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Fostering non-competition through collaborative performance: wind ensembles take the stage

VHS Wind Ensemble Honors tubist senior Kirk Mellring warms up before the concert. Photo by: Lola Bobrow

Lola Bobrow

November 18, 2018

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the Ventura High School auditorium hosted the 2018 fall concert for VHS’s Wind Ensemble, Honors Wind Ensemble and Buena High School’s debut Honors Wind Ensemble. VHS’s Wind Ensemble began the concert, performing Samuel Hazo’s “Arabesque,” Alfred Reed’s “Gre...

VHS Boys’ Water Polo Defeats Buena 15-4

VHS Boys’ Water Polo Defeats Buena 15-4

Trinity Taylor

September 16, 2018

On Thursday Sept. 13, the Ventura High School boys’ water polo team played a match against rival, Buena High School. The Ventura Cougars defeated the Buena Bulldogs 15-4. The Cougars came close to tying in the first quarter with senior Christian Guillaume (number 10) scoring the first point of the...

Is Buena Rivalry day back for the better?

Students in the parking lot were enthusiastic to have the tradition back.

October 14, 2017

“Buena Rivalry Day,” previously known as “Buena Nerd Day,” has become many VHS students’ favorite spirit day, according to students. However, an uproar of complaints and opposition were expressed by students when this year’s spirit day themes were announced and “Buena Nerd Day” was not...

New changes in tradition when it comes to Buena nerd day

When asked if the school has been stricter he stated, “The school has to do what it’s got to do, the police will have to do what they have to do, and hopefully the parents will do what they need to do.”
Photo by: Summer Yovanno

October 9, 2017

With the original decision to remove the annual Buena/Ventura Nerd Day tradition during spirit week, Ventura High School's principal, Carlos Cohen, has altered the original decision. In regards to this change, he has passed along the following statement. “When combined with a commitment to sportsma...

VHS students say goodbye to Buena Nerd day

Here are the following days for Spirit Week next week. Make sure to tag The Cougar Press in your best spirit day photos for a chance to win the Spirit Week Photo Contest.

October 4, 2017

With Spirit week beginning next week, students should know that there have been some changes from preceding years. Spirit week will be Monday October 9 through Friday October 13, with the rally still occurring on Friday. However, Thursday October 12 will not be Buena Nerd day. Although in previous...

Girl’s Golf: winning is their special-tee

Steven, freshman, had the lowest score of the VHS team.

September 7, 2017

On Thursday, August 31, VHS girls golf played their second match of the season, where they competed against Buena High School, Foothill Technology High School, and Saint Bonaventure, at the Buenaventura Golf Course . The final score was 234 for VHS, to Foothill’s 238, Saint Bonaventure’s 327...

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