. Photo by: Tyler Lopez

Opinion: Zoom Back Into In-Person

Tyler Lopez October 21, 2021

Insight on how the pandemic changed people’s preferred ways of learning. With the transition of online classes to in-person, a lot of students have seen the differences and benefits of both types of...

The new target return date was announced for secondary schools to return in April, after the third semester. Infographic by: Greta Pankratz

April is the newest target return, but will it happen at all?

Greta Pankratz January 6, 2021

Rising COVID-19 cases present an uncertain future for secondary schools. Beginning on Jan. 5 at 4 p.m., the Ventura Unified School District board meeting brought the approximate 600 viewers an update...

Numbers are increasing within Ventura County lowering Ventura overall to Tier one- Widespread. Many non-essential indoor business operations remain closed. Infographic by: Logan Wilkov

Is VHS ready for in-person learning?

Logan Wilkov December 7, 2020

Update on the potential reopening of VUSD schools As we dive into the second quarter of the 2020-2021’ school year, conversations of returning to campus have increased. Elementary schools within the...

Classes are now just a couple clicks away with zoom. Photo by: Peyton Redmond

Opinion: Positive thinking is better, even for online school

Peyton Redmond September 28, 2020

Online schooling has its perks for having such a negative connotation. Welcome to online school! Where you can wake up 15 minutes before class and pull up in your pajamas and nobody would think twice...

TCP Broadcast #70

TCP Broadcast #70

The Cougar Press September 16, 2020 Anchors: Greta Pankratz, Caroline Marsden, Jocelyn Wood, Julian Fernandez Writer: Caroline Marsden Editor: Caroline Marsden

Ventura High students will be using the program Canvas for the fall semester. Drawing by: Katie Medina

Crack open your computers, school is in session

Katie Medina and Riley Ramirez August 17, 2020

VUSD shares new details regarding the fall closure. Ventura Unified School District has introduced multiple learning programs during the school closure and has recently presented two programs that are...

Did you go “Back-to-School” shopping?

Did you go “Back-to-School” shopping?

Avenlea Russian September 3, 2018

As every school year approaches, the annual “Back-to-School” shopping season does too. The National Retail Federation conducts its annual Back-to-School survey every year since 2003 to see how...

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